Life Achievement Award Ceremony for Nicole Kidman Postponed Due to Strike

During the writers strike, many movies and TV shows were canceled, which affected a lot of people.

The American Film Institute has announced that the Life Achievement Award that was supposed to be given to Nicole Kidman has also been postponed or canceled. The date set for the event was June 10.

In a statement, the AFI said, “For nearly half a century, the AFI Life Achievement Award has convened artists and audiences in celebration of excellence in the art form. Due to the division in our community at this time, AFI has decided to postpone this year’s event to offer a celebratory environment worthy of our recipient.”

The school hasn’t said yet when the new date will be. Members of the Writers Guild of America have been on strike, among other things, because technological growth has made it necessary. The WGA members who want AI to be controlled are also worried about the use of AI in screenwriting.

Nicole Kidman, who has been an actress for decades and won an Oscar, will be the first Australian to win the award when it is given to her.

With the award, Kidman will join the likes of Alfred Hitchcock, Elizabeth Taylor, Steven Spielberg, Harrison Ford, Martin Scorsese, Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Diane Keaton, George Clooney, Al Pacino, Denzel Washington, and Steve Martin, among others.