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Variety, Chopard team

Duo to select honorees for the 12th annual Chopard Trophy

Chopard has partnered with Variety to select honorees for the 12th annual Chopard Trophy, to salute the work of younger-generation thesps.

The jury will select one actor and one actress, with the trophies to be presented in Cannes at a Chopard-hosted party at a date to be set. The kudos will be given in the presence of festival president Gilles Jacobs; the winners will be announced the day before the fete.

The jury consists of “Bullhead” helmer Michael Roskam; Sarah Siegel-Magness, a producer of “Precious”; actress Sharon Lawrence; Chopard international communications director Raffaella Rossiello (representing company co-prexy Caroline Scheufele); and Steven Gaydos, executive editor of Variety.

Previous honorees include Marion Cotillard, Diane Kruger and Gael Garcia Bernal.

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