British actor Jeremy Irons is to serve as president of the international jury at the 70th Berlin International Film Festival (Feb 20-Mar 1).
The Oscar-winning screen and theatre actor has appeared in more than 50 features, including David Cronenberg’s Dead Ringers, David Lynch’s Inland Empire and Ridley Scott’s Kingdom Of Heaven. He also provided the voice of Scar in Disney classic The Lion King.
Irons first attended the Berlinale as a guest of the festival in 2011 with J.C. Chandor’s Margin Call, which played in competition. He returned in