8:00am PT by Scott Feinberg
Hollywood Film Awards: Saoirse Ronan, Benicio Del Toro, Alicia Vikander Among Honorees (Exclusive)
Top contenders for the best actress, best supporting actor and best supporting actress Oscars will be honored at the 19th Hollywood Film Awards, The Hollywood Reporter has learned. Brooklyn's Saoirse Ronan will receive the New Hollywood Award, Sicario's Benicio Del Toro the Hollywood Supporting Actor Award and The Danish Girl's Alicia Vikander the Hollywood Breakout Actress Award.
Additionally, Vikander's director Tom Hooper will pick up the Hollywood Director Award and the principal cast of Straight Outta Compton — O'Shea Jackson, Jr., Corey Hawkins and Jason Mitchell — the Hollywood Breakout Ensemble Award at the ceremony, which will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Nov. 1.
The Hollywood Film Awards previously announced a number of this year's other honorees. Among them: Joy's Robert De Niro for the Hollywood Career Achievement Award; Asif Kapadia's Amy for the Hollywood Documentary Award; Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth's "See You Again" (Furious 7) for the Hollywood Song Award; Alexandre Desplat (The Danish Girl/Suffragette) for the Hollywood Film Composer Award; Cinderella for the Hollywood Costume Design Award; Black Mass for the Hollywood Editing Award; Jurassic World for the Hollywood Visual Effects Award; Bridge of Spies for the Hollywood Cinematography Award and the Hollywood Sound Award; Mad Max: Fury Road for the Hollywood Sound Award and the Hollywood Make-up & Hairstyling Award; and Furious 7 for the Hollywood Blockbuster Award.
The recipients of the event's many other awards will be announced in the coming days and weeks.
This year's Hollywood Film Awards will not be televised, unlike last year's, which aired on CBS but generated disappointing ratings. Nevertheless, Dick Clark Productions, which became a key investor in the event in 2013, will continue to produce it. "The Hollywood Film Awards is an incredible brand, previewing some of the biggest movies and stars of the year, while launching the award season," says Allen Shapiro, CEO of DCP.