Michael b. jordan

Michael B. Jordan

*Carlos de Abreu, founder and executive producer of the 17th Annual Hollywood Film Awards, recently announced that Michael B. JordanDavid Oyelowo and Sophie Nelisse would receive this year’s “Hollywood Spotlight Awards.”

“We are very excited that we will be able to recognize acting talents that are on their road to discovery and stardom,” said Carlos de Abreu.

Also Lupita Nyong’o will be honored with the “New Hollywood Award” for “12 Year A Slave,” director Lee Daniels with the “Hollywood Director Award,” and director Steve McQueen with the “Hollywood Breakout Director Award.”

Other honorees will include the prolific and legendary producer Jerry Weintraub with the “Hollywood Legend Award,” Academy award-nominated actor Harrison Ford with this year’s “Hollywood Career Achievement Award,” actor Matthew McConaughey with the “Hollywood Actor Award,” Academy Award-winning actress Sandra Bullock with the “Hollywood Actress Award,” Oscar-nominated actor Jake Gyllenhaal with the “Hollywood Supporting Actor Award,” Academy Award-winning actress Julia Roberts with the “Hollywood Supporting Actress Award,” the cast of August: Osage County with the “Hollywood Ensemble Award,” actor Jared Leto with the “Hollywood Breakout Performance Award” for Dallas Buyers Club, actress Lupita Nyong’o with the “New Hollywood Award” for 12 Year A Slave, director Lee Daniels with the “Hollywood Director Award,” director Steve McQueen with the “Hollywood Breakout Director Award,” producer Michael De Luca with the “Hollywood Producer Award,” and screenwriters Julie Delpy, Ethan Hawke and Richard Linklater with the “Hollywood Screenwriter Award.” Other honorees include director Dan Scalon for “Monsters University” with the “Hollywood Animation Award,” and the movie “Pacific Rim” for visual effects.

The honors will be bestowed at the Hollywood Film Awards Gala Ceremony on Monday evening, October 21st, 2013 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills.

David Oyelowo

David Oyelowo