Olivier Assayas' "Carlos," an $18 million three-part series about the Venezuelan terrorist Ilich Ramirez Sanchez, has nabbed an out-of-competition slot at the Cannes Film Festival.
Cannes Film Festival
It's a belt-tightening year for the Cannes Film Festival.
Swiss distrib Ascot Elite Ent. has nabbed a slew of titles in the run-up to the Cannes Film Festival, including Summit's competition screener "Fair Game," starring Sean Penn and Naomi Watts.
The longstanding love affair between Hollywood and the Cannes Film Festival is sure to endure this year, with two studio pics using out-of-competition slots to launch worldwide promotional campaigns.
The Cannes Film Fest's official selection so far is light on American names, though several slots are still open for late additions.
The Americans may have dominated the Winter Olympics, but this year's Cannes Film Festival competition is another story.
Croisette vets Abbas Kiarostami, Takeshi Kitano, Mike Leigh and Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu will be among the auteurs competing in this year's Cannes Film Festival.
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Biutiful" and Mike Leigh's "Another Year" are set to preem at Cannes.
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu's "Biutiful," a Spanish-language drama toplining Javier Bardem, and Mike Leigh's latest slice-of-life ensembler, "Another Year," are set to premiere in competition at the…
Thesp Kristin Scott Thomas will reprise her role as emcee of the Cannes Film Festival. The part requires her to invite fest prexy Tim Burton and his jury to the stage at the Palais for the opening…
Few near-certainties in a Cannes Film Festival lineup that looks set to go down to the wire.