Charlize Theron

Charlize Theron has been quite the mad hatter as of recently, but it turns out there's a specific reason for her many new head accessories.

The Oscar winner, 36, shaved her head last week — check out pictures here — for her role as Furiosa in the upcoming film Mad Max: Fury Road, her rep confirmed to People. The action film starts shooting next month in Africa.

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Theron joins the likes of Anne Hathaway, who chopped her hair off Les Miserables, and Natalie Portman, who shaved her head back in 2005 for V For Vendetta.

Theron, and her long blonde locks, can currently be seen in Snow White and the Huntsman and Prometheus.

What do you think of Theron's new 'do?