Today on indieWIRE Cannes releases its lineup, Zeina Durra dissects a scene, a first look at 'Drive' and more.
- It was a big day in France, as festival chief Thierry Fremaux revealed the lineup for the 64th annual Festival de Cannes. Among the surprises were the inclusion of Nicolas Winding Refn's 'Drive' and the fact that Terrence Malick's 'Tree of Life' will screen in competition. Click here for the full list of films.
- For more on Cannes, check out Thompson on Hollywood's roundup and compilation of festival trailers, as well as Dana Harris' cheat sheet on the competition titles. Finally, The Playlist offered a rundown of snubbed films.
- In festival news of another kind, indieWIRE posted interviews with three more directors featured in the Tribeca Film Festival. Click here to get better acquainted with Lisa Aschan, Maggie Betts and Bill Morrison.
- Zeine Durra's first film, 'The Imperialists Are Still Alive!,' hits theaters this Friday courtesy of Sundance Selects. In an exclusive feature, Durra dissected a critical scene from her debut for indieWIRE.
- IMAX got the spotlight in this week's in-production column, as indieWIRE focused on 'Outside In,' a project being developed in Stephen van Vuuren's basement.
- In business news, Sundance Selects announced today that it will release the rock documentary 'Last Days Here' in North America. Meanwhile, Roman Polanski's 'Carnage' will make it to U.S. theaters courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics.
- Last weekend, the 2011 Aspen Shortsfest came to an end in Colorado. IndieWIRE provided a list of all the awards the festival doled out.
- Nicolas Winding Refn's 'Drive' made the news today when it was announced that it would be part of the Cannes lineup. The Playlist got hearts racing when it offered a still of Ryan Gosling in the upcoming film.