Helen Mirren went to Cannes to do some vamping for L’Oreal, and got some lively hair extensions in the bargain. She clearly had a blast with both Andie MacDowell and an aesthetic I can only describe as an alternate ending for Game of Thrones’s Daenerys, and listen, we might need to entrust a woman with some dragons pretty soon and Dame Helen would absolutely be on my short list of candidates.

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