Like his “Poor Things” costar Emma Stone being feted 3 hours away in Palm Springsanother well known California movie celebration will acknowledge star Mark Ruffalo, presently riding high up on buzz from both “Poor Things” and the hit Netflix miniseries “All the Light We Can not See.” The three-time Oscar candidate and Emmy winner will get the American Riviera Award this year from the Santa Barbara International Film Festival.
“Ruffalo has actually been such an exceptional entertainer for many years– deserving all the honors every year– however his go-for-broke performing in ‘Poor Things’ is a discovery,” SBIFF’s executive director Roger Durling stated in a declaration. “A remarkable skill that simply keeps outshining himself.”
Ruffalo got an Emmy for playing aggrieved twins in the HBO miniseries “I Know This Much Is True” in 2020, and is thrice chosen at the Oscars, all in the very best Supporting Actor classification, for “The Kids Are All Right,” “Foxcatcher” and most just recently, for 2015’s Best Picture winner “Spotlight.”
He will next be seen in the sci-fi opus “Mickey 17,”, Bong Joon-ho’s long-awaited follow-up to his Best Picture-winning “Parasite.”
In 2015’s American Riviera recipient was “The Whale” star Brendan Fraser, who went on to win the Academy Award.
Ruffalo will be honored in a live event on Feb. 11 at the 39th yearly celebration. For additional information on this and other occasions, check out the Santa Barbara International Film Festival site.