Awards Roundup: Dolly Parton Receives Philanthropy Medal, Ana de Armas Honored by Deauville Fest


A seasoned vet and an rising expertise will each be celebrated with awards this fall. In accordance with the Related Press, Dolly Parton shall be amongst these receiving the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy at a non-public ceremony in New York October 13. In the meantime, per Selection, Ana de Armas shall be honored with the Hollywood Rising-Star Award on the Deauville American Movie Competition subsequent month.

Parton is being offered with the Carnegie Medal of Philanthropy in recognition of the $1 million she donated to coronavirus vaccine analysis in 2020.

“I’ve at all times believed that in case you are able to assist, you must assist, and I really hope that I will be an inspiration for others to elevate up these round them,” Parton said. “Whether or not by way of my Creativeness Library or giving to COVID-19 analysis, I attempt to assist issues which have a particular that means for me. I hope everybody can discover one thing they’re keen about supporting and do what they’ll to assist make this world a greater place.”

Parton shall be inducted into the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame in November. She is ready to star in and produce the function model of her bestseller, “Run, Rose, Run,” printed this previous March. Reese Witherspoon can be producing. Parton — who counts “9 to five” and “The Greatest Little Whorehouse in Texas” amongst her performing credit — has acquired two Oscar nods for Greatest Unique Music (for “Transamerica” and “9 to five”). She has bought over 100 million information worldwide.

“Critically Pink,” Gracie Otto’s musical a few Dolly Parton Impersonator was not too long ago acquired by Gravitas Ventures. A 2023 launch is being deliberate for the pic, which made its world premiere at SXSW earlier this 12 months.

De Armas’ new movie, “Blonde,” during which she stars as Marilyn Monroe, will display screen at Deauville following its debut in Competitors at Venice Movie Competition.

Previously few years, de Armas has appeared in a lot of buzzy initiatives, equivalent to her breakout movie, “Knives Out,” “Blade Runner 2049,” “No Time to Die,” “Deep Water,” and “The Grey Man.” She acquired a Golden Globe nod for the previous, and is predicted to be one of many high contenders for a Greatest Actress Oscar nomination because of her position in “Blonde,” which hits Netflix September 28.

De Armas additionally appears to be gaining some clout within the business, and is utilizing it for good. It was not too long ago reported that she tapped “Promising Younger Girl” filmmaker Emerald Fennell to punch up the script for one in all her upcoming initiatives, “John Wick” spinoff “Ballerina.”

Deauville’s earlier Hollywood Rising-Star awardees embrace Jessica Chastain, Elizabeth Olsen, Chloë Grace Moretz, Shailene Woodley, Elle Fanning, and Sophie Turner.

Deauville American Movie Competition will run September 2-11 in Deauville, France.



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