Cannes Gossip: George Miller Flies Commercial, Charlize Theron Reunites With Sean Penn

Here’s the scoop on who is arriving to Cannes and how …

Charlize Theron will make an appearance on the Croisette after all, sources tell Variety. For weeks, there’s been speculation that the A-list star wouldn’t show up for competition drama “The Last Face,” because she’s not speaking to the director — her ex-boyfriend Sean Penn. Get ready for the awkward questions now …

The journey to Cannes can be a long one for visitors — this year, made longer by an unexpected stop. Police have been pulling over chauffeured cars from the airport, spies tell us, as a result of a political scuffle. Cabbies are annoyed at the drivers for siphoning off business, and the cops are siding with them. That’s why three officers detained Town Cars for 20 minutes …

Most of Cannes’ biggest directors fly private (just ask Steven Spielberg), but not jury president George Miller. The low-key visionary behind “Mad Max: Fury Road” was spotted in Nice on Monday getting off a British Airways flight. He then proceeded to the baggage carousel, where he (gasp) picked up his own luggage …

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