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02/01/2013 01:43 pm ET Updated Feb 01, 2013

Olivia Wilde's Vanity Fair Shoot: Actress Poses As Sultry Performer (PHOTOS)

Olivia Wilde channeled her inner vamp when she posed as a showgirl for the newest issue of Vanity Fair magazine.

Wilde looks gorgeous as a sexy showgirl, dressed in a glittering, bejeweled bra top and feathers, inside the pages of Vanity Fair's "Hollywood" issue.

Visit Vanity Fair for more on the "19th Hollywood Portfolio."

The portfolio, shot by famed photographer Bruce Weber, features 75 of today's biggest celebrities, including Halle Berry, Tom Hanks, Bradley Cooper, Selena Gomez, Ben Affleck and Emma Stone. Weber's vision for “Bruce Weber’s Adventures in Hollywood," is described by Vanity Fair's Bob Colacello as: “a place where Old Hollywood glamour is filtered through the lens of postwar Italian neo-realism, and Norman Rockwell wholesomeness is given an antic Fellini edge.”

Wilde's showgirl spread may have something do with her upcoming role opposite Steve Carrell and Steve Buscemi in "The Incredible Burt Wonderstone," a comedy about a Vegas magician who tries to team up with an old partner to beat a competitor. Wilde plays Jane, a magician's assistant.

The 28-year-old actress originally went to Hollywood with the intention to do comedy, but was often typecast as the "hot girl."

"I don't see why sexuality and comedy have to be mutually exclusive," Wilde told GQ in August about having to prove her comedic chops. "That's a tragic concept when it comes to women - you can be sexy and funny. I think Kristen Wiig is the perfect example: she's quirky and nerdy and, like, 'I'm a f***ing sex bomb but I'm also the funniest person you've ever met.' And I worship her for that."

These days, Wilde keeps laughing with her funnyman fiance, Jason Sudeikis. The two, who got engaged in early January, are said to be "very excited" about the upcoming nuptials.

PHOTOS: Images courtesy of Vanity Fair.

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