LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On December 1st local time, the winners of the 34th Huading Awards Global Film Satisfaction Survey were released in Los Angeles. The Indian film “Jai Bhim” took home the 34th Huading Award for Best Global Picture, while Canadian director Denis Villeneuve won Best Global Director for “Dune” and American actor Will Smith won Best Global Actor for “King Richard”. The Best Global Actress went to Spanish goddess Penélope Cruz for “Parallel Mothers”.
“Drive My Car” took home Best Global Screenplay for Ryûsuke Hamaguchi and Takamasa Oe. The US actor Jesse Plemons won Best Supporting Actor for “The Power of the Dog” and Ethiopian-Irish actress Ruth Negga won Best Supporting Actress for “Passing”. Throughout the list of 12 award categories, winners of this year’s Huading Awards, film works and filmmakers from 7 countries have won awards.
In the competition for the Best Global Actor at this year’s Huading Awards, the famous United States actor Will Smith defeated strong rivals such as Benedict Cumberbatch and Hidetoshi Nishijima with his touching performance in “King Richard” and finally won the Best Global Actor.
The 54-year-old Will Smith is a Hollywood movie star who has starred in many classic movies familiar to audiences over the past 30 years, including “The Pursuit of Happiness “, “Ali”, “I Am Legend”, “Independence Day”, “Men in Black” and “Hancock”. His performance is simple and charming, and has conquered millions of audiences around the world.
In “King Richard”, Will Smith played the role of Richard Williams, the father of the world’s tennis sisters, convincingly portrayed a shrewd, pragmatic, indomitable and passionate father figure, eventually impressed the audience and judges. Will Smith not only won a number of awards, including an Oscar, but also has the last laugh in the fierce competition for Best Global Actor.
The 48-year-old “Spanish Goddess” Penélope Cruz won the Best Global Actress for 34th Huading Awards by virtue of her outstanding performance in “Parallel Mothers”, beating four competitors including this year’s new Oscar winner Jessica Chastain.
Previously, she had won the Volpi Cup for Best Actress at the 78th Venice International Film Festival for “Parallel Mothers”.