Actors Who Were Traumatized By Their Most Intense Roles

Atomic Blonde

On the set, Theron had a wish to do all of her own stunts and prove herself as an active actress. However, once push came to shove, she really got pushed and shoved! The actress fell while working and ended up bruising her ribs and even clenched her teeth so aggressively that actually, she broke two of them. These days, Theron doesn't do any of her own stunts.


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The More You Know

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