The High Gun: Maverick staff is about to obtain one other prize for the record-breaking sequel.
The ICG Publicists Awards will honor the movie’s producers with its movement image showpersons of the 12 months award, chairs Tim Menke and Sheryl Fundamental introduced. Jerry Bruckheimer will settle for the award on behalf of his fellow producers Tom Cruise, Christopher McQuarrie and David Ellison on the sixtieth annual awards luncheon held at The Beverly Hilton Lodge luncheon on March 10.
“The producers of High Gun: Maverick have introduced collectively an unimaginable staff to create a legendary blockbuster,” Baird Steptoe, ICG Nationwide President, stated in an announcement given to The Hollywood Reporter. “The movie is credited with saving cinema, having introduced movie-loving audiences again to the theaters post-Covid. From conception to manufacturing, by way of a number of pandemic delays, to a record-breaking award-winning theatrical launch, the Maverick journey has been a feat of spectacular showmanship.”
In keeping with ICG, the movement image showpersons award acknowledges an individual, folks or firm whose artistic accomplishments within the formulation, improvement, manufacturing or presentation of a movie finest characterize what’s historically outlined as showmanship.
Earlier recipients of the award embody filmmakers like Denzel Washington, Jon M. Chu, James Cameron, Kathleen Kennedy and Frank Marshall, amongst many others.
High Gun: Maverick is nominated for six Academy Awards this 12 months, together with finest image, which marks Bruckheimer’s first Oscars nom. It was additionally one of many highest-grossing movies of 2022 with over $1.4 billion worldwide.
The staff’s recognition gained’t be its first this awards season. On the Producers Guild Awards on Saturday, Cruise acquired the David O. Selznick Achievement Award, which honors a producer or producing staff for a unprecedented physique of labor in movie.
In his acceptance speech, the High Gun star and producer thanked his longtime collaborators McQuarrie and Bruckheimer and concluded by rooting for the leisure business. “The higher each studio does, the higher each movie does, the higher all of us do and the higher it’s for everybody,” he stated. “So, I sit up for seeing what you create sooner or later, and I’ll proceed to do all I can to contribute and assist this business and this artwork type that I like.”