Jared Leto Makes a Beautiful Woman

Sat, 02/01/2014 - 11:51
Submitted by Carlin Ross

Jared Leto plays a transgendered woman in The Dallas Buyer's Club along side Matthew McConnaughey. I can't wait to see this film...Jared makes a beautiful woman. Here's how he got the part:

A Skype call between Vallee (the director) and Leto, who was in Berlin on tour, sealed the deal. When Vallee signed onto the call, Leto was already in characeter:

“He was dressed as a woman, as Rayon, with makeup, for this 20-30 minute call. I thought he was going to stop the masquerade after five minutes, but he didn’t. He was talking as Rayon and creating the character in front of me.”

Leto: “I remember connecting, and reaching out to pick up some lipstick. I put it on and I could kind of see his jaw drop. I undid this big winter jacket and had a pink furry sweater on and pulled it down over my shoulder.”

Vallee was stunned: “He was even hitting on me. He’d say, ‘Oh, Jean-Marc, I love your voice and your eyes; you’re so masculine!’ ” he says with a laugh. Vallee says he got off the call and told the producers and McConaughey, “I think we found the guy.”

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Interview

Sat, 02/01/2014 - 15:43
Jake E

He was interviewed about it on the daily show.

Does look like he's good in it.