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Mystery actress transforms into a bridal Brigitte Bardot as filming for the biopic continues


A mystery actress transformed into a bridal Brigitte Bardot over the Easter weekend as filming for the biopic continued in Saint Tropez. 

Production company France 2 have remained tight-lipped on the actress’ identity, but she effortlessly embodied the French icon for the upcoming series, Bardot. 

Pictures captured the blonde actress in a distinctive wedding dress as she filmed nuptials with onscreen husband Noham Edje.

Intriguing: A mystery actress transformed into a bridal Brigitte Bardot and kissed her onscreen husband (Noham Edje) as filming for the biopic continued in Saint Tropez over the weekend

Intriguing: A mystery actress transformed into a bridal Brigitte Bardot and kissed her onscreen husband (Noham Edje) as filming for the biopic continued in Saint Tropez over the weekend

Brigette – who now at 87 still remains a pop culture icon – has been married four times. 

She married filmmaker Roger Vadim in 1952 but they divorced just years later in 1957, however went on to work together in The Night Heaven Fell. In 1959, she tied the knot with Jacques Charrier and they had a son Nicolas together before splitting up in 1962.

She then married millionaire Gunter Sachs, divorcing three years later, before she tied the knot with far-right political aide Bernard d’Ormale in 1992, who she is still with today.  

It is not known who Noham is portraying, however the onscreen couple appeared to have chemistry in abundance as they shared a kiss on the beach during the ceremony.

Nuptials: Production company France 2 have remained tight-lipped on the actress' identity, but she effortlessly embodied the French icon for the upcoming series, Bardot

Nuptials: Production company France 2 have remained tight-lipped on the actress’ identity, but she effortlessly embodied the French icon for the upcoming series, Bardot

Another photograph taken on the set shows the unnamed actress sitting at the back of a bus wearing a red jumper, pulling a pensive expression.  

Throughout filming, the star sported Brigitte’s signature golden tresses with a feathered fringe.   

Bardot is a mini-series biopic about Brigitte’s life from 1949, when she first graced a magazine cover, to the birth of her son in 1960, according to Variety.

Filming: Another photograph taken on the set shows the unnamed actress sitting at the back of a bus wearing a red jumper, pulling a pensive expression

Filming: Another photograph taken on the set shows the unnamed actress sitting at the back of a bus wearing a red jumper, pulling a pensive expression

The series, which is being produced by Federation Entertainment with France Televisions, was written by Oscar-nominated screenwriter Danièle Thompson and will be directed by Christopher Thompson.

French stars Géraldine Pailhas, Victor Belmondo and Hippolyte Girardot will star in the biopic, an industry source has claimed.

Brigitte Bardot starred in 47 films including the classic And God Created Woman during her acting career, before she quit the movie industry in 1973.

Gorgeous: Pictures captured the blonde actress in a distinctive wedding dress as she filmed nuptials with onscreen husband

Gorgeous: Pictures captured the blonde actress in a distinctive wedding dress as she filmed nuptials with onscreen husband 

She graced the cover of Elle magazine as the age of 15 before she was launched to fame after starring in the 1956 film And God Created Woman, where she played a sexually liberated young woman that saw her become a sex symbol. 

Since retiring from acting, she has devoted herself to the Brigitte Bardot Foundation, which she set up in 1986 with money raised from selling off her jewellery, while she runs an animal sanctuary in the French Riviera resort of St Tropez.   

In recent years, Brigitte has become a controversial figure, and has been convicted in the past over her comments about Muslims. 

Career: Brigitte Bardot starred in 47 films including the classic And God Created Woman during her acting career, before she quit the movie industry in 1973

Career: Brigitte Bardot starred in 47 films including the classic And God Created Woman during her acting career, before she quit the movie industry in 1973

Sex symbol: She graced the cover of Elle magazine as the age of 15 before she was launched to fame after starring in the 1956 film And God Created Woman

Sex symbol: She graced the cover of Elle magazine as the age of 15 before she was launched to fame after starring in the 1956 film And God Created Woman

Marriages: She has had four husbands, marrying far-right political aide Bernard d'Ormale in 1992, who she is still with today

Marriages: She has had four husbands, marrying far-right political aide Bernard d’Ormale in 1992, who she is still with today

In November, she was fined 20,000 euros (£17,000) by a court on France’s Indian Ocean island of La Reunion over a 2019 diatribe where she described its inhabitants as ‘savages’.

She launched the rambling attack against the inhabitants of La Reunion, one of France’s overseas territories spread across the Indo-Pacific and Caribbean, in response to what she saw as their mistreatment of animals. 

Her spokesman Bruno Jacquelin was also fined by the court in the main town of Saint-Denis de la Reunion 4,000 euros (£3,400) for his role in sending the statement to several media outlets at her request.

Activist: Since retiring from acting, she has devoted herself to the Brigitte Bardot Foundation, which she set up in 1986 with money raised from selling off her jewellery (pictured 2007)

Activist: Since retiring from acting, she has devoted herself to the Brigitte Bardot Foundation, which she set up in 1986 with money raised from selling off her jewellery (pictured 2007)

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