Actress Lea Seydoux poses for photographers on the photo demand the film ‘Oh Mercy’ on the 72nd Cannes film festival on Might per chance well per chance 23, 2019. (AP Describe/Petros Giannakouris, File)
CANNES, France—Léa Seydoux, surely one of France’s most smartly-known actors, would possibly maybe well even merely omit the Cannes Movie Festival after testing distinct for COVID-19.
Seydoux has been fully vaccinated, nonetheless she tested distinct whereas engaged on a film, her publicist Christine Tripicchio confirmed Saturday. She is asymptomatic and isolating at dwelling in Paris, hoping that destructive assessments on consecutive days would possibly maybe well even enable her to silent lend a hand the festival in the south of France.
Seydoux became location to be surely one of many most ubiquitous stars at Cannes this year. She stars in four films on the festival, including three which would possibly maybe well maybe be vying for the tip Palme d’Or award—an honor she shared in a success with 2013’s “Blue Is the Warmest Color.”
At Cannes, Seydoux stars in Wes Anderson’s “The French Dispatch;” in Arnaud Desplechin’s “Deception;” in Bruno Dumont’s “France;” and in Ildikó Enyedi’s “The Chronicle of My Wife.”
On Saturday, Cannes organizers trumpeted the success of the festival, which is requiring either proof of full vaccination or a destructive take a look at within 48 hours for entry to the festival hub. Masks are required interior theaters.
Cannes is also testing around 4,000 folks daily. Thierry Frémaux, artistic director of the festival, said Saturday there were zero distinct assessments on Friday.
By Jake Coyle