Friday, April 25, 2008

Julianne Moore and Michael Phelps as Mermaids in Disney Dream Portrait Series

Hollywood actress, Julianne Moore and US Olympic swimmer, Michael Phelps, are the latest artists in renowned photographer, Annie Leibovitz's Disney Dream Portrait Series. This time, Julianne Moore is Ariel in "The Little Mermaid". These latest image is also planned for the June issue of Vanity Fair magazine.When Julianne Moore was asked to play Ariel, she recalls, "I leapt at the chance." "Ariel is my daughter's favorite princess, so I was just really so excited to do it," Moore said. Michael Phelps said,"It was kind of weird to be able to put on a tail and swim around in a tank; to work with Annie and try these crazy sorts of ideas is really an honor and something I won't forget."
Disney had released a series of star-studded Dream Portrait based on Fairy tales and shot by photographer Annie Leibovitz since January 2007. The stars included, Scarlett Johansson as Cinderella
Beyonce as Alice in Wonderland
David Beckham as the gallant Prince Phillip from "Sleeping Beauty"
Rachel Weisz as Snow White
Tennis star Roger Federer as King Arthur from "The Sword in the Stone"
Jennifer Lopez as Jasmine, Marc Anthony as Aladdin
Whoopi Goldberg playing the Genie in "Aladdin"
Giselle Bundchen as Wendy Darling, Mikhail Baryshnikov as "Peter Pan" and Tina Fey as Tinker Bell
Jessica Biel as Pocahontas. Did you just wake up from a dream after seeing all these pictures?

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