Woody Allen recruits France's first lady
Carla Bruni-Sarkozy says she's "not at all an actress"PARIS -- Woody Allen has successfully courted France's first lady, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy.
The former supermodel and wife of President Nicolas Sarkozy says she's agreed to be in the famed director's next film, but doesn't know what role he has in store for her and admits she could be a terrible actress.
Allen "asked me to be in his next film," she said on Canal Plus television, where she appeared for an interview and duet with crooner Harry Connick Jr.
Asked if he had told her what part she would play, Bruni-Sarkozy replied: "No. But I said 'yes'... I do everything a little bit blindly. If I don't, I won't do anything."
"I'm not at all an actress. Maybe I'll be absolutely terrible," she added.
"I'd like to -- you know -- when I'm a grandmother, to have done a Woody Allen film," said Bruni-Sarkozy, who has a son from a relationship before Sarkozy. "I cannot in my life miss an opportunity like this."
The bespectacled cinematic legend asked Bruni-Sarkozy not to make another film before his, she said.
"If this ever comes about, it'll be a great experience," she said.
Bruni-Sarkozy, now a singer-songwriter, has largely shelved her concert tour plans to make way for her responsibilities as France's first lady.