By Michael Gioia
and Andrew Gans
27 Nov 2012
|Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN|
The annual event will be held Dec. 11 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.
Joining Hathaway and former MMI Salutees Baldwin and Nichols will be Rachel Weisz, Liev Schreiber, Universal's Ron Meyer, Fox's Jim Gianopulos and many of Jackman's fellow cast members from the upcoming film adaptation of Les Misérables.
Carl Goodman, the Museum’s executive director, said in a statement, "We are thrilled to be honoring one of the world’s most beloved and talented performers."
Funds raised from the Salute support the programs, exhibitions and educational activities of Museum of the Moving Image. The education programs, which include curriculum-based tours, screenings and workshops, serve nearly 60,000 students per year.
The MMI Salute to Hugh Jackman is produced by Scott Mauro Entertainment, Inc; Scott Mauro, executive producer.