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Chris Hemsworth and Ryan Kwanten Win Breakthrough Award

April 28, 2010 (2:59 am) GMT
Taking the baton from such actors as Sam Worthington and Isla Fisher, the Australian hunks received the top honor by Australians In Film.
Chris Hemsworth and Ryan Kwanten Win Breakthrough Award

Australian actors and are the toast of their native country - they will receive the top honors at an upcoming awards show to celebrate Aussie stars in Hollywood.

The Breakthrough Awards, organized by the Australians In Film association, is designed to recognized the achievements of stars from Down Under who are carving out careers in the American entertainment industry.

Hemsworth, who will appear in upcoming superhero blockbuster ", and "" star Kwanten will follow in the footsteps of other actors including , , and , who are all previous winners.

The event, which will take place in Los Angeles on May 13, will also see the announcement of the 2010 winner of the Scholarship - a sum of $10,000 plus return airfare from Australia which will be awarded to one emerging Aussie to help pursue a career in the U.S.

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