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Alicia von Littberg knew she had big shoes to meet whenwas chosen to play the other Queen Elizabeth. rice field.
The actress starred in STARZ's historical drama "Becoming Elizabeth" as a young Elizabeth Tudor who later became Elizabeth I of England. In this series, Henry VIII's daughter and fate Anne Boleyn explore how they must overcome the challenges of British courts in order to stand up and win the crown. This series is based on the real Elizabeth, who became known as the "Queen of Our Lady" by resisting her marriage during her long reign. The monarch died in 1603 at the age of 69.
Elizabeth died more than 400 years ago, but von Littberg told Fox News Digital that her story is just as relevant today.
Alicia von Littberg is STARZ's "Becoming Elizabeth" Attend New York A premiere event at the Plaza on June 7, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Jamie McCarthy / Getty Images for STARZ)
"How a young woman became one of our best leaders I think it's telling you today I know-it's as modern and contemporary as it was 400 years ago, "explained the 28-year-old actress. "I think we can tell the story not only from the approach of knowing the person behind that great icon by learning how she grew up, but also from the perspective of a woman. Very new.
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That many iconic stars have played Elizabeth, including von Littberg Cate Blanchett, Bette Davis, Helen Mirren, and Judi Dench. Knowing, I admitted that I was nervous at first. The big break for the German star waswhen he played against Brad Pitt in "Fury" in 2014.
"I'm just scared of the fact that I want to not only be a historical figure, but to understand it correctly, but also to play the figure depicted in such a wonderful actress. I think, "said von Littberg, who talked about the biggest challenges he faced when performing historical drama. "First of all, I think it really helped me understand that this was the early year we're showing. So there aren't that many comparisons.
Alicia von Littberg starred as Elizabeth Tudor and later became Elizabeth I.(STARZ)
"And second, this is a new different approach where you can see behind the curtain, more emotional and more vulnerable to her. , Showing a more human side. Not just focusing on court life. I ... I think it really helped me to play that role. "
Still, von Littberg I decided to get it right. Reportedly,she took a short-term intensive course at "Princess School"how to ride a horse, write calligraphy, dance volta, play virginals, 6 layers of costumes I learned how to wear and move comfortably, and how to speak with certain English tongs inspired by Kate Winslet.
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Nonsense training was worth it Von Littberg said. , Von Littberg, she said she wished she could somehow sit face to face with the Queen.
Alicia von Littberg has Elizabeth Tudor I went to "Princess School" before I played.(STARZ)
von Littberg can identify her to many women today, hundreds of years later, yet.
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"She found her voice in a world dominated by the man, how do you want to ask her?" "If she feels she can do herself completely, or if she feels she has to adapt to the teaching methods of men to gain her respect."
"Becoming Elizabeth" will air on Sunday at 9pm. At STARZ.
Stephanie Nolasco features entertainment on Foxnews.com.