Amy Adams to Be Honored by Palm Springs Film Fest

Amy Adams to Be Honored by Palm Springs Film Fest
Amy Adams

Amy Adams is arriving in Palm Springs.

The actress will obtain the Palm Springs International Movie Festival’s Chairman’s Award for her efficiency in Arrival, it was introduced Friday. Mary Hart will host the annual awards gala, which shall be held Jan. 2 on the Palm Springs Conference Center and likewise honor Sully’s Tom Hanks, Loving’s Ruth Negga, Manchester by the Sea’s Casey Affleck, Lion’s Nicole Kidman and the casts of Hidden Figures and La La Land.

Paramount’s alien invasion movie stars Adams as a linguist who’s recruited by the army to find out whether or not alien crafts which have landed all over the world are available peace or are a risk. Jeremy Renner and Forest Whitaker additionally star within the Denis Villeneuve-directed characteristic.

Adams beforehand acquired the fest’s Highlight Award in 2009 for her efficiency in Doubt, and the Ensemble Performance Award for American Hustle in 2014. Previous recipients of the Chairman’s Award embody Ben Affleck, George Clooney, Richard Gere, Tom Hanks, Dustin Hoffman and Reese Witherspoon.

“All through her profession, Amy Adams has constantly challenged herself with advanced roles,” mentioned fest chairman Harold Matzner in an announcement. “That is reaffirmed in her most up-to-date undertaking, Arrival, the place she anchors the movie with an award-winning efficiency as a outstanding linguist, Dr. Louise Banks, as she makes an attempt to speak with creatures in one in all a dozen spacecrafts that go to Earth.”

The 28th annual Palm Springs International Movie Fest is about to run Jan. 2-16.

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