CHRIS PRATT HONORED WITH THE GENERATION AWARD AT THE 2018 “MTV MOVIE & TV AWARDS” HOSTED BY TIFFANY HADDISH

You may download Chris Pratt's photo here (photo credit John Russo)

 

SINGAPORE, 11 MAY, 2018 – MTV announced today that Chris Pratt, one of Hollywood’s most renowned and sought-after actors, will be honored with the Generation Award during the 2018 “MTV Movie & TV Awards."

 

Hosted by Tiffany Haddish, this year’s show will have its simulcast global premiere on MTV Asia on Tuesday, 19 June at 8am (WIB) and 9am (MY/SG/PH), with a same day primetime* encore at 7pm (WIB) and 8pm (MY/SG/PH).

 

*Live Twitter Chat

Fans can live tweet along using #MTVAwards during the primetime telecast with a chance to win exclusive MTV merchandise! Selected tweets will also be aired on our channel during the encore telecast.

MTV Movie & TV Awards x Artbox Singapore 2018

In the lead up to the award show, visit the “MTV Movie & TV Awards” Mirror Me Red Carpet Photo Booth at Artbox Singapore 2018 to ‘experience’ the glitzy glamor of the award show!

·         Date: 25 - 27 May 2018 and 1 - 3 June 2018

·         Venue: Bayfront Event Space, next to Marina Bay Sands – The Shoppes

Named as one of TIME’s “100 Most Influential People” in 2017, Pratt achieved stardom as ‘Andy Dwyer’ on NBC’s Parks and Recreation and has since attained groundbreaking success in his transition to film. In 2015, he headlined Jurassic World, the fourth-highest-grossing film of all time, and will reprise his role as Owen in Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, which arrives in theaters on June 22, 2018. Pratt also received notable acclaim for his role as ‘Star Lord’ in Marvel’s installments of Guardians of the Galaxy and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, with both films grossing a combined $1.6 billion at the global box office.

 

The ‘Star Lord’ has recently returned to the role in Avengers: Infinity War, which has received astounding success since its opening. He also delivered remarkable performances alongside Jennifer Lawrence in Passengers, in Antoine Fuqua’s The Magnificent Seven and through supporting roles in the films Moneyball, The Lego Movie, Her and Zero Dark Thirty.

 

The Generation Award has been dedicated to showcasing outstanding talent and their noteworthy contributions to film and TV. For over 25 years, the remarkable body of work of recipients speaks directly to a generation of MTV viewers. The award celebrates beloved actors whose diverse contributions to both film and television have turned them into household names in the industry. Past recipients of the award include the “Fast & Furious” franchise, Will Smith, Reese Witherspoon, Robert Downey Jr., Mark Wahlberg, Sandra Bullock, Jamie Foxx, Johnny Depp, Ben Stiller, Adam Sandler, Mike Myers, Tom Cruise and Jim Carrey.

 

Joel Gallen/Tenth Planet Productions will serve as Executive Producer with MTV’s Amy Doyle, Garrett English and Wendy Plaut for the “2018 MTV Movie & TV Awards.” Rick Austin will also serve as Executive Producer. Vanessa Whitewolf serves as Co-Executive Producer. Melanie Block is Executive in Charge of Production. Amani Duncan is Executive in Charge of Music.

 

Official sponsors of the 2018 “MTV Movie & TV Awards” include Doritos®, MTN DEW®, SIMPLE Mobile®, Taco Bell®, Toyota and truth®.

 

For additional information visit MTVAwards.mtv.com and follow @MTVAwards and @MTVAsia on social media, or use the official hashtag #MTVAwards.

About MTV:

MTV is the world’s biggest youth entertainment brand. With a global reach of nearly 785 million households, MTV is the cultural home of the millennial generation, music fans and artists, and a pioneer in creating innovative programming for young people. MTV reflects and creates pop culture with its award-winning content built around compelling storytelling, music discovery and activism across TV, online and mobile. Outside of the United States, MTV is part of Viacom International Media Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), one of the world’s leading creators of programming and content across all platforms. For more information about MTV in Asia, visit www.mtvasia.com.

 

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MEDIA CONTACT

 

Sheila Lim

Management Associate, Communications, SEA

Viacom International Media Networks Asia  t: (65) 6420 7121 e: sheila.lim@vimnmix.com

 

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