Method Acting and the 50 Cent Weight Loss

There are many blogs and newspaper articles piling accolades on actor and musician 50 Cent’s efforts to transform himself physically from the muscular man that he normally is into an emaciated figure, suitable for the cancer-ridden character he portrays in the film Things Fall Apart. Many of the articles commend him for his commitment to method acting, comparing his actions to those by Christian Bale when he lost a lot of weight for the film The Machinist.

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Cussing Out Christian Bale

I am fascinated by the manufactured outrage over Christian “The Dark Knight” Bale’s caught-on-tape-on-set cursing tirade during the filming of “Terminator Salvation.”

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