Nicole Kidman and Ang Lee to join starry Cannes jury

Updated: Apr 25, 2013, 13:32 PM IST

London: Nicole Kidman and Oscar-winning `Life of Pi` director Ang Lee are all set to join Steven Spielberg on this year`s Cannes Film Festival jury.

The jury, which will be chaired by Spielberg, will award the coveted Palme d`Or to one of the 19 films competing at the festival, which takes place between 15-26 May, the BBC reported.

The actress and the director will join previously announced jurors including `We Need To Talk About Kevin` director Lynne Ramsay and `Django Unchained` actor Christoph Waltz.

Indian actress Vidya Balan, Japanese director Naomi Kawase, French actor and director Daniel Auteuil and Romanian director Cristian Mungiu are among other jury members.