December 06, 2016

Articles By: HollywoodNews.com

Doing our best to bring you “The Pulse of New Hollywood®.”

Follow us @hollywoodnews

The Hollywood Film Awards Officially Launch The Awards Season with a Star-Studded Evening

“The 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards” Presented by Virginia Black brought together Hollywood’s elite to honor and preview the year’s most talked about and highly anticipated actors, actresses, films and those who help bring them to life. The awards ceremony, celebrating its 20th anniversary as the official launch of the awards season®, was hosted by actor and comedian James Corden, and took place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, on November 6, 2016. Its honorees over the past 20 years have included the world’s biggest stars and more than 110 have gone on to garner Oscar nominations and/or wins.]

This year’s award show honored the following:
“Hollywood Career Achievement Award”
Eddie Murphy, presented by Jeffrey Katzenberg
“Hollywood Actor Award”
Tom Hanks for Sully, presented by Clint Eastwood

“Hollywood Supporting Actor Award”
Hugh Grant for Florence Foster Jenkins, presented by Andie MacDowell
“Hollywood Actress Award”
Natalie Portman for Jackie, presented by Susan Sarandon
“Hollywood Supporting Actress Award”
Nicole Kidman for Lion, presented by Dev Patel

“Hollywood Comedy Awards”
Robert De Niro for The Comedian, presented by Leslie Mann
“Hollywood Breakout Actress Award”
Naomie Harris for Moonlight, presented by Lenny Kravitz
“New Hollywood Award”
Lily Collins for Rules Don’t Apply, presented by Warren Beatty

“Hollywood Spotlight Award”
Janelle Monáe for Hidden Figures, presented by Mahershala Ali
“Hollywood Documentary Award”
Fisher Stevens and Leonardo DiCaprio for Before the Flood,
presented by Jonah Hill

“Hollywood Ensemble Award”
Gold cast including Matthew McConaughey, Bryce Dallas Howard, Edgar Ramirez and Stacy Keach, presented by Kate Hudson
“Hollywood Song Award”
Justin Timberlake for “CAN’T STOP THE FEELING!” from Trolls,

presented by Anna Kendrick
“Hollywood Blockbuster Award”
The Jungle Book (accepted by Jon Favreau), presented by Sir Ben Kingsley
“Hollywood Director Award”
Mel Gibson for Hacksaw Ridge, presented by Andrew Garfield and Vince Vaughn
“Hollywood Breakthrough Director Award”
Tom Ford for Nocturnal Animals, presented by Julianne Moore
“Hollywood Producer Award”
Marc Platt for La La Land, Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, and The Girl on the Train, presented by Aaron Eckhart

“Hollywood Screenwriter Award”
Kenneth Lonergan for Manchester By The Sea, presented by Casey Affleck
“Hollywood Animation Award”
Byron Howard and Rich Moore for Zootopia
“Hollywood Cinematography Award”
Linus Sandgren for La La Land
“Hollywood Film Composer Award”
Mychael Danna for Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk
“Hollywood Editor Award”
John Gilbert for Hacksaw Ridge
“Hollywood Visual Effects Award”
Stephane Ceretti and Richard Bluff for Dr. Strange
“Hollywood Sound Award”
Christopher Boyes and Frank Eulner for The Jungle Book
“Hollywood Costume Design Award”
Albert Wolsky for Rules Don’t Apply
“Hollywood Make Up & Hair Styling Award”
Shane Thomas, Angela Conte, Bec Taylor and Noriko Waztanabe
for Hacksaw Ridge
“Hollywood Production Design Award”
Wynn Thomas for Hidden […]

Presenters include Casey Affleck, Warren Beatty, Clint Eastwood, Andrew Garfield, Kate Hudson, Jonah Hill, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Anna Kendrick, Sir Ben Kingsley, Lenny Kravitz, Leslie Mann, Julianne Moore, Dev Patel, Susan Sarandon and Vince Vaughn

