Shane Black's KissKiss, Bang Bang will bethe opening night gala screening at the Hollywood Film Festival on Oct 18.

Robert DowneyJr, Michelle Monaghan and Val Kilmer star in the story of a petty thief withaspirations to act who finds himself at the centre of a murder investigation.Warner Bros plans to release the picture in North America on Oct 21.

The 2005 AnnualHollywood Film Festival will run from Oct 18-24. The Hollywood Awards Gala willtake place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Oct 24, when Screen International issponsoring the Hollywood World Award to honour of the best international filmof the year.