Matt debuted a brand new look at The Normal Heart panel during the HBO Winter 2014 TCA Panel at The Langham Huntington Hotel and Spa yesterday (January 9, 2014) in Pasadena, California.
Bomer sported a buzz cut as well as some scruff which was accentuated with a little grey hair on his chin. No more luxurious hair, but still very sexy.
The film which co-stars Julia Roberts, Mark Ruffalo, Jim Parsons and Taylor Kitsch really is a love story at heart.
“We’re looking at an epidemic as seen through a love story,” Ryan Murphy noted, pointing to the relationships between Ned (Ruffalo) and Felix (Bomer) as well as between Ned and Emma (Roberts), among others.
As far as how Bomer transformed himself into a sickly man, Roberts joked, “We put on weight, to help out,” then added, “It was really amazing to be a witness to what Matt did. It was astounding.”
Parsons and Bomer, for their part, noted that they don’t think of themselves as gay actors but rather just actors. “I was only anxious about when the conversation would happen,” The Big Bang Theory star said. “Then it happened and it was out there, and it was no big deal — and that was a relief.”
The Normal Heart airs in May on HBO.