Cannes: Stargazers already were catching sight of some of Hollywood's biggest stars at the Cannes Film Festival well before "Midnight in Paris," the Woody Allen romance that opens the glamorous event with an evening premiere Wednesday.
On hand to meet reporters and festival-goers earlier in the day were Robert De Niro, Uma Thurman, Jude Law, Angelina Jolie, Jack Black, Dustin Hoffman, Antonio Banderas and Salma Hayek, along with director Allen and some of his cast, which includes Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams and Adrien Brody.
Capitalizing on the horde of international press at Cannes, DreamWorks Animation and Paramount Pictures brought in Banderas and Hayek for a photo event and interviews before the festival opened to promote their upcoming animated adventure "Puss in Boots," a spinoff of the "Shrek" franchise.
Banderas and Hayek posed on a pier along the Mediterranean atop a giant pair of boots bearing the movie's title and discussed the film after DreamWorks showed off 15 minutes of footage. The 3-D movie prompted Banderas to put on his special glasses and give Hayek the once-over as she sat behind him....more
07:12 PM, May 11, 2011