Natalie Dormer reveals what it took for her to end her selfimposed ban on period dramas The Game of Thrones actress revealed what it was about her new drama that convinced her to end her selfimposed ban Natalie Dormer arrives at the The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1 Los Angeles Premiere at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on November 17 2014 in Los Angeles California It took this for Natalie Dormer to end her ban on period dramas
Natalie Dormer vowed not to wear corsets so she wouldnt be pigeonholed. The 33 year old actress has been restricted by the tight garments in her roles as Margaery Tyrell in Game of Thrones and Anne Boleyn in The Tudors but decided she didnt want to only be known only for starring in period dramas so decided to avoid them at all costs. She said Id made a small pledge to myself to keep away from corsets for a bit because I didnt want to be pigeonholed.
Natalie Dormer as Anne Boleyn in The Tudors Natalie Dormer made her mark on viewers as Anne Boleyn in The Tudors However she was soon offered the role of Seymour Worsley in BBC TV movie The Scandalous Lady W about an 18th century sex scandal and couldnt resist the role because it is such a shocking tale so gave up her selfimposed ban. She explained You read the reallife details and find yourself saying She did what He did what to her I was just intrigued.
And then I thought you know I could manage three weeks in a corset again. This is worth it. Id like to tell Seymours story. But Natalie is unhappy with being associated with only one genre as she has starred in so many nonperiod dramas including playing a lawyer in Silk Moriarty in Elementary and Cressida in The Hunger Games the final installment of which will hit cinema screens in November.
Dormers Game of Thrones character dresses a little more casually than Anne
She told the Daily Telegraph newspaper Look at my contemporaries say Keira Knightley who played the Duchess of Devonshire in The Duchess a contemporary of Lady Worsley and Anna Karenina. Promoted Stories She has played four or five historical characters. And I really havent. Its weird peoples perceptions of me. It seems disproportionate of me being in costume drama. Get the biggest TV headlines recaps and insider knowledge straight to your inbox
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