Lily-Rose Depp ‘Tremendous Completely happy’ for Father Johnny Depp After His Seven-Minute Cannes Standing Ovation: ‘I’m Tremendous Excited’

The 2023 Cannes Movie Pageant has been an enormous one for the Depp household. Johnny Depp opened the competition as a star of Maiwenn’s royal drama “Jeanne du Barry,” whereas his daughter, Lily-Rose Depp, headlined HBO’s “The Idol,” which delivered Cannes its most controversial world premiere due to its many scenes of graphic intercourse and nudity.

“I’m tremendous blissful for him. I’m tremendous excited,” Lily-Rose advised ET Canada whereas at Cannes, the place Johnny Depp choked up throughout a seven-minute standing ovation after the “Jeanne du Barry” world premiere. “And it’s so superior that we get to do tasks that we’re tremendous pleased with.”

The opening evening premiere for “Jeanne du Barry” marked a comeback for Johnny Depp on the worldwide movie stage following his 2022 trial in opposition to ex-wife Amber Heard. Though the jury sided in Depp’s favor, the actor stays sidelined by Hollywood because of abuse allegations that surfaced in the course of the trial. A U.S. distributor has but to choose up “Jeanne du Barry” for an American launch.

Depp arrived to the Cannes opening evening gala and was welcomed by 1000’s of supportive followers, who carried indicators exterior the Palais and trembled as they tried to the touch their idol. Many had been profitable in making contact with Depp, who labored the fan line and signed autographs for 5 full minutes earlier than strolling the carpet.

On the press convention for “Jeanne du Barry,” Depp advised journalists he ignores Hollywood nowadays.

“I don’t really feel boycotted by Hollywood, as a result of I don’t suppose about Hollywood,” he mentioned. “It’s a wierd, humorous time the place everyone would love to be in a position to be themselves, however they will’t. They have to fall in step with the individual in entrance of them. If you wish to reside that life, I want you the perfect.”

As for “The Idol,” the surprising HBO sequence was met with a five-minute standing ovation and earned polarizing evaluations from critics. Lily-Rose Depp performs a pop star who falls underneath the management of a self-help guru, performed by the Weeknd. Lily-Rose walked the crimson carpet alongside the Weeknd and sequence creator Sam Levinson.

“It was the primary time that I had watched it with a [big] viewers,” Lily-Rose advised ET Canada in regards to the sequence’ world premiere at Cannes. “However it was unbelievable. It felt like such a wonderful celebration and a fruits of the whole lot that we’ve been by means of collectively, and simply sort of a wonderful course of that was within the present, and creating this little household collectively, and it simply felt actually, very nice.”

Lily-Rose continued, “Particularly to get to have fun collectively, and we’re simply so blissful for the response from the room. It felt very nice to observe the response and the whole lot, and eventually get to share one thing with the world that we’re all so pleased with.”

“The Idol” debuts June 4 on HBO.

Lily-Rose Depp ‘Tremendous Completely happy’ for Father Johnny Depp After His Seven-Minute Cannes Standing Ovation: ‘I’m Tremendous Excited’