Date: 26th March 2010
Ridley Scott's new film Robin Hood (2010), starring Russell Crowe, has been selected to open the annual Cannes Film Festival in May.
The film, about the birth of the Robin Hood legend, also stars Cate Blanchett as Maid Marian, and William Hurt.
It will be screened out of competition on the opening night of the 12-day festival on 12 May.
Nationwide release in France will begin on the same day, with screenings across the world from 14 May.
Source: Press Release