Cannes Film Festival reveals 2012 lineup
April 19th, 2012
11:55 AM ET

Cannes Film Festival reveals 2012 lineup

Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart are just a few of the Hollywood A-listers expected to descend upon the Cannes Film Festival when it opens next month.

Organizers unveiled the highly anticipated lineup for 2012's event on Thursday.

Among the hottest screening tickets in town?

Director Andrew Dominik’s "Killing Them Softly,” starring Pitt; Lee Daniels’ "The Paperboy,” starring Nicole Kidman, John Cusack, Zac Efron and Matthew McConaughey; and "Lawless" with Tom Hardy and Shia LaBeouf.

Other projected standouts include Wes Anderson’s opening night screening of “Moonrise Kingdom,” as well as David Cronenberg’s “Cosmopolis” featuring “Twilight"'s Pattinson.

Not to be outdone, his vampire franchise co-star Kristen Stewart will also be entered into the competition with Walter Salles' "On the Road."

The Cannes Film Festival runs from May 16 to May 27.


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    Tomika Anderson of CNN, do you noticed that you quoted "Among the hottest tickets in town screening feathers" for only the three American productions?! Cannes is not limited to American productions!

    April 23, 2012 at 12:53 am | Report abuse |
  4. Dave

    If Kristen Stewart could actually act, "On the Road" might even be watchable.

    April 20, 2012 at 3:44 pm | Report abuse |
    • PL

      If you were not so caught up and obsessed with the Twilight or franchise films and watched her previous films, you would know that she can act.

      April 22, 2012 at 11:08 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Leucadia Bob

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIu5aPIIzzM&w=640&h=390]

    April 20, 2012 at 2:37 pm | Report abuse |
  6. erich2112x

    I was hopeful that "On The Road" would be good and so far all I'm hearing are great reviews.

    April 20, 2012 at 12:51 pm | Report abuse |
  7. warren

    Madonna looks 4000 yrs old

    April 19, 2012 at 7:20 pm | Report abuse |
  8. warren

    what?

    April 19, 2012 at 7:19 pm | Report abuse |
    • U.B. Dumm

      he was basically telling you to shut your stupid blah blah 'warren'. thanks! :)

      April 20, 2012 at 2:21 am | Report abuse |
  9. Cara Doubois

    I loved on the road so moving

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXjBYp94fSU&w=640&h=390]

    April 19, 2012 at 6:29 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Tanya

    Remember to Jolie the leg!

    April 19, 2012 at 5:09 pm | Report abuse |
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