The writer-helmer will receive the Hollywood Screenwriter Award at this year's ceremony for his screenplay for upcoming Western Django Unchained, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
Aaron Sorkin (The Social Network), John Patrick Shanley (Doubt) and Christopher Hampton (Atonement) are among the writers who have previously received this award.
Other recipients at the 16th annual Hollywood Film Awards will include the cast of Ben Affleck's political thriller Argo for Ensemble Acting, Silver Linings Playbook helmer David O Russell for Directing, Marion Cotillard for her role in Rust & Bone and Robert De Niro for his role in Silver Linings Playbook.
The Hollywood Film Awards, widely regarded as the first awards ceremony of the season, will be held on October 22 in Los Angeles.
Django Unchained will be released on December 25 in the US, and January 18 in the UK.
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