Hugh Jackman Is Now Eating 6,000 Calories a Day


To prepare to play Wolverine for Darren Aronofsky, Hugh Jackman is consuming 6,000 calories a day. This is so the six-foot-two Jackman will look short. "Darren said with the last one, ‘Hey you looked great, but you’re so tall that in those long shots you looked kind of like Clint Eastwood, and that’s not Wolverine,'" Jackman tells the L.A. Times. "He’s thick and it’s chunky and it’s powerful. I always think of Mike Tyson when he first came on the scene. Sometimes, he was a full foot shorter than his opponents and bent over [with this] massive build. There’s real power. You said bulldog, and that’s it exactly. Exactly. That’s what I’m going for, and if I have a massive heart attack first, well, you tell everyone what I was going for." This description has us wondering how tall Jersey Shore's Ronnie is, for some reason. [Hero Complex/LAT]