Impressed by an actual coiffure Ms. Anderson wore to court docket, he wished her deposition updo to speak a spiky power, which he achieved by including a zigzag half and leaving straight tendrils round her face. “Extreme traces are likely to put folks on guard somewhat bit,” Mr. Moe stated. “This was her defending herself.”
Understanding that the deposition scenes would contain tight pictures of Ms. James’s face, David Williams, the top of make-up, wished her eyes to have the same sharpness. In scenes that happen in nightclubs and at film premieres, Pam’s eye shadow tends to be heavy and darkish, however right here her black eyeliner has been utilized with a extra exact hand, paired with softer brown eye shadow and a muted, rosy-brown lipstick.
“We actually need you to focus in on the attention, as a result of that is the place it’s all Lily,” Mr. Williams stated. “She’s doing the work.”
Like Ms. Lennox, Mr. Williams and Mr. Moe did detailed analysis on Ms. Anderson’s hair, make-up and facial construction. Along with a prosthetic chest plate, Ms. James’s each day transformation concerned shade contacts, a dental piece and a prosthetic brow meant to emulate Ms. Anderson’s larger hairline. (The crew experimented with a prosthetic nostril as properly, however nixed the concept as a result of it didn’t look good from all angles and ran the danger of distracting viewers.) Mr. Williams and his crew used contouring to boost the look of the prosthetics, after which went in with period-appropriate make-up.
The hair, make-up and wardrobe crew’s need for authenticity reached a fever pitch across the present’s “Baywatch” scenes. Ms. Lennox did a number of rounds of fittings earlier than she nailed each the colour and form of Ms. Anderson’s iconic bathing go well with, which is low below the arms, excessive on the legs, and low within the entrance. “The stakes had been all on that day as a result of it’s not simply within the zeitgeist of America, it’s in each nation on the planet. Individuals know ‘Baywatch,’” Mr. Williams stated, noting that he’d by no means been extra nervous a few shoot in his profession. (A 3:30 a.m. telephone name to his astrologer put his thoughts comfy.)
In the identical approach that Pam is unmistakable on a seaside in her brilliant crimson bathing go well with, Ms. Lennox wished her to mild up the boardroom the place her deposition takes place. She dressed the attorneys in darkish fits and ties so Pam’s pale teal go well with would pop.