Brad Pitt stars in Chanel No 5 advert

After months of much teasing from Chanel HQ – including a very dramatic and rather educational video about the rich history of Chanel No.5 – Brad Pitt’s role as the fragrance’s spokesmodel, is unveiled today. Looking thoughtful against a gray background, the 48-year-old Hollywood star ponders life in the short video directed by Joe Wright, best known for movies such as Pride and Prejudice, Atonement and two commercials for Chanel’s Coco Mademoiselle fragrance featuring Keira Knightley. “It’s not a journey. Every journey ends but we go on. The world turns and we turn with it. Plans disappear. Dreams take over. But wherever I go, there you are. My luck. My fate. My fortune. Chanel No. 5. Inevitable,” says Pitt in the video. Pitt is the first male to have fronted a campaign for the French couture house’s best-selling fragrance, which has previously been fronted by actresses Audrey Tautou, Nicole Kidman and Vanessa Paradis. Get the latest headlines www.telegraph.co.uk Subscribe to The Telegraph www.youtube.com Like us on Facebook www.facebook.com Follow us on Twitter twitter.com Follow us on Google+ plus.google.com Telegraph.co.uk and YouTube.com/TelegraphTV are websites of The Daily Telegraph, the UK’s best-selling quality daily newspaper providing news and analysis on UK and world events, business, sport, lifestyle and culture.