Jake Gyllenhaal packed on the pounds — pounds of muscle — for his latest film role. First, the dude lost 20 pounds for his role in Nightcrawler. Now he’s gained that and then some, for his role as a boxer in Southpaw. Apparently, he worked out six days a week for six hours per day. Six hours. That’s a full time job. And here are the results:
According to the director (Antoine Fuqua), this is role is gonna be a game changer. Via PEOPLE:
Jake is going to change how people see him. I had him training twice a day in the boxing ring.
… We literally turned him into a beast.
So what do you think of this new look? Upgrade or downgrade? Personally, I’m speechless. I don’t even recognize Mr. Gyllenhaal in there. It’s kind of scary.
What do you think of his latest look?