Givenchy has announced actor Aaron Taylor-Johnson to be the new face for its upcoming men’s scent, Gentleman Givenchy.
“Firstly, because he is an artist we like a lot, because, in fact, he knows how to do everything,” said Romain Spitzer, chief executive of Givenchy Parfums regarding the choice of Aaron Taylor-Johnson for the role. “He is capable of playing in blockbusters, in art house films. He is able to act in major roles… and lighter roles, parodies and more intense parts. He knows how to dance. He knows how to sing. He’s funny, intense. He is very nice and has an energy that we like a lot. For me, his personality is a mix of elegance, charisma, generosity and singularity.”
The 26-year-old English actor was famously known for his breakthrough Hollywood role in Kick-Ass (2010). He has appeared in a number of high-profile blockbusters including Godzilla (2014) and Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), as well as last year’s critically-acclaimed Nocturnal Animals. The neo-noir thriller, directed by reputable American fashion designer Tom Ford, earned Aaron Taylor-Johnson a Best Supporting Actor win at the Golden Globe Award and also received a BAFTA nomination for the same category.