Hollywood Film Awards 2019
The Hollywood Film Awards 2019 announces winners: Renée Zellweger, Charlize Theron, and The Avengers, among the honorees. As every year since 1997, the Hollywood Film Awards will be celebrating “excellence in the art of cinema”.
The 23rd edition will take place at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, CA, on November 3. Actor and comedian Rob Riggle, of “The Daily Show,” “SNL” and “21 Jump Street” fame, will host the event.
Actress Charlize Theron will be the recipient of the Hollywood Career Achievement Award. Theron, who is only 44, has a 24-year film career, with emblematic roles in films such as “The Devil’s Advocate,” “The Cider House Rules,” “North Country,” and “Mad Max: Fury Road.” In 2003, she won the Academy Award for Best Actress for “Monster.”
The rest of the winners were also announced in advance.
Among them are Pharrell Williams, who will receive the Hollywood Song Award for his song “Letter to my godfather” from the “The Black Godfather” soundtrack. Shia LaBeouf will receive the Hollywood Breakthrough Screenwriter Award for “Honey Boy,” a biopic of his childhood. Olivia Wilde will receive the Hollywood Breakthrough Director Award for her directorial debut, “Booksmart.” Korean director Bong Joon-ho (“Parasite”) will receive the Hollywood Filmmaker Award and producers Kevin Feige and Victoria Alonso will receive the Hollywood Blockbuster Award for “Avengers: Endgame,” the epic culmination of a 22-superhero-movie narrative arc.
Among the winners in the acting categories are Antonio Banderas, who will receive the Hollywood Actor Award for his role in Pedro Almodóvar’s “Pain And Glory.” Al Pacino will receive the Hollywood Supporting Actor Award for his portrayal of Jimmy Hoffa in Martin Scorsese’s “The Irishman.” Laura Dern will receive the Hollywood Supporting Actress Award for “Marriage Story.” The Hollywood Breakout Actor and Actress awards will go to Taron Egerton (“Rocketman”) and Cynthia Erivo (“Harriet”), respectively.
Topping the winner’s list is actress Renée Zellweger, who will receive the Hollywood Actress Award for her amazing portrayal of Judy Garland in the biopic film “Judy.”
Zellwegger has already won several awards throughout her career, including the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical and the SAG Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role for “Chicago.” In 2003, for her role in Anthony Minghella’s “Cold Mountain,” Zellwegger received a Golden Globe Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a BAFTA and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress.
“Judy,” written by Tom Edge (“The Crown”) and directed by Rupert Goold, is focused on Judy Garland’s chaotic last days in London, in 1969. Garland, an absolute entertainment icon, became famous for her role as Dorothy in “The Wizard Of Oz.” Her filmography included gems such as “Meet Me in St. Louis” and “A Star Is Born.” Garland also had a successful music career and was the first woman to ever win a Grammy for Album of the Year, for Judy at Carnegie Hall.
Understanding the relevance of the challenge, Zellweger strongly prepared for this role. She sought the support of vocal coal Erich Vetro (“La La Land,” “Into the Woods”) and dialect coach Elizabeth Himelstein.
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