Hugh Jackman was awarded the prestigious Donostia Award at this year’s San Sebastian Film Festival, the 61st annual celebration of film in Spain. From Gregory Peck to Robert DeNiro, the Donostia has been given to many remarkable actors throughout the year; a significant fact that Hugh humbly mentioned in his acceptance speech. Check out the video below of the award segment – which was just prior to a Prisoners screening. There’s a great retrospective of Hugh’s career, with emphasis on The Prestige, Les Misérables, and his latest work in Prisoners.
Following the frenzy of the Prisoners photo call in San Sebastian, Spain, Hugh Jackman took part in a press conference for the film. Like the earlier event, he was again joined with director Denis Villeneuve and producer Kira Davis to talk about Prisoners. You can find the full video of the 42-minute panel below; however – sorry, English-speakers! – it is dubbed over in Spanish.
On September 27th, Hugh Jackman attended the 61st San Sebastian Film Festival to promote his latest film, Prisoners. Joined alongside director Denis Villeneuve and producer Kira Davis, he took part in a very picaresque photo call — and met many, many excited fans in the process. You can find tons of HQ photos of Hugh from the event in the gallery.
On September 26th, Berlin hosted the Germany premiere for Prisoners. Hugh Jackman attended solo, although he did meet up with director Denis Villeneuve on the red carpet. He also posed alongside Svenja Wagner and French actor Guido Broscheit in several pictures. I’ve added numerous HQ shots to the gallery. Enjoy!
Hugh Jackman appeared on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” last night to promote his new film, Prisoners (which is now in theaters). You can watch the video below (or visit the site; he comes in just after the second commercial break. Talking about his tough guy persona, Hugh recalled a time when he was involved in a fight — in rollerblades. Be sure to tune in after they go to commercial, as he and Jimmy do a hilarious skit while arm wrestling. Hugh drops some lines you never thought you’d hear him say.
Prisoners held a special screening for members of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences yesterday, September 19th. Hugh Jackman attended the event, held at the Academy Theater at Lighthouse International in New York. Joining him were his Prisoners co-stars Jake Gyllenhaal, Viola Davis, Terrence Howard, Maria Bello, Melissa Leo, and Paul Dano for a screening and special Q&A.