Ethan Hawke to leave cement mark in front of TCL Chinese Theatre

Ethan Hawke has been nominated for an Oscar three times. (Courtesy Image)
Ethan Hawke has been nominated for an Oscar three times. (Courtesy Image)
Ethan Hawke has been nominated for an Oscar three times. (Courtesy Image)

Three-time Oscar nominee Ethan Hawke will sink his hands and feet into cement in the forecourt of the TCL Chinese Theatre today, one day before the release of his latest film, the sci-fi thriller “Predestination.”

Brothers Peter and Michael Spierig, who directed “Predestination,” and co-star Sarah Snook will join Hawke in speaking in the ceremony, along with producer Jason Blum and Richard Linklater, who directed Hawke in several films, including the current critically acclaimed release “Boyhood.”

Hawke shared best adapted screenplay Oscar nominations with Linklater for the 2004 romantic drama “Before Sunset,” and its 2013 sequel, “Before Midnight.”

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Hawke’s acting Oscar nomination came for his portrayal of a young Los Angeles Police Department officer in the 2001 crime drama, “Training Day.”

Born Nov. 6, 1970, in Austin, Texas, Hawke made his debut in the 1985 sci-fi film “Explorers.” His other early films included “Dead Poets Society,” “Reality Bites” and “Before Sunrise.” His other films include “Gattaca,” “Hamlet,” “Assault on Precinct 13,” “Before the Devil Knows You’re Dead” and “Sinister.”