Jake Gyllenhaal, Tom Hanks, Chris Messina, Natalie Portman and Kristen Stewart will also be on hand at the Nov. 10 event to toast the Arrival actress.
The American Cinematheque Award ceremony will take place at the Beverly Hilton. Proceeds from the evening will go toward the year-round programs of the nonprofit American Cinematheque, which includes programming at the Egyptian Theatre and the Aero in Santa Monica.
Adams will next be seen in Justice League Part One, reprising her role of Lois Lane, and is set to star in HBO's Gillian Flynn adaptation Sharp Objects.
The event will start at 6.30pm PT (ET 9.30pm/ UK Sat 2.30am/ CET Sat 3.30am/ AEST Sat 1.30pm).