Beverly Hills, CA (AP) — Tom Cruise was honored for nearly 30 years of work as a producer for ‘Everything Everywhere All at Once’. ‘ won Best Picture at the Producers Guild of America Awards on Saturday night, cementing it as a frontrunner for the Best Picture Oscar.
“We love you! We love you!” Ke Huy Quan, another Oscar favorite and one of the movie’s starsJonathan Wang and other producers of the multiversal drama roared with glee from the stage when they received the award for best feature film.
The award has proven to be perhaps the best indicator of winning the highest honor at the Oscars, with 4 of the last 5 PGA winners and 11 of the last 14 PGA winners. I am getting a photo.
PGA wins with ‘CODA’ ”Last year and ”Nomadland” ‘ distinguished each as a frontrunner before winning Best Picture in 2021.
Big night likely at Sunday’s Screen Actors Guild Awards Plus, we can mark “Everything Everywhere” as the best movie at the Academy Awards on March 12th.
Actor Cruise made quite a stir at home and abroad for appearing in a show at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California, but he began his producing career in 1996 with “Mission: Impossible,” winning a David O. Selznick Award at the PGA. Awarded. Lifetime achievement honors awarded to Steven Spielberg, Kevin Feige, Mary Parent and Brian Grazer.
“I’ve always wanted to make movies,” Cruise said, wearing a tuxedo with his hair up to the length he wore in “Mission: Impossible 2.” “I wanted to travel the world and have adventures.”
Cruise talked about making his film debut at the age of 18 in 1981’s “Taps,” and how producer Stanley Jaffe embraced him in every part of the process.
“I was convinced that this was what I wanted to do for the rest of my life,” he said.
Cruise thanked Jerry Bruckheimer, producer of the original 1986 “Top Gun” and producer partner on last year’s “Top Gun: Maverick.”
“You opened the door for me,” Cruise told Bruckheimer. “You made me feel welcome. I will be forever grateful.”
Since the first ‘Mission: Impossible’, Cruise has worked on ‘Vanilla Sky’, ‘The Last Samurai’, ‘Jack Reacher’ and ‘Mission: Impossible’ franchises.
He was honored to be embraced by many other mentors and partners, including Spielberg and former Paramount CEO Sherry Lansing, who presented the award.
“You guys made the adventurous life I wanted possible,” he said.
Cruise concluded, “Thank you to all the audiences that I work on first and foremost for entertaining you.”
Other films honored by the PGA include Best Documentary Feature for “Navalny,” Best Animated Film for “Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio,” and Stanley Kramer Award for “Till.” Raise public awareness of important social issues.
PGA Television Awards: Best Comedy for “The Bear”, Best Drama for “The White Lotus”, Best Reality or Competition Series for “Lizzo’s Watch Out For The Big Grrrls”, and Stanley Tucci: Searching for Italy”. is a non-fiction series, with ‘The Dropout’ winning Best Limited Series and ‘Weird: The Al Yankovic Story’ winning Best Television Movie.
Mindy Kaling has produced shows such as ‘The Mindy Project’, ‘The Sex Lives of College Girls’, ‘Never Have I Ever’, ‘Velma’ and ‘The Office’, for which she has received television’s Norman Lear Achievement Award. was awarded.
“I’m the child of immigrants, and it just happened to be my secret weapon,” Karin said.
Her former “Office” co-writer and co-star, BJ Novak, presented Kaling with the award, saying, “We care about characters that others didn’t care enough to put on TV, and they care about other people.” I cared about what they cared about.” I didn’t care for the TV. ”
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