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Robert De Niro to head Cannes jury

Robert De Niro has been named president of the jury for the 64th Cannes Film Festival in May. “The Cannes Film Festival is a rare opportunity for me, as it is one of the oldest and one of the best in the world,” De Niro said in a statement. “Having served as president of the jury in the 80s twice, I know this isn’t an easy task for me or my fellow jury members, but I’m very honored and happy to head the jury for this year’s … Festival.”

It’s just another honor for De Niro, who will receive the Golden Globe’s Cecil B. DeMille Award later this month.

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