By Rebecca Davison for MailOnline
Published: 02:34 EST, 25 September 2014 | Updated: 07:39 EST, 25 September 2014
She's in the last year of her sixties - but when movie chiefs scouted a body double for Dame Helen Mirren on the set of war thriller, Eye In The Sky, they enlisted the help of someone much younger.
Stunt performer Fleur van Eeden is stepping in for the Oscar-winner and at aged 30 is much younger than the Oscar-winner.
In an interview with the Daily Mirror, she sang the praises of the veteran actress.
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In shape: Dame Helen Mirren, 69, has a body double who is 30-years-old on the set of her new war thriller
'No way does she look her age - she looks amazing. I want to look like that when I'm 69,' she said.
The paper reports that one scene that Fleur stood in for Helen was an action sequence when she raced a 4x4 across rough terrain.
Eye In The Sky is set in the world of remotely piloted drone warfare, according to imdb and is being shot in Cape Town, South Africa.
Young beauty: Stunt performer Fleur van Eeden is standing in for Dame Helen in Eye In The Sky
Slated for release in 2015, the Gavin Hood film, also starring Aaron Paul, is set in the world of remotely piloted drone warfare.
Helen is on board to play British military intelligence officer Colonel Katherine Powell, who leads a drone operation to capture a terrorist group in Kenya.
Breaking Bad star Aaron will be portraying American drone pilot Steve Watts.
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Dame Helen flew into Cape Town International Airport on September 8, just two days after promoting her last film at the Deauville Film Festival in France.
She arrived in style, wearing a chic black dress, with a laser-cut cobalt jacket and oversized sunglasses.
The in-demand actress also stars in new movie, The Hundred-Foot Journey, in which she plays temperamental French chef Madame Mallory.
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She's got the look: Helen looked chic as she arrived at Cape Town International Airport on September 8
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