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Kerry Washington is radiant in dark green shimmering dress as she attends cultural event in Cannes

She is one of Hollywood’s mot acclaimed actresses.

And Kerry Washington looked every inch the film star as she attended a cultural event hosted by Spotify and Hulu during Cannes Lions 2019 in Cannes, France on Monday.

The actress, 42, cut a glamorous figure in a dark green dress with a detailed sheer cut out and a shimmering pleated finish.

Kerry Washington, 42, looked every inch the film star as she attended a cultural event hosted by Spotify and Hulu during Cannes Lions 2019 in Cannes, France on Monday

Kerry Washington, 42, looked every inch the film star as she attended a cultural event hosted by Spotify and Hulu during Cannes Lions 2019 in Cannes, France on Monday

Adding height to her frame with a pair of heels, Kerry styled her raven locks into a plait for the event. 

She was joined at the event by other famous faces including Russell Wilson and Wyclef Jean. 

Kerry became a household name starring as Olivia Pope in Scandal for seven seasons, which concluded last year.

She said she ‘kind of fell into’ producing, with her first credit being Confirmation in 2016.

Adding height to her frame with a pair of heels, Kerry styled her raven locks into a plait for the event

Adding height to her frame with a pair of heels, Kerry styled her raven locks into a plait for the event

Career: Kerry became a household name starring as Olivia Pope in Scandal for seven seasons, which concluded last year

Career: Kerry became a household name starring as Olivia Pope in Scandal for seven seasons, which concluded last year

Career: Kerry became a household name starring as Olivia Pope in Scandal for seven seasons, which concluded last year 

Guest: She was joined by Russell Wilson at the event who was dressed casually in a white t-shirt and blue jeans

Guest: She was joined by Russell Wilson at the event who was dressed casually in a white t-shirt and blue jeans

The next projects for her production company, named Simpson Street after the street her mom grew up in in the Bronx, are The Mothers, The Perfect Mother, an adaption of Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng and a comedy called 24-7 with Eva Longoria.

Kerry is working with Reese Witherspoon on Little Fires Everywhere; Reese told Marie Claire magazine that Kerry is ‘the real deal as a producer and as an actress.’

Reese said: ‘An actor was trying to decide if he wanted to star in the movie, and he wanted other actors to read the script out loud. Turns out Kerry and I were the only ones prepared.’

Pals: Also in attendance was Wyclef Jean who sported a navy polo shirt with light grey tracksuit bottoms and box-fresh white trainers

Pals: Also in attendance was Wyclef Jean who sported a navy polo shirt with light grey tracksuit bottoms and box-fresh white trainers 

Project: Kerry is working with Reese Witherspoon on Little Fires Everywhere; Reese told Marie Claire magazine that Kerry is 'the real deal as a producer and as an actress'

Project: Kerry is working with Reese Witherspoon on Little Fires Everywhere; Reese told Marie Claire magazine that Kerry is 'the real deal as a producer and as an actress'

Project: Kerry is working with Reese Witherspoon on Little Fires Everywhere; Reese told Marie Claire magazine that Kerry is ‘the real deal as a producer and as an actress’

She added: ‘We both memorized our lines and brought a full performance. In that moment, I realized I had met a kindred spirit.’

Kerry, who calls herself a ‘nerdy theater kid,’ will return to her theater roots on November 4 in the play American Son.

Kerri and her husband Nnamdi Asomugha, 37, are parents to daughter Isabelle Amarachi, four, and son Caleb Kelechi, two. 

Work: Kerry, who calls herself a 'nerdy theater kid,' will return to her theater roots on November 4 in the play American So

Work: Kerry, who calls herself a ‘nerdy theater kid,’ will return to her theater roots on November 4 in the play American So 

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