Carey Mulligan And Will Smith Take Home Top Prizes At Hollywood Film Awards
Carey Mulligan and Will Smith were honored with top acting prizes at the 2015 Hollywood Film Awards on Sunday night. The British star was awarded the Hollywood Actress accolade for her role in women’s rights drama Suffragette, and Smith won the actor counterpart for his role in upcoming sports thriller Concussion.
Sex change drama The Danish Girl also scored wins for director Tom Hooper and Alicia Vikander, who was named Breakout Actress. Vin Diesel’s action movie Furious 7 also picked up two prizes, for Hollywood Blockbuster and Hollywood Song for “See You Again” by Wiz Khalifa featuring Charlie Puth. Benicio Del Toro won the Supporting Actor award for Sicario, while Jane Fonda picked up the actress equivalent for Youth, and Australian star Joel Edgerton was dubbed Breakout Actor for his portrayal of real life FBI agent John Connolly in the Whitey Bulger biopic Black Mass. The stars of Quentin Tarantino’s upcoming western The Hateful Eight, including Samuel L. Jackson and Kurt Russell, were awarded the Ensemble prize while the cast of N.W.A. biopic Straight Outta Compton were named Breakout Ensemble. Other winners include Amy Schumer for Comedy, and Inside Out for Animation. The Amy Winehouse documentary also won a prize. Robert De Niro was also honored with a career achievement award during the ceremony in Beverly Hills. The main winners include: Hollywood Blockbuster – Furious 7 Hollywood Actor – Will Smith, Concussion Hollywood Actress – Carey Mulligan, Suffragette Hollywood Supporting Actor – Benicio Del Toro, Sicario Hollywood Supporting Actress – Jane Fonda, Youth Hollywood Breakout Actor – Joel Edgerton, Black Mass Hollywood Breakout Actress – Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl New Hollywood – Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn Hollywood Ensemble – Quentin Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight Hollywood Breakout Ensemble – Corey Hawkins, O’Shea Jackson Jr. & Jason Mitchell, Straight Outta Compton Hollywood Comedy Award – Amy Schumer Hollywood Career Achievement – Robert De Niro Hollywood Producer – Ridley Scott, The Martian Hollywood Director – Tom Hooper, The Danish Girl Hollywood Breakthrough Director – Adam McKay, The Big Short Hollywood Screenwriter – Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer, Spotlight Hollywood Song – Wiz Khalifa and Charlie Puth, “See You Again” from the Furious 7 Hollywood Documentary – Asif Kapadia, Amy Hollywood Animation – Pete Docter, Inside Out Hollywood Film Composer – Alexandre Desplat, The Danish Girl and Suffragette