WHO Kevin Bacon
THE MOVIE New untitled comedy
THE DEAL The ubiquitous actor has signed on to star with Steve Carell, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Carell plays a man whose wife (Julianne Moore) wants a divorce; Bacon plays her studly co-worker. Ryan Gosling stars as a smooth-talking life coach; Emma Stone also appears.
WHO Bill Forsyth
THE MOVIE "Local Hero"
THE DEAL The Glasgow-born writer-director ("Gregory's Girl," "Housekeeping") makes a rare public appearance accompanying his beloved 1983 film about a rookie oil executive (Peter Riegert) whose boss (Burt Lancaster) wants to decimate a quaint Scottish fishing village. Riegert will also appear in person.
INFO Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Cinema Arts Centre, 423 Park Ave., Huntington. Tickets are $16. 800-838-3006; cinemaartscentre.org.
WHO Steven Drayton
THE MOVIE "Married Men and Single Women"
THE DEAL The Freeport-raised writer-director, the younger brother of rapper Flavor Flav, will attend a screening of his independently made comedy-drama about three married couples, their various infidelities and the repercussions.
INFO 7 p.m. Thursday at Bellmore Movies, 222 Pettit Ave., 516-783-7200.