Pugh and Civil were chosen among many actors by a jury consisting of former Chopard Trophy recipients such as Marion Cotillard, Gael García Bernal and Lea Seydoux, Cannes’s director Thierry Fremaux, Variety’s Steven Gaydos, and Chopard’s Caroline Scheufele.
Both actors are at a turning point in their careers. Pugh will soon be seen in two highly anticipated films, Ari Aster’s “Midsommar” and Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women” remake, in which she’s star opposite Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, and Timothée Chalamet. She’s also just joined Scarlett Johansson in the cast of the Marvel Studios’ movie “Black Widow,” which will be directed by Australian filmmaker Cate Shortland.
Civil already had three films