'Me and Orson Welles'

Directed by <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003028" title="Richard Linklater" href="/topic/entertainment/richard-linklater-PECLB003028.topic">Richard Linklater</a><br>
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Having its world premiere in Toronto, this is the latest  from Linklater, known to some as the director of "School of Rock" but beloved by others  for the indie touchstone "Slacker." Where in that continuum this British-produced film lands remains to be seen, but this look at the backstage  dramas of <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003951" title="Orson Welles" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/orson-welles-PECLB003951.topic">Orson Welles</a> and the Mercury Theatre, starring <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB005439" title="Zac Efron" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/zac-efron-PECLB005439.topic">Zac Efron</a> and <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB001268" title="Claire Danes" href="/topic/entertainment/claire-danes-PECLB001268.topic">Claire Danes</a> (pictured), with Christian McKay as one  of the most legendary figures  of theater and film, likely will  be a festival standout.  Whether it can find a distributor at  the festival will be another issue.

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Directed by Richard Linklater

Having its world premiere in Toronto, this is the latest from Linklater, known to some as the director of "School of Rock" but beloved by others for the indie touchstone "Slacker." Where in that continuum this British-produced film lands remains to be seen, but this look at the backstage dramas of Orson Welles and the Mercury Theatre, starring Zac Efron and Claire Danes (pictured), with Christian McKay as one of the most legendary figures of theater and film, likely will be a festival standout. Whether it can find a distributor at the festival will be another issue.

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