The French designer has been tapped to sit on the Cannes Film Festivals 2012 jury. Along with Diane Kruger, Ewan McGregor and six fellow jurors, Gautlier will select the winner of the Palme dOr award, the festivals highest honour.
Apparently, JPG is a serious cinephilethe Hollywood Reporter said that Gaultier hosted a cultural TV programme in France for several seasons. He has designed costumes for films by Pedro Almodovar, Luc Besson (The Fifth Elementremember Milla Jovovich's jumpsuit?) and Peter Greenaway.
Italian director Nanni Moretti invited Gaultier to participate in the Jury. He completed the elite crew with British director Andrea Arnold, American director Alexander Payne, director Raoul Peck and actresses Emmanuelle Devos and Hiam Abbas.
Now for the important part: any guesses as to which Gaultier couture looks Kruger might choose for her red-carpet appearances?