Brad Pitt is ready to make women swoon!
The actor has officially made his debut as the first male spokesperson for the Chanel No. 5 perfume product line. In the inaugural commercial for the campaign, the actor shows off his romantic side by reciting a poem to a mystery woman.
"It's not a journey," reads Pitts. "Every journey ends, but we go on. The world turns and we turn with it. Plans disappear. Dreams take over. But wherever I go, there you are. My luck, my fate, my fortune. Chanel No. 5. Inevitable."
The understated commercial, which features the father of six, looking casual and dressed down is a bit of a yawn-fest and seems to have very little to do with the perfume he is pitching. The campaign is an attempt for the brand to provide the male perspective on the iconic scent.
Audrey Tatou:The "Amelie" and "The Da Vinci Code" star was brought in to bring some youth to the prestigious perfume brand in 2009. For her ads, she teamed up with French director Jean-Pierre Jeunet to harness the international appeal of the scent.
Nicole Kidman: The Oscar winner leveraged her "Moulin Rouge" fame to team up with the film's director, Baz Luhrmann, to create a three minute commercial named "No. 5 The Film" in 2004. Her reported salary for the spot was $3.71 million which garnered the actress a place in the Guinness Book of World Records for the most money paid per minute to an actor. She was dumped by the brand in 2008.
Carole Bouquet: The French actress and model was the face of the brand for more than a decade. She leveraged her fame from appearing in more than forty films including the Bond classic, "For Your Eyes Only", to became the iconic face of the perfume through the 1980s and 1990s.
Catherine Deneuve: During the 1970s, the French actress tried to raise the brand out out the mass market drug stores win a series of ads showcasing the iconic design of the bottle and focusing on the exclusivity of the French brand. The television ads were directed by Ridley Scott and were essentially mini-films focused on fantasy and seduction.
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