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The actor’s singing experience before his role in Sing was limited to car rides and shower belting, he told Today, and he practiced overtime for the musical role.
Witherspoon learned to sing for her role as June Carter Cash in Walk the Line, which chronicles the life of country music legend Johnny Cash.
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As the star of Walk the Line, Phoenix also had to undergo training for his leading role in order to emulate Johnny Cash’s signature bluesy sound.
Prior to her role as the Baker’s Wife in musical Into the Woods, Blunt had no professional singing experience, the actress told Access.
Who could forget Hathaway’s emotion-packed performance in the movie version of Les Miserables. “I had prepared for singing while crying," she told Deadline.
Hiddleston told Vanity Fair that a singing coach worked with him to loosen his "British stiff upper lip" for his role as Hank Williams in the biopic I Saw the Light.
For the power house actress’s titular role in Florence Foster Jenkins, the task at hand was learning how to sing badly for the main character’s comically bad aria performances.
Cooper had a superstar singing coach as a partner in preparation for his lead role in A Star is Born — he worked closely with Lady Gaga, who played Ally in the film.