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A gallery of directors and actors expected to appear at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival

Canadian director David Cronenberg's film "Cosmopolis" is in competition at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival. He's seen here in front of a picture of a scene from his film "Scanners" at an exhibit in Rome in 2008.

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David Cronenberg shoots a scene with Robert Pattinson on the set of "Cosmopolis."

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Actor Viggo Mortensen stars in "On the Road," an adaptation of the Jack Kerouac novel of the same title from Brazilian director Walter Salles. It is also in competition at Cannes this year.

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Kristen Stewart of "Twilight" fame co-stars in the film adaptation of "On the Road."

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Brad Pitt is expected to appear at Cannes to support his latest film, "Killing Them Softly," directed by New Zealand-born Andrew Dominik. No word yet on whether he will bring his fiancee, Angelina Jolie.

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French director Alain Resnais, 89, is in the main lineup with "Vous n’avez encore rien vu." Resnais received a lifetime achievement award at the 2009 Cannes Film Festival.

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Bruce Willis could show up in Cannes during the festival to support Wes Anderson’s 1960s drama "Moonrise Kingdom," in which he stars with Bill Murray.

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And here is Bill Murray sliding into home after rounding the bases before throwing out the ceremonial first pitch at the Chicago Cubs' opening-day game against the Washington Nationals last week in Chicago. The Nationals won 2-1.

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