PIC: Actor Jonah Hill Slims Down!

Celebrity Body Mar. 9, 2011 AT 11:10AM
PIC: Actor Jonah Hill Slims Down! Credit: David Livingston/Getty Images; Jordan Strauss/WireImage.com

From Superbad to super-slim!

Known for his rotund shape, comic actor Jonah Hill was tasked with a weight-loss challenge for his latest upcoming movie: Before he could fight crime on 21 Jump Street, he had to battle the bulge!

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The 5-foot-7 star, 27, wanted to drop 30 pounds before production began in April on the action film, based on the '80s TV hit starring Johnny Depp.

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But a pal tells Us Weekly that Hill "went on a diet for the movie, but gained weight at first!"

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"Finally, he got a nutritionist and a trainer," the pal explains. And Hill showed off his svelte new shape in L.A. March 2. "Now he looks better and feels better!"

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