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Salma Hayek, Javier Bardem on Cannes jury

Nobel laureate Morrison also selected for 9-person panel
/ Source: The Associated Press

The jury at this year's Cannes film festival includes stars from the screen and the literary world.

Mexican actress Salma Hayek and Spanish actor Javier Bardem will sit on the nine-person panel, along with Noble laureate in literature Toni Morrison, organizers announced Friday.

The jury of the 2005 Cannes festival, which runs May 11-22, is headed by Sarajevo-born director Emir Kusturica. Other members on the panel include Hong Kong director John Woo, maker of Hollywood action-thrillers, along with Indian actress Nandita Das, French directors Agnes Varda and Benoit Jacquot and German filmmaker Fatih Akin.