John Travolta to receive Cinema Icon Award at Cannes Film Festival

Recently trade publication announced that will receive its inaugural Cinema Icon Award at this month’s festival in France.

Travolta’s latest film film “Gotti” will premiere at the festival in a special gala screening May 15. Following the screening, Travolta will receive his award at the Hotel du Cap.

ravolta portrays John Gotti Sr. in the biography about the legendary crime boss’s rise to the head of the Gambino family. The movie includes Gotti’s multiple trials and prison sentence.

The film’s score was composed by Pitbull, who will also perform at the Cannes event.

Kelly Preston, Stacy Keach, Pruitt Taylor Vince, and Chris Mulkey also star in “Gotti.” Kevin Connolly directed the movie, and Randall Emmett, Michael Froch, and George Furla serve as producers. The film will be released in theaters on June 15.