Gary Ross set as USC commencement speaker

He'll address graduating class of theater school

“The Hunger Games” director Gary Ross will be the commencement speaker at the USC School of Theater’s graduation on May 11.

Ross, who has earned four Oscar noms to date, received USC’s scripter award in 2004 for “Seabiscuit.”

“Gary is a wonderful example of a superb artist who combines a rigorous aesthetic standard with stories that have broad-ranging appeal,” said Dean Madeline Puzo.

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