PEOPLE: Tom Hanks to present Alan Alda with SAG honor; lineup announced for 2019 Bonnaroo festival; Jordan Peele's new horror film opening SXSW


Alan Alda receiving SAG honor from Hanks

One of America's sweethearts hands the torch to another when Tom Hanks presents Alan Alda with a lifetime achievement award at the upcoming Screen Actors Guild Award ceremony Jan. 27.

The 82-year-old Alda, a Golden Globe- and Emmy-winner, will become the 55th recipient of the annual award given to an actor who fosters the "finest ideals of the acting profession."

Alda and Hanks worked together on the film "Bridge of Spies," and Alda said they "have run into each other casually over the years at awards ceremonies and on airplanes and things like that."

Throughout a career that has spanned seven decades, Alda is perhaps best known for his role as Hawkeye Pierce in the television series ""M*A*S*H." Alda has won six Emmy Awards and was also nominated for an Oscar for Best Supporting Actor in 2004 for his role in "The Aviator."

Alda has also been involved in numerous charities and organizations that have supported children's causes, women's issues and the sciences.

Bonnaroo fest announces lineup

The 2019 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will feature Childish Gambino, Post Malone, Cardi B, the Lumineers and multiple sets from Phish over two nights during the four-day festival.

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The lineup was released Tuesday for the June 13-16 outdoor music festival held annually in Manchester, Tenn.

Other top acts include Solange, The Grand Ole Opry, The Avett Brothers, and Brandi Carlile.

Horror thriller to open SXSW fest

Jordan Peele's "Us," his anticipated follow-up to "Get Out," will make its world premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival.

"Us" will open the 26th edition of the Austin, Texas, festival on March 8.

The film stars Lupita Nyong'o as a woman returning to her beachside childhood home with her husband and two children. On the vacation, an unresolved trauma from her past is unearthed leading to an eerie confrontation for the family with doppelgangers of themselves.

"Us" will be released March 15.

Today's birthdays: Singer Rod Stewart is 74. Singer-keyboardist Donald Fagen of Steely Dan is 71. Singer Pat Benatar is 66. Singer Shawn Colvin is 63. Actor Evan Handler is 58. Actress Trini Alvarado is 52.

                                                                            — The Associated Press


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