Woody Harrelson, Anjelica Huston and, subject to shooting schedules, Johnny Depp are amongst the stars expected to attend next month's Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, the festival has announced.
Harrelson, a guest at the festival last year, is to present the Canadian documentary Grass, which he narrated and co-produced, while Huston has been invited as a guest of honour for the close of the festival. Depp, who will be filming in Prague during the festival, may attend for the festival's screening of The Ninth Gate, in which he stars. Edward Norton may also attend to present his film Keeping The Faith.
Also expected to be in town for the festival's 35th edition are Italian actor Franco Nero, who is to introduce the film Uninvited; UK actor Julian Sands, who is to introduce The Loss Of Sexual Innocence; English actress Natascha McElhone, invited to present Kenneth Branagh's Love's Labour's Lost; and Japan's Rena Tanaka, star of competition title First Love. Negotiations are also underway with Hilary Swank and Forest Whitaker.
The festival, which runs July 5-15, has added Tony Barbieri's US entry The Magic Of Marciano, starring Nastassja Kinski and Robert Forster, to its competition line-up (for list see Screen International June 9). Norway's Aberdeen, directed by Hans Petter Moland and starring Stellan Skarsgard, Ian Hart and Charlotte Rampling, opens proceedings.