After two small roles in low-budget French projects, she was unexpectedly approved for one of the lead roles in the British-German film The Piano Player with Christopher Lambert and Dennis Hopper. Sometime later, Diane played in the Troy (2004) Hollywood drama, which divided her life into before and after. More than 3,000 actresses were auditioned for the role of Helen of Troy but Diane’s appearance and play seemed most convincing to producers - they decided that a woman with such appearance could easily put 1000 ships on alert.
It was not enough for me. I wanted to do something else; I felt that modeling was not my calling.