Cannes Gossip: Steven Spielberg’s Insomnia, Shia LaBeouf Lands

It’s been a slow Cannes Film Festival, but all that could change. Ladies and gentlemen — get ready for Shia LaBeouf. Variety hears “The Transformers” actor will pop up on the Croisette on Sunday with the cast of his film “American Honey.” The last time LaBeouf attended a film festival press conference, he stormed off the stage after reciting a quote about sardines …

“Star Wars” actor Adam Driver plays a New Jersey bus driver in Jim Jarmusch’s “Paterson.” And we’re told that he went full method actor, by actually enrolling in a bus-driving school for the role …

At 69, Steven Spielberg doesn’t envision a quiet retirement, because he’s so attached to his career. “I just love it,” says Spielberg of directing. “This is something that I’ll be doing for the rest of my life.” But maybe he could use a little rest, because his longtime producer Kathleen Kennedy told reporters: “He doesn’t sleep.”

 

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