LOS ANGELES, United States (Reuters) — The Cannes film festival introduced on Tuesday (April 25) its full line-up for the jury which presides over the primary competitors at France’s most well-known cinema occasion.
Although Spanish director Pedro Almodovar was introduced as President of the Jury on the finish of January, the extra eight have been formally unveiled as 4 girls and 4 males from the worldwide film trade.
From Hollywood, actors Will Smith and Jessica Chastain might be strolling the red carpet nightly to look at the movies in competitors. Also becoming a member of them would be the Oscar-nominated German director of ‘Toni Erdmann’ Maren Ade, actress and Cannes red carpet common Fan Bingbing, South Korean ‘Oldboy’ director Park Chan-wook, and Italian film maker and ‘The Great Beauty’ director Paolo Sorrentinto.
Bringing in a musical contact to the jury are French author, singer, actress and director Agnes Jaoui and Oscar-winning Lebanese composer Gabriel Yared.
The Cannes film festival will start on May 17 with the winner of the distinguished Palme D’Or trying set to be introduced on May 28.