Breakthrough Performance Award
Many thanks go to Caladonia and Karen for informing me about this great Marion Cotillard news – while I’m actually preparing to go on a short trip. Variety – and others – are reporting the following:
Marion Cotillard will receive the breakthrough performance award for her work as chanteuse Edith Piaf in “La Vie en rose” at the 19th Palm Springs Film Festival. Thesp will be presented with the nod at in a gala ceremony at the Palm Springs Convention Center on Jan. 5.
“Marion Cotillard delivers a tour de force performance as legendary singer Edith Piaf in La Vie en Rose, which is sure to be recognized throughout this year’s awards season,” Festival chairman Earl Greenburg said in a statement. “This is truly one of the year’s breakthrough performances, and we’re delighted to recognize her for this outstanding role.”
Also the always helpful and lovely Mariana has made marion-cotillard.org her Spotlight at her Sarah Polley website. Many THANKS! Be sure to head over and visit this great source on the Canadian actress/director.
Stills, English Scans & Wallpaper
I’ve added/replaced some movie stills with HQ ones (thanks Sara Amelia for helping me with these!) Also the scans of various Marion Cotillard features from publications in English are now in the gallery (many thanks Stef for your much appreciated help with some of these) as well as a wallpaper by Sholdina. If you too have some fanart/wallpaper with Marion feel free to send them in – I’ll be happy to add them.
003 Edy – Stills
004 Cavalcade – Stills
002 Innocence – Stills
001 Unknown (UK) – July 2007 if you know the publication, could you please tell me?
001 Empire (UK) – July 2007
002 Black Book(US) – June/July 2007
002 Fade In (US) – April/May 2007
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Celebrity Site of the Day
‘Magnifique Marion Cotillard’ has been chosen as Celebrity Site of the Day for today September 13! Isn’t this exciting?!
Quote: “Each day a Celebrity Site of the Day is chosen. Not every site can become Celebrity Site of the Day. A site must have something special, for example a good layout, good design, excellent graphics or lots of information to become Celebrity Site of the Day.”
Marion Cotillard confirmed for ‘Nine’
Playbill.com reports that ‘Nine’ director Rob Marshall confirmed the casting of Javier Bardem as Guido, Marion Cotillard as his wife Louisa, Penelope Cruz as mistress Carla, Catherine Zeta-Jones as muse Claudia and Sophia Loren as his mother.
Little bit of trivia: Back in June Marion was assumedly already making a reference to her new role in an interview with Coming Soon when she said:
And how will she follow up this landmark role and performance? “Nothing that I can talk about right now, but it’s going to be a stage musical, sort of rock opera.”