Described by Bernardo Bertolucci as "so beautiful it's indecent," EVA
GREEN is one of the most intriguing actresses today. Born in Paris, she
made her debut in Bertolucci's critically acclaimed The Dreamers, where she
played the lead role of 'Isabelle'. The film, set against the backdrop of the
'68 Paris student riots, also starred Michael Pitt and Louis Garrel. Eva can
currently be seen starring in the Sin City prequel Sin City: A Dame to Kill For.
In this Eva stars as femme fatale 'Ava Lord' living amongst some of Sin City's
deadliest residents played by Josh Brolin, Mickey Rourke and Joseph
Eva was most recently seen in Showtime's adult drama series "Penny Dreadful."
The series created by John Logan is based on the original Penny Dreadful books
of the 19th century, and sees Eva in the lead role of 'Vanessa Ives' alongside
Timothy Dalton and Josh Hartnett. The show premiered in the US on 11th May. Eva
was also recently seen starring in the lead role of 'Artemesia' in 300: Rise of
an Empire, the prequel to the Warner Bros. epic 300.
Another of Eva's recent projects, thriller White Bird in a Blizzard, premiered
at this year's prestigious Sundance Festival. Eva plays 'Eve Connor', the mother
or 'Kat Connor' (played by Shailene Woodley) in the story of a young woman's
life thrown into chaos when her mother disappears. Last year Eva filmed western
drama The Salvation in which she stars as 'Madelaine' alongside Mads Mikkelsen
and Jeffrey Dean Morgan and will be released late 2014. 2012 saw Eva star in Tim
Burton's Dark Shadows playing 'Angelique Bouchard' opposite an all-star cast
including Johnny Depp, Michelle Pfeiffer and Helena Bonham Carter.
Eva's film credits are extensive. One of Eva's most memorable roles remains that
of 'Vesper Lynd' in the highly successful James Bond feature Casino Royale.
Directed by Martin Campbell and produced by Barbara Broccoli and Michael Wilson
(EON productions), the film's story is based on Ian Flemming's first novel about
the 007 spy and introduced Daniel Craig in the title role.
Last year Eva starred as 'Susan' opposite Ewan McGregor in Perfect Sense, which
was well received at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival. Eva also played lead
character 'Miss G' in Cracks directed by Jordan Scott and also starring Imogen
Poots and Juno Temple. Eva played 'Rebecca' alongside Matt Smith and Lesley
Manville in Womb; and starred in Gerald McMorrow's Franklyn. This film also
featuring Sam Riley and Ryan Phillippe, is a split narrative set simultaneously
in contemporary London and in a future metropolis ruled by religious fervour.
In 2005, Eva made her Hollywood debut, as the female lead in Ridley Scott's
Kingdom of Heaven, in which she played 'Sibylla', opposite Orlando Bloom and
Liam Neeson. This was followed up with a performance in Chris Weitz's His Dark
Materials: The Golden Compass. Eva played 'Serafina Pekkala', the queen of the
witches, alongside Nicole Kidman, Daniel Craig and Dakota Blue-Richards. Eva's
other earlier film credits include Jean-Paul Salome's French-language film,
Eva's most prominent television credit saw her star as 'Morgan' in "Camelot", an
epic television adaptation of the classic Arthurian legend. The 10 part series
aired in the UK on Channel 4 and was a big hit for Starz in the US.
Eva began her career on stage in 2001. She starred in "Turcaret" directed by
Gerard Deshartes and "Jalousie en trios fax" directed by Didier Long, for which
she was nominated for Les Molieres (2002) in the category 'Revelation Theatrale