The star of Les Misérables will collect his honour at a ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street on Dec 11.

Guests scheduled to attend the Museum Of The Moving Image event include Jackman’s latest director Tom Hooper and co-star Anne Hathaway, as well as Rupert Murdoch, Jim Gianopulos, Ron Meyer, MMI board chairman Herbert S Schlosser, Alec Baldwin, Mike Nichols and Christopher Nolan.

Prior honourees include Tom Cruise, Tom Hanks, Steve Martin, Julia Roberts, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Baldwin and Nichols.

Funds raised by the 27th annual Salute support MMI’s programme of events.