Quincy Jones, Common, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, and Raphael Saadiq will be among stars paying tribute to Cheryl Boone Isaacs, former president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS).
Isaacs will be presented with the inaugural Legacy Award at ICON MANN’s sixth annual pre-Oscar dinner. The invite-only dinner is set for Feb. 27 at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel.
Jones, the dinner’s host committee chairman, will present the award to Isaacs in recognition of her achievements in improving diversity and inclusion at the Academy. Oscar winners Common and Halle Berry will pair for a special scholarship presentation.