Michael Douglas To Get The Icon Award At The Palm Springs International Film Festival
Versatile actor Michael Douglas will be presented the prestigious The Icon Award at the upcoming Palm Springs International Film Festival.
The festival which is set to kick-start next year will honour the star for his talent and skills as an actor. The festival organizers released a statement saying Douglas is "a creative talent who, through the course of his or her career, has created a body of work which symbolizes the highest level of achievement in the motion picture art form.”
The award will be given to Douglas who is battling cancer on January 13 at the event’s Talking Pictures: The Contenders series.
Darryl Macdonald, the director of the festival was quoted as saying, "We`re thrilled to have the opportunity to honor Michael Douglas at a time when both his creative prowess and his contributions to world cinema have never been more evident -- or more deserving of celebration. Simply put, he`s an American treasure."
Michael Douglas has been nominated for Golden Globe for his power pack performance in movie, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps.