Gemma Arterton starred in “Quantum of Solace” to pay off student loan

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According to the actress, in her youth she was glad to any role.

British actress Gemma Arterton agreed to the role of James Bond girlfriend Strawberry to pay off the debt that had been dragging on her since her university days. The star admits: “I was as poor as a church mouse.” In a recent interview with The Sun, the actress spoke about her breakthrough role in the James Bond film Quantum of Solace. The actress admitted that at the beginning of her career she did not have much work, so she took everything “that came to hand”, and was happy with the opportunity to at least “do something”.

The celebrity shared that she still receives criticism for participating in this project, but then the young actress was only 21 years old, she had a study loan that had to be repaid somehow. Gemma says: “As I got older, I realized that so many bad things happened and was associated with Bond girls. Strawberry just had to say no, put on her flat shoes and run. “

After “Quantum of Solace”, Arterton starred in several more films (“The Revived Book of Jane Austen”, “Clash of the Titans”, “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time”, “Witch Hunters”, “New Era Z”), as well as in the upcoming the release of the mini-series “Black Narcissus”. Ashling Franchozi, Nila Aaliya and others are announced as filming colleagues in this project.

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Author: Galina Skozlovskaya

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