Apr 11 2013, 3:47pm CDT | by Luigi Lugmayr
The 'Ray' actor will receive the coveted accolade at the ceremony, which is set to be hosted by Rebel Wilson, and was chosen because of his wide-ranging talents.
Stephen Friedman, President of MTV said: "As a comedian, Academy award-winning actor and Grammy award-winning artist, Jamie Foxx is a triple threat superstar unlike any we've seen in a long time.
"Jamie has captivated audiences for nearly two decades with a dizzying array of memorable performances, and we couldn't be more excited to celebrate him at this year's Movie Awards."
The MTV Generation Award is the MTV Movie Awards highest accolade, acknowledging an actor who can be counted on to engage the MTV audience with everything he or she does.
Brad Pitt, Steve Carell, Melissa McCarthy, Zac Efron, Kerry Washington, Seth Rogen, Danny McBride, Amanda Seyfried, Chris Rock, Adam Sandler, Chris Pine, Zoe Saldana, Zachary Quinto and Kim Kardashian are confirmed to present.
The MTV Movie Awards will be shown on MTV UK on Monday, April 15 at 9pm.
Source: Bang Showbiz
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