Cannes Film Festival: Bilal Hassani on the Croisette to present “The Queens of Drama”, his first film

In “The Queens of Drama” by Alexis Langlois, the 24-year-old singer transforms to play Steevyshady, an unconditional fan of a singing star. A first role which led him directly to Cannes because the film was presented on Saturday during Critics’ Week.

This is the third time that the 24-year-old singer has attended the Cannes Film Festival, but the first as an actor. Bilal Hassani presents this year The Queens of Drama, the first feature film from director Alexis Langlois where he plays the role of Steevyshady, a queer YouTuber totally obsessed with a pop star.

Integrating the world of cinema for Bilal Hassani is not a matter of pure chance: as a child, he took theater lessons before starting singing lessons. He also confides to Parisian that many roles had already been offered to him but none had really touched him yet.

In this queer, wacky and crazy comedy, Bilal felt at ease and gave a great performance according to several media present at the screening of the film this Saturday. Drama Queens is selected for Critics’ Week at the Cannes Film Festival and is in the running for the Queer Palm details 20 minutes.

This will not be the singer’s last film: according to The Parisianhe has just shot a second, Nino in the night by Laurent Micheli, where he will this time play the main role. Other news from the singer: he will release his mixtape on June 7 Glitter Sleaze Utopia and will be on stage at the Arras Pride Festival this June 8.

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