Sexy in silver! Christina Ricci shows off her hourglass curves in a stunning sequinned gown at Bel Ami premiere
Hitting the red carpet with Robert Pattinson must be a daunting prospect for an actress.
But in a bid to detract attention from the Twilight, Christina Ricci last night pulled out all the stops for the premiere of their new movie Bel Ami at the Berlin Film Festival in Germany.
The 32-year-old actress shone in a stunning silver sequinned fishtail gown as she posed up for photographers at the event.
Sexy in silver: Christina Ricci looked incredible in a figure-hugging silver gown at the German premiere of Bel Ami
Posing up: Christina joined her co-stars Robert Pattinson and Holliday Grainger on the red carpet at the Berlin Film Festival
Christina looked incredible in the
dress, which hugged her curves in all the right places, teamed with a
silver clutch bag and drop earrings.
The Pan Am start certainly managed to
stand out in her own right against Pattinson, who continued to stun
fans with his newly-shorn 'do – a vast contrast from his Edward Cullen
But while the 25-year-old may have lost his hair, he
certainly hadn't lost any of his sex appeal as he was bombarded by women
of all ages desperate to get close to their heartthrob.
Perfect from every angle: The 32-year-old actress' dress made the most of her incredible hourglass figure
If anything, his new look had made him even more attractive to his Twihards as the metal barriers struggled to keep the crowd from fully embracing the star.
Pattinson was in the German capital to attend the premiere held during day nine of the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival at the Berlinale Palast.
He looked considerably smarter than his vampire alter-ego in a black suit with a grey shirt and three-quarter-length coat.
Take a bow: Director Nick Ormerod, left, stands with his crew and fellow director Declan Donnellan
He was joined on the red carpet by Director Nick Ormerod, and co-stars Holliday Grainger, and Christina Ricci.
The day before Christina looked stunning at a photocall for the film, wearing an electric blue dress that featured a plunging neckline and gathered detail at the front.
In their new movie Pattinson plays Georges Duroy in the film which is based on the 1885 French novel of the same name by Guy de Maupassant.
Upstaged: Robert was out-dressed by his co-star Christina Ricci at the Photocall for Bel Ami
Knockout: Fans screamed yesterday as the heartthrob rolled into town with his new short haircut
His character has a meteoric rise from the status of a pauper until he is in a position of power among the Parisian elite.
The film may come as a shock to Pattinson's diehard Twilight fans as she revealed that his role is far from the loveable vampire they're used to.
'We were really true to the book and because the guy is basically a s**t who wins everything at the end it's really difficult to market it – especially with me in it,' he said.
‘Everyone's worried that everyone's going to be thinking, “Oh I want him to be nice, he's got to be nice to all the ladies.”'
In the novel his character is an
ex-soldier who becomes an amoral journalist, and ends up becoming the
most successful man in Paris.
takes on the role of Clotilde de Marelle in the movie, while Uma
Thurman and Kristin Scott Thomas play Duroy's love interests.
Bel Ami is set for release in the UK on March 9 2012
Hot talent: Robert took pictures with the crowd and seemed in rush to get away from the limelight