In addition to being arguably the most important international film festival, Cannes is also the world's largest film market, where studios try like hell to line up world-wide distribution for their projects, both the finished ones and those only in the planning stages. Summit Entertainment revealed the list of films it's taking to Cannes over the weekend and, while a few of them are familiar (particularly the Mike Newell-directed adaptation of Love in the Time of Cholera), we're hearing about most of their major offerings for the first time.

Included on the list are a pair of thrillers: The first called P2, which is about "a woman stranded in a parking garage on Christmas," and was written by the team behind the The Hills Have Eyes remake; it will be directed by Hills editor Frank Khalfoun. The second is The Tourist, which stars Hugh Jackman in a story about "identity theft, blackmail and sex" (attention, my fellow Cinematicalites: if anyone tries to claim this one for review, I will shiv you). Last but not least, however, is a hilarious romantic comedy called The Hottie and the Nottie, which centers on "an attractive woman who refuses to marry her longtime suitor until he has set up her ugly best friend with a partner." (How much do you want to bet that the "ugly" friend is going to be, like, Scarlett Johansson in glasses?) Who, you ask, is playing the hottie? Please -- something this mindless could only feature Paris Hilton. Yes, that's right: someone is actually going to let her star in a movie. If this ones gets overseas distribution, God is officially dead.
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