cannes film festival

Jessica Chastain's Plastic Problem: 'It Girl' Lived on Credit

Jessica Chastain, Hollywood's latest "It Girl," still recalls the wise financial advice she received from veteran actress Cherry Jones back at Juilliard. And now she's trying to follow it, too. But for years, her financial plan involved roller coaster rides of credit card debt.

Cannes Notebook: Talking Money With the Stars

The Price of Fame's Cannes Film Festival notebook overflowed with monetary morsels about movers and shakers in the movies. Here are a few choice leftovers from "Restless" stars Mia Wasikowska and Henry Hopper, and "The Artist" director Michel Hazanavicius.

ER's Linda Cardellini Explains her Rx for Financial Health

Linda Cardellini played nurse Samantha Taggart on ER, but when it comes to her finances, she's the one getting intensive care. She has pros watching her money, and she watches them, too. But just because she has a lead role in a film at Cannes doesn't mean she's all about the conspicuous-consumption Hollywood lifestyle.

The Frugal Auteur: How Roger Corman Makes Cheap Great

What's the cheapest thing B-movie maestro Roger Corman ever did in the movie biz? Find out in our interview with the penny-pinching master of the low-budget film, who's in Cannes to promote a documentary about himself, "Corman's World: Exploits of a Hollywood Rebel."

How Ex-Hercules Kevin Sorbo Keeps His Finances Buff

Former "Hercules" star Kevin Sorbo still likes to flex his might -- in the markets. The ex-demigod discussed his energetic and conservative approach to personal finance and investing with DailyFinance at Cannes -- a philosophy that should keep him from needing a Greek bailout.

Bryce Howard on Handling Other People's Money

For a scion of Hollywood royalty, Bryce Dallas Howard has a down-to-earth grasp of finance. The daughter of Ron Howard has always been conservative with her assets, and now that the actress has become a producer, she's applying the lessons her father taught her to handling money on a larger stage.

The Art of Asking for Money: Lessons from Cannes

Acquiring the money to get a dream off the ground is rarely easy, but it can be done ... if you're creative: Here's how some young short filmmakers at the Cannes Film Festival raised funds for their projects. Their methods might inspire you the next time you need to pull together big bucks to fulfill a dream.

Money Advice from World's Most Beautiful Woman

We caught up with Bollywood superstar Aishwarya Rai at the Cannes Film Festival to chat what she's learned about money in her ascent to the top of India's film pantheon. Her answers show that despite her fame and fortune, in matters of finance, she's been wise enough to stay true to her middle-class roots.