In the last year she has had six films in American theaters, including , costarring her real-life boyfriend, Michael Fassbender, are due to arrive this year.
Come summer, she’ll star opposite Matt Damon in the next Bourne installment.“To be quite honest, it’s nerve-racking, the way these films sort of piled up,” she says.
“I don’t like pain, exactly, but as a ballerina I lived in constant pain.
At ballet school in Stockholm, I remember we had a locker where if someone had been to the doctor and gotten painkillers, we divided them among us. After I quit dancing, for a while it felt strange not to be in pain.
I suppose I was expecting a suited chauffeur with a joyless expression to match my own, his starlet cargo waiting behind tinted windows.
Like Jessica Chastain in 2011, she seems suddenly to be in everything, all at once.
On-screen Alicia is at once steely and fragile, world-weary and childlike.