The Lady Dior Saga One Woman – Four Cities starring Marion Cotillard may officially have been closed with the final chapter taking place in London. However, Marion’s involvement with Dior is far from over. A preview of a beautiful new ad shot by photographer Craig McDean was released today. With the St. Basil’s Cathedral visible through the window the setting is officially Moscow in Russia but it was taken a few months ago on a set in Paris because Marion Cotillard wasn’t able to travel to Russia. The print campaign is coinciding with a major Christian Dior exhibition at the Pushkin Museum in Moscow next month as well as with the reopening of its luxed-up Stoleshnikov boutique. Interestingly, Moscow was rumoured to be the city featured in the 4th chapter of the Dior saga a year ago. It is not yet clear how the new ad fits into the Lady Dior saga and whether it will be accompanied by a mini-movie. But the new worldwide print campaign will premiere in Vanity Fair‘s May issue and the ad will then appear in many more May/June issues of a number of magazines including Town & Country, Elle, W and Vogue.
• Source: Women’s Wear Daily
Yesterday’s Sunday Times featured a brand-new insightful interview with Marion Cotillard in their Style section, again to promote the upcoming theatrical release of ‘Little White Lies‘ in the UK. Thank you Lorna for sending in scans.
• Truly, madly, deeply, Sunday Times Style, March 27
Finally the trailer for Woody Allen’s upcoming movie ‘Midnight in Paris‘ has arrived! Watch to see some glimpses of Marion Cotillard walking around the streets of Paris with Owen Wilson – after midnight, when the city is magic.
001 Trailers – Midnight in Paris
Kate Winslet is putting together a book called ‘The Golden Hat‘ with celebrity self-portraits to raise awareness and support for autism. The book will be published by Simon & Schuster in November 2011.
Winslet has amassed a collection of photos from an amazing array of her friends and renowned personalities who have donned this special hat, taken a self portrait, and passed the hat along from one person to another. Among the participants whose photos are featured in the book are Anna Wintour; Ben Stiller; Brigitte Lacombe; Christina Aguilera; David Souffan; Demi Moore; Don Cheadle; Elijah Wood; Ellen Page; Javier Bardem; Joseph Gordon-Levitt; Jude Law; Julianne Moore; Kevin Bacon; Kyra Sedgwick; Laura Dern; Live Schreiber; Maggie Gyllenhaal; Maria Sharapova; Marion Cotillard; Meryl Streep; Michael Kors; Naomi Watts; Pedro Almodovar; Peter Sarsgaard; Ricky Gervais and many, many more.
In just little over two weeks, on April 15, ‘Little White Lies‘ (Les petits mouchoirs) will open in the UK. A number of publications have published new interviews with Marion Cotillard – conducted in Paris last December – to promote the movie. By the way, how interesting that one of the publications is actually really called ‘Little White Lies’! I added scans and transcripts – enjoy!
• Style Statement, Vogue India, March (Lady Dior Promo)
• Runaway Train, Little White Lies, March/April
• “I admired Greta Garbo, but I wanted to be Peter Sellers”, Empire, April
• Marion Cotillard, Dazed & Confused, April
• French Fancy, Total Film, May
001 Scans from 2011 > Vogue (India) – March
002 Scans from 2011 > Little White Lies (UK) – March/April
003 Scans from 2011 > Empire (UK) – April
001 Scans from 2011 > Dazed & Confused (UK) – April
007 Scans from 2011 > Total Film (UK) – May
Kindly do not redistribute the magazine scans at another Marion Cotillard fan site as they were scanned exclusively for ‘Magnifique Marion Cotillard’. Thank you.