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Tilda Swinton Pranked Timothée Chalamet At Cannes Film Festival

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Tilda Swinton played a prank on co-star Timothée Chalamet at the premiere of their new film ‘The French Dispatch‘.

Both actors feature in Wes Anderson’s latest comedy-drama, alongside Bill Murray, Owen Wilson, Elisabeth Moss and Benicio Del Toro. The film premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and earned a 9-minute-long standing ovation from the audience.

It was during this ovation that Tilda Swinton embraced fellow cast member, Chalamet – using the opportunity to stick her name card on his back. Variety’s Executive Editor, Ramin Setoodeh, captured the moment on Twitter.

One cast member unable to attend the premiere was Lea Seydoux, who unfortunately tested positive for Covid-19.

The French Dispatch is an anthology film based on stories published by a French magazine. Described as a “love letter to journalism”, the story follows multiple characters split into three sections.

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