2022 Cannes Film Festival

Strand Releasing Buys Cannes’ Directors’ Fortnight Title ‘Will-O’-The-Wisp’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Strand Releasing has bought North American rights to João Pedro Rodrigues’ “Will-O’-The-Wisp” which had its world premiere at Director’s Fortnight in Cannes. Films Boutique represents the movie in…

Viola Davis Delivers Powerful Speech At Kering’s Starry Cannes Dinner: ‘The Power of Art is That It Knows No Color’

A triumphant Viola Davis brought guests at Kering’s annual Women in Motion dinner in Cannes to their feet on Sunday with a rousing speech acknowledging her roots and…

Letitia Wright Teases ‘Black Panther 2’ As an ‘Incredible Honor to Chadwick Boseman’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Little has been confirmed about “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever,” but much has been discussed in the rumor mill regarding the sequel to Marvel’s enormous hit, “Black Panther.” Following…

Iranian Serial Killer Movie ‘Holy Spider’ — Which Pushes Envelope With Nudity, Sex and Graphic Strangling Scenes — Stuns Cannes

“Holy Spider,” a gritty drama about a real-life Iranian serial killer, stunned the Cannes Film Festival at its premiere on Sunday afternoon, earning a thunderous seven-minute standing ovation…

The Long Road to ‘Spinning Gold’: Why It Took Three Decades to Bring the Story of Six Decadent Disco Years to the Screen

The story of Casablanca Records has been told by many — in books, articles and by the larger-than-life characters who lived through the salad days of mid- to…

Variety Announces Interviews for Cannes Studio Presented by Campari

Variety will partner with Campari to bring the Variety Studio to the 2022 Cannes Film Festival. The interview studio will run May 18 – 25 and feature conversations with…

Catalonia Becoming European Production Powerhouse

“Alcarràs,” from Catalonia’s Carla Simón, won Berlin’s top Golden Bear in February. “One Year, One Night,” from Catalan Isaki Lacuesta, also played in main competition. This May “Pacifiction,”…

Cannes Comes Back to Life With 5-Minute Standing Ovation for Gory French Zombie Movie ‘Final Cut (Coupez!)’

A visit from the dead? How chic. The Cannes Film Festival sprung back into action on Tuesday night, as this year’s opening night movie, “Final Cut (Coupez!)” received…

Asghar Farhadi Forcefully Denies Plagiarism Allegations: ‘My Film Was Not Based on the Documentary’

Asghar Farhadi forcefully denied that he plagiarized his 2021 film “A Hero.” “My film was not based on the documentary,” the Iranian Oscar-winning directed said on Tuesday afternoon…

BFI, British Council Unveil Hot U.K. Projects Headed to Cannes in 2022

The BFI and British Council have revealed the line-up for this year’s Great8 showcase, which allows international distributors and festival programmers to get an early look at eight…

Cannes Film Festival Completes Official Selection of 2022 Lineup

The Cannes Film Festival has added a string of new titles to its Official Selection, including three movies in competition: Léonor Serraille’s “Un Petit Frere,” Albert Serra’s “Tourment…