Gossip Girl star Blake Lively is set to be recognized as Hollywood's top emerging talent at an upcoming Las Vegas film convention.

The actress will receive the Breakthrough Performer of the Year award at the annual CinemaCon convention, hosted by the National Association of Theatre Owners.

Her Green Lantern co-star Ryan Reynolds will be handed CinemaCon's Male Star of the Year award at the gala in Caesars Palace on March 31st.

CinemaCon managing director Mitch Neuhauser says, "Blake recently captivated audiences and critics around the world with her stunning turn in The Town, and Green Lantern is one of the most anticipated films of the year. We are thrilled to honor such a wonderful young talent."
Cameron Diaz is due to receive the Female Star of the Year prize.

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