Celebrities change up their appearances all the time, both in their regular lives and for roles they play on the big screen. Often, the changes they make are only subtle, and we still recognize the stars we’ve grown to know and love. Other times, however, the transformations are drastic enough that it’s hard to believe they’re still the same people we’ve seen in some of our favorite pop culture moments. That’s the case with Nicole Kidman’s recent style transformation, though it seems to be a temporary one for the part she’s filming in the new movie Destroyer.
As Just Jared reported on Instagram, Kidman was seen in Los Angeles during filming with a head-to-toe new look. Okay — obviously, it’s not a new look, per se, and she’s just in character for the role, but it’s certainly jarring to see the actress look so different from how we’re used to seeing her. In the photos, she’s wearing straight-legged jeans, boots, a black tee, and a leather jacket, and her make-up is purposefully done to make her face look hollowed out (perhaps even a little sick, or at least tired). Her hair is a shaggy brown cut with bangs. According to Variety, the film is a cop thriller, and Kidman plays an LAPD detective “reckoning with the demons that destroyed her past.”
It certainly sounds like an interesting movie, and it’s clearly a different role for Kidman. One commenter said, in response to Just Jared’s question about what fan’s thought, “hahahhahahahhahahah we see your art sis 👑😂” and it’s true — her transformation can’t be denied for this one.
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