The news section of the ‘Cosmopolis’ site has been updated with the official announcement that the film is headed to Cannes!
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.