Producers Guild to Honor Charles Roven With David O. Selznick Award
The producer of such films as 'Wonder Woman' and the upcoming 'Justice League' will be recognized at the 29th annual Producers Guild Awards.
Charles Roven will be presented with the Producers Guild of America’s 2018 David. O. Selznick Achievement Award in recognition of his body of work at the guild's 29th annual awards ceremony Jan. 20 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel.
Roven, a founder of Atlas Entertainment, most recently served as a producer on Patty Jenkins' Wonder Woman and is also one of the producers of the upcoming Justice League. His other credits include Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight trilogy; David O. Russell’s American Hustle; and such other films as Twelve Monkeys, Three Kings and Get Smart.
In announcing the honor, PGA awards chairs Donald De Line and Amy Pascal said, “Chuck Roven is a producer’s producer. Whether he’s working with fiercely independent voices or within the heart of the studio system, Chuck brings a seriousness of craft and an incredible instinct for story to every set he runs. We’re proud to call him our colleague and thrilled to be able to celebrate him and his work at the Awards.”
The 2017 recipient of the David O. Selznick Award was Irwin Winkler. Previous recipients include David Heyman, Stanley Kramer, Billy Wilder, Clint Eastwood, Jerry Bruckheimer, Brian Grazer, Laura Ziskin, Kathleen Kennedy & Frank Marshall, Scott Rudin, and Steven Spielberg.
“It is an incredible honor to be included among such an illustrious and inspiring group of filmmakers,” Roven said.