Julia Roberts New Film â€˜Eat Pray Loveâ€™
Julia Roberts is still Americaâ€™s sweetheart with her down to earth personality and out of this world smile that would win anyoneâ€™s heart over. Juliaâ€™s new film â€˜Eat Pray Loveâ€™ is about to hit theatres August 13th, and itâ€™s not the typical romantic comedy that weâ€™re used to watching.
Juliaâ€™s character â€œElizabethâ€ in â€˜Eat Pray Loveâ€™ is divorced and decides to take a trip to Italy, India and Bali to take a break from her scattered life in the U.S., like rediscovering herself and who she really is after life has thrown her too many screwballs.
Julia Roberts Pizza Eating Spree During Filming
Julia has recently provided Entertainment Weekly with a little behind the scene secret in regards to all the pizza she had eaten while on set as well as her distaste for using a â€œspit bucketâ€. A spit bucket is used for eating scenes in which the actor will spit out his or her food in order to not have to continually eat through the various cuts and shoots.
Julia however doesnâ€™t believe in using a spit bucket, stating, â€œThat grosses me out.â€ Julia ate so much pizza while shooting the film, didnâ€™t use a spit bucket, so ended up gaining about 10 pounds.
Julia said, â€œIf you look at any of the scenes of eating, by the end of the scene, Iâ€™m done eating. Like in the scene with the pizza, by the time the scene is over, Iâ€™ve eaten the entire piece. When we were in Naples, we started shooting at 8 in the morning, and I think by 8:45 Iâ€™d eaten 8 or 10 pieces of pizza. Pizza was what I ate all day that day.â€
Julia did consult with director Ryan Murphy about the weight her character put on throughout her trip. They did come to an agreement that it seems more realistic that Julia gain a few pounds while on the shoot because it would look odd to leave looking exactly the same as when she arrived – considering the character â€œElizabethâ€ was on a mission to eat, eat, eat, not caring about carbs.
So was Juliaâ€™s weight gain detrimental? Probably not. Sheâ€™s always been so naturally tall and thin itâ€™d be hard to really tell â€“ and itâ€™s probably all gone at this point!
Check out the trailer for a sneak peek! You really canâ€™t go wrong with a film starring Julia Roberts!