PIRATES of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides is to be shown out of competition at this years Cannes Film Festival, organisers have announced. Johnny Depps Captain Jack Sparrow is joined by Penelope Cruz in the fourth instalment of the hugely successful Disney franchise. Jodie Foster film The Beaver, starring Mel Gibson, and Lynne Ramseys film of best-selling book We Need to Talk About Kevin will also be screened. The festival runs from 11 to 22 May. The previous Pirates movie, At Worlds End, earned more than $960 million worldwide in 2007. The new film sees Depps Jack Sparrow on the trail of the fountain of youth and sees him come up against the fearsome pirate Blackbeard, played by British actor Ian McShane. The Beaver, which will also be shown out of competition, reunites Mel Gibson with his Maverick co-star Jodie Foster. The latter both directs and appears in its story of a depressed toy company executive who uses a beaver hand puppet to communicate with his family. Terence Malicks long-awaited The Tree of Life, starring Brad Pitt, is also to be shown during the festival as part of the main competition line-up. So will Spanish director Pedro Almodovars latest film The Skin I Live In (La Piel Que Habito), starring Antonio Banderas. BBC