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Anne Hathaway reveals One Day fears

10 September 2011

With One Day currently doing the rounds in cinemas, Oscar-nominated actress Anne Hathaway has revealed that she accepted her role knowing fans of the book could be disappointed with her performance.

Speaking to BANG Showbiz the gorgeous sought after actress said "Well I didn't realise how deeply loved the character was when I signed on to play Emma. I wish I didn't really know! It became even larger when people kept asking me, 'So you're playing Emma? Will you be doing this with the character? Will you be doing that?' I'm like, 'Oh my gosh, people know every word of this book!'
I quickly realised I was going to disappoint a lot of people. People have their own idea about who these characters are and how they act and how they sound."

However, the brunette beauty did struggle to deal with the criticism and weight of expectation adding "I'm a book lover. I feel possessive of my beloved stories as well but I am also a movie lover. I know that there are things you can do on screen that you can't do with a book. Often times, a book will be wonderful in a different way.

Yes of course there was pressure, some days it got to me, yes there were days when I would liken it to walking between two dams with criticism on either side and you just hope, 'Please don't crumble today I really can't take it.' There are a lot of things to enjoy. I tried not to let it get to me."

Hathaway is currently filming her role of Selina Kyle / Catwoman in the hotly anticipated The Dark Knight Rises the third instalment in Christopher Nolan's Batman trilogy.

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