Melancholia & Cannes For Kirsten?

Kirsten is rumoured to have taken on the lead role in “Melancholia”. The film, which will be directed by the infamous Lars von Trier, will shoot from July through to September in Southern Sweden. “Melancholia” is described by the director as a “sci-fi psychological disaster movie” & will also star Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer Sutherland, Charlotte Rampling, Alexander Skarsgaard, Stellan Skarsgaard and Udo Kier. In other movie news “Bastard” (the short film directed by Kirsten) is reported to have been accepted as an entrant in the short films category at the Cannes Film Festival. The film will have it’s World Premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 23rd.