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Natalie Portman, Janelle Monae, ‘Gold’ Cast to be Honored at Hollywood Film Awards

Dick Clark Productions has selected Natalie Portman, Janelle Monae and the cast of the Matthew McConaughey film “Gold” for Hollywood Film Awards on Nov. 6 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.

Portman will be honored with the “Hollywood Actress Award” for her role in “Jackie” and Monae will receive the “Hollywood Spotlight Award” for her role as a scientist in “Hidden Figures.”

Additionally, the cast of the film “Gold,” including McConaughey, Bryce Dallas Howard, Edgar Ramirez and Stacy Keach will receive the “Hollywood Ensemble Award.”

The awards will be hosted by actor and comedian James Corden.

Portman is being recognized for her role as Jacqueline Kennedy in the film “Jackie,” a portrait of First Lady Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy during the days immediately following her husband’s assassination.  “Jackie” is directed by Pablo Larraín and written by Noah Oppenheim. The film opens Dec. 2, 2016.

Monae is being recognized for her role as Mary Jackson in the 20th Century Fox film “Hidden Figures.” In the film Monae plays a part of a team of African-American women who provide NASA with important mathematical data needed to launch the program’s first successful space missions.

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