CinemaCon winners: Lupita Nyong'o, Ariana Greenblatt & more

Published By Alexandra Heilbron on Apr 12, 2024

Lupita Nyong'o and Joseph Quinn appear on stage at 2024 CinemaConCinemaCon, the official convention of NATO, was held from April 8 to 11, 2024, at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. CinemaCon’s Big Screen Achievement Awards Ceremony took place yesterday at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace.

Ariana Greenblatt, star of Borderlands, was honored with the Rising Star of 2024 Award (pictured at right). Borderlands, which also stars Cate BlanchettKevin HartJack Black and Jamie Lee Curtis, hits theaters on August 9, 2025. Ariana got her start playing Jenna Ortega's little sister on the Disney channel series Stuck in the Middle in 2016.

The stars of A Quiet Place: Day One were also honored: Lupita Nyong’o received the CinemaCon Star of the Year Award, while Joseph Quinn, who's best known for his role as Eddie Munson on the hit series Stranger Things, received the CinemaCon Breakthrough Performer of the Year Award. A Quiet Place: Day One debuts in theaters on June 28, 2024.

Other awards went to:

Geena Davis - Viola Davis Trailblazer Award
George Miller - Career Achievement in Filmmaking Award
Dennis Quaid - Cinema Icon Award
Dan Stevens - Award of Excellence in Acting
Amy Poehler - Vanguard Award
Shawn Levy - Director of the Year Award
Dwayne Johnson - NATO Spirit of the Industry Award
Patrick Stickney - 2024 Art Contest for his work "Grand Exterior"

~Alexandra Heilbron

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