Videos
Advertisement

around the web



TMZ Tour
TMZ Tour


Jake Gyllenhaal Looks Super Skinny in First "Nightcrawler" Promo



Jake Gyllenhaal looks very different in the first promo for his upcoming movie, "Nightcrawler."

The sexy 32-year-old actor, who is famous for his bulging biceps and hot bod, lost a considerable amount of weight for his role in the Dan Gilroy-directed film, which centers on a young man (Gyllenhaal) who stumbles upon the underground world of L.A. freelance crime journalism.

In the clip above, which was posted within a Craigslist ad, Gyllenhaal's character, Louis Bloom, is on the hunt for a new job. The "video resume" hints at the desperation in unemployment that leads Bloom down the path that sets this movie in motion.

"Excuse me sir, I'm looking for a job," he says in the promo. "In fact, I've made up my mind to find a career that I can learn and grow into. Who am I? I'm a hard worker, I set high goals and I've been told I'm persistent. Now, I'm not fooling myself, sir."

0722_jake_launch
It's hard to ignore Jake's extreme weight loss -- he reportedly dropped more than 20 pounds for the role!

Back in November, the "End of Watch" star made headlines after he punched a mirror on the set of the highly-anticipated flick.

"Jake was indeed filming "Nightcrawler" when during the shooting of an intense scene, his character (purposefully) banged his hand into the mirror," his rep said in a statement at the time. "Unfortunately, the mirror broke and Jake's hand was badly cut up. He got numerous stitches at the ER and was released."

Talk about commitment to a role!

"Nightcrawler" is set to hit theaters on Oct. 17 -- are you excited to see it?

blog comments powered by Disqus