Woody Allen Tapped for Cecil B. DeMille Award at Golden Globes

Kudo to be presented Jan. 12 at Golden Globes

Woody Allen will be honored with the 2014 Cecil B. DeMille Award by the Hollywood Foreign Press Assn.

The kudo will be presented to Allen at the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards on Jan. 12 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

“There is no one more worthy of this award than Woody Allen,” said Theo Kingma, president of the HFPA. “His contributions to filmmaking have been phenomenal and he truly is an international treasure.”

It’s not known whether the reclusive Allen will show up to the ceremony, which could include recogntion of his latest film, “Blue Jasmine,” starring Cate Blanchett.

The New York-based Allen usually shuns Hollywood events although he did attend last year’s world premiere of his comedy “To Rome with Love” at the Los Angeles Film Festival.

The HFPA noted that Allen has written and directed over 45 films including “Annie Hall,” “Manhattan,” “The Purple Rose of Cairo,” “Hannah and Her Sisters,” “Match Point,” “Vicky Cristina Barcelona” and “Midnight in Paris” for which he won both the Oscar and Golden Globe for Best Screenplay.

Jodie Foster was the most recent recipient of the DeMille Award. Prior recipients are  Morgan Freeman, (2012), Robert De Niro (2011), Martin Scorsese (2010), Steven Spielberg (2009), Warren Beatty (2007), Anthony Hopkins (2006), Robin Williams (2005), Michael Douglas (2004), Gene Hackman (2003), Harrison Ford (2002), Al Pacino (2001), and Barbra Streisand (2000).

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