An Early Peek at Cannes Films
Pitt and Pattinson are in, Gosling's a question mark as the festival comes together.
Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson have a date on the French Riviera. The official lineup of films selected for the 65th Cannes Film Festival won't be revealed until April 19, but the Twilight stars can book their flights because both have movies debuting at the fest, which kicks off May 16. Stewart's invite comes courtesy of On the Road, director Walter Salles' adaptation of the 1957 Jack Kerouac novel that defined the Beat generation, while Pattinson stars in David Cronenberg's Cosmopolis, the screen version of Don DeLillo's novel about a fateful day in the life of a wealthy financier. With Wes Anderson's Moonrise Kingdom, starring Bruce Willis, Edward Norton and Bill Murray, opening the festival, artistic director Thierry Fremaux is busy putting together the final touches on a list that includes stars and auteurs. Brad Pitt is expected to be on hand as a professional enforcer investigating a heist gone bad in Andrew Dominik's Cogan's Trade, and Marion Cotillard headlines Rust & Bone, a romantic suspense film that Jacques Audiard directed as the follow-up to his Oscar-nominated A Prophet. While John Hillcoat's Depression-era drama Lawless, which stars Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy and Jessica Chastain, has looked like another contender, it could end up going to the Venice Film Festival instead. But Chastain still could face the Cannes gantlet if Terrence Malick decides that his new movie, which toplines Ben Affleck and Rachel McAdams along with Chastain, is ready for its close-up. Ryan Gosling, whose Drive electrified Cannes last year, also is waiting to see if Derek Cianfrance, who directed him in 2010's Blue Valentine, finishes their crime drama The Place Beyond the Pines in time to meet Cannes' deadlines. Naturally, there'll be a full complement of past Palme d'Or winners on hand: The White Ribbon's Michael Haneke is bringing Amour, starring Isabelle Huppert, and The Wind That Shakes the Barley's Ken Loach should show off his latest, The Angel's Share. Don't look for Woody Allen, though. A frequent visitor to the Croisette -- he opened last year's festival with Midnight in Paris -- he's decided to sit this one out and instead will open his newest movie, To Rome With Love, on April 20 in the Eternal City.
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