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  • Toronto: Arab Spring Documentary 'We Are the Giant' Gets U.S. Distribution

    Music Box Films has picked up U.S. rights (minus TV broadcast) to Greg Barker's Arab Spring documentary "We Are the Giant." Music Box will release the film theatrically later this year for an Academy qualification run. The deal was announced Monday at...
  • Toronto: Peter Capaldi's Leonardo da Vinci Documentary Gets U.S. Distribution

    Submarine Deluxe has acquired the U.S. rights to "Inside the Mind of Leonardo in 3D," starring Peter Capaldi as Leonardo da Vinci. The dramatized documentary is directed by Julian Jones and produced by History Films. Submarine plans an Oct. 17 release in...
  • UK class, entitlement unleash violence in film 'The Riot Club'

    TORONTO (Reuters) - British class and privilege are seldom associated with hooliganism and uncontrolled violence, but Danish director Lone Scherfig pairs the two in a new film about the debauched excesses of an exclusive Oxford University dining club....
  • Toronto: Jennifer Aniston Loses the Makeup for Gritty 'Cake'

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - "Cake," which world premieres on Monday afternoon at the Toronto Film Festival, features a breakthrough performance from Jennifer Aniston as a 40-something woman who suffers from chronic pain. To inhabit the character, Aniston...
  • 'Theory of Everything,' a film study of Stephen Hawking's universe

    TORONTO (Reuters) - Actor Eddie Redmayne spent seven months working with a choreographer to prepare for the biggest role of his career, ironically a man whose body is reduced by disease to miniscule movement in his hand and face. That man, British...
  • Cumberbatch takes unsung WWII hero to Toronto in 'Imitation Game'

    TORONTO (Reuters) - The code-breaking machine that may have cut World War II by two years and saved millions of lives was invented by British mathematician Alan Turing, a prickly genius and unlikely war hero unknown to most of the world. That might be...
  • Favorites, but few breakouts, at Toronto film festival opening weekend

    Favorites, but few breakouts, at Toronto film festival opening weekend
    The opening weekend of the Toronto International Film Festival are some of the most important days on the film calendar, in recent years propelling pictures such as "Slumdog Millionaire," "Gravity" and "The King's Speech" on major commercial and awards...
  • 'Good Lie' Producers Launch Fund to Support Sudan Humanitarian Efforts

    The producers of "The Good Lie" said they made the harrowing drama to draw attention to the humanitarian crisis in Sudan. They're doing more than just shining a light on the war-torn region. They're taking action by launching "The Good Lie Fund," which...
  • Toronto: Magnolia, CNN Films Nab U.S. Rights To 'Sunshine Superman' Doc

    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Magnolia Pictures and CNN Films have acquired U.S. rights to the doc "Sunshine Superman," following its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. Magnolia bought theatrical, VOD and home entertainment rights...
  • Toronto: Oscilloscope Buys Romance 'Felix and Meira' for U.S.

    Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired U.S. rights to Canadian romance "Felix and Meira" following its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival. "Felix and Meira" will screen next month as part of the San Sebastian Film Festival....
  • Antoine Fuqua, Denzel Washington reteam for 'The Equalizer'

    Antoine Fuqua, Denzel Washington reteam for 'The Equalizer'
    A pair of 50-pound dumbbells rested on the ground outside of Antoine Fuqua's trailer on the set of "The Equalizer," which was filming at an abandoned Lowe's hardware store several miles outside of Boston. It would be easy to assume they were there for...