Hollywood actress Cameron Diaz female star of the year

Updated: Mar 22, 2011, 18:15 PM IST

Los Angeles: Actress Cameron Diaz has been named the CinemaCon`s female star of the year.

The actress will receive the nod at Sony`s studio presentation on March 30. She most recently starred in `The Green Hornet`.

Fellow star Ryan Reynolds will receive his male star of the year honour at the inaugural confab`s March 31 gala, Variety reported.

Diaz is all set to begin production next month on the Coen brothers` remake of `Gambit` with this year`s Oscar-winner Colin Firth.