Actor Ewan McGregor went to Cannes in previous years with the films Trainspotting and Moulin Rouge, but at this year's 65th Annual Cannes Film Festival, he is wearing a different hat. McGregor, 41, is one of a nine-member jury that also includes actress Diane Kruger, directors Alexander Payne and Raoul Peck and fashion designer Jean-Paul Gaultier.

“As an actor … when we come to festivals we show our films, and we get to see our film, and then we sit in a dark room for three days with your good selves, and then we go home,” McGregor told The Washington Post. “What a privilege it will be to sit in the dark for 12 days and have all these great stories sweep over us.”

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