Kate Mara is to receive the 2015 Women In Film Max Mara Face of the Future Award — its tenth recipient. The actress is expected to attend the Max Mara fashion show in Milan on Thursday. The prize is given annually for outstanding acting achievement and to women who embody style and grace. Past recipients include Rose Byrne, Hailee Steinfeld, Katie Holmes, Emily Blunt and Elizabeth Banks, among others.
Mara will be honored at the 2015 Women In Film Crystal + Lucy Awards on June 16 at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. Women in Film is a nonprofit organization whose mandate is to ensure gender parity for women in the film and media industries.
Mara is filming outer-space action film “The Martian” in Budapest, directed by Ridley Scott, working with Matt Damon and Jessica Chastain. An Emmy Award nominee for her role in “House of Cards,” Mara just completed shooting “Man Down,” and “Captive,” and coming up next, she will appear in “Fantastic Four.”