Cannes Film Festival Planning Prince Tribute

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Prince in 'Purple Rain'

The music icon, who was found dead on Thursday, provided the soundtrack for Spike Lee's 'Girl 6,' which screened in Cannes' Un Certain Regard section in 1996, and other movies.

The Cannes Film Festival is planning a tribute to Prince, who was found dead on Thursday at the age of 57. A festival representative didn't immediately disclose details about the tribute.

"There will be a tribute to Prince, but [we have] no more information right now," the rep said.

The music star won an Oscar for his music for Purple Rain in 1984 and also was responsible for the soundtracks of the likes of Batman and Spike Lee's Girl 6, which screened in Cannes' Un Certain Regard section in 1996.

This year's Cannes festival runs May 11-May 22.

Celebrities, from Lenny Kravitz and Madonna to Shonda Rhimes, Justin Timberlake and Chris Rock on Thursday paid tribute to the legendary music star.

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