Thursday, April 19, 2012

It's Official! Cosmopolis is going to Cannes! In Competition

ETA: The Cannes announcement is up on the official Cosmopolis website and Facebook

ETA2: More from the official site - "News" section

David Cronenberg's COSMOPOLIS selected for Competition at the Cannes Film Festival

David Cronenberg’s much anticipated film starring ROBERT PATTINSON will have its World Premiere at this year’s Cannes Film Festival running from 16-27 May 2012.

The film will play in Competition which is the most prestigious section at the festival and is one of the films that will compete for the Palme D’Or.

Cronenberg’s new project assembled a remarkable cast, headed by Robert Pattinson in the leading role, and some of the most amazing contemporary stars, including Paul Giamatti, Juliette Binoche, Kevin Durand, Samantha Morton, Mathieu Amalric, Jay Baruchel, Emily Hampshire and Patricia Mckenzie.

World famous Howard Shore, and Oscar winner composer for the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy soundtrack, is also involved in COSMOPOLIS, as well as David Cronenberg’s regular cinematographer, Peter Suschitzky, renowned for his works in “Empire Strikes Back” or “Crash”.

COSMOPOLIS is an adaptation of Don DeLillo’s story about a 28 year-old billionaire who crosses Manhattan for a haircut.

It's official! Cosmopolis was just announced as one of the fims IN COMPETION at the 65th Cannes Film Festival! See you on the French Riviera!

The Cannes Film Festival runs from May 16 to May 27

You can find the full list of movies in competition HERE

Watch the two 'Cosmopolis' trailers with the Cannes Film Festival logo HERE and HERE


katy said...

I am overwhelmed with PRIDE!!!!!

twilightnan said...

So Excited and very Proud of Rob...*Cosmopolis* at Cannes's Awesome..I feel like a mother!!hi to the favs:)