Carl Reiner bows out as DGA Awards host

Emcee drops out Friday because of illness

Longtime DGA Awards host Carl Reiner, who was expected to emcee his 22nd DGA Awards ceremony Saturday night, has fallen ill with food poisoning and won't be able to take his onstage role.

"Two and a Half Men" star Jon Cryer, also a DGA member, will step in to handle hosting duties. The 61st annual DGA Awards dinner takes place at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the Hyatt Century Plaza Hotel in Century City, with awards ceremony to follow.
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