Paul Feig

'Ghostbusters,' 'Bridesmaids' director to kick off the three-day USC Comedy Festival

'Ghostbusters,' 'Bridesmaids' director to kick off the three-day USC Comedy Festival

When Paul Feig attended USC film school in the 1980s, the future director of “Bridesmaids” and “Ghostbusters” didn’t quite fit in with his fellow students.

“I was looked at as the oddball who was just trying to make goofy little comedy films while everybody else wanted to be the next Godard,” he recalled.

The last laugh, so to speak, belong to Feig — and not only because he’s become one of Hollywood’s go-to comedy directors. On Oct. 28 Feig will return to his alma mater to receive the Jack Oakie & Victoria Horne Oakie Masters of Comedy Award in a ceremony that  kicks off the three-day...

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