Amy Adams to Get American Cinematheque Honor

The nonprofit’s annual benefit gala is set to take place Nov. 10 at the Beverly Hilton.

Amy Adams has been named the recipient of the 2017 American Cinematheque Award.

The five-time Oscar nominee is set to be presented the honor Nov. 10 at the Cinematheque’s annual benefit gala at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, with in-person tributes from Adams' colleagues and friends. Her credits include award-nominated roles in The Fighter, American Hustle and Doubt, and, more recently, Arrival and Nocturnal Animals.

The actress will next be seen in Justice League Part One, reprising her role of Lois Lane, and is set to star in HBO's Gillian Flynn adaptation Sharp Objects.

“Amy Adams is one of the most beloved, admired and respected actresses in movies today," American Cinematheque chairman Rick Nicita said Tuesday in a statement. "In the words of one of her directors, she is smart, tough, funny, warm, ambitious and, of course, beautiful. Combined with her shining talents and unequalled likability in a career that is skyrocketing, Amy Adams is the ideal recipient of the American Cinematheque’s 31st annual award.”

The American Cinematheque, established in 1981, is a nonprofit that focuses of moving picture exhibition, including the operation of the historic Egyptian Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard.

Adams joins past award-winners Robin Williams, Reese Witherspoon, Steven Spielberg and Robert Downey Jr., among many others. Last year's honoree was director Ridley Scott.

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