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Monica Bellucci confirmed for role as Lucia Sciarra in SPECTRE

By: Anders Frejdh
Published:
2014-12-04
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During the press call at Pinewood Studios on 4th December 2014 it was revealed that actress Monica Bellucci continues the Italian legacy of providing girls for James Bond as she is set to appear in SPECTRE (2015) alongside Daniel Craig. In the film, Bellucci is accompanied by new French Bond girl Léa Seydoux.

Previous Italian Bond girls include Caterina Murino as "Solange" in Casino Royale (2006), Daniela Bianchi as "Tatiana Romanova" in From Russia with Love (1963), Luciana Paluzzi as "Fiona Volpe" in Thunderball (1965), Lucrezia Lante della Rovere as "Gemma" in Quantum of Solace (2008) and Maria Grazia Cucinotta as "Cigar Girl" in The World Is Not Enough (1999).

Other Italian actors in the Bond film series include Adolfo Celi (Thunderball), Claudio Santamaria (Casino Royale 2006), Gabriele Ferzetti (On Her Majesty's Secret Service), Giancarlo Giannini (Casino Royale 2006, Quantum of Solace) and Urbano Barberini (Casino Royale 2006).

It was also announced that the new Bond film will be shot on location in Austria (Lake Altausee, Obertilliach and Sölden), England (Pinewood Studios), Italy (Rome), London, Morocco, Mexico City and Tangier. Filming begins on 8th December 2014.

Films with Monica Bellucci:
2014: Le meraviglie (Milly Catena)
2013: Des gens qui s'embrassent (Giovanna)
2012: Rhino Season (Mina)
2011: A Burning Hot Summer (Angèle)
2011: Manuale d'amore (Viola)
2010: The Whistleblower (Laura Leviani)
2010: The Sorcerer's Apprentice (Veronica)
2010: Rose, c'est Paris (L'esprit de gala)
2009: Baarìa (Bricklayer's girlfriend)
2009: Ne te retourne pas (Jeanne) opposite Sophie Marceau
2009: The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (Gigi Lee)
2008: L'uomo che ama (Alba)
2008: Sanguepazzo (Luisa Ferida)
2007: Le deuxième souffle (Simona - dite 'Manouche')
2007: Shoot 'Em Up (Donna Quintano)
2007: Manuale d'amore 2 (Capitoli successivi)Lucia)
2006: Le concile de pierre (Laura Siprien)
2006: Napoleon et Moi (Baronessa Emilia Speziali)
2006: Sheitan (La belle vampiresse)
2005: Combien tu m'aimes? (Daniela)
2005: The Brothers Grimm (Mirror Queen)
2004: She Hate Me (Simona Bonasera)
2004: Agents Secrets (Barbara / Lisa)
2004: The Passion of the Christ (Magdalen)
2003: Matrix Revolutions (Persephone)
2003: Matrix Reloaded (Persephone)
2003: Tears of the Sun (Dr. Lena Fiore Kendricks)
2003: Ricordati di me (Alessia)
2002: Irreversible (Alex)
2002: Astérix & Obélix: Mission Cléopâtre (Cléopâtre)
2001: Le pacte des loups (Sylvia)
2000: Malèna (Malèna Scordia)
2000: Franck Spadone (Laura)
2000: Under Suspicion (Chantal Hearst)
1999: Like a Fish Out of Water (Myrtille) opposite Tchéky Karyo
1999: Méditerranées (Marguerite)
1998: A los que aman (Valeria)
1998: L'ultimo capodanno (Giulia)
1998: Le plaisir (La jeune fille éplorée)
1997: Stressati (Ragazza con la pelliccia)
1997: Come mi vuoi (Nellina)
1997: Mauvais genre (Camille)
1997: Dobermann (Nathalie dit Nat la Gitane) opposite Tchéky Karyo
1996: L'appartement (Lisa)
1995: Palla di neve (Melina)
1995: Joseph (Pharaoh's Wife)
1994: I mitici - Colpo gobbo a Milano (Deborah)
1993: Briganti - Amore e libertà (Constanza)
1992: Dracula (Dracula's Bride)
1992: Ostinato destino (Marina / Angela)
1991: La riffa (Francesca)
1990: Vita coi figli (Elda) opposite Giancarlo Giannini and Corinne Cléry

Photo above:
Monica Bellucci at the photo call for SPECTRE at Pinewood Studios. Photo by David Dettmann. © 2014 Columbia TriStar Marketing Group, Inc. and MGM Studios. All rights reserved.

For more information about Monica Bellucci, check out her IMDB profile:

www.imdb.com/name/nm0000899/

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