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Jessica Chastain Gives Off Vintage Vibes in Berry Jumpsuit in Venice

Jessica Chastain gives off retro vibes in a cranberry colored jumpsuit as she arrives at the 2021 Venice Film Festival on Sunday afternoon (September 5) in Venice, Italy.

Just the night before, the -year-old actress joined Oscar Isaac for the premiere of their new HBO series, Scenes From A Marriage.

Ruth Wilson and Maria Sharapova were also seen arriving on the island around the same time as Jessica, as they prepared to attend premieres later in the evening.

Maria is pictured in a Dior dress at the Illusions Perdues event. Ruth was seen at the Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon premiere.

FYI: Jessica wore a Zuhair Murad jumpsuit.

You can see 25+ pictures inside of Jessica Chastain, Ruth Wilson and Maria Sharapova arriving at the Venice Film Festival…

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Zendaya's Show Stopping Emerald Necklace She Wore at Venice Film Festival Is 93 Carats!

Zendaya wowed on the red carpet on Friday (September 3) at the 2021 Venice Film Festival.

The 25-year-old actress’s look was amazing, but what really stood out was her emerald serpentine necklace from Bulgari!

Click inside to get all the details about the gorgeous piece of jewelry…More Here! »

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Penelope Cruz Walks Venice Film Festival Red Carpet With Co-Star Milena Smit For 'Madres Paralelas' Premiere

Penelope Cruz and Milena Smit coordinate their black and white looks for the premiere of Madres Paralelas during the 2021 Venice International Film Festival on Wednesday (September 1) in Venice, Italy.

The two actresses were joined by Israel Elejalde, Aitana Sanchez-Gijon and director Pedro Almodóvar for the days events, which included a press conference earlier in the day.

Madres Paralelas, or Parallel Mothers, centers on two single women who meet in a hospital room where they are both going to give birth.

One is middle aged and doesn’t regret it, while the other is adolescent and scared. The two women form a strong bond with one another as they both confront motherhood.

During the press conference, Penelope wore a Chanel suit and Milena wore a Marine Serre ensemble.

For the premiere, Penelope chose a pretty Chanel gown. Milena stunned with a black and white Balmain look.

If you missed it, Penelope seems to have blonde hair for the movie!

See 50+ pictures inside of Penelope Cruz and Milena Smit at the Venice Film Festival

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Helen Mirren, Cynthia Erivo & Adriana Lima Dazzle On The Red Carpet at Venice Film Festival's Opening Ceremony

Helen Mirren shows off her spectacular silver gown while arriving at the 2021 Venice International Film Festival on Wednesday evening (September 1) in Venice, Italy.

The 76-year-old actress walked the red carpet along with her husband, Taylor Hackford, for the opening ceremony, which also served as the premiere of Madres Paralelas.

Helen wasn’t the only one in a jaw-dropped dress for the kick off of the festival as Cynthia Erivo and Adriana Lima also chose dazzling gowns.

Also seen on the red carpet were Cynthia‘s fellow jury members Sarah Gadon, Bong Joon-ho and Chloe Zhao.

Barbara Palvin, Sara Sampaio, Isabelle Huppert, Tia Taylor, Roberto Benigni, sisters Eliza and Amelia Spencer, Farhana Bodi, and Bianca Balti were also seen on the red carpet for the start of the annual film festival.

Here’s what everyone was wearing: Helen wore a metallic Dolce & Gabbana dress. Sarah, Isabelle, Barbara and Sara wore Armani Privé. Cynthia wore a Versace gown. Bianca wore a Beauty and the Beast inspired Dolce & Gabbana gown. The Spencer sisters wore Alberta Ferretti. Adriana wore a Etro dress with Pomellato jewelry.

See over 75+ pictures inside of Helen Mirren, Cynthia Erivo, Adriana Lima and more at the opening ceremonies for the Venice Film Festival

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Venice Film Festival 2020 Is Still Happening in September Amid Pandemic

The 2020 Venice Film Festival is happening this September.

The world’s longest running film festival will be going on just as planned, Luca Zaia, governor of Veneto, confirmed on Sunday (May 24), via Variety.

The event is scheduled to take place from September 2 to September 12.

“Venice surveyed a wide range of film industry executives in early May to ask for concerns and suggestions about the upcoming edition. The letter, which was signed by Venice’s artistic director Alberto Barbera, was meant to gauge how many filmmakers, talent and producers are willing to turn up at the fest,” Variety reported.

“We know that it would be simply impossible to plan a festival without knowing if you all are willing to use the Festival to give a new start and a strong sign for keeping cinema alive, even in these difficult times,” Alberto wrote in the letter.

Based on the responses, organizers are “confident” that the festival will go on as planned.

That said, most other events are being postponed or canceled due to the pandemic. Find out what else…

Chris Pratt & Denzel Washington Suit Up at 'The Magnificent Seven' Venice Premiere!

Chris Pratt and Denzel Washington look dapper as they attend the premiere of their movie The Magnificent Seven at the 2016 Venice Film Festival on Saturday (September 10) in Venice, Italy.

The actors were also joined at the event by director and executive producer Antoine Fuqua and producer Walter Mirisch.

Earlier in the day, Chris and Denzel attended a photo call for the film at Palazzo del Casino.

Chris had some lovely things to say about Venice (his “favorite city”) and the fans he has met while visiting.

“So happy to see the fans in Italy. I love it here,” he wrote along with an Instagram photo of himself taking a selfie with a fan that same day. “I’ve said it before. Venice, Italy is my favorite city in the world. The canals, the architecture and most of all the people. I love it here. Thank you for the warm welcome. Can’t wait to show you the movie!”

Catch The Magnificent Seven when it hits theaters on September 23!

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Chris Pratt Jumps for Joy at Venice Photo Call with Denzel Washington!

Chris Pratt gets some good air while jumping in front of the photographers during a photo call for The Magnificent Seven during the 2016 Venice Film Festival on Saturday (September 10) at Palazzo del Casino in Venice, Italy.

The 37-year-old actor was joined by co-star Denzel Washington and director Antoine Fuqua for the event on the festival’s final day.

Before the photo call and press conference, the guys were spotted on a water taxi in more casual clothes.

“So happy to see the fans in Italy. I love it here. I’ve said it before. Venice, Italy is my favorite city in the world. The canals, the architecture and most of all the people. I love it here. Thank you for the warm welcome. Can’t wait to show you the movie!” Chris wrote on Instagram.

Chris also shared the below video showing him and Antoine while waiting for their private plane to be gassed up in Ireland.

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