The Help cast to be honoured at Hollywood Film Awards

Viola Davis, Bryce Dallas Howard, Jessica Chastain, Octavia Spencer and Emma Stone will be together onstage to pick up the Ensemble Award at the 15th annual ceremony, which kicks off the film awards season.

The leading ladies of the drama will be joined by fellow castmembers Allison Janney, Chris Lowell, Ahna O’Reilly, Sissy Spacek, Mary Steenburgen and Cicely Tyson, according to the Hollywood Reporter.

The Help took the box office by storm this summer (11), raking in more than $150 million (£94 million) worldwide since its release.

Johnny Depp’s family film Rango will also be honoured with the Hollywood Animation Award at the gala, which will take place at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles on 24 October (11).