Viggo Mortensen's career to be honored by Spanish festival
MADRID The career of Viggo Mortensen, Aragorn in the popular trilogy Lord of the Rings and a protagonist in the Academy Award-winning Green Book, will be honored at this years San Sebastian Film Festival. The festival announced Monday that this year's recipient of its Donostia Award" will be Mortensen. For the moment, organizers are planning to hold the festival as normal, with film stars flying in from around the world. The Danish-American actor will also present the European premiere of Falling, his directorial debut, at the prestigious festival in northern Spain between Sept. 18-26. The movie closed the Sundance Festival and has been selected for the Cannes Festival.