Léa Seydoux is, at only 36 years old, the reigning queen of Cannes. The eminent French actress first attended the world’s most famous film festival in 2007 and has rarely missed an edition since, having had more than a dozen films in which she appeared on screen here – including understood of them in 2022, David Cronenbergit’s science fiction Future Crimes and drama Mia Hansen-Loveit is A nice morning – and having also served on the jury in 2018. And nine years ago, she and Adèle Exarchopoulosher co-star in Abdellatif KechicheThe Risky Movie of 2013 Blue is the hottest colorbecame the first – and remain the only – performers ever to be awarded a competitive Palme d’Or alongside their director.
For these reasons and more – his filmography also includes three Best Picture Oscar nominees, two Bond films, dozens of European art house stars and the list goes on – Seydoux was the dream guest. for the first episode of The Hollywood Reporterit is Awards Speech podcast never recorded on the Croisette. On May 22, the day before Sony Classics acquired the United States distribution rights for A nice morning (Neon already had Future Crimes), she took her seat in the Campari Lounge of the historic Festival Palace, in front of an audience of moviegoers from around the world, for a live episode co-presented by SAG-AFTRA.