Tag Archives: the Cannes

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy pregnancy confirmed by family member

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: When Carla Bruni-Sarkozy skipped out on the Cannes red-carpet premiere of Woody Allen’s “Midnight In Paris” – of which she is a cast member – the rumors swirled about a potential pregnancy. Turns out they weren’t rumors at all. Pal Sarkozy, the father of France’s president Nicolas Sarkozy[...]

ACT Against Violence partners with thriller “Last Day on Earth”

HollywoodNews.com: Clinical Psychologist, Dr. Deborah Hoffman, immediately took interest in the film “Last Day On Earth,” in which her daughter Tara Shayne stars, after reading the script. Dr. Hoffman says “I believe the subject content of this film is a perfect springboard for alerting the public on a larger scale[...]

Sean Penn about to act in ‘This Must Be The Place’

HollywoodNews.com: Sean Penn will star in “This Must Be The Place,” a $28 million English-language film by Italian director Paolo Sorrentino. The production goes before the cameras on August 16 and also stars another Oscar-winner, in addition to Penn, Frances McDormand. Per Screen Daily, production will last 10-weeks in Dublin,[...]

Paul Allen throws big parties but doesn’t know how to attract the stars

By Roger Friedman HollywoodNews.com: One thing you can say for mysterious Microsoft billionaire Paul Allen: he doesn’t know how to throw a party. He does have a big yacht parked out in the Cannes marina with its full sized yellow submarine, floating hospital, and basketball court. On Wednesday night, he hosted a[...]

Ellen, Barkin’ Up Wrong Tree in “Sh!t Year”

By Roger Friedman hollywoodnews.com: Ellen Barkin either lost a bet or she’s being blackmailed. Either way, her presence in “Shit Year” at the Cannes Directors Fortnight is puzzling. Cam Archer’s movie isn’t really even a movie. It’s a self indulgent raft ride into outer space, in which improvisation and meaningless yabbering[...]

Helen Mirren’s movie “Love Ranch” to debut in Cannes film market

By Roger Friedman This is a big week for Oscar winner Helen Mirren. The famed British actress got to see herself turned into wax yesterday at Madam Tussaud’s in London. On Saturday, her movie, “Love Ranch,” directed by her famed husband Taylor Hackford, will debut in the Cannes film market. The film market[...]

Woody Allen, “Robin Hood” Waiting for Word from Cannes

BY ROGER FRIEDMAN The 2010 Cannes Film Festival is shaping up as a possible Hollywood-on-the Mediterranean event. This is not a bad thing. First up, I am told there is talk of Ridley Scott’s “Robin Hood” for opening night. The Russell Crowe-Cate Blanchett extravaganza plays like “Gladiator,” sources say, and could be Universal’s[...]

Hilary Swank soars through ‘Amelia’

BY SEAN O’CONNELL HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest DVD and Blu-ray releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we recommend: ‘Amelia’ Once believed to be an Oscar contender, Mira Nair’s biopic of pioneering female pilot Amelia Earhart met critical resistance and failed to get[...]