Cannes: ‘Gotti’ Gala Added; Masterclasses Set With Travolta, Coogler, Oldman, Nolan

Deadline | 5/2/2018 | Nancy Tartaglione
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With less than a week to go before the Cannes Film Festival kicks off, final arrangements continue to be put in place. Along with the previously announced Christopher Nolan, masterclasses are to be delivered by Black Panther helmer Ryan Coogler; this year’s Best Actor Oscar winner Gary Oldman; and John Travolta who will also attend a private world premiere Special Gala Screening of Teflon Don biopic Gotti. Cannes has confirmed the May 15 screening is not part of the Official Selection.

During the festival, the four Rendez-Vous with the artists will be held in the Salle Bunuel and will replace the Leçon de Cinéma. The directors and actors have been invited to share their work and passion, with a focus on American and English cinema.

Coogler - Cannes - Fruitvale - Station - May

Coogler, who first appeared in Cannes with 2013 breakout Fruitvale Station, is first up on May 10. That film took the Prix de l’Avenir in the Un Certain Regard section. This year, Coogler helmed the cultural and box office phenomenon Black Panther which has grossed $1.33B globally to date. BP‘s Michael B Jordan will also be in Cannes with Ramin Bahrani’s Fahrenheit...
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