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Emma Watson to Be Presented With MTV Trailblazer Award

March 27, 2013 (4:16 am) GMT
The 'Perks of Being a Wallflower' actress will be honored with the special award at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards for her acting career.

After received the first MTV Trailblazer Award in 2012, will get the same honor this year. The award, given to young actors who have had unconventional film careers, will be handed to the actress of "" at the 2013 MTV Movie Awards.

"Emma Watson endeared herself to fans as one of the most beloved and iconic characters of her generation," Stephen Friedman, President of MTV, said in a statement. "She's been a constant presence in the lives of our audience for more than a decade and is continuing to challenge her craft with upcoming roles as radically diverse as her enormous talent."

Her most recent critically acclaimed role in "The Perks of Being a Wallflower" has also garnered her three nominations for Best Female Performance, Best Kiss (with co-star ) and Best Musical Moment (with Lerman and ) at the upcoming prize-giving event.

Emma found fame after playing Hermione Granger in "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" and its sequels. The 22-year-old British actress can next be seen on the big screen in Sofia Coppola's "" and Darren Aronofsky's "".

To be hosted by , the 2013 MTV Movie Awards will be aired on Sunday, April 14, live from the Sony Pictures Studios Lot in Culver City, California.

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