Uma Thurman and Jeremy Renner set for 2017 Karlovy Vary

Movie stars Uma Thurman and Jeremy Renner have been announced as special guests at this year’s Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. Organisers had previously said that actor Casey Affleck and the directorial-screenwriting duo of Ken Loach and Paul Laverty would be attending the region’s biggest film event. Thurman – who will receive the festival's President's Award – is known for Pulp Fiction and a string of other hits, while Renner has appeared in such films as The Hurt Locker, Arrival and a number of action titles. The 52nd edition of the Karlovy Vary film festival gets underway on Friday next week.