Hollywood festival to honor Hilary Swank


Hilary Swank will be honored at the 13th annual Hollywood Film Festival's Hollywood Awards with its actress award.

It will be presented at the awards ceremony on Oct. 26 at the Beverly Hilton.

Swank's newest film, "Amelia," in which she plays the title role of aviatrix Amelia Earhart, will be released by Fox Searchlight on Oct. 23.

A two-time Oscar winner, she picked up best actress Academy Awards for "Boys Don't Cry" and "Million Dollar Baby."