dick clark productions announced today the parade of stars slated to attend and present this year’s honors at the 20th Annual “Hollywood Film Awards® Presented by Virginia Black.” Presenters include Casey Affleck, Warren Beatty, Clint Eastwood, Andrew Garfield, Jonah Hill, Kate Hudson, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Anna Kendrick, Sir Ben Kingsley, Lenny Kravitz, Leslie Mann, Julianne Moore, Dev Patel, Susan Sarandon and Vince Vaughn.
The awards ceremony, celebrating its 20th anniversary as the official launch of the awards season®, will be hosted by actor and comedian James Corden, and will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, on November 6, 2016. The Hollywood Film Awards honors some of the most acclaimed films and actors, as well as previews highly anticipated films and talent for the upcoming year. Additional artists are also honored in the categories of Cinematography, Visual Effects, Film Composing, Costume Design, Editing, Production Design, Sound and Makeup & Hairstyling. Its honorees over the past 20 years have included the world’s biggest stars and more than 110 have gone on to garner Oscar nominations and/or wins.
Previously announced honorees for this year’s show include: “Hollywood Career Achievement Award,” Eddie Murphy; “Hollywood Actor Award,” Tom Hanks; “Hollywood Supporting Actor Award,” Hugh Grant; “Hollywood Actress Award,” Natalie Portman; “Hollywood Supporting Actress Award,” Nicole Kidman; “Hollywood Comedy Awards,” Robert De Niro; “Hollywood Breakout Actress Award,” Naomie Harris; “New Hollywood Award,” Lily Collins; “Spotlight Award,” Janelle Monáe; “Hollywood Ensemble Award,” “Gold;” “Hollywood Song Award,” Justin Timberlake; “Hollywood Documentary Award,” Leonardo DiCaprio and Fisher Stevens; “Hollywood Blockbuster Award,” “The Jungle Book”; “Hollywood Animation Award,” “Zootopia”; “Hollywood Director Award,” Mel Gibson; “Hollywood Breakthrough Director Award,” Tom Ford; “Hollywood Producer Award,” Marc Platt; “Hollywood Screenwriter Award,” Kenneth Lonergan; “Hollywood Cinematography Award,” Linus Sandgren; “Hollywood Film Composer Award,” Mychael Danna; “Hollywood Editor Award,” John Gilbert; “Hollywood Visual Effects Award,” Stephane Ceretti and Richard Bluff; “Hollywood Sound Award,” Christopher Boyes and Frank Eulner; “Hollywood Costume Design Award,” Albert Wolsky; “Hollywood Make Up & Hair Styling Award,” Shane Thomas, Angela Conte, Bec Taylor and Noriko Waztanabe; and “Hollywood Production Design Award,” Wynn Thomas.
The 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards are presented by Virginia Black. Virginia Black. Rich. Decadent. Smooth. Whiskey redefined.
CHEAT TWEET: .@LennyKravitz, @AnnaKendrick47, @_juliannemoore, @SusanSarandon and MORE to present at the @HollywoodAwards: hfas.news/HFAsPresenters #HFAs
Twitter: @HollywoodAwards
Facebook: Facebook.com/HollywoodAwards
Instagram: @hollywoodawards
Tumblr: hollywoodawards.tumblr.com
Snapchat: hollywoodawards
About dick clark productions
dick clark productions (dcp) is the world’s largest producer and proprietor of televised live event entertainment programming, […]

Leonardo DiCaprio and Fisher Stevens to be Honored at 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards

Academy Award-winners Leonardo DiCaprio and Fisher Stevens will be honored with the “Hollywood Documentary Award” for National Geographic’s “Before the Flood” at the 20th Annual “Hollywood Film Awards® Presented by Virginia Black.” In the film, director and producer Stevens follows DiCaprio, who also executive produces, as he travels to five continents and the Arctic to gain a deeper understanding of the dramatic changes now occurring around the world due to climate change.
The awards ceremony, celebrating its 20th anniversary as the official launch of the awards season®, will be hosted by actor and comedian James Corden, and will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, on November 6, 2016. The Hollywood Film Awards honors some of the most acclaimed films and actors, as well as previews highly anticipated films and talent for the upcoming year. Additional artists are also honored in the categories of Cinematography, Visual Effects, Film Composing, Costume Design, Editing, Production Design, Sound and Makeup & Hairstyling. Its honorees over the past 20 years have included the world’s biggest stars and more than 110 have gone on to garner Oscar nominations and/or wins.
Past honorees of the “Hollywood Documentary Award” include Asif Kapadia for “Amy” in 2015 and Mike Myers for “Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon” in 2014.

