Super Bowl halftime performer Katy Perry and on-field superhero J.J. Watt of the Houston Texans are at the top of their games, working toward the Big Show.
Dream Big, Work Hard
That's J.J. Watt's motto, four words that also encompass Katy Perry's approach.
Turn Down for Watt
J.J. Watt can't shop off the rack. As Watt takes in a basketball game, he gets fitted for the shoot.
The gang's all here, ready for Katy Perry's arrival.
J.J. Watt and Katy Perry take to the stage.
They've Got Game
The hardworking duo make photo magic.
Muscle While We Work
The magic translates to their careers, but it doesn't come easy. "I had no idea the incredible amount of work that would be asked of me in order to be at this level," Katy Perry says.
"As you go along, you kind of start to realize what it takes," J.J. Watt chimes in. "That's what the day-to-day is. It's the stuff that nobody sees on TV. But that's the stuff that really makes you great."
The Rush of No. 1
Katy Perry grossed more than $108 million touring from May to December. J.J. Watt finished the season with 20 1/2 sacks, 5 fumble recoveries and 5 touchdowns.
Katy Perry and J.J. Watt review the photos, selecting their favorites.
The Hold Steady
With props in the corner, Katy Perry applies eyeblack to the NFL superstar.
No glare here.
The duo would later joke that they were there to announce their engagement.
One last setup takes the crew to the roof.
That's a wrap. Up next: the Super Bowl.
Prop Styling: Ward Robinson/Wooden Ladder; Production: Delia Sweeney; PERRY: Wardrobe Styling: Johnny Wujek; Hair: Clyde Haygood/Forward Artists; Makeup: Todd Delano/Crosby Carter Management; Nails: Kimmie Kyees/Celestine; WATT: Wardrobe Styling: Michael Nash; Grooming: Hee Soo Kwon/The Rex Agency