benicioAcademy Award winner Benicio Del Toro will receive the “CinemaCon Male Star of the Year Award.”

This recognition will take place at CinemaCon in Las Vegas.

“From his commanding breakthrough performance in ‘The Usual Suspects’ to his Academy Award winning role in ‘Traffic,’ Benicio Del Toro has captivated audiences for years with thought provoking characters and worldly charm,” noted Mitch Neuhauser, managing director of CinemaCon. “Benicio is a master at creating unique, interesting and intensely driven characters who more often than not are motivated by a compassionate and personal backstory allowing him to tap into his creative talents. I, for one, cannot wait to see how he takes the character of Alejandro to the next level in the upcoming ‘Sicario: Day of the Soldado.’ What a great honor for our industry to be able to honor Benicio Del Toro at this year’s convention.”

Another award for this great actor!

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