‘Tully‘ is a moving comedy-drama movie that touches upon theMid-life challenges and self-acceptance: DirectedBy Jason ReitmanIt revolves around MarloA mother of three, Judith, befriends TullyHer new night nanny, Tully’s arrival not just eases Marlo’s life in terms of managing her children, but also helps her get in touch with theShe had many dreams and desires in her youth.
TheThe movie received a lot praise for its realistic portrayal of postpartum depression, parenting a newborn, and especially thanks to the actress Charlize Theron’s performance as Marlo. HerThe life-giving treatment of theCharacter is important the audience wonder whether she was actually pregnant while filming ‘Tully.’ Let’s find out, shall we? SPOILERS Ahead.
Did Charlize Theron Gain WeightOr Was She Really Pregnant?
FirstNo Charlize TheronDuring this time, she was not pregnant Tully. ThoughShe did however work very hard to make her appearance as good as possible. the character’s demands. In theFilm, she portrays a 40-something mom who struggles with exhaustion, sleep deprivation, and both before and after. theHer third child was born. PregnancyMany bodily changes can occur, such as weight gain, visible tiredness, and loss of self-confidence.
ToPlay Marlo, TheronIn three and a quarter months, I gained approximately 50 pounds. InAn April2018 interview: She elaborated on the grueling process and said, “I gained close to 50 pounds for this film… I just wanted to feel what this woman felt, and I think that was a way for me to get closer to her and get into that mindset. YouIt was a surprise to me. I was hit in theDepression can be a very difficult thing to deal with. YeahFor more information, see: theFirst time in my adult life that I ate so many processed foods and drank too much sugar. I was not that fun to be around on this film.”
TheTalented actress further revealed that theShe enjoyed eating junk food and the first three weeks of gaining weight was fun and easy. ButIt became increasingly difficult to keep going after that, as it felt like a job. TheronI had to adhere to a schedule. I would literally wake up at 2 in the morning. the morning and I’d have a cup of cold macaroni and cheese just next to me…I would wake up and I would just eat it…I would just, like, shove it in my throat. It’s hard to maintain that weight,” she recalled.
Furthermore, TheronShe spoke out about her real-life children AngelaAnd JacksonThey reacted to her weight gain, even believing that their mother was pregnant. SheIt was like a one of the scenesIn the movie and stated, “I had a very similar moment with my older one. Like in the film, where she saw my body one day and was like, ‘Mom, what has happened to your body.’ ItIt was a little too close to my home. It was a shared experience with [director] Jas[on Reitman] and I was like, ‘This is a little too real for me.’ And [my kids]This movie is still available in English. the movie where mommy had a big belly.”
In addition, TheronIt was hard to lose everything, they said. theShe gained pounds after filming finished, but not as much as she did before. theShe had undergone physical transformations for previous movies. SheShe shared that she was careful about putting on weight during pregnancy. the press interviews and other projects she was working on at that time, and it often led to people believing that she has used prosthetics in ‘Tully.’
“I was worried. I was like, this is taking a really long time…YouMy doctor made it clear to me that my body at 27 is different from my body at 43. Like, you are 42, calm down, you’re not dying, all good,” revealed TheronAbout theShe experienced stress while trying to get back in shape. ApartFrom theExternal process, she also talked about how being a mother makes her relate to the movie’s underlying message. “It makes you realize that nobody has it easier than you or they don’t experience any of those things. It’s messy,” she concluded.
Charlize Theron’s dedication proves that being an actor is much beyond all theGlamor and her sincerity toward understanding theThat is because of their role and all its nuances. MarloOn-screen, he comes across as a real-life character. HerThese efforts are combined with those of theAll production team in authentically photographing the less glorious aspects of motherhood accurately have resulted in ‘Tully’ being a relatable and effective movie.
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