Hollywood star Ryan Gosling can be honoured with the Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film, offered by the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
The star will obtain the award on January 13, 2024, on the Ritz-Carlton Bacara in Santa Barbara, California, the pageant organisers mentioned in a press release posted on the movie gala’s official web site.
The annual Kirk Douglas Award for Excellence in Film is awarded to lifelong contributors to cinema who work in entrance of the digicam, behind it or each.
“Ryan Gosling has long been both a dramatic and comedic force in front of the camera. This year, thanks to his universally hailed, triumphant performance as Ken in Barbie – a film that truly demanded the attention of critics and moviegoers around the world – he has become a true cinematic powerhouse,” government director Roger Durling mentioned.
The previous recipients of the award embody Michelle Yeoh, Martin Scorsese, Hugh Jackman, Judi Dench, Warren Beatty, Jane Fonda, Jessica Lange, Forest Whitaker, Robert De Niro, Michael Douglas, Harrison Ford, Quentin Tarantino, Ed Harris and John Travolta.
Gosling most lately starred in Greta Gerwig’s Barbie alongside Margot Robbie. The movie has up to now earned over USD 1.4 billion on the world field workplace. The actor can be subsequent seen in filmmaker David Leitch’s The Fall Guy, reverse Emily Blunt.
The thirty ninth Santa Barbara International Film Festival will happen from February 7-17.