Angelina Jolie, Steve Martin to receive honorary Oscars

Angelina Jolie gives a speech on Preventing Sexual Violence in Conflict Initiative in TokyoLOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Oscars season kicked off on Thursday as actors Angelina Jolie, Angela Lansbury, Steve Martin and Italian costume designer Piero Tosi were the first to receive honorary Governors Awards, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences said. The Governors Awards are an Oscar statuettes given to those in film that have made significant contributions to the industry through their body of work. They will be presented at a ceremony in Hollywood on November 16. …