The Cannes Movie Competition opened its 76th version with a parade of stars, together with the much-debated return of Johnny Depp.
Depp’s prominence on the pageant’s first day — he performs Louis XV within the opening evening movie, “Jeanne du Barry” — has been a scorching matter within the leadup to the premiere. (Competition juror Brie Larson left it an open query on whether or not she would even watch the movie, which isn’t in competitors.) Depp acquired a heat welcome Tuesday evening, smiling for cameras as followers close by chanted “Johnny!”
Helen Mirren offered 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 evening additionally belonged to Michael Douglas, who acquired an honorary Palme d’Or throughout 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 pageant’s premieres double as moments of excessive style, with Elle Fanning, Uma Thurman and Fan Bingbing opted for seems with lengthy, flowing trains.
The starry celebration, which can embrace the premieres of “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Future” and Martin Scorsese’s newest movie, continues via Could 27th.