Actor, comedian, and writer Eddie Murphy will be honoured with the prestigious Cecil B. DeMille Award at the 80th Annual Golden Globe Awards.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association announced that Eddie will be bestowed with the highest honour of the night on Wednesday via a statement reading: “We’re honoured to present this year’s Cecil B. DeMille Award to the iconic and highly esteemed Mr. Eddie Murphy.”
Golden Globes 2023 Nominations: Best Motion Picture- Drama
HFPA President Helen Hoehne said in a press release. “We’re thrilled to be celebrating the lasting impact on film and television that his career—in front of and behind the camera—has had through the decades.”
The comedian, 61, a six-time Golden Globe nominee, won his first and only Golden Globe in 2007.
A year after Hollywood boycotted the awards ceremony over voters’ lack of diversity, an alleged ethics issue, and other sexist and racist remarks made by the board members, the HFPA is trying to rebuild their reputation.
The Golden Globes ceremony, one of the biggest annual Hollywood awards, will air live on January 10 on NBC from om the Beverly Hilton hotel. Jerrod Carmichael will be hosting the awards ceremony this year.
The nominations for Golden Globe 2023 were recently announced and Steven Speilberg’s comeback film ‘The Fablemans’, ‘Elvis’ got multiple nods.
Indian film ‘RRR’ also made history by becoming the first Telugu film to bag a nomination at the Golden Globes.