Celebrity Transformation

Chad Michael Murray Drops 25 Pounds For Role — See the Before and After! (PHOTOS)

One Tree Hill star Chad Michael Murray was just a shadow of his former-teen-star self at the premiere of his newest comedy, Cavemen — having dropped 25 pounds for a decidedly graver film role.

"I played a homeless heroin addict for a film called Other People's Children," the 32-year-old reveals to Us Weekly. "I lost 25 pounds for it, and I was really in a dark place for about a month. It was taking your work home with you. It's heavy."

Check out Chad here — this is the Lucas Scott we know and love from the long-running WB/CW series. Now click through to see the current, dramatically thinner version of Chad.