When making films based on real events, or autobiographical paintings about famous people, the public pays special attention to the selection of actors. Rather, closely following, who do you choose for the lead role in the movie actually lived or is still alive man. Generally, the studios do not satisfy anyone, there will always be criticism of one candidate or another. And the most common cause of displeasure of the audience — the appearance of an actor who is not the hero.
But we think that in such cases the result is not important because if he is really a gifted talent, you can transform into anyone. Sometimes in the transformation, of course, help make-up artists, but to cover up a bad game even the best experts can’t.
Margot Robbie in the role of Tony Harding in “Tonya against all” (I, Tonya)
The film was nominated in three categories of “Oscar”. The plot the life and career of the infamous American figure skater Tony Harding, which is more famous for not achievements on the sports Olympus, and the attack on the opponent.
A curious fact: although Robbie was practicing for her role in the movie, she wouldn’t be able to do the famous triple Axel Harding. Only eight skaters in the history could do the trick. So for complex elements in the film used computer graphics.
Gary Oldman in the role of Winston Churchill in the movie “Dark times”
The film, which tells about the first months of Churchill as Prime Minister, was nominated in six categories of “Oscar”. In the end, received the award for best makeup and hairstyles, and Gary Oldman was the best actor.
Interesting fact: every day makeup Oldman have a whole team of specialists took an average of three hours.
Sebastian Stan in the role of Jeff Gillooly in the movie “Tony against all”
Stan played the ex-husband of figure skater Tony, who attacked Harding rival Nancy Kerrigan.
A curious fact: after the events described in the film, Gillooly changed the name to Stan and remarried. Now lives in the same town, and Harding, though not they meet and talk to each other.
Meryl Streep in the role of Katherine Graham in “Secret dossier”
Meryl Streep plays the publisher of The Washington Post, which is fighting for the right to publish secret information, concealed for many years by the government.
Interesting fact: the role that brought the actress her 21st nomination for “Oscar”, which was a record. From all the nominations the Strip have so far received only three “Oscars”.
Tom Hanks in the role of Ben Bradley in the movie “Secret dossier”
Hanks plays the editor of the newspaper The Washington Post, struggling with the heroine of Meryl Streep.
A curious fact: despite the fact that Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep kind of “heavyweights” of Hollywood, they never met until the filming of this movie.
Emma stone in the role of Billie Jean king in “battle of the sexes”
The film tells about the famous 1973 tennis match between 29-year-old tennis player Billie Jean king and 55-year-old Wimbledon champion Bobby Riggs. This story of the rivalry has shown that professional athletes are able to compete on an equal footing with male counterparts.
Fun fact: Emma stone came to the ceremony “Golden globe” with Billie Jean king.
Steve Carell in the role of Bobby Riggs in “battle of the sexes”
Carell plays three-time champion of Wimbledon, which challenged the king, arguing that women’s tennis is much worse for men.
Curious fact: the match of 1973 came to more than 30 thousand people, and TV screens gathered 90 million worldwide.
James Franco as Tommy Viso in the film “Mountain-Lord” (The Disaster Artist)
The film is based on the true story of the making of the film “the Room”, as well as on the biography of its Creator, Tommy Wyso, which was covered in the same book.
Fun fact: Franco received the “Golden globe” for his transformation into eccentric Director. The award, the actor went along with the Tommy Viso, and he even tried to grab the microphone, but Franco defended him.
Dave Franco as Greg Sestero in the film “Mountain-Lord”
Brother James Franco was played by actor Greg Sestero, who starred in the cult film “the Room”. And cult it was because he was recognized as the worst film of all time.
A curious fact: the hero, played Cestero was named mark in honor of Matt Damon. Director Visa at the time was obsessed with the actor. When he heard his name the first time, it seemed to him that Damon’s name is mark. So he decided to leave in his film.
Taylor Kitsch in the role of David Koresh in the mini-series “Tragedy in Waco”
Mini-series based on the tragic events of the spring of 1993, when the residents of a house called “mount Carmel” was suspected of illegal possession of weapons. During the RAID, gunfire, which led to armed confrontation between the cultists and FBI agents, which lasted for 51 days. During the siege were killed 82 members of the sect, including Koresh himself, as well as four Federal agents.
Fun fact: before filming Kitsch a month and a half immersed in the image. Actor eight hours a day stuck alone in the apartment, played the guitar and read the materials about the events of 1993.
Claire Foy in the role of Queen Elizabeth II in the series “the Crown”
The series won a Golden globe, tells the story of the life and reign of the Queen of great Britain.
