Cannes Film Festival 2018: All about 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' on day 8

All about "Star Wars" at Cannes!

The cast of "Solo: A Star Wars Story" took over the 2018 Cannes Film Festival on day 8 on Tuesday, resulting in a slew of high-profile moments in the South of France. Thandie Newton, Alden Ehrenreich, Emilie Clarke and Donald Glover were some of the film's big stars that stepped out for a morning photo-call followed by a star-studded red carpet premiere. Director Ron Howard was also there.

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Also on-hand for the premiere were models Winnie Harlow and Alessandra Ambrosio, actor and boyfriend of Taylor Swift Joe Alwyn, 50 Cent and Michelle Rodriguez. Also there were Kelly Preston and John Travolta, who brought their adorable children with them.

Earlier in the day, they had participated in a photo-call for their long-awaited film, "Gotti," which will premiere at Cannes this week.

Also out and about during day 8 of the Cannes Film Festival? Serena Williams, Spike Lee, Jennifer Connelly and, yes, a Michael Jackson impersonator.

See the best moments from day 8 of the 2018 Cannes Film Festival:

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CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Alessandra Ambrosio attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
US actor John Travolta (2ndR), his wife US actress Kelly Preston (L) and their children Ella Bleu Travolta (R) and Benjamin Travolta pose as they arrive on May 15, 2018 for the screening of the film 'Solo : A Star Wars Story' at the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. (Photo by LOIC VENANCE / AFP) (Photo credit should read LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)
Canadian model Winnie Harlow poses as she arrives on May 15, 2018 for the screening of the film 'Solo : A Star Wars Story' at the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. (Photo by Loic VENANCE / AFP) (Photo credit should read LOIC VENANCE/AFP/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Winnie Harlow attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: John Travolta and Kelly Preston attend the photocall for the 'Rendezvous With John Travolta - Gotti' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: John Travolta and Kelly Preston attend the photocall for the 'Gotti' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Mike Marsland/Mike Marsland/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Thandie Newton attends the photocall for 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany attend the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: A Michael Jackson impersonator attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
(FromL) Chewbacca, US actor Donald Glover, US actor Alden Ehrenreich, British actress Emilia Clarke, US actor Woody Harrelson, British actress Thandie Newton, Finnish actor Joonas Suotamo, British actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge and British actor Paul Bettany pose on May 15, 2018 during a photocall for the film 'Solo : A Star Wars Story' at the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. (Photo by Anne-Christine POUJOULAT / AFP) (Photo credit should read ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Michelle Rodriguez and Mohammed al Turki attend the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
NICE, FRANCE - MAY 15: Serena Jameka Williams is seen during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Nice Airport on May 15, 2018 in Nice, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/GC Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Elizabeth Debicki and Joe Alwyn attend the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
NICE, FRANCE - MAY 15: Actress Jane Fonda is seen during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Nice Airport on May 15, 2018 in Nice, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/GC Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Spike Lee attends the photocall for the 'BlacKkKlansman' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Izabel Goulart attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Director Ron Howard attends the photocall for 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
NICE, FRANCE - MAY 15: Actress Jennifer Connelly is seen during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Nice Airport on May 15, 2018 in Nice, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/GC Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Georgia Fowler attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Emilia Clarke attends the Kering Women In Motion photocall during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Majestic Hotel on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Toni Garrn attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Toni Garrn attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: 50 Cent attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Topher Grace attends 'Blackkklansman' Photocall during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Kelly Preston attends the photocall for the 'Rendezvous With John Travolta - Gotti' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: John Travolta attends the photocall for the 'Rendezvous With John Travolta - Gotti' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Phoebe Waller-Bridge attends the photocall for 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Emilia Clarke, Chewbacca and Alden Ehrenreich attend the photocall for 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Mike Marsland/Mike Marsland/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: John Travolta of 'Gotti' and Kelly Preston at the red carpet screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Sara Sampaio is seen during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/GC Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Lais Ribeiro attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
NICE, FRANCE - MAY 15: Model Adriana Lima is seen during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Nice Airport on May 15, 2018 in Nice, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/GC Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Topher Grace, Laura Harrier, Adam Drive, Spike Lee and John David Washington attend the photocall for the 'BlacKkKlansman' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Dominique Charriau/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Jordan Barrett attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
NICE, FRANCE - MAY 15: Singer Curtis James Jackson III a.k.a. Fifty Cent is seen during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Nice Airport on May 15, 2018 in Nice, France. (Photo by Marc Piasecki/GC Images)
US actress Damaris Lewis poses on May 15, 2018 during a photocall for the film 'BlacKkKlansman' at the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Sara Sampaio attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Nabilla Benattia attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Gisela Schober/Getty Images)
(FromL) US actor Woody Harrelson, US director Ron Howard, British actress Emilia Clarke, US actor Alden Ehrenreich, US actor Donald Glover, Chewbacca, British actor Paul Bettany, British actress Phoebe Waller-Bridge and US producer Kathleen Kennedy pose as they arrive on May 15, 2018 for the screening of the film 'Solo : A Star Wars Story' at the 71st edition of the Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, southern France. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP) (Photo credit should read ALBERTO PIZZOLI/AFP/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Liu Wen attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Laurie Cholewa attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Jessica Jung attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Stephane Cardinale - Corbis/Corbis via Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Shanina Shaik attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Venturelli/WireImage)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Maria Borges attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 15: Hofit Golan attends the screening of 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' during the 71st annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 15, 2018 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)
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