French actress Audrey Tautou was chosen as host of the opening and closing ceremonies of the 66th Cannes Film Festival May 15 – 26.Audrey Tautou will play in “L’Ecume des jours”, directed by Michel Gondry, alongside Romain Duris. The film will have its official launch on April 24, Mediafax reports. The Cannes opening ceremony will take place on May 15, 7.15 pm local time (8.15 pm, Romania’s time). The jury will be chaired by Steven Spielberg. The closing ceremony will be held on May 26, 7.00 pm, local time (8.00 pm, Romania’s time). Audrey Tautou succeeds as Cannes host to Berenice Bejo, a French actress that hosted last year’s event.