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Nicole   /   May 23, 2017   /   0 Comments

INDEPENDENT.IE – Actress Gemma Arterton has been discussing her green fingers at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show as she prepares for her upcoming movie role.

She will play Vita Sackville-West in forthcoming release Vita And Virginia, which depicts the writer’s love affair with Virginia Woolf, as well as her famous passion for horticulture.

She will star alongside Nocturnal Animals actress Andrea Riseborough, who plays Woolf. (The role was previously of Eva Green, who had to step out).

Gemma, 31, was at the annual show’s press day on Monday and said her research for the part had made her a devoted gardener.

The Girl With All The Gifts star told the Press Association: “I would like to be a big gardener and I am constantly trying to find new ways to bring it to life. I am moving house soon just so that I can have a garden. The role came before the passion. Vita was one of the world’s most famous gardeners, so I have been trying to get into the zone for that.”

Gemma described Sackville-West as a “natural gardener”, and said finding her own green fingers came with challenges and admitted at first every plant she touched “seemed to die”.

“Like with anything sensitive, you have to put in the effort and work out went wrong. Now I just love doing it, it’s such a good thing for the soul and for mood. For anybody, it’s expressive and meditative.”

Speaking of her favourite plants, she said: “I am more into flowers than vegetables and I love anything fragrant, but you can’t really beat a good English rose.”

Gemma will spend most of the summer filming for the role in Sissinghurst Castle in Kent, the site of the famous garden designed by Sackville-West.

Gemma attended the event on Monday in her role as ambassador for the Prince’s Trust. She visited the Burncoose Nurseries garden with Gabrielle Evans, who was helped by the charity to set up her garden business.

The star said she was also keen to spend the day gathering some ideas for her new garden, especially from the French-inspired exhibits. (source)

Gemma was at the event together with her little sister, Hannah. Several photos from the show have now been added to the gallery, with big thanks to Love, Lily for helping with a good part of them!


GALLERY LINKS:
– Public Events > Events from 2017 > May 22: Chelsea Flower Show – Press Day
Nicole   /   May 22, 2017   /   0 Comments

Back on Friday – May 19 – Gemma was in Cannes, probably trying to sell her new movie “Summerland” to buyers. She attended a couple of events while there: the Focus Features’ 15th Anniversary party at the Baoli Beach and 9th Annual Filmmakers Dinner hosted by Charles Finch and Jaeger-LeCoultre at Hotel du Cap-Eden-Roc.

Some photos from both events have now been added to the gallery, with thanks to Katherine Langford Fan for the HQs! Enjoy them :)

GALLERY LINKS:
– Public Events > Events from 2017 > May 19: Focus Feature’ 15th Anniversary Party At The Cannes Film Festival
– Public Events > Events from 2017 > May 19: Charles Finch Hosts The 9th Annual Filmmakers Dinner
Nicole   /   May 09, 2017   /   0 Comments

Gemma – together with her sister Hannah – attended the Day Two of Audi Polo Challenge in Ascot on Sunday (May 07) afternoon. She looked very elegant in a Victoria Beckham dark blue blouse and trousers.

Some photos from the event have been added to the gallery, thanks to Dazzling Emma Stone

GALLERY LINKS:
– Public Events > Events from 2017 > May 07: Audi Polo Challenge – Day Two
Nicole   /   May 06, 2017   /   0 Comments

Back on Tuesday (May 02) Gemma attended a dinner hosted by Emilia Wickstead at Scott’s in London. She looked really beautiful in an Emilia Wickstead Pre-Fall 2017 black dress with light green flowers.

Some photos of Gemma during the dinner and outside the restaurant have now been added to the gallery. Enjoy!

GALLERY LINKS:
– Public Events > Events from 2017 > May 02: Emilia Wickstead Dinner at Scott’s
Nicole   /   April 27, 2017   /   0 Comments

Yesterday (April 26), Gemma attended the Lost In Space event to celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the OMEGA Speedmaster, which took place at the Tate Modern in London.

She looked really nice in a simple navy crepe fringed cocktail dress from the AW17 Catwalk Collection. Several photos from the event have now been added to the gallery! Be sure to keep the site’s twitter checked @GArtertonOnline in case of new additions!


GALLERY LINKS:
– Public Events > Events from 2017 > April 26: Lost in Space – OMEGA Anniversary
– Public Events > Events from 2017 > April 26: Lost in Space – OMEGA Anniversary – Inside
Nicole   /   April 21, 2017   /   0 Comments

Gemma was guest at BBC Radio 2 – The Chris Evans Breakfast show this morning, where she chatted to Chris Evans about the role of Catrin Cole in her new film Their Finest. She joked that on the first day she overdid the character’s Welsh accent and was told to back off: “I went full on valleys!”

Several photos of her outside the studios, and some taken during the interview have now been added to the gallery. Be sure to check them out and enjoy :)


GALLERY LINKS:
– Talk and Radio Shows > 2017 04 21: BBC Radio 2 Chris Evans Show
– Talk and Radio Shows > 2017 04 21: BBC Radio 2 Chris Evans Show – Outside

You can listen to the entire show of this morning (with Gemma as guest) @ BBC Radio 2 – Chris Evans Breakfast Show site!

Nicole   /   April 21, 2017   /   0 Comments

TIME OUT LONDON‘Films stick with you,’ Gemma Arterton stresses, as she leans across the desk of a central London office. ‘They’re with you for your whole career so you really have to know why you did them.’ The 31-year-old actress is dressed top-to-toe in tomato today. It’s the kind of ‘fuck you’ outfit you wear to meet an ex for dinner, so it’s no surprise that she’s ready to speak her mind.

She’s here to talk to me about her new movie ‘Their Finest’, a feminist-angled romance set during WWII. She plays a writer who enters the movie business to write romantic ‘slop’ for propaganda films. Her character Catrin Cole is based on a real woman, Diana Morgan, who wrote for Ealing Studios at the time. Cole flourishes once she’s given the opportunity to flex her talent. It’s certainly reflective of Arterton’s own journey.

A few years ago you probably knew the Kent-born actress as a Bond girl. She spent her early career getting cast in arm-candy roles, which she says she took because she was ‘grateful’ for the opportunities. Now, she’s an accomplished stage actress and a film and TV producer, having started her own production company with two female friends. And she’s not afraid to dish the industry dirt…

What was it that drew you to ‘Their Finest’?
‘I loved the period. The war gave so many opportunities to women but it was also a very bizarre time to be in London. I didn’t know about propaganda filmmaking or the roles women played in it. I thought it was really fascinating.’

It’s a bit of an untold take on the wartime story, isn’t it?
‘Yes. Usually we tell stories of the battlefield or what was happening in Germany. We don’t really talk about what was happening at home, but as well as being a time of pressure and loss, it was a great time for women finding out about themselves. They were being called into munitions factories and driving buses.’

The film has a very feminist message; you’ve become more outspoken about your politics in recent years too – how’s that been?
‘When I first started talking about being a woman in the industry I got into trouble. Not many people were speaking out like they are now. Now everyone talks about it. It’s brilliant. You don’t have to be prim and prissy about it; you can be fun and gross, you can have an intelligent voice and be working-class as well.’

How has the way you’ve chosen roles changed over the years?
‘At first I was just taking what I was given. Now I have a little bit more respect for myself. Especially because I’ve done some really challenging theatre. My film roles should reflect where I am in terms of theatre, which is more complex stuff. I care about what I do so much that now it has to be something I really believe in for me to invest my time.’

(Read the rest of the entry at the source)

GALLERY LINKS:
– Photoshoots & Portraits > Time Out London (2017)