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Olivia Wilde Shows Off Her New Hair Cut (Forum Buzz)

Olivia Wilde lopped a few inches off her locks to kick off the New Year, and she’s crediting her new look to an upcoming project. On January 6, she tweeted:

“Cut my hair for Burt Wonderstone, a new movie I'm in with newcomers [Steve] Carell, [Jim] Carey, [Steve] Buscemi and other promising young whippersnappers.”

Olivia WildeOlivia Wilde in Monique Lhuillier

IMDB’s description of Burt Wonderstone's storyline doesn’t shed a whole lot of light on the project or Olivia’s involvement, but in case you’re interested, here’s the info:

“After breaking up with his longtime stage partner, a famous but jaded Vegas magician fights for relevance when a new, ‘hip’ street magician appears on the scene.”

Err, ok. I'll wait for the trailer before I make any judgements, but whatever her role entails, she showed off her new look at the Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala on Saturday, where she wore a Monique Lhuillier dress with Cartier jewelry. Forum members were big fans of Olivia’s newly cropped hair, but I think it’s safe to say she looks good no matter how her hair is styled.

“With that face… she could shave her head and still be a knockout. Love the bob,” newprincesita posted.

North wrote, “Her short hair is so refreshing!”

Alvedansen thought the whole look was worth applauding. “She looks great. I love the dress on her, the back is especially gorgeous,” she commented.

I have to agree that Olivia looks great. I know actors and actresses often have to go through transformations to embody a character, and these transformations can be totally extreme and unattractive (the more weird the more Oscar-worthy), but the fact that Olivia looks good here probably means she won’t be winning any awards for this role. She still comes out on top though. She has a cool new haircut and she gets to hang out with Steve Carell, Jim Carrey, and Steve Buscemi while filming. Seems like a win-win to me.

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