'I was like, "Oh, f**k no"': Killing Eve's Jodie Comer reveals she nearly turned down Villanelle

Mail Online | 5/27/2019 | Ciara Farmer For Mailonline
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She has won huge praise for her role as Villanelle in Killing Eve.

Yet Jodie Comer has revealed she nearly missed out on the role as she debated snubbing the part for fear of an oxersexualised character.

Actress - GQ - HYPE - Turn - BBC

The 26-year-old Liverpudlian actress spoke to GQ HYPE about her award-winning turn in the BBC drama and admitted her initial concerns, yet all was well when she discovered Fleabag frontwoman Phoebe Waller-Bridge was the writer.

Jodie admitted the pitch of a 'female assassin' set alarm bells ringing as she feared for the costume and what she would be expected to do.

'I - Someone - Leather - Catsuit - Heels

She revealed: 'I was like, "Oh, **** no". Because I always think of someone in a leather catsuit and six-inch heels scaling walls. Also, “How naked is she going to be?"...I should have known better, knowing Phoebe was the writer.'

Gushing over Phoebe, she pushed: 'I love her so much. I’ve said to her she has to cast me on every single thing she makes from now on. Otherwise I’ll send Villanelle!'

Concerns - Love - Character - Wardrobe - Clothes

Contrary to her original concerns, she admits she fell in love with her character's wardrobe and became very protective over her clothes. She said: 'I was being really precious about them getting dirty on the floor. I was like, "No!"'

When she began wearing the clothes in public, she admitted it was strange, as she pushed: 'They had too much of a connection with the character.'

Chat - Sandra - Oh - Cast - Dinner

Following her chat, her co-star Sandra Oh revealed the whole cast were enjoying a dinner in New York yet Jodie couldn't make it - meaning she was...
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