Sunday 24 September 2017

David O Russell tribute planned

David O Russell will appear at the American Film Institute Festival
David O Russell will appear at the American Film Institute Festival

Director David O Russell is to receive a special tribute at the American Film Institute Festival.

The filmmaker - whose movies include Silver Linings Playbook and The Fighter - will be honoured at a special event on November 8, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

David, whose new film American Hustle is due out later this year, is set to appear in person at the tribute at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood.

It will include a conversation with David and clips from some of his movies will also be shown.

Other events at the festival - which runs from November 7 to 14, include the world premiere of Scott Cooper's Out Of The Furnace and a conversation with 12 Years A Slave director Steve McQueen .

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