Ten years ago, actress Lily Collins was on vacation in Cannes with her family when she first saw the Grand Palais. “I remember seeing the steps and thinking, ‘One day maybe, that would be amazing.’ And now, I’m walking the steps, linking arms with my co-stars. It is such a crazy, magical experience!” beamed Collins, 28, catching a break at the Carlton Hotel, where her film Okja, premiered to raves the night before. It is the newest film from Korean director Bong Joo Hoo, and follows Mija (An Seo Hyun), a young girl in South Korea whose best friend Okja, is a friendly gigantic pig. But when an evil food company, headed by Lucy Mirando (Tilda Swinton) and Dr. Johnny Wilcox (Jake Gyllenhall), takes Okja into captivity for experiments, Mija sets out on a rescue mission with the help of Red (Collins) and Jay (Paul Dano). Collins, fresh off Warren Beatty’s Rules Don’t Apply, wasn’t the slightest bit overwhelmed by the Cannes experienced, but she did admit it was a lot to take in. “Premiering a film here is surreal, I’ve never seen so many photographers in one space—the music, everything, it’s so strange. It’s unlike anything I’ve ever experienced.”
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Lily Collins & her co-stars attended ‘Okja’ Premiere during the 70th Annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France on May 19, 2017. She looks absolutely amazing in a couture gown by Ralph and Russo, isn’t she? Check out 407 high quality photos by clicking on the thumbnails below.
The promotional tour for Lily Collins’s upcoming movie “Okja” has started this week (May 19th) during the 70th Annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, where Lily attended a photocall & press confrence alongside her co-stars Jake Gyllenhall and Tilda Swinton.
Netflix published a new official trailer for upcoming movie Okja.