Sebastian Stan has just released a first look at the “incredible work” that went into his transformation for an upcoming role.
The actor is currently filming the A24 drama “A Different Man” in New York City, where paparazzi snapped unofficial photos of his physical transformation on set, according to Variety. Stan, who plays a man with neurofibromatosis, posted the first sanctioned look on Instagram Thursday.
Written and directed by Aaron Schimberg, “A Different Man” follows Edward’s extensive facial reconstruction operations and his obsession with an actor portraying him in a play. Stan’s Instagram post showcased the staggering prosthetic work involved in bringing this character to life.
The actor credited makeup artist Mike Marino in the Instagram caption for his work, which made Stan unrecognizable.
While the Romanian-American actor has previously portrayed a supervillain for Marvel’s “Captain America” movies, its sequels and TV spinoffs, “A Different Man” marks Stan’s most dramatic physical transformation to date. day.
Marino also cast Colin Farrell as Penguin for ‘The Batman’ and Joaquin Phoenix as his starring role in ‘Joker,’ according to The Wrap. The makeup artist also worked on Natalie Portman in “Black Swan”, in which Stan also appeared.
Stan recently portrayed a cannibal in the Hulu movie “Fresh” and Mötley Crüe’s Tommy Lee in the streamer’s “Pam & Tommy” series.
Executive producer of “A Different Man,” Stan may have shared his look to squash the paparazzi photos that marred his transformation.
“A Different Man” also stars actress Renate Reinsve after receiving critical acclaim for Joachim Trier’s “The Worst Person in the World,” as well as Adam Pearson, an actor with neurofibromatosis who starred in ” Under the Skin” against Scarlett Johansson.
The release date for “A Different Man” has yet to be set.