Advertisement

News

Tatum: Movie transformation shocked me

added: 5 Mar 2013 // by: Film-News.co.uk Newsdesk 

Tatum:-Movie-transformation-shocked-me Printable version

Channing Tatum went through a “dramatic transformation” for his latest movie role.

The actor plays driven businessman Martin Taylor in Side Effects, a drama which sees a couple thrown into turmoil when Martin’s wife Emily – played by Rooney Mara - is prescribed a new drug by her psychiatrist. The drug has an unexpected effect on Emily, which in turn impacts on Martin.

Channing has revealed the movie was a real challenge and he enjoyed immersing himself in the role.

“I found it fascinating to play this very ambitious Wall Street type. I changed his accent and the way I walked and how I reacted to everything,” he told the UK edition of OK! magazine. “It was about as drastic a transformation as I’ve ever attempted to play a character and it’s given me confidence as an actor to know I can push past my own sense of limitations.”

Channing went on to explain how different his Side Effects character is to his role in Magic Mike. He played a hulking stripper in the hit comedy drama, which was based on his own experiences of the industry.

“I didn’t have to think too hard about the guy I play in Magic Mike because so much of that story was how my own world evolved and the things I was going through,” he explained. “I loved making that movie because it gave me a chance to relive some of those experiences and also for me to see how far I’ve come since I was that guy.”

Jude Law and Catherine Zeta-Jones also appear in Side Effects, which is directed by Steven Soderbergh.

Have Your Say

Get our free BREAKING NEWS email for Music News and Film News. And subscribe to our YouTube channel now!

Share this news story:

Also find us on:


> For more Film-News stories click here

Comments


Bookmark this article:

Advertisement

Advertisement