The 78th Venice Movie Competition will this 12 months award a Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement to American actress Jamie Lee Curtis. The ceremony will happen on September 8 on the Sala Grande earlier than the out-of-competition world premiere screening of David Gordon Inexperienced’s Halloween Kills. Venice runs September 1-11 on the Lido.
Halloween Kills is the follow-up to 2018’s Halloween, which noticed Curtis reprise her iconic position as Laurie Strode and took over $250M worldwide to grow to be the highest-grossing chapter within the four-decade franchise.
From Common Footage, Miramax, Blumhouse Productions and Trancas Worldwide Movies, Halloween Kills begins international rollout on October 14 through Common. The official trailer was launched final week (test it out right here).
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Mentioned Curtis of the Lifetime Achievement, “I’m extremely humbled to be honored on this method by the Venice Worldwide Movie Competition. It appears unattainable to me that I’ve been on this business lengthy sufficient to be receiving ‘Lifetime Achievement’ recognition, and to have it occur now, with Halloween Kills, is especially significant to me. Halloween — and my partnership with Laurie Strode — launched and sustained my profession, and to have these movies evolve into a brand new franchise that’s beloved by audiences world wide was, and stays, a present. Italian Cinema has all the time honored and heralded the style that gave me my profession, so I couldn’t be extra proud and completely happy to just accept this award from the Venice Worldwide Movie Competition on behalf of Laurie and all of the brave heroines of the world who stand tall within the face of seemingly insurmountable obstacles and refuse to yield.”
Mentioned fest Director Alberto Barbera, “Jamie Lee Curtis belongs to that rarefied group of Hollywood actors who greatest mirror the qualities which are the very soul of the worldwide movie business and its legacy. A direct descendant of America’s movie aristocracy — she is the daughter of two unforgettable stars, Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh — Jamie Lee Curtis is the pure embodiment of a star who is aware of find out how to play roles with versatility and amenability, all whereas infusing them together with her peerless charisma and signature persona. All these qualities, mixed together with her work as an creator of youngsters’s books and her dedication to her charitable work have cemented her standing as an indelible and enduring international artist. So far, her extraordinary four-decade profession, which started together with her dazzling debut in John Carpenter’s 1978 horror basic, Halloween, encompasses greater than forty characteristic movies and reminds us that true expertise, mixed with intelligence, wit, endurance and sheer grit, are the hallmarks of this true and unforgettable star.”
Along with the Halloween motion pictures, Curtis’ profession spans virtually each style of movie, together with the latest Knives Out and basic comedies A Fish Known as Wanda, Buying and selling Locations and Freaky Friday; in addition to motion pics True Lies and Blue Metal; and dramas The Tailor Of Panama, My Lady and Ceaselessly Younger.
Curtis can also be a New York Instances best-selling kids’s e-book creator. Her twelfth e-book, Me, MySelfie & I: A Cautionary Story, was launched in 2018.