The Weinstein Company announced today that they will feature a live Q&A session with director Michel Hazanavicius of THE ARTIST and the film’s star Bérénice Bejo, live online, beginning at approximately 1: 30 p.m.. The event will feature the director and actress, just days after the film was named Best Picture by the Producers Guild of America and the Golden Globes.
The Q&A will be streamed online at www.theartistmovie.net and www.facebook.com/theartist.twc allowing film fans across the world to submit questions and participate in a discussion with the cast and crew on the making of the film. The Weinstein Company hosted a similar event with the ensemble cast of “The Artist” earlier this month as well as last year with the film, “The King’s Speech” and had over 20,000 questions submitted in a 30 minute period during the Q&A. “The Artist” has been nominated for three SAG awards including Best Ensemble Cast, Best Actor – Jean Dujardin and Best Supporting Actress for Bejo.
Hollywood 1927. George Valentin (Jean Dujardin) is a silent movie superstar. The advent of the talkies will sound the death knell for his career and see him fall into oblivion. For young extra Peppy Miller (Bérénice Bejo), it seems the sky is the limit – major movie stardom awaits. “The Artist” tells the story of their interlinked destinies. The film opened in U.S. theaters on Nov. 25.
Directed by Michel Hazanavicius THE ARTIST stars Jean Dujardin, Bérénice Bejo, James Cromwell, Missi Pyle, Penelope Ann Miller, Malcolm McDowell, Beth Grant, Joel Murray, Ken Davitian and John Goodman. It is written by Michel Hazanavicius and produced by Thomas Langmann.
Source: Press release