Friday, February 5, 2016

Athena Film Festival to Honor Paul Feig with Inaugural 'Leading Man' Award

The Athena Film Festival will present the director, producer, and screenwriter with its inaugural Athena Leading Man Award on Saturday, February 20, recognizing Feig for a body of work that's proven female-led comedies can attract both critics and audiences — from his big-screen breakout, 2011's "Bridesmaids" to "The Heat" (2013), "Spy" (2015), and his highly anticipated "Ghostbusters" remake (July 15), starring Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones, and frequent collaborator Melissa McCarthy. Feig is the first male to be honored by the Festival. READ MORE: "Athena Film Festival Honors Women in Entertainment with 'Suffragette,'...

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