Magazine article Screen International

UPDATE: Cannes Confirms Ewan McGregor, Jean Paul Gaultier Are on Cannes Jury

Magazine article Screen International

UPDATE: Cannes Confirms Ewan McGregor, Jean Paul Gaultier Are on Cannes Jury

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McGregor was last officially on the Croisette with Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge Of The Sith in 2005.

The Cannes Film Festival has confirmed that Ewan McGregor and French designer Jean Paul Gaultier will be on the jury of Cannes Film Festival, running May 16-27.

The festival said in statement the full jury would comprise McGregor, Gaultier, Palestinian filmmaker Hiam Abbass, British director and screenwriter Andrea Arnold, French actress Emmanuelle Devos, Farewell My Queen star Diane Kruger, The Descendants director Alexander Payne and Haitian filmmaker Raoul Peck.

As previously announced, Italy's Nanni Moretti is the president of the jury.

Earlier on Wednesday (April 25), artistic director Thierry Frémaux revealed part of the jury in an interview on a Canal+ breakfast show.

McGregor burst onto the Croisette in 1996 in Danny Boyle's Trainspotting, which screened out of competition but was the most talked about film of that edition. …

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