Katherine Heigl, Vanessa Hudgens, Jerry Bruckheimer to be honored by ShoWest

Katherine-Heigl2.jpg Katherine Heigl, Vanessa Hudgens and Jerry Bruckheimer will be among the stars receiving awards at ShoWest's Final Night Banquet and Award Ceremony on March 18 at Bally's and Paris Las Vegas.

Heigl, who co-stars with Ashton Kutcher in this summer's "Killers'" (opening June 4), has been named Female Star of the Year by ShoWest.

"Her comedic timing and flair for acting are showcased in each of her roles and have captivated audiences around the globe," says Robert Sunshine, co-managing director of the event. "We are pleased to honor Katherine Heigl as the ShoWest 2010 Female Star of the Year."

ShoWest will also give kudos to up-and-coming talent. Hudgens and Alex Pattyfer, both starring in the upcoming film, "Beastly," (opening July 30), will take home the Female and Male Star of Tomorrow Awards.

Bruckheimer will be honored with the ShoWest 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award.