“Before The Flood” hit theatres October 21st (NY & LA) and aired globally (in 171 countries and 45 languages) on National Geographic on October 30th. From October 30 through November 6th “Before The Flood” will be available for free (commercial free) via a record number of digital and streaming platforms around the world. Visit www.beforetheflood.com/ for more information.
From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Fisher Stevens and Academy Award-winning actor, environmental activist and U.N. Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio, “Before the Flood” presents a riveting account of the dramatic changes now occurring around the world due to climate change, as well as the actions we as individuals and as a society can take to prevent catastrophic disruption of life on our planet. The film follows DiCaprio as he travels to five continents and the Arctic speaking to scientists, world leaders, activists and local residents to gain a deeper understanding of this complex issue and investigate concrete solutions to the most pressing environmental challenge of our time. It premieres on National Geographic on October 30th.
LEONARD DiCAPRIO (Producer) is an Academy Award® award-winning actor (and five-time nominee), who has been recognized for […]

Robert De Niro Gets “Hollywood Comedy Award” at 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards

Two-time Academy Award-winning actor Robert De Niro will be honored with the “Hollywood Comedy Award” for his film “The Comedian” at the 20th Annual “Hollywood Film Awards® Presented by Virginia Black.”
The awards ceremony, celebrating its 20th anniversary as the official launch of the awards season®, will be hosted by actor and comedian James Corden, and will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, on November 6, 2016. The Hollywood Film Awards honors some of the most acclaimed films and actors, as well as previews highly anticipated films and talent for the upcoming year. Additional artists are also honored in the categories of Cinematography, Visual Effects, Film Composing, Costume Design, Editing, Production Design, Sound and Makeup & Hairstyling. Its honorees over the past 20 years have included the world’s biggest stars and more than 110 have gone on to garner Oscar nominations and/or wins.

Past honorees of the “Hollywood Comedy Award” include Judd Apatow, Bradley Cooper, Zach Galifianakis, Amy Schumer and Ben Stiller.
In the film, “The Comedian,” De Niro plays an aging comic icon who develops a strong bond with the daughter of a sleazy real estate mogul. De Niro plays opposite Leslie Mann and Harvey Keitel in this dark comedy by Sony Pictures Classics.
Robert De Niro launched his prolific motion picture career in Brian De Palma’s “The Wedding Party” in 1969. In 1974, De Niro won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of the young Vito Corleone in “The Godfather, Part II.” In 1980, he won his second Oscar, as Best Actor, for his extraordinary portrayal of Jake La Motta in Scorsese’s “Raging Bull.” De Niro has earned Academy Award nominations for his work in five additional films: as Travis Bickle in Scorsese’s acclaimed “Taxi Driver;” as a Vietnam vet in Michael Cimino’s “The Deer Hunter,” as a catatonic patient brought to life in Penny Marshall’s “Awakenings,” in 1992 as Max Cady, an ex-con looking for revenge, in Scorsese’s remake of the 1962 classic “Cape Fear” and as a father to a bi-polar son in David O. Russell’s “Silver Linings Playbook.” In 2009, De Niro received the coveted Kennedy Center Honor for his distinguished acting. He also received the Hollywood Actor Award from the Hollywood Film Festival, which he won again in 2012, and the Stanley Kubrick Award from the BAFTA Britannia Awards. In addition, AARP The Magazine gave De […]

Justin Timberlake to be Honored at 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards: “CAN’T STOP THE FEELING!”

dick clark productions announced today that singer, songwriter and actor Justin Timberlake will receive the “Hollywood Song Award” for his hit single “CAN’T STOP THE FEELING!” from the upcoming Dreamworks film “Trolls” at the 20th Annual “Hollywood Film Awards® Presented by Virginia Black.”
The awards ceremony, celebrating its 20th anniversary as the official launch of the awards season®, will be hosted by actor and comedian James Corden, and will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, on November 6, 2016. The Hollywood Film Awards honors some of the most acclaimed films and actors, as well as previews highly anticipated films and talent for the upcoming year. Additional artists are also honored in the categories of Cinematography, Visual Effects, Film Composing, Costume Design, Editing, Production Design, Sound and Makeup & Hairstyling. Its honorees over the past 20 years have included the world’s biggest stars and more than 110 have gone on to garner Oscar nominations and/or wins.
Timberlake’s “CAN’T STOP THE FEELING!” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 List, becoming Timberlake’s fifth No. 1 single, and making it only the 26th song in history to debut at No. 1. The second bestselling song of the summer has reached the top of the charts in over 20 countries. The song was produced by the nine-time Grammy and four-time Emmy winning musician, as well as Grammy Award winning producers Max Martin and Shellback.

