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Brie Larson looked like she was having a blast on the Cannes red carpet – The Hollywood Reporter

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At Tuesday’s press conference in Cannes featuring this year’s competition jury, Oscar winner Brie Larson was asked to recall her reaction upon receiving the call for service. She replied, “I take a great interest in this medium, and so to be in the company of those people whom I admire so much, is a great honour.”

Larson turned that into what seemed to be an after-hours delight when she hit the Palais red carpet for her Cannes debut, wearing a Chanel gown encrusted with the luxury fashion house’s jewels. After stepping out of the car, Larsson had smiles, expressive faces and a bit of a resistance – a dance break at the top of the famous staircase – before entering the venue for tonight’s opening ceremony and screening of Maïwenn star Johnny Depp’s movie. Jane du Barry.

Festival pomp and circumstance usually delivers high energy amid glitz and glamor (and diamonds galore), and Larson seemed to indulge in all that was surely needed on a first day on the job. The schedule included a festival photo call and press conference along with fellow jurors such as chair Robin Ostlund, Paul Dano, TitanDirected by Palme d’Or winner Julia DuCournau. I’m not a witch Acclaimed film director Ronjano Nyoni, actor Denis Minochet, Argentine director Damien Zifron, Afghan-born, French-based director Atig Ranemi, and Moroccan director Maryam Touzani.

As per protocol, they then arrived together for the evening’s festivities as they posed in front of crushing paparazzi as a team, also entering the Grand Auditorium Louis Lumière together. During the official ceremony, which also saw the honorary Palme d’Or pass to Michael Douglas, the jury members received one introduction after another as they took the stage in front of an all-star crowd that included Depp, Moen, and guests such as Helen Mirren, Elle Fanning, Naomi Campbell, Catherine Deneuve, and Uma Thurman. , Mads Mikkelsen, Fan Bingbing, Cindy Bruna and others.

Also during the aforementioned press conference, city rookie Kan Larson answered the question of who diverse About deb and whether she will see what is beyond competition Jane du Barry — because of her history of advocating for survivors of sexual assault and as a former member of the advisory board for Time’s Up amidst the controversy surrounding the film — Larson said firmly, “You’d see if I saw it, and I don’t know how I’d feel about it if I did.”

She ditched the exchange and looked like she had the time of her life in a show happily reminiscent of Will Smith’s debut on Jury in 2017. See photographic evidence below of Larson’s fun time in Cannes so far.

(L to R) Jury members Paul Dano, Dennis Minochet, Brie Larson, Head Jury Robin Ostlund, Damien Zifron, Julia Docorno, Ateeq Rahimi, and Maryam Touzani.

Invitational Jury: Paul Dano, Denis Menoché, Brie Larson, Robin Ostlund, Damien Zifron, Julia Ducornau, Ateeq Rahimi, and Maryam Touzani.

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(L to R) Jury members Dennis Minochet, Brie Larson and Damien Zifron

Dennis Minochet, Brie Larson, and Damien Zifron.

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Brie Larson attends a party

Brie Larson breaks a move.

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(L to R) Jury members Damien Zifron, Brie Larson and Dennis Minochet

More dancing.

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(LR) Julia DuCourneau, 76th Cannes Film Festival Jury President Robin Ostlund and Brie Larson attend the jury portrait at the 76th Annual Cannes Film Festival at the Palais des Festivals on May 16, 2023 in Cannes, France.

Julia DuCorneau, Robin Ostlund and Brie Larson during the jury’s photo call.

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(LR) Thierry Frémaux and Brie Larson attend the Jury Dinner prior to the 76th Cannes Film Festival at Hotel Martinez in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt on May 15, 2023 in Cannes, France.

Festival director Thierry Frémaux receives a hug from Brie Larson.

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