Freida's New Role

After Oscars success Freida Pinto has been signed up for Woody Allen's new movie
Wednesday , 25 February 2009
Freida's New Role

Model-turned-actress FREIDA PINTO will follow her movie debut in Oscar-winning Slumdog Millionaire with a role in legendary filmmaker WOODY ALLEN's next picture.

The 24-year-old was stunned when the Danny Boyle-directed film took home eight honours - including Best Picture and Best Director - at the Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday.

And the young star has credited Boyle with helping her to catch the eye of three-time Oscar winner Allen, who's made huge stars out of young Hollywood actresses, including Scarlett Johansson.

Asked of the collaboration on U.S. morning news programme Today, she says: "Yes, it's up (begins) in July. So thank you, Danny Boyle, for helping me take off."