Belfast Telegraph

Delevingne's superhero ambition

Cara Delevingne is eager to portray a "strong woman" on the big screen.

The 21-year-old star is making the move from modelling to acting and has bagged roles in Kids in Love and upcoming Peter Pan remake Pan. She now has her eye on an action-packed role.

“Still today I think there is a lot to be said for women parts, there’s a lot more, stronger female parts that can be played, a lot more writing can be done for strong women," she mused to British newspaper The Mirror when asked about her dream role. "So maybe a strong female superhero, or just a female that is strong, who hasn’t been broken down, or have someone die, or be raped, or go through all of that to become strong.

"To be able to see that would be incredible.”

But there are certain things the runway beauty wouldn't be prepared to do for a part.

“I already know," she answered when asked how she makes big career decisions. "If I look at a script and I have to be naked there’s just things that I look for that I automatically know if I want to do it or not. I have morals that I want to keep.

“It’s a fine line. If you want to work with a good director and be in a good cast but you have to do certain things you don’t want to do, do you cross that line or not?”

Cara's first movie experience came as a part in 2012 Keira Knightley film Anna Karenina. She might be landing some sought-after roles now, but the star finds it hard to handle when things don't go her way.

“The rejection. It’s a tough thing to get over. That, for me, was the worst thing. I started auditioning for movies before I started modelling but I couldn’t deal with the rejection," she admitted. “When I got turned down for something it would take me weeks to get over it. Now I care, but it’s less of a hit.”

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