Quote: "There's one word that I can't do in an American accent, which is 'murderer', which, in a crime procedural, is guaranteed (to come up regularly)." British actress Hayley Atwell admits the U.S. drawl she adopts for new TV drama Conviction could do with a little work.
Fact: British actress Hayley Atwell has poked fun at the editors of a German TV magazine after they digitally altered her image for the cover of its latest issue. A fan sent the image to the Captain America star via Twitter this week (begs01Jun15), posing the question, "Why are you so beautiful?", to which Atwell lightheartedly replied, "Why am I so photoshopped?"
Quote: "I played rugby at school, so I'm not afraid of a bit of aggression." Actress Hayley Atwell insists she was the perfect choice to play tough girl Agent Peggy Carter in Marvel's new U.S. Tv drama Agent Carter.
Quote: "I had to go and get my passport renewed... and we didn't have any time, so I went in my lunch break as Peggy Carter... I don't know if it's legal that my passport picture is actually me as Peggy Carter." Actress Hayley Atwell admits she was in character as Marvel character Agent Carter when she posed for her updated passport photo last year (14).
Quote: "I've done that to so many stuntmen; at the first day of rehearsals, they all got it in the b**ls, the poor guys... I just think I'm really clumsy. I've had to apologise to a lot of members of the crew. I whacked a guy on the back with a lead pipe, I've thrown a chair at the assistant director..." Brit Hayley Atwell is not making friends on the set of her new all-action U.S. Tv drama Agent Carter, in which she reprises her role as Peggy Carter from the first Captain America movie.
Quote: "I found myself doing all these posh parts. I got bored. And I wanted to explore roles that audiences might not associate me with. It's a reinvention." British actress Hayley Atwell relished the chance to star in upcoming cop movie The Sweeney after appearing in period dramas such as Brideshead Revisited and The Duchess.
Quote: "The first time that I saw him with his shirt off, I remember just kind of grabbing his man boob - and it made it into the film." Actress Hayley Atwell was more than impressed with Captain America: The First Avenger co-star Chris Evans' physique.
Quote: "I was like, 'I want to train! I want to be a supergirl! I want a machine gun! I want to look fabulous and be surrounded by hunky bare-chested men! I want to make a movie that people come away from feeling amazing and invincible! I want to be Wonder Woman!" British actress Hayley Atwell jumped at the chance to be Captain America's leading lady in new action movie The First Avenger.
Quote: "I felt better than I've ever felt in my life. What struck me most, though, was the powerful effect that it had on my mind. I felt so awake, and so alive, with such a good energy. Plus, I was able to recover from hangovers much quicker." British actress Hayley Atwell enjoyed her gruelling training for Captain America: The First Avenger.