Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Andrej Pejic is considering a lead role in a French feature film
Abbey Lee Kershaw isn’t the only Australian überblonde who may be
considering a move into movie territory. Frockwriter always thought
that the perfect film role for Andrej Pejic might be Pygar the angel
in a remake of Roger Vadim’s 1968 sci fi classic Barbarella. While the
latest Barbarella remake attempt may be stuck in development hiatus,
we were very interested to hear that Pejic is currently seriously
considering an offer in another film project. Also with a French
director as it happens.
Arnaud Vanbleus, Pejic's Paris agent at the New Madison model agency,
tells frockwriter that Pejic has been approached by - and has
subsequently met with - French director Florence Dewavrin, who is
developing a feature based on French writer Honoré de Balzac's novel
Pejic is earmarked for the lead role.
Published in 1834 - and recently adapted for the Paris stage by Ouriel
Zohar - Balzac's classic is set in Norway and tells the story of an
androgynous youth of great physical beauty, who goes by the names of
both Séraphitus and Séraphita. Perfect casting in other words.
Nothing is yet set in stone but yes, Pejic is interested reports
Vanbleus, who is currently fielding "tonnes" of requests in France for
his star model.
"He's a phenomenon, that’s for sure - and he's unique, there is only
one" says Vanbleus. "Everyone wants to have him. But the thing usually
is, they either don’t have the budget or we’re not interested in the
Posted by Patty Huntington at 2/29/2012 06:22:00 PM