Legend will be among the Gala presentations at the 40th Toronto International Film Festival, which runs September 10-20. Thrilling news!
Jake Gyllenhaal’s ‘Demolition’ To Open 40th Edition Of Toronto; Ridley Scott’s ‘The Martian’, Tom Hardy ‘Legend’ Among Galas
Of the 15 Galas and 34 Special Presentations announced, this initial lineup includes films from directors such as Ridley Scott, Michael Moore, Deepa Mehta, Lenny Abrahamson, Brian Helgeland, Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson, Jason Bateman, Cary Fukunaga, Catherine Corsini, Stephen Frears, Tom Hooper, Hany Abu-Assad, Meghna Gulzar, Terence Davies, Jonás Cuarón, Julie Delpy, Rebecca Miller and Johnnie To.
Making a return after an absence of six years is Michael Moore, whose Where To Invade Next is sure to provoke with its geopolitical satire. Other world premieres include Ridley Scott’s The Martian, Stephen Frears’ Lance Armstrong drama The Program and Kate Winslet-starrer The Dressmaker.
“We are celebrating our 40th anniversary in 2015 and this first round of films offers a taste of the incredible lineup at this year’s Festival,” said Handling. “Made by both established and emerging filmmakers from around the world, these films offer a global snapshot of our times.” // deadline.com