Cannes Film Festival to host global premiere of 'Solo

Apr 07, 2018, 00:30
Cannes Film Festival to host global premiere of 'Solo

"Solo: A Star Wars Story" will be shown as part of the "Out of Competition" selection of the Cannes Film Festival before its official release on May 25.

It also features Paul Bettany and Jon Favreau, who will have a busy spring promoting their work in both Solo and Avengers: Infinity War (in theaters April 27).

Yesterday, reports surfaced that Solo: A Star Wars Story would screen at the Cannes Film Festival, and it's now been confirmed by Lucasfilm.

The screening in the Grand Amphitheatre Lumière at the Palais des Festivals in Cannes promises to be an event for all fans of the saga and everyone in attendance.

Everybody Knows (Todos lo saben) is an upcoming Spanish-language psychological thriller film written and directed by Asghar Farhadi, and starring Javier Bardem and Penélope Cruz.

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The match may appear odd at first glance, but Star Wars and Cannes do have a history.

Yesterday morning, the Cannes Film Festival confirmed that its opening night movie would be two-time Oscar victor Asghar Farhadi's Everybody Knows starring Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz.

Cate Blanchett, Benicio Del Toro, France's Bertrand Bonello and Switzerland's Ursula Meier will chair the juries who will decide which films and filmmakers receive the event's prestigious prizes.

Penelope Cruz at the 56th International Film Festival in Cannes. This year Han Solo will get all the attention, and he's bringing along his pals to share in the glory (but not the reward of course).

Solo stars Alden Ehrenreich as Han Solo and Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian, as well as Emilia Clarke and Woody Harrelson.

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