Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 23 August 2014

Arterton drawn to the supernatural

Gemma Arterton said her new film The Voices feels unreal

Gemma Arterton has admitted she feels drawn to the supernatural, after taking a role in psychological thriller The Voices.

The former Bond girl, who plays a vampire in her latest movie Byzantium, has just finished shooting Marjane Satrapi's psychological thriller alongside Ryan Reynolds and Anna Kendrick.

"Oh my gosh, I can't tell you how excited I am," Gemma said.

"It's again another bizarre supernatural film, which I seem to be drawn to. I like going into a world that's not quite real.

"I just wrapped it and I don't want to give too much away because it's really surprising as well, but I'm really excited about it."

The Voices tells the story of a disturbed factory worker (played by Ryan) who hears advice from his pet dog and cat, and is implicated in the accidental death of his co-worker.

Gemma said: "I enjoyed every minute of this film (Byzantium) and The Voices equally. I'm working with a supremely talented director Marjane Satrapi who directed Persepolis, and a wonderfully talented cast ranging from Ryan, Jacki Weaver and Anna."

The Tamara Drewe actress stars alongside Saoirse Ronan in Neil Jordan's vampire film Byzantium, which is in cinemas now.

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Latest Entertainment News

Latest Music News

Latest Film & TV News

Latest Eating Out News

Horoscopes

Your Horoscopes by Russell Grant

Virgo:

Your keen intelligence makes you a popular figure. Everyone is asking for your advice. This may be a sign that it's time to open a consultancy. Why give away your talent when you can charge a fee for it? There's nothing crass about earning money from your natural gifts. If you're interested in someone special, send them a text or email. You always express yourself so well with the written word. The direct, honest approach works best. Don't hide your feelings.More