"Lawless" Holds Star-Studded Cannes Premiere

Posted Saturday May 19, 2012 2:11 PM GMT

Getting ready for their film's big debut, the cast of "Lawless" hit the red carpet at the 2012 Cannes Film Festival on Saturday afternoon (May 19) for the film's premiere.

The gorgeous Jessica Chastain joined her handsome co-stars Tom Hardy and Shia LaBeouf at the star-studded event held at Palais des Festivals in Cannes, France.

With Mia Wasikowska, Guy Pearce, Jason Clarke, Dane DeHaanhe and director John Hillcoat also making the trip to southern France, the cast and crew was joined by other stars including Berenice Bejo, Bianca Balti, Sean "Diddy" Combs and Hofit Golan.

As for the talented group's film, "Lawless" is set in the Depression-era Virginia while telling the tale of a bootlegging gang which is threatened by authorities who want a cut of their profits.

Also starring Gary Oldman, the crime/drama is set to hit theaters in the States later this summer on August 31st.

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