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Jessica, alongside Kevin Costner and Ron Howard, will receive special awards at the 20th Critics’ Choice Movie Awards, the Broadcast Film Critics’ Association, which hosts the event, announced on Friday. The honors were determined by the BFCA’s executive committee and will be presented during the Critics’ Choice Awards ceremony on Jan. 15. A&E will broadcast the awards nationally.
She will receive the first-ever Critics’ Choice MVP Award in recognition of the breadth of her accomplishments in 2014, which include outstanding leading performances in Ned Benson’s The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby: Them and Liv Ullmann’s Miss Julie and supporting performances in Christopher Nolan’s Interstellar and J.C. Chandor’s A Most Violent Year. The honor will annually celebrate “one extraordinary actor for his/her standout work in several movies throughout a single year.”
The nominees for the Critics’ Choice Awards will be announced on Dec. 15.