On Thursday, fans were treated to a brand new cover of Vogue magazine with Deepika Padukone sharing the space with the Hollywood star Scarlett Johansson and South Korean actor Doona Bae. Now, Vogue has released a video clip on social media, where leading actors from 14 totally different nationalities like Nigeria, India, Mexico, Iceland, US and France, among others, have spoken about what a typical film’s storyline is like in their respective countries.
Sharing the post, Vogue wrote: “Don’t touch that dial, ladies and gentlemen it's time for Hollywood, Nollywood, and Bollywood Squared! Get to grasp a bevvy of the world’s most famed actresses in an exceedingly good old fashioned game show format.”
The video features Deepika Padukone where she describes Bollywood film in a gist. She will be seen saying, “Boy and girl meet. The minute they look at each other, there’s electricity; they fall in love and all of a sudden, the bad guy enters and he is ready to destroy their future. Part 1.” The glint of humour in her eyes is unmistakable. She is obviously having fun.
The said clip features several different actors — Mexico’s Eiza González, Adesua Etomi-Wellington of Nigeria, Iceland’s Here Hilmar and Bond girl Léa Seydoux of France. At one purpose within the clip, Here says that films in her country trot out “a lot of misery, maybe existential crisis set in really beautiful nature and have great female characters.”
However, the most effective bit was reserved for Léa, who whereas describing French films, are mere says nothing and started looking here and there. With that she ends it, saying that it’s terribly simple. When a moment’s silence, all burst out laughing.
In an article in Vogue on its cover girls on March 14, the magazine wrote that the first shot of the video took place in East London and the second one is scheduled to take place in New York.
Meanwhile, keeping to the Vogue cover, other names to be part of the story include James Bond actor Lea Seydoux, The Crown actor Vanessa Kirby, Elizabeth Debicki, Golshifteh Farahani, Liv Lisa Fries, Bruna Marquezine and Alba Rohrwacher.