Bill Nighy will receive Cinequest’s Maverick Spirit Award in conjunction with the U.S. premiere of Sometimes Always Never, starring Nighy , written by Frank Cottrell Boyce, and directed by Carl Hunter. This very special evening will occur March 6th at 7:15pm in the beautiful California Theatre.
Bill Nighy’s work is beloved. His power to lift people’s spirits, deliver smart comedy of the highest order, and move our hearts is testimony to his unique genius and gifts.
Previous Maverick Spirit recipients include: Nicolas Cage, Harrison Ford, Tatiana Maslany, J.J. Abrams, Rosario Dawson, William H. Macy, Gus Van Sant, Spike Lee, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Sir Ian McKellen, Neil Gaiman, Alec Baldwin, and Sir Ben Kingsley.