April 19th, 2012
11:55 AM ET
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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