May 25, 2017  

Michael Douglas to Receive Icon Award at Palm Springs Film Fest

December 28, 2010 (6:22 am) GMT
The top honor will be presented at Palm Springs International Film Festival in California which begins on January 6, 2011.
Michael Douglas

is set to receive a top honor at the upcoming Palm Springs International Film Festival in California. The ailing actor will receive the Icon Award at a tribute on January 13, 2011 as part of the festival's "Talking Pictures: The Contenders" series, which focuses on Oscar front-runners.

Festival organizers say the prize "honors a creative talent who, through the course of his career, has created a body of work which symbolizes the highest level of achievement in the motion picture art form." Douglas, who revealed earlier this year that he is being treated for throat cancer, is nominated for a Golden Globe for his role in this year's "Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps".

Festival director Darryl MacDonald says, "We're thrilled to have the opportunity to honor Michael Douglas at a time when both his creative prowess and his contributions to world cinema have never been more evident - or more deserving of celebration. Simply put, he's an American treasure." The 22nd annual Palm Springs International Film Festival begins on January 6, 2011.

Follow us :

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. New Couple Alert! Bow Wow Reportedly Dating This Blonde Reality Star
  2. The First Heart-Wrenching Trailer of 'Wonder' Sees Julia Roberts, Owen Wilson and Jacob Tremblay
  3. Chris Cornell's Wife Pens Letter to Late Singer: 'I Will Stand Up for You'
  4. Gucci Mane Shares 'Drop Top Wop' Release Date and Track List, Premieres New Video 'Hurt Feelings'
  5. Odell Beckham Jr. and Iggy Azalea Are Cozying Up in Romantic Bowling Date
  6. Kim Kardashian Posts Sweet Tribute to 'Best Husband' Kanye West on 3-Year Anniversary
  7. 'John Wick 3' Script Is Being Written, Filming May Begin Later This Year
  8. Florida Georgia Line to Perform With The Chainsmokers at the 2017 CMT Music Awards