This is a big week for the 2010 Festival de Cannes: On Monday organizers announced that British actress Kristin Scott Thomas will be mistress of ceremonies for the 63rd edition; then, on Thursday, organizers will reveal the fest lineup.

According to a report in The Hollywood Reporter, Scott Thomas, who lives in Paris, will preside over the festivities, introducing the opening night and closing night ceremonies as well as inviting onstage Tim Burton and his fellow Cannes judges. Scott Thomas previously was mistress of ceremonies in 1999.
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