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Scodelario felt lucky to work with Jessica Biel

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Kaya Scodelario

Former Skins star Kaya Scodelario has opened up about how lucky she felt to have worked with Jessica Biel on Truth About Emanuel.

Scodelario told Collider she had worries about who would be cast to star opposite her, "I was really lucky, actually. Before I knew who had been cast, I was quite worried that they'd get a big celebrity who wouldn't connect with me, or wouldn't want to speak to me, or who was too busy worrying about what they looked like or what they were wearing.

"But the second I met Jessica, she was a real person, straight away. There were no airs or grace about her. She's very professional."

She added, "She [Biel] had such a difficult part to play, but she still took the time, in between takes, to talk to me about my life, to reassure me, to answer some of my questions, and to give me some advice. It was the perfect relationship.''

Truth About Emanuel sees Scodelario play a young girl that becomes obsessed with her new neighbour, played by Biel, that reminds her of her deceased mother. It is set to premiere at the Sundance Film Festival later this month.

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