Trailer: Kevin Spacey in Margin Call

 

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[Update: 11:25 am PT]

Toronto Film Festival announces lineup, lots of new pics
It’s a jam-packed lineup of goodness. Click movie title links for photos where available: Brad Pitt’s Moneyball; George Clooney’s The Ides of March with Clooney himself and Ryan Gosling; Francis Ford Coppola’s Twixt with Val Kilmer, and Elle Fanning; Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen in 50/50; Rachel Weisz, Jude Law and Anthony Hopkins in Fernando Meirelles’ 360; Ralph Fiennes’ Coriolanus; David Cronenberg’s A Dangerous Method starring Michael Fassbender; Vigo Mortensen and Kiera Knightley; Alexander Payne’s The Descendants with George Clooney; Francis Ford Coppola’s Twixt; Madonna’s W.E.; Glenn Close and Mia Wasikowska in Rodrigo Garcia’s Albert Nobbs; Todd Solondz’ Dark Horse; Michael Fassbender and Carey Mulligan in Steve McQueen’s Shame; Rachel Weisz in Terrence Davies’ The Deep Blue Sea; Jason Segel and Ed Helms in the Duplass Bros’ Jeff, Who Lives at Home; William Friedkin’s Killer Joe with Matthew McConaughey and Emile Hirsch; Luc Besson’s The Lady starring Michelle Yeoh and David Thewlis; Cameron Crowe’s Pearl Jam Twenty, Woody Harrelson in Oren Moverman’s Rampart; Michelle Williams and Seth Rogen in Sarah Polley’s Take this Waltz; and Jane Fonda in Bruce Beresford’s Peace, Love & Misunderstanding and many more. (TIFF)

(above) Trailer: Kevin Spacey in Margin Call
The financial crisis drama unspooled at Sundance in January. It opens October 19.

Soderbergh working on doc about Terry Southern/Aram Avakian’s 1970 cult pic End of the Road
Also, he’s still “retiring” but he doesn’t want to make a big deal out of it and the ill-fated musical Cleo may hit the stage. (Playlist)

Nick Nolte negotiating to join The Company Shia LaBeouf and Robert Redford keep
As you may recall, Redford is directing and starring in the political thriller The Company You Keep scripted by Lem Dobbs (The Limey). (Variety)

Sheldon Turner to tell The True, Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde
You may remember Mr. Turner as the Up in the Air co-writer who was repeatedly elbowed out of the spotlight by Oscar whore Jason Reitman. Neil Burger (Limitless) is in talks to direct the adaptation of Jeff Guinn’s biography of the iconic outlaw couple. (Variety)

Jason Reitman/Diablo Cody’s Young Adult scheduled for December 9
Just in time for Oscar! (Deadline)

20th Century Fox to adapt ESPN: Those Guys Have All the Fun
I’m just going to assume the founding and early years of the 24-hour sports network are much more interesting than I’d imagine. (Deadline)

WB makes a date with Arthur & Lancelot
They won a bidding war for the spec script last month and now plan to release the $90 million pic on March 15, 2013. Beware the ides of March. Oh wait, that’s the wrong historical drama. (Deadline)

Polanski, Cronenberg and many more headed to Venice Film Festival
(indieWIRE)

2 Responses to “News du Jour: Toronto lineup unfolds”

  1. I would really love to see Pearl Jam Twenty. I know it won’t premiere in Peru around September, but I think it might air on the cinemas here when Pearl Jam play live here on November 18, and I’ll be there.

  2. Did I hear correctly that it was going to air on TV here in the US?

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