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– Tom Hanks will receive the Palm Springs International Film Festival’s Icon Award at its annual Film Awards Gala for his performance in “Sully.” The event will be held Monday, January 2, 2017 at the Palm Springs Convention Center and hosted by Mary Hart.
“Tom Hanks delivers yet another career-defining performance bringing to life the heroism of airline pilot Captain Chesley ‘Sully’ Sullenberger,” festival chairman Harold Matzner said in a statement. “This is sure to be remembered in his long list of iconic character roles. Past recipients of the Icon Award include Michael Douglas, Robert Duvall and Meryl Streep.
– Casey Affleck will also be honored with Desert Palm Achievement Award for his performance in “Manchester By the Sea.”
“Casey Affleck delivers his finest performance in ‘Manchester By the Sea,’ playing a Boston janitor living a lonely and isolated existence,” Matzner said in a statement. “He has earned rave reviews from critics and is sure to garner awards attention.”
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– The Hollywood Foreign Press Association has selected Sophia, Sistine and Scarlet Stallone as Miss Golden Globe 2017 for the 74th annual Golden Globe Awards on January 8, 2017, the first time ever that a trio is receiving the title. The honoree is traditionally the son or daughter of one of the industry’s most respected actors, directors or producers of our time, and assists during the Golden Globe Awards ceremony.
“For the first time in Golden Globe history, we have proudly selected not one but three Miss Golden Globe representatives,” HFPA President Lorenzo Soria said in a statement. “With being raised by such role models Sylvester and Jennifer [Flavin Stallone], we can’t wait to see what the future has in store for these ladies.”
– Four-time Emmy Award-winning producer, director and writer Ryan Murphy will receive the Distinguished Artisan Award at the Make-up Artists and Hair Stylists Guild Awards on February 19, 2017. Murphy is the originator of the television programs “American Horror Story,” “Glee,” “Nip/Tuck” and “The New Normal.”
“We’re excited to bestow our 2017 Distinguished Artisan Award on Ryan Murphy, who constantly raises the bar and challenges the skills of our members to their utmost abilities when delineating his television characters,” Susan Cabral-Ebert, president of IATSE Local 706, said in a statement. “He has always shown strong support while working in collaboration with our make-up artists and hair stylists.”
– Longtime television and film producer James L. Brooks will receive the Producers Guild’s Norman Lear Achievement Award in Television at the Producers Guild Awards on January 28, 2017 in Los Angeles. Brooks has won 22 Emmys and is a three-time Academy Award-winner. He is the creative force behind shows including “The Simpsons,” “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and “Taxi.”
“For decades, Jim Brooks has brought memorable characters, big laughs and above all, a profound sense of humanity into our homes,” Producers Guild Awards chairs Donald De Line and Amy Pascal said in a statement. “Jim is a producer whose work has influenced multiple generations of storytellers, so it’s an incredible privilege to be able to honor him with our Guild’s Norman Lear Achievement Award.”
– Miles Teller will receive Stonestreet Studios’ first annual Stonestreet Granite Award for exceptional work in the motion picture arts on November 14 in New York City. Founded in 1991 by director-producer-creators Alyssa Rallo Bennett and Gary O. Bennett, Stonestreet is an independent film and television studio and screen acting and production conservatory, working on a wide range of genres from comedy and drama to sci-fi and thrillers.