Rob Epstein is currently directing a tribute piece to actress Maureen O'Hara, who was selected by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to receive an Honorary Academy Award. The video tribute will be screened prior to her accepting the Oscar at the Governor's Awards on November 8th in Los Angeles.
|Nicole Kidman on set|
The piece will include interviews with Steven Spielberg, whose admiration for O'Hara has not ceased since his childhood, Nicole Kidman, who has found inspiration in O'Hara's strong female characters, and Patrick Wayne, who starred in 5 films alongside Maureen. The video will be narrated by Martin Scorsese, another lifelong admirer of Ms. O'Hara
The tribute will be available for streaming online on the Academy's website, www.oscars.org, after November 8th.