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Famke Janssen first big break was winning the role of villainess Bond Girl, Xenia Onatopp, 1995's Goldeneye alongside Pierce Brosnan, who was making his debut as James Bond. From there, she has gone on to carve out a nice little career for herself, best known as the psychic mutant Jean Grey/Dark Phoenix in the X-Men franchise. She even made her directorial debut in 2011 with Bringing Up Bobby. But up next she will be playing, Muriel, an evil sorceress being hunted by Jeremy Renner (The Avengers) and Gemma Arterton (Prince of Persia) in Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters. The A.V. Club caught up with the actress and asked her if there were positives to wearing extensive facial prosthetics for the part. Fj: Yes, I suppose, although what I found to be the most challenging part about it is that I didn’t have the freedom I normally felt as an actor. »

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