WASHINGTON D.C. â€“ Stephen Amell will receive the â€œCinemaConÂ®Â Male Star of Tomorrow Award,â€ it was announced today by Mitch Neuhauser, Managing Director of CinemaCon.Â CinemaCon, the official convention of The National Association of Theatre Owners (NATO) will be held April 11-14, 2016 at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. Amell will be presented with this special honor at the â€œCinemaCon Big Screen Achievement Awardsâ€ ceremony taking place onÂ the evening of Thursday, April 14, at The Colosseum at Caesars Palace, hosted by the Coca-Cola Company, the official presenting sponsor of CinemaCon.
â€œAlready making his mark on the small screen Stephen Amell is poised to break out this summer on the big screen with his starring role in â€˜Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows,â€™â€ noted Neuhauser. â€œWe are excited to honor this exciting up-and-coming actor with this yearâ€™s Male Star of Tomorrow Award.â€
This summer Amell can be seen staring in Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Moviesâ€™ â€œTeenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadowsâ€ releasing on June 3, 2016. Amell stars as vigilante Casey Jones opposite a cast that includes Megan Fox, Will Arnett, Laura Linney and Tyler Perry. The film is produced by Michael Bay, Andrew Form, Brad Fuller, Galen Walker and Scott Mednick. Based on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles characters created by Peter Laird and Kevin Eastman. The film is written by Josh Appelbaum & AndrÃ© Nemec and directed by Dave Green.
Amell currently stars as Oliver Queen/Green Arrow in the CW television series â€œArrowâ€ based on the DC Comic. He has previously appeared on â€œNew Girl,â€ had a recurring arc on the series â€œPrivate Practiceâ€ and joined the final season of the seires â€œHung.â€ In 2009 he starred as Joran Van Der Sloot in Lifetimeâ€™s â€œJustice for Natalee Holloway. Other notable guest appearances include â€œQueer as Folk,â€ â€œThe Tracey Fragments,â€ â€œCSI Miami,â€ â€œNCIS: LA,â€ â€œThe Vampire Diaries,â€ and â€œ90210.â€