There is only so much dieting can do to help transform one’s body. Being big screen ready means having able to fit into different roles where if you need to look buff, you train for that role. It’s simple as that and only a handful of Holywood’s most successful female action stars manage to fit the part.
How? By bulking up- in the kitchen and gym.
Remember Million Dollar Baby starring Hilary Swank? The boxing movie saw Hilary Swank going all out to play her role.And of course who can forget the one-handed push-ups from Demi Moore’s lieutenant-in-training for G.I.Jane.
Being versatile and fitting into the assigned role has actresses proving that flexing your muscles for the big screen can be beneficial. How so? For Swank , getting into the ring meant her second Oscar. Couple years later, Jenifer Lawrence blazed onto the scene yielding a bow and arrow as Katniss Everdeen in The Hunger Games, a film that remained number one at the box office for four consecutive weekends.
The following is a compilation of actresses who got fit for their roles respectively.