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Gemma Arterton worried about Dagenham musical

1 of 1 Arterton: ''I'm not that famous! It's not like they've got Keira Knightley or Natalie Portman
Arterton: ''I'm not that famous! It's not like they've got Keira Knightley or Natalie Portman"

Byzantium star Gemma Arterton fears no one will want to buy tickets to the West End remake of Made in Dagenham, as people don't know who she is.

The 28-year-old actress, who is set to star in a musical remake of the hit movie, doesn't feel like she is famous enough to sell out the show in London's West End.

Speaking to Radio Times magazine, Arterton said: ''I'm doing a new musical at the end of the year at the Adelphi [theatre], Made in Dagenham, and we've got to sell it out. I'm like, 'How are we gonna sell out, with all these musicals that are closing, when the tickets are so expensive, and the theatres are so big?'

''I'm not that famous! It's not like they've got Keira Knightley or Natalie Portman. I'm sure people will see my name on the poster and they'll say, 'Who's that?' ''

Arterton further admitted that she's worried about singing in her new musical role, adding: ''I can sing, but I'm not like Mariah Carey. And I can sing and act at the same time. I remember when I saw Les Miserables, I thought, 'Oh God!' That's X Factor-type musical theatre. I love the proper, Sondheim-y kind of stuff.''

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