BroadwayWorld.com — China’s No. 1 film awards show will take place in Hollywood for The First Time with leading talent accepting accolades based on the votes of 80 million fans. Halle Berry, Guillermo del Toro, Jeffrey Katzenberg, Zoe Saldana, Jeremy Renner, Charlie Hunnam and Hans Zimmer will accept key honors for their work at the Huading Film Awards at The Montalban Theater in Los Angeles on June 1st. This historic event will allow American motion picture artists to directly acknowledge and express thanks to Chinese moviegoers who support their films. Industry legend Don Mischer will produce the event.
EMMY nominated actress and current star of CBS’s Elementary, Lucy Liu, will co-host the show alongside prominent Chinese television personality Olivia Xu.
Visionary director Guillermo del Toro, best known for Pacific Rim, Hellboy and Pan’s Labyrinth, will receive the Huading Film Award for Best Global Director. The Oscar nominated director’s next film Crimson Tide stars fellow Huading Film Award winner Charlie Hunnam and his new TV series, The Strain, premieres on FX on July 13th.