Uma Thurman

Pirelli launches covered-up 2017 calendar with top actresses

Pirelli on Tuesday unveiled the 2017 edition of its famed calendar, which sees photographer Peter Lindbergh mature beyond snaps of semi-nude models and set his lens on Hollywood.

The calendar, entitled "Emotional" and launched in Paris, stars 14 Oscar-winning actresses featured in black-and-white close up, in clothed poses with invisible make-up.

The photos, while beautiful, show wrinkles, lines and imperfections.

It's a dramatic move away from decades of risque shots that made the calendar, produced by the Italian tire manufacturer, one of the most recognizable in the world.

A roll call of A-listers including Charlotte Rampling, Uma Thurman, Helen...