Werb to host honors
“Beverly Hills, 90210″ and “Sex and the City” creator Darren Star will be honored with the Distinguished Achievement in Screenwriting Award at UCLA’s weeklong School of Theater, Film & Television Festival.Star will be feted Monday at the Screenwriting Showcase, a kudofest hosted by Mike Werb that also honors five graduate screenwriting students. Showcase winners Paul DaSilva (“Deep South”), Jon Klein (“Butchertown”), J.T. O’Neal (“Black Diamond”), Valerie Risner (“Island Light”) and Caroline Williams (“Diary of a Mad Kappa”) will stage partial readings of their works.
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