Gwendoline Christie Reveals The First Time She ‘Ever Felt Beautiful On Screen’

We’re assuming Tormund Giantsbane’s crude manner of flirting with Brienne of Tarth on “Game of Thrones” didn’t fairly do it for Gwendoline Christie.

Final week, the “Wednesday” star debuted her new function as Principal Larissa Weems on Tim Burton’s new Netflix collection that follows Wednesday Addams throughout her faculty days at “Nevermore Academy.”

And Christie, who’s had roles in high-profile tasks like “Star Wars” and “The Hunger Games,” says this new function as Larissa has accomplished quite a bit for her confidence — and she or he’s thanking Burton and the present’s costume designer, Colleen Atwood, for the increase in shallowness.

Christie as Larissa Weems in “Wednesday.”

“It is the first time I’ve ever felt beautiful on screen,” Christie instructed Leisure Weekly in a chunk printed final week. “I cannot express my extreme gratitude more heartily to Tim and Colleen and our hair and makeup team. Colleen Atwood is rightfully a legend, and what she does is close to witchcraft in terms of transformation. It is an honor of my life to work with Colleen and to work with Tim.”

Christie added that Atwood made her physique really feel “celebrated and beautiful.”

“She is able to look at your body and emphasize different elements, emphasize your strong points,” Christie stated. “The way she made me feel was my body felt celebrated and beautiful. Never once did I feel like there was something to hide or something to be ashamed of. She made me feel incredible.”

Christie attends the Season 8 premiere of "Game of Thrones" in 2019.
Christie attends the Season 8 premiere of “Game of Thrones” in 2019.

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Christie instructed EW that Burton gave her the liberty to mildew her character Larissa nonetheless she needed — together with her look.

Christie stated that she was impressed by the concept of a “Hitchcock-style heroine, this screen siren” and Larissa’s fashion was impressed by Tippi Hedren and Kim Novak.

Christie, who’s over 6 ft tall, opened up about her physique whereas talking to GQ Type in 2019.

“I think because my body seems to draw such extreme responses from people, that, well … it’s fight or flight, isn’t it? Sink or swim,” she instructed the journal on the time. “You either exist in a state of shame about not fitting into society or you embrace what you have. As time goes by, you become very aware of your own mortality and you want to inhabit who you are fully.”