Actors Nicole Kidman and Christoph Waltz and directors Ang Lee, Lynne Ramsay and Cristian Mungiu will join Steven Spielberg on the Cannes Film Festival jury, Cannes organizers announced on Wednesday morning in Paris.
Others on the heavyweight panel include Indian actress Vidya Balan, Japanese director Naomi Kawase and French actor/director Daniel Auteuil.
The nine-person jury, one of the most impressive (and English-heavy) in years, will be presided over by Spielberg, whose participation was previously announced by the festival.
The jury's awards will be announced on May 26, the closing night of a festival that kicks off on May 15. Films in contention for the top prize include Alexander Payne's "Nebraska," Roman Polanski's "Venus in Furs," the Coen Brothers' "Inside Llewyn Davis" and Steven Soderbergh's HBO movie...