South by Southwest has announced the next wave of featured speakers for its annual spring festival, and plenty of Hollywood talent is on the list, including Star Wars: The Last Jedi filmmaker Rian Johnson, She’s Gotta Have It creator Spike Lee, and Girls auteur Lena Dunham.
Running March 9-18 in Austin, Texas, the festival will also welcome actor and writer Ethan Hawke; Westworld stars Evan Rachel Wood, Jeffrey Wright and James Marsden; model Karlie Kloss; celebrity chef José Andrés; Apple exec Eddy Cue; YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki; and activist Chelsea Manning.
“The speakers announced today feature a diverse group of leaders and innovators that make SXSW the foremost destination for creative people,” chief programming officer Hugh Forrest said in a statement.
Previously announced speakers for this year’s gathering include directors Darren Aronofsky and Barry Jenkins, writer Ta-Nehisi Coates, and philanthropist Melinda Gates.
SXSX is organized around 24 tracks divided between Interactive, Film, Music, and Convergence, and panels will cover such wide-ranging subjects as the legacy of 60 Minutes, launching a non-profit teaching coding to young girls, and the ins and outs of producing film and television.
Check out the SXSW website for more info.