Looks like Angela Bassett will finally be awarded her well-deserved Oscar. Just announced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS), she will receive an honorary Oscar at the 2023 Governors Awards.
According to CBS News, Honorary Oscar statuettes are awarded to a select few recipients, as voted on by the Academy's Board of Governors, for the annual Governors Awards to honor those with extraordinary distinction and exceptional contribution to the film industry.
Mel Brooks and Carol Littleton are also 2023 Governors Award honorees, while Sundance Institute exec Michelle Statter is set to receive the Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Award.
The 2023 Governors Awards will be held in Los Angeles on November 18.