Nicole Kidman added to her willowy figure for her role as a sexpot blonde in "The Paperboy." "It was important that she put on some weight," said the film's director, Lee Daniels. "I said, 'I want you fat. I want your butt jiggling, I want your thighs moving.' She put on 15 pounds."
Oscar stars who gained and lost weight for roles
These Oscar stars weren't afraid to gain or lose weight for the right part.