Kate Winslet has done just about the lot when it comes to her movie career: crossed the Atlantic on a doomed liner in Titanic, had Jim Carrey wiped from her mind in Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and battled a lethal virus in Contagion.
However, Divergent marks a first for the British Oscar winner - her debut as a chilling Hollywood villain. As Jeanine Matthews - leader of the Erudite faction seeking to wipe out Shailene Woodley and her fellow 'divergents' - Winslet blends the sky-high intellect of Steve Jobs and Bill Gates with something more sinister.
"I very much did think about [Jobs and Gates], and also I spoke to Veronica Roth who had kept particularly Bill Gates in her mind when creating Jeanine," Winslet told Digital Spy.
"I like the idea that she has this level of scientific intelligence coupled with high heels and a wicked tongue. It somehow made her a really nifty baddie. "
Winslet also discusses her career choices since Titanic in the interview above.
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Divergent is out in UK cinemas now. Watch Shailene Woodley and Theo James discuss the film below: