Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds had help with their luggage after they arrived at the airport in Venice this morning. She headed to a water taxi ahead of Ryan, who made sure to shake hands and thank their assistants for the help. Neither Ryan nor Blake will premiere a full-length feature at the ongoing film festival — check out all the celebrities at Venice so far! Blake will, though, promote her collaboration with director Nicolas Winding Refn tomorrow night. Blake's Gucci commercial, which she shot with Nicolas earlier this year, will be screened. Ryan and Blake haven't hit a red carpet together since their relationship turned from professional Green Lantern costars to personal, but we'll be excited to see if he's by her side this weekend.
Zac Efron suited up for a photocall promoting his At Any Price at the Venice Film Festival this morning. Zac arrived in Italy just yesterday, fresh off a stay at his home in LA. Zac's showing off the drama after taking his other big film, The Paperboy, to Cannes in May. Zac will also bring The Paperboy to the Toronto International Film Festival and the New York Film Festival this Fall. Zac's among the many celebrities at the Venice Film Festival, and the next week will bring more sightings of stars like Ben Affleck, Rachel McAdams, and Joaquin Phoenix.
Kate Hudson opened up about her son Bingham Bellamy while doing press for The Reluctant Fundamentalist at the Venice Film Festival this week. During an interview with her costar Riz Ahmed, Kate spoke about giving her son Bing British roots so he understands the homeland of his dad, Muse rocker Matt Bellamy. Get the latest on Kate in Italy — and hear about her love for London — in today's PopSugar Rush.
Kate Hudson and fiancé Matthew Bellamy made a glamorous red carpet appearance at the Venice Film Festival today. Kate looked stunning in an Atelier Versace gown while Matthew chose a classic tuxedo for the event. Kate showed off her famous grin and gave Matthew lots of love on their way into the screening. The duo is in Italy to promote Kate's The Reluctant Fundamentalist, and her costar Liev Schreiber was on hand as well. Liev showed up at the film's premiere with Naomi Watts, who was in a nude Marchesa look. Both Kate and Naomi arrived in Venice yesterday and Kate was up early this morning to get started on press.
Liev Schreiber hit the red carpet at tonight's The Reluctant Fundamentalist Venice Film Festival screening, joined by Naomi Watts, who was dressed in a gold Marchesa gown. Liev and Naomi weren't the only hot couple in attendance, since Kate Hudson arrived on the arm of Matt Bellamy. The festival kicks off today with Liev and Kate's world premiere — check back with us often for all the news and photos from Venice!
Naomi's been shooting Diana on location in London but took a well-deserved break to join Liev in Italy. He may return the favor next month when her upcoming feature, The Impossible, makes its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Kate Hudson was up this morning for various press events at the Venice Film Festival. Her The Reluctant Fundamentalist will open the festival this evening, and today, she was in a tank and jeans for her first photocall supporting the Mira Nair-directed picture. Later, Kate changed into a white pantsuit for more posing alongside Mira herself and their leading men Liev Schreiber and Riz Ahmed. Kate arrived in Venice yesterday to get settled before her red carpet debut. She was fresh off a stint in London, where she and Matthew Bellamy fit in gym visits and outings around town with their son Bingham, and he worked with his band, Muse.
Those stories and more in our daily news roundup.
- Rinko Kikuchi, Aubrey Plaza, Patricia Clarkson, and Gemma Arterton star in Miu Miu's short film It's Getting Late, which will be screened at the Venice Film Festival. The film is the fourth chapter in the label's "Women's Tales" series and was directed by Massy Tadjedin. [Fashionologie Inbox]
- Carolyn Murphy stars on the cover of Vogue Italia's September issue, for which Steven Meisel photographed her in a room full of masks. [The Fashion Spot]
- President Obama has come under fire for sitting down for a Q&A with Glamour editor in chief Cindi Leive. One commentator said the interview would "open him up to fair criticism that he is avoiding the sharper questions others would pose to him — especially from the press corps during press conferences." [The Financial Times]
- Karl Lagerfeld's second exclusive collection for Net-a-Porter will reach the retailer's website on Wednesday. [Vogue UK]
- Chanel has paired scented body creams with the 13 fragrances from its Les Exclusifs collection, which will appear in stores and online beginning in September. [Fashion Etc.]
- Zahia Dehar, the 20-year-old French lingerie designer, will show her line at New York Fashion Week. [Fashionista]
- Public relations and consulting firm KCD will stage digital fashion shows for See by Chloé, Pierre Balmain, and Prabal Gurung's ICB during New York Fashion Week. [WWD]
Kate Hudson's in Venice! She arrived in Italy ahead of the premiere of her movie The Reluctant Fundamentalist at the city's film festival tomorrow, along with her leading man, Liev Schreiber. Who else can we expect doing photo ops and taking gondola rides? Take a look at the Venice Film Festival highlights we're excited to see in today's PopSugar Rush.
Liev Schreiber and Naomi Watts grabbed a boat taxi this morning in Venice. He's in Italy one day in advance of his new movie's premiere at the Venice Film Festival. Liev stars in The Reluctant Fundamentalist, which also features Kate Hudson and Kiefer Sutherland. The Mira Nair-directed piece is scheduled to open the 2012 cinema celebration. There are many more stars expected in the city, including To the Wonder's Ben Affleck and Rachel McAdams, as well as The Master's Joaquin Phoenix. Naomi and Liev headed to continental Europe after a stint in London. She's been in character as Princess Diana working on her upcoming Diana.
Kate Hudson wore a Twenty8Twelve romper this morning for a venture into Venice. She's in Italy to premiere her latest movie, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, alongside director Mira Nair, who was also the woman behind the camera for Reese Witherspoon and Robert Pattinson's 2004 movie, Vanity Fair. Kate and Mira will open this year's Venice Film Festival with their picture alongside leading men Liev Schreiber and Kiefer Sutherland. Liev has also arrived in Italy alongside his real-life love Naomi Watts. There are plenty more stars expected on the red carpet this year, including Rachel McAdams and Ben Affleck. We've also taken a look back at celebs at the Venice Film Festival, which is the longest-running cinema festival in the world since its inception in 1932.