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Media Alert: MSN Video Brings Viewers Exclusive Look at Cannes


May 18, 2006

As the only media outlet allowed inside the “Da Vinci Code” party, MSN Video debuts its coverage today and prepares to host an exclusive digital press junket with the stars of another soon-to-be summer blockbuster, “X-Men 3.”

Editors’ update, – The title of one film was incorrect as originally published. The correct title is “X-Men: The Last Stand.”

CANNES, France — May 18, 2006


MSN® Video is giving film lovers VIP access to the Cannes Film Festival this year with an exclusive insider’s view of the party for the premiere of “The Da Vinci Code” as well as extensive coverage of the film’s top-secret press junket. MSN Video also prepares to host the first-ever Cannes Digital Press Junket for “X-Men: The Last Stand,” which will take place in a chateau in the mountains outside of Cannes on Sunday, May 21.


Today, MSN Video will take viewers beyond the red carpet as it debuts its exclusive video coverage from inside the premiere party for “The Da Vinci Code,” which took place last night in a space recreated to look like the famed Louvre Museum in Paris. In addition to this one-of-a-kind footage, rare interviews with the film’s cast are available from the top-secret press junket, which took place on a train from London to Cannes on Tuesday, May 16, and was attended by only a select few journalists from around the world.

In addition, MSN will host the first-ever Cannes Digital Press Junket for “X-Men: The Last Stand,” which will be moderated by the MSN Dish Diva and attended by various digital journalists. MSN will offer exclusive interviews with the film’s stars including Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Ian McKellen, Famke Janssen, Anna Paquin, Kelsey Grammer and Rebecca Romijn, who will speak solely with Dish Diva during the junket.

The MSN Dish Diva will also feature daily celebrity interviews from Cannes complemented by Dish Diva’s Video Diary, a fresh, unscripted and raw look at the festival filled with attitude and personality.


The exclusive Cannes Film Festival content on MSN is available now at

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