RED HOT: Lana Del Rey will be at the Cannes Film Festival this year. The singer will be the star attraction at the amfAR Cinema Against AIDS gala that takes place every year in Antibes, France, during the festival. Del Rey has a prominent role coming up as the singer of the theme song for “Maleficent,” the new Angelina Jolie and Disney film that’s hitting theaters shortly after Cannes wraps up on May 25.
At this year’s amfAR gala, its 21st, the singer will be part of an all-American musical lineup that will feature Robin Thicke and up-and-coming rapper Aloe Blacc.
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Sharon Stone, the AIDS research organization’s global fund-raising chairman, Harvey Weinstein, Kenneth Cole and Milla Jovovich will be joined by a few new event chairs, including Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, John Travolta, Kelly Preston and Abhishek Bachchan, the husband of actress Aishwarya Rai. Carine Roitfeld will reprise last year’s fashion show, this time consisting of all-red looks.