Starz brings The Girlfriend Experience to Cannes

Riley Keough, one of the stars of Mad Max: Fury Road and the granddaughter of Elvis Presley, is heading to Cannes to promote her new Starz series, The Girlfriend Experience.

The series is exec produced by Steven Soderbergh and Starz, which is handling international sales, will be screening it to buyers on the Monday of the market, with Keough in attendance.

The star has worked with Soderbergh previously on the Magic Mike movie. Based on the 2009 Soderbergh movie of the same name, The Girlfriend Experience will be a thirteen-part series in which Keough plays a law student who becomes involved in the escort business.

Two episodes of the half hour show will be screened in Cannes.

The show launches on Starz next year.