Tilda Swinton is unrecognizable in new 'Trainwreck' role
Tilda Swinton has long been known as an actress who stands out, with her angled cheekbones, platinum blonde, short locks and piercing stare -- but in Amy Schumer's latest flick "Trainwreck," Swinton strangely blends right in.
Swinton who's most recognizable for her utterly flawless androgynous style and barely-there brows completely transformed into the perfect iteration [side by side of her on carpet and her in film] of a tough, glamorous magazine hot-shot who probably makes all her employees cry.
Recognize that sassy long haired beauty in the clip above? Probably not since the actress looks completely different than her real-world self. In the role, her hair is brown, long and Middleton-esque and her style is flirty and girly -- which is a far cry from the Academy Award winner's typical look.
Swinton tells HuffPost's Matthew Jacobs, "I'm delighted to say that I'm unrecognizable. I don't know whether one would really want to be recognizable in this role. It's a lot of makeup and a kind of tandoori tan and a wig, and that's all it takes."
The star is no stranger to transforming for a role. In "Snowpiercer" she sat through hours of hair and makeup to turn into someone that looks like Maggie Smith's creepy older sister, she transformed yet again into an icy villain in "Narnia" and then traded ice for fire will red hair and a lot less makeup in "Burn After Reading." And her recent role in Wes Anderson's "The Grand Budapest Hotel" might be my favorite of all.
But really, she's an actress, so transforming for roles is kind of her bread and butter.
Off screen, Swinton's looks are worthy of praise from fashion devotees. Her red carpet style is one-of-a-kind - and not in a Helena Bonham Carter way - but in a couture-fashion-muse-kind-of-way. In 2013, Chanel named Swinton the new face of their brand. To top it off, the actress was 52 at the time.
Take that ageism in Hollywood!