Buzzing: Cate Blanchett to head Cannes festival jury

Cate Blanchett to head Cannes festival jury

Oscar-winning actress Cate Blanchett will head the jury at this year's Cannes Film Festival, organisers said on Thursday. The 48-year-old, who has helped launch the Time's Up campaign to tackle workplace sexual harassment, will become the 12th woman to lead the panel at the prestigious festival, which kicks off on May 8.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 05, 2018, with the headline 'Buzzing'. Print Edition | Subscribe