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North American Briefs: Ewan McGregor to receive Britannia Humanitarian Award

13 September 2016 8:22 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

The Scottish star, who unveiled the world premiere of his feature directorial American Pastoral in Toronto, will collect the honour at BAFTA La’s awards show on October 28.

The Britannia Humanitarian Award is presented to someone “who has used the art form of the moving image or their position in the entertainment industry to create positive social change, and actively shine a light on important humanitarian issues.”

McGregor has worked with Unicef to help children in conflict zones in Iraq and Syria.

As previously announced, Ang Lee will collect the John Schlesinger Britannia Award for Excellence in Directing, Samuel L. Jackson the Albert R. Broccoli Britannia Award for Worldwide Contribution to Entertainment, and Ricky Gervais the Charlie Chaplin Britannia Award for Excellence in Comedy.  

McGregor recently wrapped production on Trainspotting 2, in which he reprises his role as Renton opposite Jonny Lee Miller, Ewen Bremner and Robert Carlyle. Sony will release the film on February 3, 2017.

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- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Toronto: Marc-Andre Grondin Starring in Horror-Thriller ‘Ravenous’

10 September 2016 11:48 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Marc-André Grondin is starring as the lead in the horror thriller “Ravenous” (Les Affames) opposite Monia Chokri, Micheline Lanctôt and Brigitte Poupart, Variety has learned exclusively.

The film is currently in production in Quebec with Alma Cinema handling international sales at the Toronto Film Festival. “Ravenous” is produced by Stéphanie Morissette’s La Maison De Prod.

Robin Aubert is directing from his own script, which follows a group of rural villagers as they try to escape their family and friends, who have turned into flesh-eating predators.

Grondin’s credits include “Goon” and “Goon: Last of the Enforcers,” the series “Spotless” and  Stéphane Lafleur’s “Tu Dors Nicole,” which premiered at Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes.  Aubert’s directing credits include “Crying Out” and “St. Martyrs of the Damned.”

Alma Cinema is also selling “In Between,” which is playing in the Contemporary World Cinema section at Toronto, and “As You Are,” which premiered at Sundance. »

- Dave McNary

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