ANNA Friel strips naked for steamy bath scenes in her new drama, Charming the Hearts of Men.
The 45-year-old stars alongside Frasier actor Kelsey Grammer in the film, which is described as a fictional account inspired by true events and set in the politically charged 1960s.
Anna plays Grace Gordon, who has returned home due to the sudden death of her father and finds life as she knew it has changed from privileged to penniless.
Realising women have little power in 1960s America, she teams up with a congressman – played by Kelsey – in a bid to change the law.
In one scene, Anna is seen as Grace unwinding in the bath with an alcoholic beverage, bubbles helping to maintain her modesty.
In another scene, Anna shows off her curves in a stunning green gown with a plunging neckline.
Producer Richard T Lewis said of the film: “Charming the Heart of Men is a story of the dawning awareness of the central character during the dawning awareness of a nation.
“Many of the issues faced in 1964 are the same issues the world is dealing with today.”
The film also stars Sean Astin, Aml Ameen and Diane Ladd.
Earlier this year, Anna left Marcella fans devastated by appearing to confirm she won’t be returning for series four.
Ahead of the series three finale in March, Anna tweeted: “Finale of season 3 tonight after 6 years of her being in my life.
“Thank you ALL for watching and caring xxx I love this character,” she wrote on Twitter alongside a photo of her Marcella sporting her new blonde look.
The actress posted a series of love heart emojis on the tweet with many fans begging her to do at least one more season of the ITV drama.
Charming the Hearts of Men is released today, August 13 in the US.