Zellweger battled cold for new movie

Renee Zellweger struggled to deal with the freezing conditions while filming her new movie - and even had to cut her hair short to deal with the icy weather.

Renee Zellweger struggled to deal with the freezing conditions while filming her new movie - and even had to cut her hair short to deal with the icy weather.

The Hollywood actress filmed 'New In Town' in Winnipeg, Canada, and was shocked to experience such severe weather in the region.

She said: "It was like working on the moon. Most people don't even know what below 47 (Fahrenheit) feels like. You freeze to death in two minutes.

"It was so cold we launched an entire new vocabulary. Your face is so frozen that you'll be filming and you don't know that you've been tearing up until your eyelashes are frozen together. We called those 'lashcicles', then the guys had 'beardcicles.'"

And Zellweger admits that the freezing conditions forced her to radically change her hairstyle.

She added: "You can't do your hair three times a day with a Marcel (straightening) iron every day for three months without it looking like a big cotton candy puff. So I had to cut it."

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