Steven Spielberg will be presented with the Cecil B. DeMille award at the 2009 Golden Globes ceremony, according to Variety.

He was to be given the award this year, but the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA). decided Tuesday that it would be better to give the trophy at the 66th Annual Golden Globe Awards in 2009, rather than at the press-conference format to be held Sunday. This year's awards ceremony was cancelled due to the WGA strike.

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CLICK HERE to read the HFPA's press-release from November announcing that Spielberg would receive the award.