Berlin Film Festival Adds Maggie Gyllenhaal, Diego Luna to Jury

Paul Verhoeven -THR-Photographed by Joe Pugliese - SPLASH 2016
Photographed by Joe Pugliese

German actress Julia Jentsch and Chinese director Wang Quan'an are also among those who join jury president Paul Verhoeven to judge this year's Berlin competition lineup.

Maggie Gyllenhaal and Diego Luna have joined the international jury of the 2017 Berlin Film Festival.

Together with jury president Paul Verhoeven, they will judge the competition films of the 67th Berlin festival, which runs Feb. 9-19.

Completing the jury are German actress Julia Jentsch, Chinese director and writer Wang Quan'an, Tunisian producer Dora Bouchoucha and artist Olafur Eliasson from Iceland.

Among the films in competition this year are Oren Moveman's The Dinner, starring Richard Gere, Rebecca Hall, Laura Linney and Steve Coogan; The Party, from U.K. helmer Sally Potter, featuring Cillian Murphy, Emily Mortimer and Kristin Scott Thomas; and The Other Side of Hope, a refugee tragicomedy from acclaimed Finnish director Aki Kaurismaki (Le Havre).