SXSW panels, additions set


NEW YORK -- Helen Hunt, Michael Eisner and sci-fi writer Harlan Ellison will appear in a series of "conversation" panels at the upcoming South by Southwest Film Conference & Festival. New Line Cinema's long-awaited "Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay" will have its first known public screening at the fest, one of six new additions to the lineup. Stuart Townsend's "Battle in Seattle," David Modigliani's "Crawford," Harmony Korine's "Mister Lonely," Steve Conrad's "The Promotion" and Emily Hubley's "The Toe Tactic."

The fest runs Mar. 7-15 in Austin,