French Connection’s ‘THE WOMAN’, Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, is set to appear in the next instalment of Pirates of the Caribbean, On Stranger Tides, which is due out later this year.
Bergès-Frisbey, the current face of French Connection’s Spring Summer collection – the 2010 ‘THE WOMAN’ campaign – has been selected by producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Rob Marshall to star in the key role of Syrena, a beautiful and alluring young mermaid, in Walt Disney Pictures/Jerry Bruckheimer Films epic adventure “Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides” the fourth in the blockbuster series of films.
Bergès-Frisbey joins Johnny Depp, returning in his iconic role of Captain Jack Sparrow, and Penelope Cruz who will play Blackbeard’s daughter. The fourth Pirates movie begins filming this June in Hawaii, Great Britain and Los Angeles. The film is slated to open on May 20, 2011.
Astrid Bergès-Frisbey was born in Barcelona of French-American and Catalan parentage and, now based in Paris, is one of France’s brightest young stars, appearing in French films “La Fille du Puisatier”, “Bruc”, “Extase”, “La Premiere Etoile” and “Un Barrage Contre le Pacifique”.
Astrid took her first steps into the fashion world fronting French Connection’s Spring Summer 10 international campaign and is set to continue working with the brand for Autumn Winter 2010.
French Connection wishes Astrid every success in her exciting new role and all the best for her future acting career.