Charlize Theron She talks about a disturbing experience she had in the early stages of her career.
in Harper’s Bazaar interview The actor who was released on Thursday called out an unnamed filmmaker who made her bring several wardrobe fittings to make her look more “attractive” on set.
“I remember one movie in particular, that male director who just kept getting me, after makeup after makeup,” she told the outlet. “It was very clear that it had to do with my sexuality and how it could make me attractive in the movie. And when I started, that was just kind of the norm.”
The “Atomic Blonde” star said men like that wouldn’t give her any choice in her on-screen outfits.
“Not being completely in control of what you wear is a big thing that has really bothered me for years,” said Theron. 47. “Having a guy put you in front of them almost fit combinations – things like that, it really underestimates them.”
Instead of asking her what she thinks, the Oscar-winning actress said the outfits are non-negotiable. “There was no conversation about it. That’s what you wear,” she said.
Theron Take a good look at Hollywood’s desire to sexualize women declined during her career.
In 2003, the production company fired Denver and Delilah after her experience shooting the critically acclaimed “The Beast.” Theron said who – which I felt that the film’s funders were only interested in making a hot gay movie with me and [co-star] Christina Ricci “Instead of Protecting Director Patty Jenkins” Vision.
Nearly 20 years later, the leading lady is on a mission to improve the way Hollywood operates.
“There is a natural battle within me of wanting to create environments [on set] Which sounds like the things I wish I had 30 years ago,” she said. “I’m totally aware of looking at the big picture and saying, ‘Is this really the best we can do?’
She said that for Theron’s upcoming movie, 85% of the cast and crew are women. The movie, which is a sequel to the 2020 movie The Old Guard, is slated for release next year.
Theron is also starring in the upcoming fantasy movie “The School for Good and Evil,” which premieres October 21 on Netflix.
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