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You Will Not Recognize Jake Gyllenhaal After Weight Gain


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?

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