Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Happy Birthday Monica Bellucci!

It's Monica Bellucci's 44th birthday and to celebrate the life and career of the beautiful Italian actress here are 5 things you may or may not know about the lady!

1. Measurements: 35C-24-35

2. She studied jurisprudence for a short time.

3. Doesn't always live with her husband Vincent Cassel, for avoiding routine the two live in separate apartments; she lives most of the time in London and he lives in Paris.

4. She speaks Italian, French, and English fluently, Spanish semi-fluently, and she has had speaking roles in each of these languages as well as in Aramaic for her part as Mary Magdalene in The Passion of the Christ.

5. Was originally cast as Mina Harker in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen but had to drop out due to a scheduling conflict. The part then went to Peta Wilson.


Chris Shadoian Fossett said...

Lucky, lucky, LUCKY Monica Bellucci. No one should've been in League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. No one deserved to be in a movie that bad.

If you're ever tempted to see it, read the comic instead. It's extremely good.

Gah. I can't resist mentioning this, so if you haven't seen the movie (and for some crazy reason want to), stop reading here. The whole bit with Mina Harkness going all crazy vampire? Yeah. Not in the comic.

Holy cow, that movie was bad.

Becca said...

Lucky? No kidding!

Yeah I read the books, I'm actually a pretty big fan of the books and was horrified by the awfulness of that movie. Bleck!

And I really would have loved to see it as a good movie! The second volume even more than the first!