Helen Mirren will receive a Career Achievement Award at the 21st Palm Springs International Film Festival, taking place January 5 – 18. She will be presented with the prize January 5 at an awards gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center, hosted by “Entertainment Tonight”‘s Mary Hart.
“We are honored to present Oscar winner Helen Mirren with the festival’s Career Achievement Award for her large and distinguished body of work,” said PSIFF chairman Harold Matzner in a statement. “Mirren is one of the most outstanding actresses of her generation and she delivers another fine performance in The Last Station.” Mirren will join previously announced honorees Morgan Freeman, Mariah Carey and Anna Kendrick at the event. [Brian Brooks]