Helena got Bronchitis from ‘Fight Club’ chain-smoking

According to 2paragraphs, Helena smoked so much during the filming of Fight Club that she developed bronchitis; her parting gift to director, David Fincher was an x-ray of her lungs.

Because Fincher wanted Marla always to be wreathed in cigarette smoke, he made the actress smoke constantly. “He got obsessed with the smoke. It had to float in a particular way. So I was just always sitting there in a cemetery of cigarette butts.” She smoke so much that she contracted bronchitis. Her farewell gift to him at the end of filming was an x-ray of her lungs.

Marla Singer

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Captain Costume for Children in Need


Helena has been transformed into an animated superhero called Captain Costume (naturally) for Children in Need! A 40 second clip is available to watch now on the BBC website.

Daniel Craig, Helena Bonham Carter, Louis Smith, Tom Jones, Paul Hollywood and Abbey Clancy call on people from across the UK to unite on a mission to help BBC Children in Need this year.

Actress Helena Bonham Carter wants YOU to embrace fancy dress this year as the almighty #CAPTAINCOSTUME.

Singer Sir Tom Jones calls for recruits to join him in becoming #THEENTERTAINER, by putting on a fundraising performance to support the Appeal.

Model Abbey Clancy, takes on the guise of the powerful #BEARFACE, encouraging women to swap their make-up for a Pawprint this year to help raise money.

King of the kitchen Paul Hollywood takes on the role as #THEBAKER, encouraging fundraisers to be baking heroes and bake a difference in 2014.

Gold medal gymnast Louis Smith is #THECHALLENGER, who, as no stranger to gruelling challenges himself, is asking the public to go above and beyond and do something challenging to help raise money.

Whatever you decide to go, join our Fundraising Hero Hub at http://bit.ly/herohub