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Jake Gyllenhaal has been walking around New York sporting a big, burly mess of a beard. He's not turning into a shut-in or hoarder—as People StyleWatch notes, the hair is for a new role in the film Everest, where "a hiking expedition on Mt. Everest is devastated by a severe snow storm." The movie comes out next year. [StyleWatch]