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Christopher Plummer

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  • Toronto: Simon Pegg on Robin Williams' Suicide, Christopher Plummer Knocks Retirement

    Simon Pegg and Christopher Plummer may be busy hawking "Hector and the Search for Happiness" at this year's Toronto Film Festival, but the stars of the offbeat comedy aren't so sold on the concept of happiness itself. At least not happiness of the pure,...
  • Shia LaBeouf, Kate Mara, Gary Oldman to Star in Thriller 'Man Down' (EXCLUSIVE)

    Shia LaBeouf, Kate Mara and Gary Oldman will star in the psychological thriller "Man Down," with shooting commencing Oct. 30 in New Orleans. The Solution Entertainment Group is handling international rights and will present the project to buyers at the...
  • Toronto: Philip A. Martin Moves Into Fiction with Thriller 'Forger'

    Philip A. Martin is something of an expert in reality, launching his career as a documentary director in 2000 with "Richard Hillary: A Fighter Pilot's Story" and "Double Helix: The DNA Year." He also directed the British TV movie "Hawking" in 2004 with...
  • Yellow Bird Execs Launch Scandi Shingle Good Company Films

    PARIS- As Scandinavia's film and TV industry gets more competitive and continues to consolidate, four topnotch Scandi producers have joined forces to launch Copenhagen-based shingle, Good Company Films. Led by Vibeke Windelov, Stinna Lassen, Anni...
  • British director, 'Jurassic Park' actor Richard Attenborough dead at 90

    British director, 'Jurassic Park' actor Richard Attenborough dead at 90
    LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Richard Attenborough, who was honored for his helming and production of the 1982 Oscar best picture "Gandhi" but was best known to American audiences for his role in Steven Spielberg's "Jurassic Park" and its first sequel as...
  • Film Review: 'Hector and the Search for Happiness'

    Happiness means steering clear of "Hector and the Search for Happiness." A supremely irritating marriage of picture-postcard exoticism and motivational uplift, this misguided comedy-drama tells the story of a British therapist who upends his comfortable...
  • Toronto Film Festival Adds Sandler's 'Cobbler,' Wiig's 'Welcome to Me,' Schwarzenegger's 'Maggie' and More

    The Toronto International Film Festival added more than 100 features to its 2014 slate today, with pics starring Dustin Hoffman, Kristen Wiig, Benicio del Toro, Diane Keaton, John Travolta, Keira Knightley, Adam Sandler, Jennifer Connelly and Arnold...
  • With age, the wisdom of staging 'Lear' becomes less clear

     With age, the wisdom of staging 'Lear' becomes less clear
    Now that baby boomers are reaching their seniority, it's no surprise that there has been a rush on "King Lear." Graying actors of a certain magnitude want their crack at the greatest role left for them while graying audiences are drawn to a subject (the...
  • Filming Of 3 2014 Stratford Fest Productions Launches International Media Project

    The 2014 Stratford Festival productions of Shakespeare's "King Lear," "King John," and "Antony and Cleopatra" are being filmed in Stratford, Ont., early this fall for features that will be distributed in Canadian, U.S. and international cinemas in the...
  • Toronto: John Travolta's 'The Forger' Bought for U.S. Distribution

    Saban Films has acquired U.S. rights to John Travolta's art-heist drama "The Forger" two days before its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival. It's the third major acquisition for the five-month-old distributor, which bought Robert Duvall's "The...
  • Toronto Film Review: 'The Forger'

    John Travolta is a copyist of great paintings forced to pull one dangerous last deception in "The Forger," a soft-centered crime meller that proves notably short on suspense, and marred by sentimentality that feels distinctly secondhand. Nothing feels...