Want to become famous? Maybe you should change your hairstyle.
5 hair makeovers that made actors famous.
Hollywood is competitive, tough and frustrating. After one movie, audition or even open casting call, an actor can be “typecasted” forever leaving them with little choices to break out of a stereotype held by casting directors. However, a major hair color change can actually help out an actor’s acting career. Just ask these following celebrities who have decided to swap out their old hairstyles for something new
5. Amy Adams
The Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice actress told the Washington Post that she was typcast as the “bitchy” girl when she had her natural blonde locks. Amy Adams said dyeing her hair red, Adams said she was considered for bigger movie roles.
4. Olivia Wilde
The Vinyl star started her acting career as a blonde, and was often typecast as the “hot chick” or the “pretty girl”. However, when she dyed her hair brown for a role, she saw an immediate shift in the roles people asked her to audition for, stating that casting directors saw brunettes as more intelligent than blondes in movie roles.
3. Mandy Moore
Mandy Moore first started her singing career blonde. But, found it extremely hard to compete and stand out against Britney Spears and Christina Aguilera. Moore than dyed her hair brown and quickly found success in major movies such as A Walk to Remember and How to Deal.
2. Emma Stone
The Spider-Man actress was asked to dye her hair red by the producer of her first major movie, Superbad. Since then it quickly became her signature color and she recently went back to blonde for the part of Gwen Stacey in The Amazing Spider-Man.
1. Kristen Stewart
The Twilight star’s blonde hair was not right for Kristen Stewart. However, for her Twilight audition for Stewart decided to dye her hair darker allowing her to land the biggest role of her lifetime.