Lily says she fears getting typecast
London: Lily James says she constantly worries about getting boxed in "romantic girl" roles.
In an interview with Psychologies magazine, the 30-year-old actor said she believes there are many parts to her personality which are yet to be explored.
"It sometimes stresses me out that I'm being offered a lot of roles that fit that description because I have much more to offer than being confined to that 'romantic girl' box - I have many sides to my personality," James said.
"I can get angry quite easily if things bother me... I want to be able to express my many different sides in all sorts of characters," she added.
James, however, said that she still remembers a key piece of advice she received from Kenneth Branagh, her Cinderella director, to calm herself down.
"When I was working with Kenneth Branagh on Cinderella, he told me I must be patient and that I had a long career ahead of me and opportunities would open up in time. That advice keeps me from getting upset or worrying too much about being typecast," the actor said.
James will be next seen in Danny Boyle's next, Yesterday, opposite Himesh Patel.