Variety will honor its 10 Actors to Watch with the Newport Beach Film Festival at a brunch taking place on Nov. 11 at the Resort at Pelican Hill.
NBFF will also present honors to several artists, including the Icon Award to Robert Forster (now on screens in “What They Had”) and Artist of Distinction Awards to Topher Grace (“BlacKkKlansman”), Colman Domingo (“If Beale Street Could Talk,” “Fear the Walking Dead”) and Mary Elizabeth Winstead (“All About Nina”).
Variety has been bestowing 10 Actors to Watch honors since 1998. Past
honorees include many future Oscar winners and nominees, such as Mahershala Ali, Timothée Chalamet, Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer, Brie Larson and Lupita Nyong’o.
Variety’s 10 to Watch include:
MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS
CRAZY RICH ASIANS
THE HATE U GIVE
A STAR IS BORN
ON THE BASIS OF SEX
MARINA DE TAVIRA
JOHN DAVID WASHINGTON