Jennifer Aniston has always been one of those performers who is more celebrated for her off-screen activities than her acting.
Think about it: fourth banana on Friends and a series of passable rom-coms like Marley & Me and The Switch.
But let her get dumped by a guy or markedly change her appearance and it’s “hold the presses”. She’s catnip for tabloids.
Get ready for her boldest makeover yet. In Horrible Bosses (out July 8, see trailer below), she has a sweeping, brunette ‘do.
This may be Aniston’s breakout role as well. This time she’s not the sweetheart girl-next-door. The film’s poster describes her dentist character as “a sex-crazed maneater”. She’s terrorizing her employee, It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia’s Charlie Day.
A predatory nympho? That’s different. Reportedly Aniston shot a steamy topless scene for the film, but director Seth Gordon is being cagey about whether it made the final cut.
The dark comedy with a cast that includes Jason Sudeikis, Jason Bateman, Colin Farrell, Jamie Foxx and Kevin Spacey, is getting good advance buzz.