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Nina Dobrev on the challenges of breaking away from teen stardom

Nina Dobrev is known for playing sweet characters in teen dramas, but now she's entering a new era of her career with the role of Chloe in a new film called Lucky Day.
Nina Dobrev's latest film is called Lucky Day, about a safecracker who must try to protect his family from a psychopathic contract killer who's seeking revenge. (Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
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Nina Dobrev is known for playing sweet characters in teen dramas such as Degrassi: The Next Generation and The Vampire Diaries. Now, as an adult, she's ready to enter a new era of her career. She joined q's Tom Power from New York to talk about her role as Chloe in the new film Lucky Day — a dark, quirky and campy action flick — and how it's given her the chance to explore new elements of her physical and emotional self.

Lucky Day is available in theatres and on demand on Friday, Oct. 11.

— Produced by ​TK Matunda Catherine Stockhausen

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