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Michael J. Fox, Peter Weir, Diane Warren and Euzhan Palcy will receive the honorary Oscars

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Hollywood has announced its award winners Honorary Oscarsalso known as the Hollywood Academy Governors Awards (Governor Awards), which are for the composer this year Diana goodsdirector Peter Weir and the director and screenwriter Euzhan Palcy. The actor Michael J Fox“Back to the Future” or “Teen Wolf” star receives the Jean Hersholt Prize in recognition of his humanitarian work.

The Academy Board of Governors is honored to recognize four individuals who have made indelible contributions to film and the world at large.‘ says David Rubin, President of the Academy, in a statement in which he said ‘the tireless advocate of Parkinson’s research by Michael J. Fox along with his boundless optimism illustrates the impact of one person to change the future of millions.”

Of Euzhan Palcy (“Schwarze Hüttenstrasse”, “A dry white train station”), the academy emphasizes that it is a “pioneering filmmaker whose pioneering importance for international cinema is rooted in film history“. As for Diane Warren, who has been nominated thirteen times for the Oscar for Best Song and never won the award, the statement reads: “His music and lyrics have enhanced the emotional impact of countless films and inspired generations of musicians.“.

Peter Weir is a director of consummate skill and mastery whose work reminds us of cinema’s power to reveal the full range of human experience.‘, the President points out, alluding to the director of films such as ‘Sole Witness’, ‘The Dead Poets Club’, ‘The Truman Show’ or ‘Master and Commander’, who has accumulated a total of six Oscar nominations without being rewarded to become .

The four prizes will be handed over in a gala to be held in Los Angeles on November 19, 2023. The awards ceremony for the 95th edition of the Oscars is scheduled for Sunday Next year on March 12th. The list of nominees for the Hollywood Academy Awards will be announced on January 24, 2023.

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