Emmy Rossum went to extreme lengths to get into character for her new series “Angelyne”. The series is “based on The Hollywood Reporter‘s investigative article about Angelyne, L.A.’s mysterious billboard icon.” It took Rossum around four to five hours in makeup every day to transform into the singer/model, with her getting blisters from the fake breasts she had to wear for filming.
Rossum also suffered tear duct issues from wearing two pairs of contact lenses and from the heavy eye makeup. READ MORE: Emmy Rossum Is ‘Whatever You Want Me To Be’ In ‘Angelyne’ Limited Series Trailer The actress told The Hollywood Reporter, “The physicality of the character was challenging.
The body is heavy, yet it has to feel light and effervescent. “But I just kept focusing on how lucky I felt. This opportunity is really every actor’s dream.
You raise your hand and you say, ‘Hey, I’d like to play this, and this is how I envision the story.’” READ MORE: Emmy Rossum Transforms Into Billboard Figure Angelyne For New Release Date Teaser She added of her transformation, “I found it to be completely liberating to look in the mirror and not see myself at all.Read more on etcanada.com