By Jessica Sager. Charlize Theron prefers filming steamy scenes with Sofia Boutella rather than any other co-star. Theron, 41, studied ballet as a child , but her dance aspirations were curtailed after a knee injury at
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Even when she plays deeply troubled characters like she did in her Oscar-winning turn in Monster or ferocious warriors as in the magnetic action-thriller Mad Max: Fury Road , the actress exudes a sense of tightly wound control. Aeon Flux , her stab at action-hero glory, fizzles out? Think Theron would rest on her laurels after winning an Oscar relatively early in her career? Below is our ranking of every Theron performance.
The trailer for Charlize Theron's saucy new spy movie Atomic Blonde
She recently called for more same-sex love scenes in Hollywood films, telling USA Today 'It's not something we see enough of in cinema. And Charlize Theron, 41, revealed that filming her lesbian love scene with Atomic Blonde co-star Sofia Boutella required good choreography and that their mutual dance backgrounds came in handy. Steamy love scene: Charlize Theron, 41, revealed on Thursday that filming her lesbian love scene with Atomic Blonde co-star Sofia Boutella required good choreography and that their mutual dance backgrounds came in handy. I couldn't even imagine doing that with anybody else but her because we treated it like dancers. She continued: 'It was really about movement and choreography and, because we are both dancers, there was something that just happened with us that was very in synch. I couldn't even imagine doing that with anybody else but her because we treated it like dancer. It was really about movement and choreography and, because we are both dancers, there was something that just happened with us that was very in synch,' she said. Actress Sofia plays undercover French agent Delphine Lasalle in the action packed thriller. Academy award-winner Charlize previously told USA Today that same-sex relationships are still rare in Hollywood films. Sending a message?
Sex scenes rarely mimic what sex is like in the real world. Softly lit bedrooms, the handiwork of a complete hair and makeup team and — how can we put this delicately — climaxes swiftly and easily reached. Sex on the silver screen is often about as far from real sex as carob is to chocolate. The scene, which features the very common cinematic occurrence of both characters orgasming very quickly — within about 90 seconds — is dime a dozen in romantic comedies. For Theron, it was important to reflect a sexual experience that, though rare, can occur a small portion of the population. We wanted to represent that. This happens very rarely but it is very hard to achieve. We went with her suggestion.