Washington (ANI): Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle
will be the leading member of the jury at the Shanghai Film
Festival. The Oscar-winner filmmaker told the Xinhua news agency
that he had never been on a fest jury before. Boyle also revealed
his plans to make a flick in China.
"When you have a city that is full of people and stories like
Mumbai, Beijing or Shanghai, it's just so much excitement and
potential for a filmmaker. It''s like a dream come true," Variety
magazine quoted him as saying. The Shanghai fest, which runs from
June 13-21, will include more than 600 features. As many as 200
shorts have already been submitted to the fest committee.