When we think of Steve Carell, our minds tend to wander to the world’s best boss, adventures in manscaping, and a love of lamps. He wouldn't exactly be our first pick for a true-crime, edge-of-your-seat thriller or a sports drama, for that matter. Well, check out the just-released pics from this winter’s Foxcatcher, in which a weirdly-still-hot Channing Tatum plays Olympic champion wrestler Mark Schultz opposite Mark Ruffalo  (another emblem of bodily perfection, at least to some of us) and an unknown older white male with a prominent nose . Yes, that older dude is actually Steve Carell. The funnyman plays real-life wrestling-enthusiast-turned-convicted-murderer John Eleuthère du Pont. Take a moment to digest the power of movie hair-and-makeup magic. (If you need more proof: consider the just-released photo of Gina Gershon as Donatella Versace  in the forthcoming House of Versace biopic.)
Without the genius of prosthetics, wigs, and makeup (or the people who design them/put them in place), we never would have realized what a handsome man Angelina Jolie would make  or what a delightful little old lady Robin Williams had the capacity to be . Not to mention the “No, that really was ________” moments from pop culture and film history (including yes, that was Rob Lowe in Behind the Candelabra ). So in case you forgot, or better yet, never knew, 19 slides of the greatest Hollywood transformations we never saw coming.