Breakthrough Talent Recognized

October 3, 2008
The 12th Hollywood Film Festival will be honoring Dustin Lance Black and James Franco as part of a group of breakout talent at the Hollywood Awards Gala on October 27. Black -- the writer of upcoming Harvey Milk biopic Milk -- will be named Breakthrough Screenwriter of the Year, while Franco is being lauded for acting skills that will be on display in the same film. Congrats, gentlemen!