Jodie Foster to preside the 36th Annual César Awards of 2011 in France

By on Jan 13, 2011 in Entertainment, Europe, Hollywood, Movies, World Comments

Actress Jodie Foster will be heading for France to preside the 2011 César Awards ceremony on February 25, 2011, according to international entertainment sites.

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The 36th Annual César Awards, France’s version of the US Academy Awards, will be held at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris. It will be shown live on pay TV network Canal Plus. The nominations for the César Awards, usually include nominations for Quebec films, will be announced on January 21, 2011.

Reports say that Foster, lead star of Panic Room, grew up in France and is very fluent in speaking French. She also held several lead roles in different French movies that include Eric Le Hung‘s Moi, Fleur Bleue, Claude Chabrol‘s The Blood of Others in 1984 and Jean-Pierre Jeunet‘s A Very Long Engagement in 2004. She will soon be starring in the film God of Carnage, to be shot in France by Roman Polanski.

Foster is the first foreign president of César Awards since Marcello Mastroianni in 1993. She became a well known actress for her roles in The Silence of the Lambs and Anna and the King. In 1991, Foster took her first directing job with the film, Little Man Tate and is in the post-production of the movie The Beaver.



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