The single comes from the soundtrack for Dreamworks family film “Trolls,” where Timberlake also served as executive music producer. The film stars Timberlake and Anna Kendrick, and tells the story of two trolls on a quest to save Troll Town from the evil Bergens. “Trolls” is a fresh, broad comedy filled with music, heart and hair-raising adventure. The movie is set to hit theaters November 4th.
Previously announced honorees for this year’s show include: “Hollywood Career Achievement Award,” Eddie Murphy; “Hollywood Actor Award,” Tom Hanks; “Hollywood Supporting Actor Award,” Hugh Grant; “Hollywood Actress Award,” Natalie Portman; “Hollywood Supporting Actress Award,” Nicole Kidman; “Hollywood Breakout Actress Award,” Naomie Harris; “New Hollywood Award,” Lily Collins; “Hollywood Spotlight Award,” Janelle Monáe; “Hollywood Ensemble Award,” “Gold;” “Hollywood Blockbuster Award,” “The Jungle Book”; “Hollywood Animation Award,” “Zootopia”; “Hollywood Director Award,” Mel Gibson; “Hollywood Breakthrough Director Award,” Tom Ford; “Hollywood Producer Award,” Marc Platt; “Hollywood Screenwriter Award,” Kenneth Lonergan; “Hollywood Cinematography Award,” Linus Sandgren; “Hollywood Film Composer Award,” Mychael Danna; […]

Natalie Portman, Janelle Monáe, Matthew McConaughey, Bryce Dallas Howard, Edgar Ramirez, Stacy Keach at Hollywood Film Awards

dick clark productions announced today that Academy Award-winning actress Natalie Portman will be honored with the “Hollywood Actress Award” for her role in “Jackie” and artist Janelle Monáe will receive the “Hollywood Spotlight Award” for her breakout role in “Hidden Figures.” Additionally, the cast of the film “Gold,” including Academy Award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey, Golden Globe Award-nominated actress Bryce Dallas Howard, Golden Globe Award-nominated actor Edgar Ramirez and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Stacy Keach will receive the “Hollywood Ensemble Award” at the 20th Annual “Hollywood Film Awards® Presented by Virginia Black.”
The awards ceremony, celebrating its 20th anniversary as the official launch of the awards season®, will be hosted by actor and comedian James Corden, and will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, on November 6, 2016. The Hollywood Film Awards honors some of the most acclaimed films and actors, as well as previews highly anticipated films and talent for the upcoming year. Additional artists are also honored in the categories of Cinematography, Visual Effects, Film Composing, Costume Design, Editing, Production Design, Sound and Makeup & Hairstyling. Its honorees over the past 20 years have included the world’s biggest stars and more than 110 have gone on to garner Oscar nominations and/or wins.
Natalie Portman is being recognized for her role as Jacqueline Kennedy in the film “Jackie,” a searing and intimate portrait of one of the most important and tragic moments in American history, seen through the eyes of the iconic First Lady, then Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (Natalie Portman). “Jackie” places us in her world during the days immediately following her husband’s assassination. Known for her extraordinary dignity and poise, here we see a psychological portrait of the First Lady as she struggles to maintain her husband’s legacy and the world of “Camelot” that they created and loved so well. “Jackie” is directed by Pablo Larraín and written by Noah Oppenheim. In addition to Academy Award® winner Portman, the film stars Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig, Billy Crudup, and Academy Award® nominee John Hurt. “Jackie” is produced by Juan De Dios Larraín, Darren Aronofsky, Mickey Liddell, Scott Franklin, and Ari Handel. The film opens December 2, 2016.

Janelle Monáe is being recognized for her role as Mary Jackson in the 20th Century Fox film “Hidden Figures.” In the film Monáe plays a part of a team of African-American women who provide NASA with […]

Mel Gibson to be Honored with the Hollywood Director Award at the 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards

dick clark productions announced today that Academy Award-winning actor, writer and director Mel Gibson will be honored with the “Hollywood Director Award” at the 20th Annual “Hollywood Film Awards® Presented by Virginia Black.” The prolific multi-talented artist directs Lionsgate’s “Hacksaw Ridge,” starring Andrew Garfield, Vince Vaughn and Teresa Palmer, which is set to hit theaters November 4th, 2016.
The awards ceremony, celebrating its 20th anniversary as the official launch of the awards season®, will be hosted by actor and comedian James Corden, and will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, on November 6, 2016. The Hollywood Film Awards honors some of the most acclaimed films and actors, as well as artists in Cinematography, Visual Effects, Film Composing, Costume Design, Editing, Production Design, Sound and Makeup & Hairstyling. Its recipients over the past 20 years have included the world’s biggest stars and more than 110 have gone on to garner Oscar nominations and/or wins.
Past honorees of the “Hollywood Director Award” include Tom Hooper, David O. Russell, Oliver Stone, Ron Howard, Martin Scorsese and John Schlesinger among others.


