WHAT’S NEW: George Clooney Actor Of The Year
This 50-year-old A-List actor shows no signs of slowing down in his career. The Hollywood Film Awards is looking to distinguish George Clooney with the Actor of the Year Honor at this year’s awards ceremony on October 24th. With his outstanding performance in movies such as “The Descendants” and “The Ides of March”, it is hard not to provide the actor with this honor. George Clooney captured our emotions in “The Descendants” while portraying an emotionally distant husband and father who is forced by tragic circumstances to become a family man. The film presented by Alexander Payne was debuted at the Telluride Film Festival in September leaving the public and Hollywood in awe.
Carlos de Abreu, Founder and Executive Director of the Hollywood Film Award event stated, “George Clooney delivered a flawless and passionate performance in Alexander Payne’s human drama The Descendants. Clooney continues to shine as one of Hollywood’s most gifted actors. We’re delighted to honor him at this year’s Hollywood Film Awards.”
Previous recipients of the distinguished awards have included Jackie Chan, Russell Crowe, Tom Hanks, Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Forest Whitaker, Robert De Niro, and many others. Crowe and Whitaker went on to win Oscars after receiving the award from the Hollywood Film Awards. We will stay tuned to see if George Clooney will follow in that tradition.
-Amadi Jae for AOM & The HIGH UP. Follow @AmadiJae on Twitter for the latest in entertainment news!