Kenzo is straying away from using models and is instead using comedians for their new campaign. The hilarious former “SNL” cast members and comedians, Maya Rudolph and Fred Armisen, will be the face of Kenzo’s Fall 2017 Campaign. “Girls'” Greta lee and “The Wire’s” James Ransone will also join the two comedians in Kenzo’s new campaign. This will be their first high fashion campaign for all four actors and comedians.
Humberto Leon & Carol Lim, creative directors of KENZO, present “Cabiria, Charity, Chastity”, a new film written and directed by the accomplished actress @nlyonne featuring KENZO’s Fall-Winter 2017 collections. The film follows Chastity (#MayaRudolph) on a surreal journey through a parallel plane meeting Fred Armisen (@sordociego), Greta Lee (@thegreta), James Ransone, Matt Lucas (@realmattlucas), Macaulay Culkin (@macaulay_culkin_), Waris Ahluwalia (@houseofwaris), Leslie Odom Jr (@leslieodomjr) on her way. Stay tuned for the film to be released on KENZO.com in September 2017. Photos by @caspersejersenstudio with costume design by @ariannephillips.
The group will also star in a film complimentary to their campaign with Kenzo. The film will be titled “Cabiria, Charity, Chastity,” and will be directed by Natasha Lyonne, who has also starred in Kenzo campaigns in the past. This will also be Lyonne’s directorial debut. “Cabiria, Charity, Chastity,” will have appearances from Macaulay Culkin, Waris Ahluwalia, Leslie Odom Jr. and Matt Lucas. Maya Rudolph will star has “Chastity.”
“[Chastity will go on a] surreal journey through a parallel plane,” according to a press release from the brand.”
The film will debut in September, but not many details about the film have been revealed.