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Neil Jordan laments the end of 'The Borgias'

Neil Jordan laments the end of 'The Borgias'

NEW YORK, July 1 (UPI) -- Northern Irish filmmaker Neil Jordan says he wasn't satisfied with the way his historical drama "The Borgias" ended its three-season run on Showtime last month.
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'Hansel, Gretel' get box office sweet spot

WASHINGTON, Jan. 27 (UPI) -- "Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters," starring Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton, led the weekend box office with $19 million.
Gemma Arterton proud of her Bond Girl status

Gemma Arterton proud of her Bond Girl status

LONDON, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Gemma Arterton, who plays the leader of a church choir in her latest film, said in London she remained proud to be a member of the elite roster of Bond girls.
Arterton and Catelli marry in Spain

Arterton and Catelli marry in Spain

LONDON, June 8 (UPI) -- British actress Gemma Arterton has married Stefano Catelli, an Italian sales manager for a U.K. fashion company, the Daily Mail reported.
Stars line up for 'Titans' roles

Stars line up for 'Titans' roles

LONDON, April 1 (UPI) -- British actress Gemma Arterton and Danish actor Mads Mikkelsen have been hired for parts in the remake of the 1981 movie "Clash of the Titans," the BBC said.
Britain's fall TV turns to the masters

Britain's fall TV turns to the masters

LONDON, Aug. 21 (UPI) -- British television programmers are turning to the 19th-century masters for inspiration in their fall lineups, a look at the schedule shows.
'Persia' release postponed until 2010

'Persia' release postponed until 2010

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 1 (UPI) -- The release of "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time," Hollywood's big-screen adaptation of the popular video game, reportedly has been postponed a year.
Gyllenhaal to play 'Prince of Persia'

Gyllenhaal to play 'Prince of Persia'

LOS ANGELES, May 20 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Jake Gyllenhaal reportedly has signed on to star in the big-screen adaptation of the "Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time" video game.
Filming on 'Bond 22' underway in U.K.

Filming on 'Bond 22' underway in U.K.

LONDON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Production on the next adventure in the 007 film franchise, which has the working title of "Bond 22," has begun at Pinewood Studios in London.
'St. Trinian's' star cast as Bond girl

'St. Trinian's' star cast as Bond girl

LONDON, Jan. 7 (UPI) -- British actress Gemma Arterton has signed on to play a Bond girl in the next 007 film, The Hollywood Reporter said.
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British actress Gemma Arterton attends the World premiere of "St Trinian's" at Empire, Leicester Square in London on December 10, 2007. (UPI Photo/Rune Hellestad)
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Gemma Christina Arterton (born January 12 1986) is an English actress. On TV she played the title role in a BBC adaptation of Tess of the D'Urbervilles. Her film credits include Kelly in St Trinian's and MI6 Agent Strawberry Fields in the James Bond film, Quantum of Solace

Arterton was born in Gravesend, Kent. She was born polydactyl. Arterton and her sister, Hannah Jane Arterton (born 1989, Gravesend), were raised by their father who was a welder, and mother who was a cleaner. She worked as a makeup salesgirl, according to a November 2008 interview with Teen Vogue. After attending Gravesend Grammar School for Girls on Pelham Road in Gravesend attending a performance arts course at The Miskin Theatre in Dartford, she trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art on a full grant.

In 2007, Arterton lived with John Nolan, a special effects technician. A year later in 2008, she broke up with Nolan. She has recently broken up with 19-year-old Spanish stuntman Eduardo Muñoz, her horse-riding instructor on the set of the Disney production, Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time.

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