A curious fact: in fact, the series will tell about the different years of Elizabeth, so the actress Claire Foy knew that he would play only two seasons.
Chadwick Bosman in the role Tergoda Marshall in “Marshall”
The film is about a bright page in the biography Tergoda Marshall, the first African American in the ranks of the Supreme court of the United States. At the beginning of career, he gets a controversial case about a black chauffeur, charged with its rich boss with a sexual assault. Young Marshall teams up with a young lawyer-a Jew in an era of racism and anti-Semitism to make a sensational statement in defense of the rights and equality of citizens.
Fun fact: Bozeman first starred in the movie “the First avenger: the Confrontation”, then in “Marshall” and then in “the Black Panther”. That is, he had for the first film to bulk up, then lose weight again to gain muscle mass in a very short period of time.
Ross Lynch in the role of Jeffrey Dahmer in the film “My friend Dahmer”
This is a film about the life of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer, about the last year of study in high school. Just a few weeks before he kills his first victim.
A curious fact: the film is based on the eponymous comic book by John Backderf who became friends with the future killer in the school.
Jessica Chastain in the role of Molly bloom in “Big game”
The film is about Molly bloom, who has built the most expensive underground casino in Hollywood, where every minute going for broke movie stars, sheiks, billionaires. A few years later she was arrested by the FBI.
Fun fact: many celebrities do was to give Molly, for example, Ben Affleck, Toby Maguire and Leonardo DiCaprio.
Christopher Plummer in the role of Paul Getty in the movie “All the money in the world”
In the film, in detail reveals the details of the abduction of the grandson of oil tycoon Paul Getty, who was once the richest man in the world. Getty refused to pay ransom for the boy, and the mother turns for help to the security of a millionaire.
Fun fact: Plummer has replaced in this role Kevin spacey. The scenes with his participation was photographed nine days.
Hugh Jackman in the role of Phineas Taylor Barnum in “the Greatest showman”
The musical is about the Phineas Taylor Barnum, who always wanted to make history, but all his classes did not bring him the satisfaction. And when it seemed that the whole world had turned against him, he decides to go after his dream. Barnum creates a fascinating presentation-a sensation that was the birth of the world of show business.
Fun fact: Jackman has spent more than seven years to create a film, starting from concept and ending with the release of the film.
Judi Dench as Queen Victoria in “Victoria and Abdul”
The film reflects the friendship of the British Queen and her faithful Indian servant Abdul Karim.
Fun fact: Judi Dench is one of the most talented Actresses of her time. However, she never received an Oscar as best actress, the only role of the second plan in the movie “Shakespeare in Love”.
Demetrius Shipp, Jr. in the role of Tupac Shakur in the movie “2pac: the Legend” (All Eyez on Me)
Biographical drama about the life of rapper Tupac Shakur.
Fun fact: in addition to the incredible similarities of Demetrius Shipp, Jr. is a rapper, his father was also a producer of the album The Don Killuminati: The 7 Day Theory.
Saoirse Ronan in the role of Mary I in the film “Mary Queen of Scots.”
The upcoming 2018 film tells the story of the young Queen of Scotland, which in the age of 18 returns home to rule the country.
Fun fact: saoirse Ronan was nominated for an Oscar three times already, and she is only 23 years old.
Domhnall Gleeson in the role of Alan Milne in the movie “goodbye, Christopher Robin”
The film tells about the relationship between Milne and his son Christopher Robin, whose toy inspired the writer to create a magical world of stories about Winnie-the-Pooh.
A curious fact: Milne didn’t like it, you perceive it only as a children’s author. And in 1916 he joined MI7 Department of British military intelligence responsible for propaganda.
Geoffrey rush in the role of albert Einstein in the TV series “Genius”
The history of the greatest minds of mankind, starting from his youth to the last years of his life. The series tells about the personality of genius, with their weaknesses and shortcomings, and their way to great discoveries.
Interesting fact: actress Emily Watson, who played in the TV series a scientist’s wife, also played the wife of Geoffrey rush in the movie “the book Thief”.
Felicity Jones as Ruth Bader Ginsburg in the film “based On sex”
Ruth Bader Ginsburg became the second female magistrate (after Sandra Day O’connor) and the first judge of the Jewish in the United States. The film also tells the story of the early years of Ginsburg and her struggle for equality.
Fun fact: Ginsburg was one of nine women in the production of the law faculty of Harvard. While at the time it was brought up a year-old baby.