Lenny Abrahamson will be honoured at the Oscar Wilde Awards on 25th February. The US-Ireland Alliance event is held at J.J. Abrams’ Bad Robot production company in Santa Monica. Also being honored are Irish actress Sarah Green, Snow Patrol, James Corden and Daisy Ridley, the star of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Abrams will emcee. Snow Patrol and Irish singer Roísín O will perform.
Trina Vargo, founder of the US-Ireland Alliance said, “while Abrahamson was known in Ireland and certain film circles, it is great to see him get this deserved recognition on an international stage. We look forward to celebrating his success.”