Judd Apatow is taking the stage as the 2018 Directors Guild of America Awards’ host.
The news that the 70th Annual DGA Awards will be hosted by the Knocked Up director was announced Tuesday. The evening will be held February 3 at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California. It was also confirmed that director Don Mischer was appointed Chair of the event.
“We are thrilled to welcome Judd as our host. Beyond his impact as a multi-hyphenate force in our industry, Judd’s comedic chops, social consciousness, and lifelong love of film and television underlie his unique ability to entertain with heart – whether behind the scenes or in front of a live audience. And when it comes to expertise in live events, specials, and awards, nothing compares to the great Don Mischer. To our Guild’s fortune, Don has graciously agreed to add Awards Chair to his growing list of service and contributions to our Guild, “ Directors Guild of America President Thomas Schlamme said in a statement Tuesday.