When it comes to film festivals, it doesn't get more prestigious OR glamourous than Cannes! Every year,
some of THE biggest names in cinema gather in France for a week and a half of film, and it looks like this year is going to be HUGE!
Some of the juggernauts competing for the coveted Palme d'Or are Joel and Ethan Coen, Steven Soderbergh, Roman Polanski, and Alexander Payne! The festival will also kick off with Leonardo DiCaprio's HIGHLY anticipated performance in The Great Gatsby while the multi-talented James Franco will be there to show off his directing AND acting skillz in his upcoming film, As I Lay Dying!
Ch-ch-check out the rest of the amazing line-up …AFTER THE JUMP!!!
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The 2012 Cannes Film Festival will be running from May 16th to the 27th this year, and given its recently announced line-up of cinematic contenders, we'd guess that this is going to be one HELLUVA year - in regards to both FILM and STAR POWER present!
Some of the A-list talent expected to be in attendance this year include Brad Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Zac Efron, Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, James Gandolfini, Kylie Minogue, Viggo Mortensen, Bill Murray, Marion Cotillard, Chris Rock, and possibility Will and Jada Pinkett Smith!
And of course, you can check out the full list of films in which they're starring in - and out - of competition…AFTER THE JUMP!
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