Emma Watson Feared Being Typecast

Emma Watson feared she would get pushed into becoming a period drama actress after Harry Potter.

Emma Watson was worried about being typecast after Harry Potter. The 22-year-old actress, who appears on the May issue of British GQ magazine as her tattooed, pole-dancer character from The Bling Ring, admits she is attracted to playing wilder roles at the moment because she never wants to be forced to play the same character.

She explained: "Really I was open-minded about doing anything, but the one thing I didn't want to do was get myself into a corset because I was worried I'd never get out again.

"I knew it would be a really comfortable thing to do, but I felt... I had to dive into something really different. This has been a really big departure for me; it's a really big character."

Emma also revealed that while she loved playing law breaker Nicki in the upcoming drama about a group of fame-obsessed teenagers that use the internet to track celebrities' whereabouts in order to rob their homes in Los Angeles (based on real-life events), she hated the character.

She said: "When I read the script and I realized that essentially it was a meditation on fame and what it's become to our society, I had to do it. Everything that I felt strongly against—she's superficial, materialistic, vain, amoral. She's all of these things and I realized that I hated her. How do you play someone you hate? But I found it really interesting and it gave me a whole new insight into what my job, or my role as an actress, could be."

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