–by Dr. Laura Wilhelm, LauraWil Intercultural
Hollywood, CA (The Hollywood Times) 10/22/19 – The Hollywood Film Awards announced that Antonio Banderas, Renée Zellweger, Al Pacino, and Laura Dern will be honored at the 23rd Annual “Hollywood Film Awards.” Banderas will receive the “Hollywood Actor Award” for his poignant turn in Pedro Almodóvar’s 21st film, “Pain and Glory.” Zellweger will receive the “Hollywood Actress Award” for her powerful portrayal of Judy Garland in Rupert Goold’s “Judy.”
Pacino will receive the “Hollywood Supporting Actor Award” for his brilliant depiction of Jimmy Hoffa in Martin Scorsese’s mob masterpiece “The Irishman.” Dern will receive the “Hollywood Supporting Actress Award” for her commanding performance as a hard-hitting divorce attorney in Noah Baumbach’s “Marriage Story.”
Banderas, Zellweger, Pacino, and Dern join the following previously announced honorees: Shia LaBeouf (the “Hollywood Breakthrough Screenwriter Award”), Taron Egerton (the “Hollywood Breakout Actor Award”), Cynthia Erivo (the “Hollywood Breakout Actress Award”), Olivia Wilde (the “Hollywood Breakthrough Director Award”), Pharrell Williams (the “Hollywood Song Award”), Bong Joon (the “Hollywood Filmmaker Award”), Emma Tillinger Koskoff (the “Hollywood Producer Award”), and James Mangold (the “Hollywood Director Award”). Many other awards will be given in various technical categories. Additional honorees for this year’s event will be announced in the coming weeks.
Actor and comedian Rob Riggle will host the all-star ceremony. “The Hollywood Film Awards” will take place on Sunday, November 3rd, 2019 at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA.
About the Hollywood Film Awards:
The Hollywood Film Awards, founded in 1997, were created to celebrate Hollywood and launch the awards season. The recipients of the awards are selected by an Advisory Team for their body of work and/or a film(s) that is to be released during the calendar year. For additional information, visit www.hollywoodawards.com.