Kate Hudson Shaved Her Head For A Mystery Role

Update: Kate Hudson shared a still of herself rocking the new buzz cut in an Instagram post on Wednesday. From her caption, it sounds like Sia might be directing the mysterious new project.
"Freedom 🙌💇 Compliments of @siathisisacting ❤️ #OurBeautifulDirector," Hudson captioned the post. Consider our interest piqued.
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Freedom 🙌💇 Compliments of @siathisisacting ❤️ #OurBeautifulDirector

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This story was originally published at 9:00 a.m. EDT.
What could this mysterious project be?
Kate Hudson posted an Instagram photo on Tuesday that has fans buzzing. The actress shared a selfie with Leslie Odom Jr. — a.k.a. Hamilton's original Aaron Burr — and the photo itself is sweet. "In the room where it's all happening... w/ @leslieodomjr 🌟," Hudson captioned the photo. But it's not the actors' newfound friendship that has people talking.
Hudson's Instagram image is cropped in at an incredible close angle, and thanks to a recent Backgrid photo of the actress, we know why. It looks like Hudson recently shaved her head for a film role. (A closer look at Hudson's Instagram also reveals her shaved head — the actress shared a photo of herself with her son on Saturday, but she strategically placed flower emoji over her head so her close crop wouldn't be as obvious.)
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We don't know much yet about the mysterious project, other than that Odom Jr. might be involved, too.

In the room where it's all happening... w/ @leslieodomjr 🌟

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Saturday Snuggles ☀️

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There is one other detail we know about the film — it looks like Sia is a part of it, too. Hudson and the "Chandelier" singer were spotted on a set in Los Angeles together on Tuesday, according to Entertainment Tonight. And the Almost Famous star was sporting a buzz cut in the paparazzi photos. Hudson and Sia were also seen having lunch in L.A. together recently — but at that time, Hudson still had her signature blonde hair, although Sia wasn't wearing her signature wig, ET notes.
By going bald for a role, Hudson is joining the likes of Cara Delevingne, who shaved her head for her upcoming movie Life In A Year with Jaden Smith. Kristen Stewart and Millie Bobby Brown have also shaved their heads for recent roles.
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