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‘Saggy and balding’ Jude Law wishes he leaned into ‘playing handsome’ roles when younger

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DuJour magazine in an interview published June 10.The seasoned actor has played leading roles in movies such as “The Talented Mr.

Ripley,” “The Holiday” and “Alfie.”“I was trying to play against my looks in my early 20s, and now I’m saggy and balding,” he went on. “I wish I had played it up more.”Currently, Law is playing King Henry VIII in “Firebrand,” which will be released in theaters on June 14.

In the film, Law transforms himself into the past king of England, who was known to have a large belly and a rotting leg towards the end of his life.The “Fantastic Beasts” franchise star had to change his facial features and wear a weighted costume, a feathered hat, a gray scruffy beard and perfume that made him smell bad. “I read several interesting accounts that you could smell Henry three rooms away.

His leg was rotting so badly. He hid it with rose oil,” Law said at the Cannes Film Festival, according to Variety. “I thought it would have a great impact if I smelt awful.”King Henry VIII suffered a leg ulcer following a jousting accident, so Law went to a perfume specialist who would be willing to create a personalized scent for the role.“She makes wonderful scents, and she also makes awful scents.

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