Chris Pine - Photo © Richard Chavez
So says CinemaCon… Actor Chris Pine has been named the CinemaCon Male Star of the Year as announced by the convention managing director Mitch Neuhauser. Pine will be honored during the event’s CinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awards ceremony on April 18, 2013. The annual gathering of motion picture theater industry professionals will take place April 15-18 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas.
Announcing Pine as the Male Star of the Year award winner, Neuhauser stated: “With this summer’s Star Trek Into Darkness
, the eagerly anticipated follow-up to 2009’s Star Trek
, and then at year-end, the release of Jack Ryan
, without a doubt, 2013 is going to be Chris Pine’s year,” noted Neuhauser. “Chris Pine has emerged as one of Hollywood’s hottest and most accomplished young actors and CinemaCon is thrilled to honor him as its 2013 ‘Male Star of the Year.’”
Pine will be reprising his role as Captain Kirk in Paramount Pictures’ Star Trek Into Darkness
coming to theaters on May 17, 2013. Jack Ryan
, based on the popular book series by Tom Clancy, arrives in theaters on Christmas Day.
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Journalist covering the entertainment industry for more than 15 years, including 13 years as the writer for About.com's Hollywood Movies site. Member of the Broadcast Film Critics Association, Alliance of Women Film Journalists, and President of the San Diego Film Critics Society.
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