Ryan Gosling Skips Cannes Film Festival

Posted Wednesday May 22, 2013 11:15 AM GMT

He’s fiercely dedicated to his craft, and Ryan Gosling ended up missing the premiere of his new flick “Only God Forgives” at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival in favor of a new project.

The “Lars and the Real Girl” guy apologized for his absence in a letter to Cannes director Thierry Fremaux, who was understandably disappointed at the news.

Gosling is currently in Detroit, Michigan filming his directorial debut “How to Catch a Monster” with Christina Hendricks and Eva Mendes.

Meanwhile, Nicolas Winding Refn’s “Only God Forgives” still premiered in the South of France today, and it’s getting great feedback.

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