Ella Purnell & Asa Butterfield's Chemistry Test For 'Miss Peregrine' Was 'A Breeze'

Ella Purnell & Asa Butterfield's Chemistry Test For 'Miss Peregrine' Was 'A Breeze'

Ella Purnell adds a little pop to her black jacket with silver streamers in this shot from the new issue of Schon magazine.

The 20-year-old Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children actress chats about the new movie, Asa Butterfield and more. Check it:

On the moral of the story: “I think what this movie is trying to say is that it’s tough to be a teenager. Is this normal, why does this happen, am I supposed to have this growing here, is this OK?”

On her character, Emma: “Although Emma might look normal on the outside, she is fighting her own demons from within, which if you think about, we all have to do. Emma is actually very sweet, but like most girls she is very fierce: when you push her, that’s it! I wanted to show that she has a loving personality, and a great strength in controlling her peculiarity.”

On her chemistry with Asa: “At the final stages of audition, the chemistry test was at Tim Burton’s house. Tim didn’t know that Asa and I already knew each other, so I thought, this chemistry test is going to be a breeze. It definitely helped!”

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children is out in theaters NOW.

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Photos: Mark Rabadan/Schon Magazine
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