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Nicole Kidman, Christoph Waltz and Ang Lee Included on Steven Spielberg's Cannes Jury

Photo of Nigel M Smith By Nigel M Smith | Indiewire April 24, 2013 at 9:18AM

With Steven Spielberg heading this year's Cannes jury, the festival has pulled out all the stops to have him be joined by some of the biggest names in film. Early this morning, the Cannes officials announced this year's full jury of eight that will decide on the winner of the Palme d'Or, among other awards, from the main competition.
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With Steven Spielberg heading this year's Cannes jury, the festival has pulled out all the stops to have him be joined by some of the biggest names in film. Early this morning, the Cannes officials announced this year's full jury of eight that will decide on the winner of the Palme d'Or, among other awards, from the main competition. Below is this year's jury:

Vidya Balan (Indian actress)
Naomi Kawase (Japanese director)
Nicole Kidman (Australian actress/producer)
Lynne Ramsay (British scriptwriter/director/producer)
Daniel Auteuil (French actor/director)
Ang Lee (Taiwanese director/producer/scriptwriter)
Cristian Mungiu (Romanian scriptwriter/director/producer)
Christopher Waltz (Austrian actor)

The 66th Cannes Film Festival runs May 15-26.

This article is related to: Cannes Film Festival