Amy Adams to get 2017 American Cinematheque Award

Los Angeles, April 12 (IANS) Actress Amy Adams has been announced as the recipient of this years American Cinematheque Award, which will be given to her on November 10."The American Cinematheque is extremely pleased to honour Amy Adams as the 31st recipient of the American Cinematheque award at our celebration this year," said Rick Nicita, American Cinematheque Chairman. "Amy Adams is one of the most beloved, admired, and respected actresses in movies today. Her credits range from critical favourites like ‘American Hustle' and ‘Arrival' to blockbusters like ‘Enchanted' and ‘Man of Steel,' combining strong reviews and commercial success." "Her appeal crosses all demographic groups and she continues to broaden her audience with performances that illuminate her movie-star qualities. She has been honoured with many nominations and awards from critics, fans and industry organisations all over the world," Nicita added.Adams was the unanimous choice of the Cinematheque Board of Directors selection committee.Previous American Cinematheque Award honourees include Eddie Murphy, Bette Midler, Robin Williams, Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Tom Cruise and George Clooney.