Uma Thurman, Jude Law to serve on Cannes jury

Tarantino often describes his "Kill Bill" star Uma Thurman as his muse and like, Tarantino, Thurman never finished high school. The Boston-born daughter of a Buddhist scholar and a European model left boarding school at 15 to pursue acting full-time.
Uma Thurman will be a memmbe rof the jury at this year's Cannes Film Festival.

(CBS) There will be lots of Hollywood glamour when this year's Cannes Film Festival opens May 11.

Actress Uma Thurman and British actor Jude Law are among those who will be serving on the jury with president Robert De Niro.

Also on the jury, whose members were announced Tuesday in Cannes, are Argentinian actress and producer Martina Gusman; Chinese producer Nansun Shi; Norwegian critic and writer Linn Ullmann; French director Olivier Assayas; director and producer Johnny To from Hong Kong and Mahamat Saleh Haroun from Chad.

The festival will run from May 11 to May 22 with Woody Allen's "Midnight in Paris" opening the fete. Also on opening night, an honorary Palme d'Or will be presented to Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci.