Paris – MIPTV has announced a star-studded line-up for MIPTV 2013’s Opening Party on April 8. The red-carpet will be rolled-out in front of the Martinez Hotel to welcome the stars and VIP guests at the Opening Party, as well as for the International Digital Emmy Awards ceremony.

The line-up of stars include Thandie Newton (Crash, Beloved, Mission: Impossible II); Famke Janssen (X-Men, Taken); member of the iconic rock band KISS, Gene Simmons; Eli Roth (Inglorious Basterds, Hostel); French actors Christophe Lambert (Greystoke, NCIS: Los Angeles) and Clotilde Courau (La Vie en Rose);  Mark Strong (Zero Dark Thirty, Sherlock Holmes); British actor Max Irons(The Host, Red Riding Hood); and Caterina Murino (Casino Royale).