Jake Gyllenhaal Is Unrecognizable After Dramatic Movie Makeover

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Watch your back, Christian Bale. Jake Gyllenhaal is coming after your I-can-physically-transform-into-any-character M.O.
First, the actor slimmed down for Nightcrawler. Now, he appears to have swapped the juice cleanses for some Rocky-style egg-yolk shooters. How else to explain the rock-hard abs and waves of muscles the now-beefy star is sporting in Southpaw?
Deadline has the exclusive photo of Jake G. in boxer beast mode. The 33-year-old Oscar nominee reportedly gained 15 pounds of pure muscle to portray junior middleweight champion Billy “The Great” Hope. Dude could seriously use Nightcrawler Jake as a toothpick. Seriously, the before-and-after comparison is insane.
Apparently, the dramatic physical transformation is down to daily sparring sessions at the gym. What, you think Zumba and Diet Coke is going to cut it? Click through to see the new Jake. (Deadline)

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