X-Men franchise director Bryan Singer, whose first two features debuted at the Sundance Film Festival — including The Usual Suspects in 1995 — was one of the industry figures named to the Sundance juries that will judge this year’s films when the festival begins next week. Singer, who has X-Men: Days of Future Past due in May, will be one of five members of the U.S. Dramatic Jury. Other members of the juries include Tracy Chapman, Lone Scherfig, Leonard Maltin, and screenwriter Jon Spaihts (Prometheus). A complete list of the juries, courtesy of the Sundance Film Festival, can be viewed after the jump.
Nick Offerman and Megan Mullally, who both have projects at Sundance this year, will co-host the feature-film awards ceremony on Jan. 25. Parks and Rec‘s Offerman stars in the one-man show, Nick Offerman: American Ham, while Mullally voices a character in the animated film, Ernest and Celestine. READ FULL STORY