Natalie Portman will partner with luxury jewelry Chopard during the upcoming Cannes Film Festival to serve as godmother for the Trophée Chopard ceremony.
Created in 2001 by Chopord’s Co-Chairman and Artistic Director Caroline Scheufele, the Chopard Trophée Chopard is awarded annually at the festival “to an actress or actor at the beginning of their career” as a way of encouraging the next generation of the big screen and underline Chopard’s commitment. to cinema. Past recipients of the honor have included Marion Cotillard, Léa Seydoux, Diane Kruger, Niels Schneider, Florence Pugh and Jessie Buckley.
This year’s Trophée Chopard will be awarded on May 19 during the 76th Cannes Festival during an exclusive dinner with an invitation in the name of festival president Iris Knobloch, festival director Thierry Frémaux and Scheufele.
“Natalie Portman is a screen legend that I have always admired, not only for her immense talent as an actress, but also for her commitment as a woman of strong convictions,” said Scheufele. “I know she puts her whole heart into her projects, and it is with a strong emotional commitment and a caring attitude that she will present their awards to the winners of the 2023 Trophée Chopard.”
It won’t be Portman’s only outing with Chopard. She appeared at the 2018 Venice Film Festival wearing earrings from Chopard’s Green Carpet Collection, made from Fairmined-certified ethical gold and responsibly sourced diamonds. The Oscar winner is expected this year at Cannes as one of the stars of Todd Haynes’ competition title may december opposite Julianne Moore and Charles Melton. She was last at the festival for her film in 2015 A story of love and darkness.