The Cannes Movie Pageant opened its 76th version with a parade of stars, together with the much-debated return of Johnny Depp.
Depp’s prominence on the competition’s first day — he performs Louis XV within the opening night time movie, “Jeanne du Barry” — has been a sizzling matter within the leadup to the premiere. (Pageant juror Brie Larson left it an open query on whether or not she would even watch the movie, which isn’t in competitors.) Depp obtained a heat welcome Tuesday night time, smiling for cameras as followers close by chanted “Johnny!”
Helen Mirren supplied a standout take a look at the premiere together with her hair dyed blue and a fan with the phrase #WorthIt printed on it.
The night time additionally belonged to Michael Douglas, who obtained an honorary Palme d’Or in the course of the opening ceremony. Douglas attended the premiere along with his spouse, Catherine Zeta-Jones and their daughter, Carys, who kissed the actor on his cheeks on the prime of the steps of the famed Palais des Festivals earlier than the ceremony.
The competition’s premieres double as moments of excessive vogue, with Elle Fanning, Uma Thurman and Fan Bingbing opted for appears to be like with lengthy, flowing trains.
The starry celebration, which can embody the premieres of “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Future” and Martin Scorsese’s newest movie, continues by Could twenty seventh.