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Kruger set as Cannes compere

Actress will host closing ceremony, kudofest

HOLLYWOOD — Diane Kruger will be emcee of the Cannes Film Festival, which celebrates its 60th anni in May. Her duties will include welcoming prexy Stephen Frears and his jury to the Palais on May 16 and hosting the closing ceremony and kudofest on May 27.

Previous emcees include Monica Bellucci, Laura Monte, Cecile de France and Vincent Cassel.

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