Jamie Lee Curtis to Receive Lifetime Achievement at Venice Film Festival
Jamie Lee Curtis is set to receive the prestigious Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 78th Venice Film Festival. Curtis has starred in a wide range of films, spanning all genres, from 2019’s Knives Out to 1978’s Halloween.
The ceremony will take place on September 8 at the Sala Grande before the world premiere of Halloween Kills, a follow-up to 2018’s Halloween, which saw Curtis reprise her role as Laurie. The Venice Film Festival runs from September 1st through to the 11th on the Lido.
Jamie Lee Curtis has been the recipient of numerous accolades, including a BAFTA Award, two Golden Globes and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Curtis recently wrapped production on the upcoming Borderlands, a film adaptation of the classic video game. Her other credits include Trading Places, A Fish Called Wanda and Disney’s Freaky Friday.
Halloween (2018) grossed $250 million worldwide, to become the highest-grossing chapter in the four-decade franchise. From Universal Pictures, Miramax, Blumhouse Productions and Trancas International Films, Halloween Kills starts its theatrical run on October 14th. Watch the trailer below…