Eva Green discusses playing a baddie in 300: Rise Of An Empire

Exclusive: “She’s ruthless, she’s driven”

In issue 217 of Total Film magazine, Eva Green discusses transforming herself into a formidable warrior queen in 300: Rise Of An Empire.

Inside the issue - which is available for just £1.99 on your iPad - Green reveals that she loved playing badass Artemisia because it didn't require her to reform to the typical girlfriend movie role.

"She's so ballsy," she says. "She's not a girlfriend or a love interest; she's got guts, she's fuelled by revenge.

"She's a very complex character, very exciting. It's always been a fantasy for me to play an action hero. She's a baddie, but she's a cool baddie; she's human to an extent."

300: Rise Of An Empire is in UK cinemas now.

For more from Green, pick up the brand new issue of Total Film, which is out now, and includes an exclusive look at Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Avengers: Age Of Ultron, X-Men: Days Of Future Past and Godzilla, plus many more exciting new movies.

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    • Hadouken76

      Mar 8th 2014, 13:01

      Gerrard Butler needs to play The Kurgen in the Highlander remake (yes I hate remakes / reboots, but the original was so badly miscast it needs a fresh coat of paint)

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    • Ali1748

      Mar 8th 2014, 16:53

      Gerry needs to play Connor Macleod! Eva Green is by far the sexiest woman in Hollywood.

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