Britannia winner joins Hoffman, Scorsese

John Travolta will receive the eighth annual Britannia Award, The British Academy of Film & Television Arts Los Angeles’ highest honor, Oct. 15.

The award will be presented to Travolta for his “extraordinary contribution to the international entertainment industry,” at a blacktie gala at the Regent Beverly Wilshire Hotel in Beverly Hills.

Previous winners of the Britannia Award are Dustin Hoffman, Bob and Harvey Weinstein, Anthony Hopkins, Martin Scorsese, Peter Ustinov, Michael Caine and Albert (Cubby) Broccoli.

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