VIDEO: Why Actress Gemma Arterton Was Nervous to Meet Jake Gyllenhaal

The Prince of Persia star spills about filming with her hunky costar and about being labeled the Next Big Thing


Gemma Arterton was already a fan of Jake Gyllenhaal's work when she found out she was cast in the new film Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (in theaters May 28). So, it's not surprising that she'd be nervous to act alongside him. But once she got over her initial nerves, the British actress tells iVillage that she was happily surprised by her sexy leading man.

"I'm quite a mischievous person and I like to cause a lot of trouble on set," she says. "I was really hoping that Jake was the type of actor who would play along. And he was, thank goodness!"

The 24-year-old Arterton, who also appeared in this year's Clash of the Titans, may not be high on your radar yet, but there's plenty of buzz predicting she's set to be the Next Big Thing. So, what keeps her grounded? "My family and friends are very normal," she says. "They just just support me and tell me when I'm being silly."

Watch our exclusive video to see the fashion-obsessed star gush about her favorite designers and find out what she always does (twice!) before going to bed.

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