British actor Hugh Grant is set to receive an honorary Cesar from theAcademie des Arts et Techniques du Cinema. The Cesars, France's equivalent tothe Oscar, will be handed out at the upcoming ceremony on February 25.

French actress Carole Bouquet, who will preside over the ceremony, willpresent Grant with the award.

Grant's latest film, American Dreamz, directed by Paul Weitz, willbe released on April 21 in the US. The actor recently played a part in BrigitteRouan's Travaux, On Sait Quand Ca Commence (aka Housekeeping) which starredBouquet.