Jared Leto plays a transsexual with AIDS in the '80s in his first film in five years, The Dallas Buyers Club.
You may have seen some of the shocking images of photos of him while shooting the movie. Like his costar Matthew McConaughey, he lost about 30 pounds for the role. The movie is the real-life story of a Texan with AIDS (McConaughey) in the 1980s who smuggled alternative drug treatments into the U.S. from Mexico
"I got down to 116 or something," Leto told me yesterday at the Fast Company Grill at SXSW.
He explained, "I just basically didn't eat. I ate very little."