Jude Regulation wore fragrance that smelled like 'blood, fecal matter, and sweat' to play Henry VIII in a brand new film

  • Jude Regulation wore a smelly fragrance to play Henry VIII in “Firebrand.”
  • “I believed it will have a terrific impression if I smelt terrible,” he mentioned at a Cannes press convention.
  • Regulation mentioned the fragrance he used smelled like “blood, fecal matter, and sweat.”

Some actors acquire weight for roles. Others change their hair coloration. Jude Regulation: he places on smelly fragrance.

The actor revealed for his newest position, enjoying King Henry VIII, he had a revolting fragrance created that he placed on whereas taking pictures the film.

“I learn a number of fascinating accounts that you may odor Henry three rooms away,” Regulation mentioned through the Monday press convention for the film “Firebrand,” in accordance with Selection, which had its premiere on the Cannes Movie Pageant over the weekend.

“His leg was rotting so badly. He hid it with rose oil,” mentioned Regulation, who found the king suffered from a leg ulcer that he handled the remainder of his life after a jousting accident. “I believed it will have a terrific impression if I smelt terrible.”

Jude Law and Alicia Vikander arm and arm at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival

Jude Regulation performs King Henry VIII and Alicia Vikander performs his remaining spouse Katherine Parr in “Firebrand,” which had its world premiere on the 2023 Cannes Movie Pageant.

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So Regulation mentioned he teamed with a fragrance specialist to create the horrific odor.

“She makes great scents, and she or he additionally makes terrible scents,” he mentioned. “She by some means got here up with this extraordinary number of blood, fecal matter, and sweat.”

“Firebrand” director Karim Aïnouz added his tackle Regulation’s fragrance, which the actor admits he began off utilizing calmly on himself, however because the shoot went on it turned a “spray fest.”

“When he walked in on set it was simply horrible,” Aïnouz mentioned.

“Firebrand” chronicles the ultimate days of the king and in addition stars Alicia Vikander as Catherine Parr, his sixth and remaining spouse.


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