Mel Gibson has received numerous awards, recognition and acclaim for his decades of work both in front of and behind the camera. After attending the Australian National Institute of Dramatic Arts, it didn’t take Gibson long to catch the eye of director George Miller and receive worldwide recognition for the 1979 film “Mad Max,” for which he received an Australian Film Institute Best Actor Award.
In 1984, Gibson made his American film debut in “The River,” opposite Sissy Spacek. He went on to star in other well-known films including “Gallipoli,” “The Bounty,” Tequila Sunrise,” and the “Lethal Weapon” series, which would cement his status in Hollywood. In 1989 Gibson founded Icon Productions, whose first film was “Hamlet” and won Gibson the William Shakespeare Award from the Folger Theater in Washington, DC. Gibson made his directorial debut in 1993 in “The Man Without A Face” in which he also starred.
In 1995 Gibson produced, directed and starred in the critical and box office success “Braveheart,” which went on to receive five Academy Awards including Best Picture and Best Director. In 2000, Gibson became the first actor in history to star in three $100 million films (domestic gross) during the same year; “The Patriot,” “Chicken Run,” and “What Women Want”.
In 2004, Gibson produced, co-wrote and directed The Passion of The Christ starring Jim Caviezel, Maia […]

Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant, Naomie Harris, Lily Collins get Honors at 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards

dick clark productions announced today that Academy Award-winning actress Nicole Kidman will receive the “Hollywood Supporting Actress Award” for “Lion,” Golden Globe-winning actor Hugh Grant will receive the “Hollywood Supporting Actor Award” for “Florence Foster Jenkins,” BAFTA-nominated actress Naomie Harris will be recognized with the “Hollywood Breakout Actress Award” for “Collateral Beauty” and “Moonlight,” and actress Lily Collins will receive the “New Hollywood Award” for “Rules Don’t Apply” at the 20th Annual “Hollywood Film Awards® Presented by Virginia Black.”
The awards ceremony, celebrating its 20th anniversary as the official launch of the awards season®, will be hosted by actor and comedian James Corden, and will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, on November 6, 2016. The Hollywood Film Awards honors some of the most acclaimed films and actors, as well as artists in Cinematography, Visual Effects, Film Composing, Costume Design, Editing, Production Design, Sound and Makeup & Hairstyling. Its honorees over the past 20 years have included the world’s biggest stars and more than 110 have gone on to garner Oscar nominations and/or wins.
“Hollywood Supporting Actress Award” winner Nicole Kidman will be honored for her work in the drama “Lion” by The Weinstein Company, out November 25th. The film tells the story of an Indian boy adopted by a couple from Australia, who returns to Calcutta 25 years later to find his lost family.

Hugh Grant, one of Britain’s best known names, will receive the “Hollywood Supporting Actor Award” for his work in “Florence Foster Jenkins,” directed by Stephen Frears, in which Grant stars alongside Meryl Streep. The film tells the story of an aging New York heiress whose dreams of fame have never faded despite her lack of talent. Grant shines as Streep’s husband in this true story, period piece.

Naomie Harris receives the “Hollywood Breakout Actress Award” for her role in “Moonlight” which has caught the attention of critics and audiences alike. In “Moonlight, which is directed by Barry Jenkins, Harris has been gaining critical acclaim for her breakthrough role as a struggling mother of a boy growing up in a rough neighborhood in Miami. This year, Harris also stars alongside Will Smith in “Collateral Beauty,” a drama about an advertising executive’s encounters with three mysterious visitors.

Collins will be recognized for her work in “Rules Don’t Apply,” the Warren Beatty directed romantic dramedy also starring Beatty, Alden Ehrenreich, Annette Bening and Matthew […]

Tom Ford, Marc Platt and Kenneth Lonergan to be Honored at 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards

dick clark productions announced today that acclaimed new director and established fashion designer Tom Ford will receive this year’s “Hollywood Breakthrough Director Award” for “Nocturnal Animals,” Academy Award-nominated producer Marc Platt will receive the “Hollywood Producer Award” for his numerous films this year including “Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk,” “The Girl on the Train” and “La La Land,” and two-time Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Kenneth Lonergan will receive the “Hollywood Screenwriter Award” for his screenplay “Manchester by the Sea” at the 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards.

