By Sean O’Connell
hollywoodnews.com: Anthony Mackie
and Kate Beckinsale
will announce the nominees for the 2012 Film Independent Spirit
Awards on Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 8 a.m. at The London West Hollywood Hotel, it was revealed today by Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit
Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival.
As previously announced, the 27th annual Film Independent Spirit
Awards will be held at the beach in Santa Monica on Saturday, Feb. 25.
The premiere broadcast of the ceremony will air later that evening at 10 p.m. Et/Pt on IFC.
Bios on each actor, from a release:Anthony Mackie
was classically trained at the Julliard School of Drama and was discovered playing Tupac Shakur
in the off-Broadway play “Up Against the Wind
.” He made his film debut in Curtis Hanson
’s 8 Mile and proceeded to garner roles in Spike Lee
’s Sucker Free City
and She Hate Me