Awkwafina to host 22nd Annual Hollywood Film Awards, list of honorees includes Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, 'Black Panther'

The recent SNL host will take the stage alongside some of the biggest names in entertainment, to lead the audience through an incredible night of honoring the best in film


                            Awkwafina to host 22nd Annual Hollywood Film Awards, list of honorees includes Nicole Kidman, Hugh Jackman, 'Black Panther'

'Crazy Rich Asians' star, Awkwafina, will host the 22nd Annual Hollywood Film Awards Sunday, November 4, at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, announced Dick Clark productions. Amid her star-making moments with key roles in the hit films like 'Oceans 8', the recent SNL host will take the stage alongside some of the biggest names in entertainment to lead the audience through an incredible night of honoring the best in film.

Honorees for the 2018 Hollywood Film Awards include Nicole Kidman, who will receive this year’s “Hollywood Career Achievement Award”, Glenn Close, who will receive the “Hollywood Actress Award”, Hugh Jackman, who will receive the “Hollywood Actor Award”, Damien Chazelle, who will receive the “Hollywood Director Award,” Timothée Chalamet, who will receive the “Hollywood Supporting Actor Award”, 'Green Book,' which will receive the “Hollywood Ensemble Award” and 'Crazy Rich Asians', which will receive the “Hollywood Breakout Ensemble Award”.

Actress Awkwafina attends 'Crazy Rich Asians' Atlanta Red Carpet Screening at Regal Atlantic Station on August 2, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Actress Awkwafina attends 'Crazy Rich Asians' Atlanta Red Carpet Screening at Regal Atlantic Station on August 2, 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia.

There will also be Amandla Stenberg, who will receive the “Hollywood Breakout Performance Actress Award”, John David Washington, who will receive the “Hollywood Breakout Performance Actor Award”, Felix Van Groeningen, who will receive the “Hollywood Breakthrough Director Award”, Yalitza Aparicio, who will receive the “New Hollywood Award”, and Peter Farrelly, Nick Vallelonga and Brian Hayes Currie, who will receive the “Hollywood Screenwriter Award” for 'Green Book'.  

'Believer' will receive the “Hollywood Documentary Award”, 'Incredibles 2' will receive the “Hollywood Animation Award”, and 'Black Panther' will receive the “Hollywood Film Award.” Dan Reynolds, Tim Edgar, and Hans Zimmer are set to perform the empowering single, 'Skipping Stones', from the documentary, 'Believer', at this year’s show.

The Hollywood Film Awards recognizes excellence in the art of cinema in all disciplines of filmmaking.  Matthew Libatique will receive the “Hollywood Cinematography Award” for 'A Star Is Born', Justin Hurwitz will receive the “Hollywood Film Composer Award” for 'First Man', Tom Cross will receive the “Hollywood Editor Award” also for 'First Man', Dan Deleeuw, Kelly Port, Russel Earl and Dan Sudick will receive the “Hollywood Visual Effects Award” for 'Avengers: Infinity War'.

Awkwafina arrives to at The 16th Annual Unforgettable Gala held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on December 9, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.
Awkwafina arrives to at The 16th Annual Unforgettable Gala held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on December 9, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California.

Also, Sandy Powell will receive the “Hollywood Costume Design Award” for 'The Favourite', Jenny Schircore, Sarah Kelly and Hannah Edwards will receive the “Hollywood Make-Up and Hair Styling Award” for 'Mary Queen of Scots', Hannah Beachler will receive the “Hollywood Production Design Award” for 'Black Panther', and Erik Aadahl, Ethan Van der Ryn and Brandon Proctor will receive the “Hollywood Sound Award” for 'A Quiet Place'.

The Hollywood Film Awards, honoring the most acclaimed films and actors while previewing highly anticipated films and talent for the upcoming year, also acknowledges artists in the categories of Cinematography, Visual Effects, Film Composing, Costume Design, Editing, Production Design, Sound and Makeup and Hairstyling. In its 22-year history, more than 320 of the world’s biggest stars and filmmakers have been highlighted at the annual ceremony and over 130 of the honorees have gone on to garner Oscar nominations and/or wins.