FILE - In this Nov. 5, 2008 file photo, director Martin Scorsese arrives at "A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To Cure Parkinson's" the Michael J Fox Foundation benefit gala in New York. (AP Photo/Evan Agostini, file)
January 28, 2012 8:26:48 AM PST
DAVID GERMAIN AP Movie Writer
LOS ANGELES - January 28, 2012 --
Directors Guild of America Awards regular Martin Scorsese and first-timer Michel Hazanavicius are the favorites as Hollywood's top filmmaker group prepares to hand out prizes.