Behind The Candelabra, Liberace, Michael Douglas, Matt Damon

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Sofia Coppola's Bling will sparkle at Cannes.

The Somewhere director is set to debut her follow-up effort, the true-to-life Hollywood heist tale Bling Ring, at next month's Cannes Film Festival, whose lineup was just unveiled.

The film, which stars Emma Watson and Leslie Mann, will open the festival's Un Certain Regard selection, which will also showcase the James Franco–directed As I Lay Dying.

The competition slate, meanwhile, features films by a powerhouse assemblage of auteurs, many of them Cannes veterans.

Steven Soderbergh will screen his Liberace biopic Behind the Candelabra, starring Michael Douglas and Matt Damon, while Joel and Ethan Coen will unspool their folk-music flick Inside Llewyn Davis, featuring Oscar Isaac, Carey Mulligan and Justin Timberlake.

Also on the lineup: Roman Polanski's Venus in Fur, Alexander Payne's Nebraska, Nicolas Winding Refn's Only God Forgives (which reteams the director with his Drive leading man, Ryan Gosling) and Straw Shield, from Japanese cult fave Takashi Miike.

Expect a star-studded Croisette: Last month, organizers announced that Baz Lurhmann's The Great Gatsby—starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Mulligan (pulling double duty)—will open the festival, and the jury will be led by Steven Spielberg, whose blockbuster-in-waiting E.T. closed the festival back in 1982.

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