The Zurich Film Festival has announced that Sylvester Stallone will receive the inaugural Golden Icon Award at this year's Festival, taking place September 25-October 5, 2008. "We are absolutely honored to welcome incomparable Hollywood icon Sylvester Stallone as the first Golden Icon Award winner and Zurich Master Class lecturer at our young Film Festival," said Festival Directors Nadja Schildknecht and Karl Spoerri in a statement. Stallone will accept the award on September 26th. [Peter Knegt]