Is This Prince Of Persia Actress Sexy Enough For Her Role?

She's played a Bond girl and a nymph who beguiled the gods, but someone out there thinks British actress Gemma Arterton might not be sexy enough for her role as the renamed Farah in next month's Prince of Persia movie.

Now I suppose that beauty is in the eye of the beholder, but as far as this beholder is concerned Gemma Arterton is perfect for the role of Princess Tamina, the character that evolved from the prince's companion Farah from the Prince of Persia video games. So the fact that anyone would take the time out of their day to write her a letter telling her otherwise boggles my mind.

According to an interview in the May edition of Details magazine, someone did just that.

"I've gotten letters telling me I'm not right for the part because I don't look like the girl in the video game! She really is this sex goddess. They've got massively high standards."

Seriously? I understand how someone might not find her attractive. Again, different strokes for different folks, but if you're so wrapped up in a video game character that you feel the need to mail the actress playing her to let her know she isn't right for the role, you probably need to get out more.

I mean, look:

Writing a strongly worded letter is not the correct response to seeing this image. Now the poor woman is nervous about attending Comic-Con! Thanks, you've ruined Comic-Con for everyone.

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Comments

    her body is fine but her face is too harsh.

    You're kidding right, Gemma Arterton is hawt :O Way better looking than the other English export - Keira Knightley!

      +1 thanks. Keira Knightly is some very crazy eyebrows on a skeleton :O

    I think she's gorgeous, but those pics are pretty bad ones in my opinion.

    she seems right to me

    She's talented, that's what matters the most. The lady can act. The fact that she's also very attractive is a nice bonus.

    I have to say the face just doesn't do it for me, hopefully the movie will have heaps of body shots though!

    Yes she's still hot, but technically a middle-eastern goddess should be playing the role... I mean that's the area we're playing in.

      True, it should probably be a mid-eastern woman, but Gemma is still great for the part, I think.

    What can ya say, some gamers are just way too anal about what they want. In my opinion though, she's fine.

    looks like demi moore before she went plastic

    Yummo! Some people dont like her? Too bad, I'll take 3, thanks!

    My favourite line is this: "They’ve got massively high standards."

    Oh, delicious irony!

    I don't see what the big deal is. The character isn't Farrah, so the actress playing her doesn't need to look like Farrah.

    While I don't find Gemma Arterton hugely attractive personally, she seems to fit the part of Princess Tamina well enough.

    ...wait, what?

    Farah was attractive, but no sex goddess. If anything, this girl is TOO attractive to be playing a character based on her; she could almost be playing Kaileena.

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