Goldie Hawn to Receive CinemaCon Icon of the Year Award

Oscar winner makes big screen return after 15 years in Amy Schumer’s “Snatched’ this May

Last Updated: March 7, 2017 @ 9:38 AM

Goldie Hawn is this year’s CinemaCon Icon, the National Association of Theatre Owners announced Tuesday.

In step with her return to movies after a 15-year hiatus, Hawn will accept the Cinema Icon Award at the annual Las Vegas gathering of U.S. movie theater owners at the end of March.

Hawn will appear opposite Amy Schumer in the Universal comedy “Snatched,” which opens this May. It was also announced this week that Anna Faris and MGM will remake the Hawn classic “Overboard.”

Goldie Hawn continues to shine on the big screen as one of the most entertaining, relatable and recognizable actresses of our time,” said CinemaCon Managing Director Mitch Neuhauser. “With an unforgettable presence and charm both onscreen and off Hawn has entertained audiences of all ages and we are pleased to honor an incredible woman with this year’s ‘Cinema Icon Award.'”

Hawn won the 1969 Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for “Cactus Flower,” alongside Walter Matthau and Ingrid Bergman.

She has starred in more than 35 films including “Sugarland Express,” “Death Becomes Her,” and “First Wives Club.” Hawn has also produced numerous films including “Private Benjamin,” which earned her a second Academy Award nomination for the lead role.

Additionally, Hawn’s the founder of The Hawn Foundation, an international charitable organization with a mission to equip children with the social and emotional skills they need to lead smarter, healthier and happier lives.