The awards ceremony, celebrating its 20th anniversary as the official launch of the awards season®, will be hosted by actor and comedian James Corden, and will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, on November 6, 2016. The Hollywood Film Awards honors some of the most acclaimed films and actors, as well as artists in Cinematography, Visual Effects, Film Composing, Costume Design, Editing, Production Design, Sound and Makeup & Hairstyling. Its honorees over the past 20 years have included the world’s biggest stars and more than 110 have gone on to garner Oscar nominations and/or wins.
Mr. Ford’s second film “Nocturnal Animals,” the hauntingly romantic thriller that explores the thin lines between love and cruelty stars Amy Adams and Jake Gyllenhaal as a divorced couple discovering dark truths about each other and themselves. The film premiered at the 73rd annual Venice Film Festival in 2016, where it won the Grand Jury Prize. Focus Features will release “Nocturnal Animals” in select cities beginning November 18th and nationwide on December 9th.
Tom Ford is a highly respected and successful fashion designer and film director. One of the most esteemed and prolific designers of his generation, Mr. Ford has won numerous awards for his distinguished work at Gucci, Yves Saint Laurent and his eponymous luxury brand TOM FORD, which launched in 2005. That same year, he formed his Los Angeles-based film production company Fade To Black through which he directed, produced and co-wrote his first feature film “A Single Man,” starring Colin Firth and Julianne Moore. The film premiered at the 66th annual Venice Film Festival in 2009, where Mr. Firth was awarded Best Actor for his performance. The critically acclaimed film went on to receive multiple awards and nominations including the Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.
Marc Platt’s producing career spans film, theatre and television with his projects garnering a combined 17 Oscar nominations, 18 […]

Tom Hanks to receive Hollywood Actor Award for “Sully” @ Hollywood Film Awards

dick clark productions announced today that Academy Award-winning actor Tom Hanks will be honored with the “Hollywood Actor Award” for his performance in critically acclaimed “Sully” at the 20th Annual “Hollywood Film Awards.
“Tom Hanks delivered another amazing performance in a career filled with amazing performances. We are thrilled to honor him,” said Allen Shapiro, CEO of dick clark productions.
The awards ceremony, celebrating its 20th anniversary as the official launch of the awards season®, will be hosted by actor and comedian James Corden, and will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, on November 6, 2016. The Hollywood Film Awards honors some of the most acclaimed films and actors, as well as artists in Cinematography, Visual Effects, Film Composing, Costume Design, Editing, Production Design, Sound and Makeup & Hairstyling. Its honorees over the past 20 years have included the world’s biggest stars and more than 110 have gone on to garner Oscar nominations and/or wins.
Tom Hanks is an award-winning actor, producer and director. One of only two actors in history to win back-to-back Best Actor Academy Awards®, he won his first Oscar® in 1994 for his moving portrayal of AIDS-stricken lawyer Andrew Beckett in Jonathan Demme’s “Philadelphia.” The following year, he took home his second Oscar® for his unforgettable performance in the title role of Robert Zemeckis’ “Forrest Gump.” He also won Golden Globe Awards for both films, as well as a Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award® for the latter. Hanks was most recently seen in “Captain Phillips,” Stephen Spielberg’s “Bridge of Spies” and Clint Eastwood’s “Sully.”
About Sully
On January 15, 2009, the world witnessed the “Miracle on the Hudson” when Captain “Sully” Sullenberger glided his commercial airliner onto the frigid waters of the Hudson River, saving the lives of all 155 passengers and crew aboard. However, even as Sully was being heralded worldwide for his unprecedented feat of aviation skill, an investigation was unfolding that threatened to destroy his reputation and his career.
The film is directed by Clint Eastwood with a screenplay by Todd Komarnicki based on the book Highest Duty by Chelsey “Sully” Sullenberger and Jeffrey Zaslow.
The film is produced by Eastwood, Frank Marshall, Allyn Stewart and Tim Moore. The film stars Tom Hanks, Aaron Eckhart and Laura Linney. Eastwood’s below-the-line collaborators include director of photography Tom Stern, A.F.C., A.S.C., production designer James J. Murakami, editor […]

Page 1 of 48712345...102030...Last »