Willem Dafoe and Christoph Waltz joined the group of famous faces at the Venice International Film Festival.
The Hollywood heavyweights were pictured with a clear spirit of fun, as they arrived for the event on Tuesday night ahead of the Dead For A Dollar premiere.
Western stars, written and directed by Walter Hill, with actress Rachel Brosnahan.
The film tells the story of a bounty hunter (Waltz) in search of the missing wife (Brosnahan) of a businessman.
The actress appeared alongside her co-stars on the red carpet, wearing a floor-length pastel dress with sparkling stone details.
Dafoe wore a black shirt and black jacket, with a dark tie, while Waltz opted for a simple tuxedo.
The previous evening saw the arrival of British superstars Harry Styles and Florence Pugh, who star in Olivia Wilde’s highly anticipated Don’t Worry Darling.
Styles lived up to his reputation with bold fashion choices, wearing a navy blue suit and a baby-blue shirt with long lapels, which he paired with painted nails. .
The 28-year-old was greeted by a crowd of cheering fans on the red carpet.
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Pugh also wore an eye-catching off-the-shoulder Valentino dress, with a sparkly train and black floral accessories that hugged her legs.
The pair were joined by fellow actors Nick Kroll and Chris Pine on the carpet, as well as Wilde.
Don’t Worry Darling reportedly received a five-minute standing ovation, after wrapping up its showing on Monday night.
The film has been the subject of a lot of media attention lately due to reports of behind-the-scenes tension and uncertainty over the details surrounding Shia LeBeouf’s departure from the project.
Before its premiere, Wilde said she didn’t want to contribute to the “endless tabloid chatter” and “noise”.
Previous stars who have attended the 79th Venice Film Festival include Timothee Chalamet, Cate Blanchett and Adam Driver.
https://www.independent.ie/entertainment/movies/willem-dafoe-and-christoph-waltz-join-stars-at-2022-venice-film-festival-41967874.html Willem Dafoe and Christoph Waltz join the stars at the 2022 Venice Film Festival