/These Movie Aliens Are A Lot Prettier Out Of Costume

These Movie Aliens Are A Lot Prettier Out Of Costume

Almost every sci-fi movie involves some kind of makeup and special effects transformation. In these kinds of films, people have to turn themselves into monsters, creatures, and even aliens. Back in the day actors spent hours in a makeup chair to achieve that alien look. Nowadays we have CGI, which adds a new element to on-screen otherworldly creatures.

However the transformation happens, it’s usually quite something to behold. Keep reading to see some actors who look quite different without their antennae, tendrils, horns, and pointed ears.

Cate Blanchett As Hela In Thor: Ragnarok

Cate Blanchett

Cate Blanchett is one of the most talented actresses working today. She’s no stranger to sci-fi and fantasy movies. You might know her as Hela in Thor: Ragnarok, otherwise known as the Goddess of Death. In the film, she had these massive antlers, arched eyebrows, and some rather terrifying eye makeup.

Out of costume, we think Blanchet is an absolute knockout. She has been quoted as saying, “I just try to look the best I can at whatever age I am […] I always find people attractive when they are comfortable with their own skin and not trying to be someone else, but their best selves.”

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