Have you ever wondered how actors manage to get into character for a movie or play? It's not as easy as it seems. In fact, there is a lot of work that goes into it. Actors are often asked how they get into character. It's a difficult question to answer because there is no one right way to do it. Some actors like to do a lot of research on the character, while others prefer to rely on their own intuition and instincts. There is no wrong approach, as long as the actor can convincingly inhabit the character onstage or onscreen.

Whether they're method actors or just actors who like to get into character, some stars go above and beyond when it comes to getting into the role. From staying in character all day long on set to going off the deep end and becoming totally different people while filming, these celebs took their performances to a whole other level. Check out some of the craziest examples of actors who got into character in absolutely bonkers ways!

Jonah Hill

Prank calling Best Buy is a crucial element in Jonah Hill's acting toolkit. I do it to get into character. I'm now recognizable in some ways, so I can't really try out a character in real life,  the closest version of trying out a character in real life is playing a version of it over the phone, he CR says.0M


The Tax Collector

Shia LaBeouf shot stray dogs to get into character for The Tax Collector. That's according to his ex-girlfriend FKA Twigs. I said to him, 'That's really bad. Why are you doing that?' And he was like, 'Because I take my art seriously. You're not supporting me in my art. This is what I do, she recounted. CRACKED.COM


Benedict Cumberbatch

Benedict Cumberbatch crawled on the floor to get into character as Smaug. SECURITY But one of the ways I did it was trying to squeeze my legs together, just forgetting the fact that they were legs, just trying to feel that as an elongated body crawling on the floor with my elbows and using my hands as claws, he said.OM


The Godfather Part II,

To get into character for The Godfather Part II, DeNiro went to amazing lengths. Не watched Marlon Brando's performance as Don Corleone in the first movie no less than fifty times, plus, he mastered the Sicilian dialect of Italian. CRACKED.COM


Orphan Black

Tatiana Maslany gets into character for Orphan Black with playlists. In the hair and makeup trailer, I'll annoy everybody by playing it on speakers or l'll listen to it in headphones when I'm walking around on set or changing, she said. CRACKED.COM


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