Blake Lively to receive Breakthrough Performer of the Year award

March 25th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by ANI  

Cameron Diaz London, Mar 25 (ANI): ‘Gossip Girl’ star Blake Lively is set to be honoured with the Breakthrough Performer of the Year award at an upcoming Las Vegas film convention.

Lively, 23, will be recognised as Hollywood’s top emerging talent at the annual CinemaCon convention, hosted by the National Association of Theatre Owners.

“Blake recently captivated audiences and critics around the world with her stunning turn in The Town, and Green Lantern is one of the most anticipated films of the year,” the Daily star quoted CinemaCon managing director Mitch Neuhauser as saying.

“We are thrilled to honour such a wonderful young talent,” he added.

Her ‘Green Lantern’ co-star Ryan Reynolds will be handed CinemaCon’s Male Star of the Year award at the gala in Caesars Palace on March 31, and Cameron Diaz is due to receive the Female Star of the Year prize. (ANI)

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