Ford, Hurd to be feted at World Stunt awards

LOS ANGELES: Harrison Ford who personified the action hero through characters such as Indiana Jones and Jack Ryan; and producer Gale Anne Hurd have been selected to receive Taurus Honourary Awards for their outstanding contribution to feature films at the 3rd annual Taurus World Stunt awards.

The Taurus World Stunt awards, hosted by Dennis Hopper, will take place on 1 June at Paramount Studios, and will air on 9 June on USA Network. In India the show will air on AXN.

Ford was selected by the World Stunt Academy to receive the Taurus Honorary Award - Action Movie Star. Ford has over 30 films to his credit, including Raiders of the Lost Ark, The Fugitive, Star Wars, Patriot Games and Blade Runner. He was nominated for an Oscar and Golden Globe for Witness.

Hurd will receive the Taurus Honourary Award - Action Movie Producer. She has been the creative force behind several action films such as Aliens, The Terminator, Terminator 2: Judgment Day,. She heads up Valhalla Motion Pictures, the production company she founded in 2000, and recently completed work on the anticipated summer box film The Hulk.

As readers are no doubt aware the Taurus World Stunt Awards recognises and honours the entertainment industry's 'extreme athletes,' the stunt professionals who demonstrate their talent in movies. This year films that have been nominated include XXX, Spiderman, Die Another Day, and Blue Crush. Winners will be voted upon from nine categories, such as Best Fight, Best Fire Stunt, and Best Work with a Vehicle..

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