From Left: Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, Melanie Thierry, Jodie Foster, Camelia Jordana, Candice Susan and Marion Cotillard pose for photographers at Cannes, France. Reuters / AP / AFP
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The jury members arrived on Monday and will give their traditional press conference on Tuesday afternoon, before embarking on their 24-film marathon.
As evening falls, stars will strut down the recycled red carpet, which has been chopped in size as part of a green makeover.
Jodie Foster, American actor and director, is guest of honour at the opening ceremony of the Cannes Film Festival, and will be presented an honorary Palme d'Or before the screening of "Annette" gets underway.
The cast of the beloved 1990s sitcom about six attractive, straight, white New Yorkers with ludicrously giant Manhattan apartments finally reunite for a much-hyped and long-delayed special. Details are under wraps, but fans can expect a “table read” of a classic episode, a recreation of the famous “Friends...”
"Adjustments in the festival structure, the film programming and the total number of invited films will be defined by the festival management within the coming weeks," the organisers said in a statement.
Shooting for the new film has apparently begun. The monarch of romance and the fantasy of millions was spotted outside Yash Raj Studios in Mumbai.
Hamilton revolves around the life of Alexander Hamilton, the first Treasury Secretary of the United States, who rose from humble origins to become one of America’s founding fathers and George Washington’s right-hand man during the Revolutionary War for American Independence.
The show is an artistic exploration of the impermanent yet resilient aspects of the Emirati environment and those who share it.
Flags representing attendees from Argentina, Puerto Rico, Guatemala, Colombia, Venezuela, South Korea and Brazil were raised; children and the elderly sang along to familiar radio hits. Live music isn't church, but for two hours on Sunday night, the group got close.