Seydoux, 29, is the Jennifer Lawrence of France.
She first achieved international attention when she one the Trophée Chopard Award at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival, which honors the best new actress. She was also nominated for a 2008 César Award for Most Promising Actress.
In 2011, she surfaced in her first American film, Woody Allen’s “Midnight in Paris.” She also appeared in Tom Cruise’s Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol,” the same year.
In 2013, she raised eyebrows and international accolades for her starring role in French film “Blue is the Warmest Color,” a coming of age story about an older lesbian student who seduces a younger student, played by Adèle Exarchopoulos. The picture include explicit sex scenes.
It won the coveted “Palme d’Or” at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival and she won six other film festival awards for best actress, or best new actress.
Her latest American film is Wes Anderson’s “Grand Budapest Hotel,” which has been nominated for a Best Picture Oscar this year. Her latest French film is the drama “Diary of a Chambermaid.”
Léa stars as a young and ambitious woman who works as a chambermaid for a wealthy couple in France during the early twentieth century, according to the film’s synopsis.
The film was screened in the main competition section of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival earlier this month and will be released April 1.
Sam Mendes is directing the latest Bond film, which is Craig’s fourth film. Christoph Waltz will play the evil protagonist Franz Oberhauser.
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