'Maniac' Remake Starring Elijah Wood, SXSW Hit 'Gimme The Loot' & More Join Cannes Film Festival Lineup

With the Cannes Film Festival underway in just over two weeks, the finishing touches have been put on the lineup, and while some high-profile titles (such as "The Place Beyond the Pines") had been hoped for as late-minute additions, some rather surprising and lower key fare is rounding things out.

Perhaps the biggest eye-opener is the addition of Frank Khalfoun’s 3D remake of the cult serial killer flick "Maniac" starring Elijah Wood. It's a movie we figured would've been unveiled on the genre fest circuit instead, but the addition here indicates it might be a cut above the rest. At the very least, it seems the rumored Pov perspective that the filmmaker is using for the movie has impressed the selection committe at the fest, and it certainly makes an obvious choice for the Midnight Screening slate.

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