For most of her career the actress has kept her clothes on for movie roles that have seen her play a string of prim - if a little geeky - characters such as Miss Congeniality. Baring all: Sandra Bullock in romantic comedy The Proposal which sees the actress take part in her first nude scenes aged Bullock joked that that she'll be stripping for more roles following the romantic comedy's runaway succes. Speaking to GMTV's Ben Shepherd yesterday, Sandra said appearing in the buff helped the film do well in America and pledged to bare all well into old age. Surprise promise: Sandra told GMTV's Ben Shepherd that she intends to strip off in every film from now on after the success of her latest movie. Zac Efron! Zac Efron doing a big film — there I am, running naked in the background. Chemistry: She co-stars with Ryan Reynolds in the movie, which debuted at the top spot of the American box office last month.
Like Cameron Diaz, Bullock waited until she reached her forties to strip for the camera — in the comedy "The Proposal. In an interview with Us magazine, she recalled thinking: "OK, there is no way to shoot this unless you are buck naked. After her provocative leg-crossing scene in the thriller "Basic Instinct," there was no way Stone could demur from shedding her clothes in "Basic Instinct 2," even though the sequel was made 14 years later. There's nothing gratuitous about the nudity in "The Sessions" , a moving yet lighthearted film about a middle-aged poet suffering from polio-induced paralysis who hires a sex surrogate in order to lose his virginity. Although her shower scene in Brian De Palma's thriller "Dressed to Kill" involved an obvious body double, Dickinson herself can sometimes be seen through the steam. Seymour refused to rely on a body double during the filming of the comedy "The Wedding Crashers. Some predicted that her performance in the highbrow porn flick "Caligula" would make Mirren blush when an uncut version was released three decades later. But the show of skin in the comedy "Calendar Girls" — based on the true story of an unorthodox fund-raising effort for a local hospital — was all for a good cause. The slippery hand-to-hand combat between Mortensen — playing a heavily tattooed Russian gangster — and two Chechen hit men inside a steamy Turkish bath made David Cronenberg's "Eastern Promises" one of the more talked-about films of the last decade. She stripped down before suiting up to fight the extraterrestrial monster at the end of "Alien" and appeared nude nightly in 's off-Broadway production of "Hurlyburly.
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The Proposal, a dippy but amiable rom-com out in the UK next week, is notable in a handful of modest ways. It returned Sandra Bullock to the American box office No 1 slot for the first time in a decade. It raises not a flicker of scepticism that a year-old woman will still be able to have children. It allows Ryan Reynolds to demonstrate a comedic range few would have imagined him capable of.
The scene is first and foremost a funny one — Bullock hunches over in a vain attempt to cover up, as an equally naked Ryan Reynolds approaches. At the age of 44, the acclaimed actress knows the moment was not intended as sexy or provocative. But the fact of the matter is, there she is, up on the big screen as naked as the day she was born. No stunt double. No body prosthetics. Just the real her. What could she have been thinking? I look at it every day and there is something funny going on with my body, so I saw that it could be used as a vessel in this film in a good way. I felt that this was the time for me to do full nudity, and be used in a way I was comfortable with.