Oscars: How Steve Carell Transformed His Look for 'Foxcatcher'

Steve Carell Transformed Foxcatcher - H 2015
Scott Garfield

Steve Carell Transformed Foxcatcher - H 2015

This story first appeared in the Feb. 13 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

The Grand Budapest Hotel
Frances Hannon and Mark Coulier

"Madame D. [Tilda Swinton] needed an elegant but aged appearance. Her hairstyle had to be a throwback to the past, Edwardian but moving into the '30s, and it needed to be opulent," says Hannon.

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Guardians of the Galaxy
Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou and David White

Yondu (Michael Rooker) has skin that is deep sea blue/green, consisting of "three different base colors, which were airbrushed on in layers," says Yianni-Georgiou.

Foxcatcher
Bill Corso and Dennis Liddiard

Says Corso of transforming Steve Carell into John du Pont: "I used a prosthetic that covered his eyebrows. Then I put pale, thin eyebrows on him," as well as nose and lip prosthetics.