EXCLUSIVE: On Sunday, the Huading Film Awards will see Chinese stars come to Hollywood to rub shoulders with local celebrities and honor the global film industry as well as their home market. Lucy Liu has now been set to co-host with Chinese presenter Olivia Xu at the Ricardo Montalban Theatre in Hollywood. Don Mischer Productions is producing the bilingual stage event in the U.S. for the first time. It will be broadcast in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and on the International Chinese Network. Organizers say it is expected to reach an audience of up to 600M viewers on more than 60 TV channels in China, with an additional 400M viewers projected online. The awards are selected by the Chinese public who vote for separate prizes for Chinese and global films, including Movie of the Year, Director, Actor, Actress, Supporting Actor, Supporting Actress, Original Song, Emerging Actor/Actress, Animated Film, Costume Design, and a single Lifetime Achievement award.
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