There's Something About Elsa Pataky
by andrew c. stone
photographs by steve erle
No Shrinking Wallflower
As a woman of action, Pataky’s role required intense physical preparation—a challenge she dove into without reservation. “We had full-on SWAT training,” she says. “My character is one of the only women among all these guys, and she wants to show that she’s just as strong.”
Styling by Danielle Nachmani/starworksartists.com; Hair by Bertrand W./traceymattingly.com; Makeup by Mai Quynh/Mark Cosmetics at The Wall Group; Manicure by Lisa Postma/celestineagency.com; Shot at Siren Studios Hollywood; Produced by Josh Williams/The Sagami Group; Digital services by AI Digital Imagination; Retouched by Rondi Ballard/AI Digital Imagination; Photo assistants: Ted Itamura, Thomas Patton, Luis Rosa
Cover shoot: Behind the scenes with Pitbull for the October 2014 issue of Ocean Drive magazine.