9:28am PT by Chris Gardner
Arnold Schwarzenegger to be Feted at Cannes Dinner
Arnold Schwarzenegger is due in Cannes this year to help promote 3D Entertainment Films' underwater documentary Wonders of the Sea 3D, co-directed by Jean-Michel Cousteau and Jean-Jacques Mantello. Schwarzenegger is a producer and narrator of the doc, which is being presented in the film market here in Cannes.
To help toast his return to the French Riviera, CAA's Michael KIves once again teams with British businessman Jamie Reuben for a Cannes event. Held at Villa Golden Gate, the dinner is expected to draw many festival VIPs.
But there's more: Following dinner, the space opens up for a CAA bash that will see many of the agency's clients who are in town swing through. According to a source, Naomi Campbell is among those expected along with her international crowd of A-list friends and filmmakers.
Schwarzenegger first made a big splash in Cannes in 1977 with his documentary Pumping Iron. As for Wonders of the Sea, its produced by Schwarzenegger and French-based 3D Entertainment with Conquistador Entertainment repping it at the market.