Charlize Theron shares about being subjected to misogynistic costume fittings as a younger actor, which she says “really f–king annoyed” her.
Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness and Mad Max: Fury Road star Charlize Theron opened up in regards to the upsetting wardrobe fittings she skilled early in her appearing profession.
In an interview with Harper’s Bazaar, Theron talked about her frustration over these fittings and the way they made her really feel “powerless” as a younger actor. “Having absolutely no control over what you’re wearing is a big one that really f–king annoyed me for years. Having some guy make you have a fitting almost in front of them — stuff like that, it’s really belittling,” Theron recalled. “When I started, there was no conversation around it. It was like, ‘This is what you’re wearing.'”
Theron continued, “And I remember one movie in particular, this male director who just kept bringing me in, fitting after fitting after fitting after…” she stated. “And it was just so obvious that it was to do with my sexuality and how f–kable they could make me in the movie. And when I started out, that was just kind of the norm.”
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In the years since these experiences, Theron has gone on to grow to be one of many movie business’s most prolific and celebrated actors, starring in main blockbusters comparable to Prometheus and Mad Max: Fury Road. A prequel movie primarily based on Theron’s Fury Road character, titled Furiosa, is at the moment in manufacturing, with The Queen’s Gambit‘s Anya Taylor-Joy set to painting a youthful model of the character. Since 2017, Theron has performed the villain Cipher in The Fast and the Furious franchise, a job she’s going to reprise in 2023’s Fast X. Theron has additionally earned three Academy Award nominations over the course of her profession, certainly one of which she gained for her efficiency in 2003’s Monster.
In the 2022 Doctor Strange sequel, Theron made her Marvel Cinematic Universe debut because the character Clea throughout the movie’s mid-credits scene. In the comics, Clea is a sorcerer who finally turns into the spouse of Dr. Stephen Strange. Multiverse of Madness screenwriter Michael Waldron gave some insights into Clea’s introduction shortly following the movie’s launch. “We always knew we wanted to introduce Clea,” Waldron stated on the time. “Her backstory is fascinating. She’s the niece of Dormammu, the giant floating head from the first movie. And so, they have a lot of great adventures in the comics, and we knew we wanted to introduce her.”
Doctor Strange within the Multiverse of Madness is offered to stream now on Disney+.
Source: Harper’s Bazaar