John Malkovich Recreating Famous Photos in History Is Both Terrifying and Amazing

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John Malkovich still knows how to keep it interesting.

The 60-year-old actor recently collaborated with photographer Sandro Miller to recreate some of the most famous portraits captured throughout history, and the results are every bit as spectacularly weird as you would expect.

"John is the most brilliant, prolific person I know. His genius is unparalleled," Miller says about the project titled, Malkovich, Malkovich, Malkovich: Homage to Photographic Masters. "I can suggest a mood or an idea and within moments, he literally morphs into the character right in front of my eyes. He is so trusting of my work and our process … I’m truly blessed to have him as my friend and collaborator."

From channeling Marilyn Monroe to Albert Einstein, check out Malkovich like you've definitely never seen him before!