Dressed to the ca-nines! Kate Hudson sits on the red carpet in her glam gown as she plays with a puppy at the Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon premiere during Venice Film Festival
She had all eyes on her when she attended the Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon premiere during Venice Film Festival on Sunday.
Yet Kate Hudson only had eyes for an adorable pooch as she stopped to give director Ana Lily Amirpour’s dog a stroke while strolling down the red carpet.
The actress, 42, looked amazing in a stunning red tulle gown, which she risked getting damaged as she bent down to play with the puppy.
Cute: Kate Hudson, 42, stopped for a moment on the red carpet to give director Ana Amirpour’s dog a stroke while strolling down the red carpet on Sunday evening
The pup, which looked as if it was a pug crossed with a terrier, then got up on his hind legs as it played with Kate.
The dog later sat front and centre in a snap with Kate, Ana, Craig Robinson, and Ed Skrein.
Craig and Ed star alongside the Almost Famous performer in the flick, which tells the tale of a girl with unusual powers who escapes from a mental asylum and tries to make it on her own in New Orleans.
Playing around: The sweet pooch stole the limelight at the premiere of Mona Lisa and the Blood Moon at the 78th Annual Venice Film Festival
Adorable: The pup then got up on his hind legs as it played with Kate
The film has been nominated for Best Film at the festival which as been taking place between 1-11 September.
The flick began filming in July 2019, but was only completed in July 2021 before its release at the festival on Sunday.
This year’s festival has seen the grand return of its star-studded red carpet premieres, after last year’s event was drastically scaled back due to the Covid pandemic.
Stealing the limelight: The dog then sat front and centre in a snap with Kate, Ana, Craig Robinson, and Ed Skrein.
Funny: Ana and Kate bent down to dote on the dog
Last year’s occasion saw a significantly smaller number of guests in attendance, will all red carpet arrivals required to adhere to social distancing, with temperature checks and mask wearing mandatory at the event.
Despite its return, this year’s festival is still adhering to strict Covid guidelines, following a rise in cases in Italy.
Public access to the red carpet is banned, and more than 10 testing stations have been set up.
All attendees must show proof of a negative test or vaccination to enter a screen, and masks are required indoors.
On screen: Mona Lisa tells the tale of a girl with unusual powers who escapes from a mental asylum and tries to make it on her own in New Orleans; Kate pictured in the film
Anticipated: The film has been nominated for Best Film at the festival which as been taking place between the 1-11 September; Jeon Jong-seo pictured in the film