Samuel L Jackson will be this year’s Hollywood recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award at Dubai International Film Festival 2016, according to a report in Gulf News.
Furthermore, John Madden’s political thriller Miss Sloane will open the festival on December 7. While Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will close the festival on December 14.
Other actors expected to make an appearance at the 13th edition of the festival include Luke Hemsworth, Andie MacDowell, Melanie Griffith and Nicole Scherzinger, among others.
The festival will take place at Madinat Jumeirah between December 7-14. According to reports, 156 films from 55 countries will be screened at the festival.