Johnny Depp to Receive Top Actor Award

Johnny Depp has left his marks in his Black Mass character of Whitey Bulgar. The infamous character of a gangster is so naturally played by Johnny Depp that almost every one is considering Johnny Depp favorite for an Oscar award. A multi-talented artist, Johnny has been nominated thrice for an Academy Award for his life-like characters.

Palm Springs International film festival is going to honor Depp for best male actor award for Black Mass at 27th annual PSIFF Awards Gala. That is going to be held on Jan 2, 2016.

Festival chairman Harold Matzner says, “Johnny Depp is one of the most versatile and dynamic actors of our time. “In his latest film, Black Mass, Depp, in a stunning transformation, creates a gripping and multi-layered portrait of infamous gangster James ‘Whitey’ Bulger. He delivers an astounding performance that has earned raves from both critics and audiences and is sure to garner awards attention. It is our honor to present the 2016 Desert Palm Achievement Award, Actor, to Depp.”

Cate Blanchett will be awarded for female actor for her performance in Carol and Truth.