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 Actress Anne Hathaway attends the premiere of Paramount Pictures' "Interstellar" at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX

Actress Anne Hathaway attends the premiere of Paramount Pictures' "Interstellar" at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX

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Actress Anne Hathaway attends the premiere of Paramount Pictures' "Interstellar" at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX

Actress Anne Hathaway attends the premiere of Paramount Pictures' "Interstellar" at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX

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Anne Hathaway arrives at the Los Angeles Premiere "Interstellar"

Anne Hathaway arrives at the Los Angeles Premiere "Interstellar"

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Actress Anne Hathaway attends the premiere of Paramount Pictures' "Interstellar" at TCL Chinese Theatre IMAX

Hollywood actress Anne Hathaway has opened up about her belief in aliens, admitting she thinks “it’s highly unlikely there’s nothing out there".

However, the Devil Wears Prada star is unsure of what they would look like.

“I've never had any problem with the idea that there is other life in the universe,” she told The Mail on Sunday.

“Does that life look exactly like us? Probably not. In fact, I couldn't even imagine what these other life forms might look like, or what set of values they might hold or knowledge they might understand.

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Anne Hathaway; Matthew McConaughey and Jessica Chastain attend the European premiere of "Interstellar" at Odeon Leicester Square on October 29, 2014 in London, England.  (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

Anne Hathaway; Matthew McConaughey and Jessica Chastain attend the European premiere of "Interstellar" at Odeon Leicester Square on October 29, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

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Anne Hathaway; Matthew McConaughey and Jessica Chastain attend the European premiere of "Interstellar" at Odeon Leicester Square on October 29, 2014 in London, England. (Photo by Stuart C. Wilson/Getty Images)

“I’ve always thought it's highly unlikely there's nothing out there. I certainly don't struggle to believe that they exist,” she added.

The 31-year-old actress stars in the new science film Interstellar which is due to hit Irish screens next week.

Hathaway plays one of four astronauts and confessed that going into space was something she had always wanted to do.

“I did want very much to go into space when I was little, but I was very bad at both maths and science when I was at school so I could never even dream about making that journey,” she said.

“Then, when I was older, I started to watch a lot of nature documentaries, which later led to documentaries about science, about physics, about the universe.

“Astronomy has been a mini-passion of mine for some time now,” she revealed.

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