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Forest Whitaker, Orlando Bloom in “Zulu”

*The 2013 Cannes Film Festival announced that it will wrap on May 26 with Jérôme Salle’s noir thriller “Zulu,” based on the award-winning novel by French author Caryl Férey.

Shot on location in South Africa, Forest Whitaker and Orlando Bloom star as Cape Town cops on opposite sides of the apartheid divide who end up working together to solve the murder of two women. Salle co-wrote “Zulu” with Julien Rappeneau, scripter of last year’s French hit “Cloclo.”


The festival opens May 15 with Baz Luhrmann’s “The Great Gatsby.” Jay-Z is producing the film’s soundtrack.