Patrick Stewart to be honoured
The veteran actor will be given the Gregory Peck Award for Excellence in Cinema
The 16th annual San Diego International Film Festival will screen 117 films and also feature a salute to English actor Patrick Stewart, who will be given the Gregory Peck Award for Excellence in Cinema.
The festival will be held from October 4-8, and Stewart will be feted on October 5 at the Variety Night of the Stars Tribute in Downtown San Diego
Earlier this year, Stewart starred as Professor Charles Xavier in the latest film in the X-Men franchise Logan. He reprised the role that originated in the first instalment of the franchise in 2000.