BLACKPINK Jennie Makes Stunning Debut on the Red Carpet at Cannes International Film Festival
Cannes, France – Jennie, a member of the popular K-pop group BLACKPINK, made her highly anticipated red carpet debut as an actress at the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival.
The event took place on May 23rd at 5:30 AM (Korean time) in the resort city of Cannes, France.
Jennie appeared as an actress in the world premiere of the American HBO drama series ‘The Idol,’ which is being showcased in the non-competitive section of the festival.
Dressed in an eye-catching white and black one-piece dress that elegantly showcased her shoulders, Jennie turned heads as she confidently walked the red carpet.
She exuded grace and charm, posing for photographs alongside fellow actor Troye Sivan, who also stars in ‘The Idol.’
Jennie even playfully blew a kiss to the official Cannes camera, further captivating the audience.
Fans from all over the world gathered hours before the event at the Lumière Grand Theatre, eagerly awaiting Jennie‘s appearance.
The crowd erupted in cheers as she made her grand entrance. Jennie graciously interacted with her devoted fans, signing autographs and showing appreciation for their support.
She also warmly greeted her co-stars from the drama and shared friendly moments, including cheek kisses, with her fellow male actors.
‘The Idol‘ marks Jennie‘s first foray into acting, and she chose the prestigious Cannes International Film Festival as the platform for her debut.
The drama series revolves around the relationships and music industry of rising pop idols, and it boasts an impressive cast that includes international pop singer The Weeknd as both an actor and co-producer.
Directed by Sam Levinson, the show also features renowned global artists such as Lily-Rose Depp, daughter of Johnny Depp, and pop singer Troye Sivan, who joined Jennie on the red carpet, adding to the star-studded atmosphere.
Details about Jennie‘s role and screen time in ‘The Idol’ have been kept under wraps, leaving fans eagerly anticipating her performance.
YG Entertainment, Jennie‘s agency, had previously announced her involvement in the series, expressing their excitement to be part of such a captivating project.
Following its world premiere at Cannes, ‘The Idol‘ is set to be broadcasted in early June, adding to the anticipation surrounding Jennie‘s acting debut.
In addition to her acting pursuits, Jennie has been actively performing with BLACKPINK. The group recently completed their Asian tour and is now enchanting audiences with stadium concerts in Paris, France, and four cities across North America.
After their remarkable performance at Coachella in April, BLACKPINK is set to make history as the first Korean singer to headline the ‘Hyde Park British Summer Time Festival’ in the United Kingdom in July.
Amidst her busy schedule, Jennie has also been making headlines for her personal life. Speculation about her relationship with BTS member V has been circulating, and a video showing Jennie on a romantic Paris date has sparked further interest.
V arrived in Cannes before the film festival, adding fuel to the rumors. Fans are eagerly awaiting the possibility of a reunion between the two at Cannes, generating considerable anticipation and excitement.
Jennie‘s appearance at the Cannes International Film Festival has undoubtedly solidified her status as a multi-talented artist, leaving fans eagerly anticipating her future endeavors in both music and acting.