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From Rdj to Cumberbatch, the stars are headed to Tiff 2014

19 August 2014 8:20 AM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Film fanatics and star gazers, your time is now. Well...almost now. More precisely, your time Will be September 4 - 14. That's when the A-list glitterati, with their films in tow, descend on downtown Hogtown as they flock to the Toronto International Film Festival.

As has become the norm, the list of Tiff-bound talent is both long and impressive. From movie stars to rock royalty, there'll be no shortage of bold-faced names to look out for. On the movie side of things, some big stars set to attend this year include Robert Downey Jr., Ryan Reynolds, Kate Winslet, Morgan Freeman, Denzel Washington, Benedict Cumberbatch, Steve Carell, Jane Fonda, Tina Fey, Robert Pattinson and Bill Murray.

As if those weren't enough names to keep you busy, let's not forget the masses of talented filmmakers making Toronto their temporary home during the festival. Among the big-named directors set to make an appearance are David Cronenberg, »

- Emma Badame

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Andrew Scott, Bill Nighy show their Pride in first trailer for Tiff comedy

12 August 2014 2:59 PM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

A gaggle of British stars appear in the first trailer for the historical comedy Pride, one of the many films that will be screening at Tiff.

Inspired by a true story, Pride follows a group of gay and lesbian activists who raise money in support of striking miners of a local community in Wales in 1984. With a mining union that seems embarrassed to accept the support from this group, the gay and lesbian activists decide to drive out to the community and deliver the funds they have raised in person, embarking on a journey that will bring two communities together.   The activists open the hearts and minds of the miners as the two groups come to realize the strength that comes with standing together in partnership. 

The film boasts a cast that includes Bill Nighy, Andrew Scott, Dominic West, Imelda Staunton, Paddy Considine, and George MacKay.

If the trailer is any indication, »

- Rachel West

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Kristen Wiig and Adam Sandler have late additions to the 2014 Toronto Film Festival

12 August 2014 12:56 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

The Toronto International Film Festival announced more selections Tuesday for the upcoming 2014 edition of the annual awards season kick-off. The majority of the festival's program was announced last month, but this group includes intriguing world premieres from notable directors such as Todd McCarthy ("The Cobbler") and Gina Prince-Bythewood ("Beyond the Lights"). A number of the titles revealed have screened at other festivals including the underrated "Infinitely Polar Bear" and "Laggies" from Sundance as well as Cannes players "Two Days, One Night," "The Search" and "Clouds of Sils Maria." And yes, the presence of "Sils Maria," which is a favorite of this particular writer, means Kristen Stewart will likely hit one of the festival's many red carpets. As you'd expect for Toronto, the world premieres feature some big names including Josh Hutcherson and Benicio Del Toro in "Escobar: Paradise Lost," Jean Dujardin in "The Connection (La French)," Dustin Hoffman in "Boychoir, »

- Gregory Ellwood

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Adam Sandler, Kristen Wiig, and Arnold Schwarzenegger bring films to Toronto

12 August 2014 9:03 AM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

The 2014 Toronto Film Festival, which begins Sept. 4, added seven Galas and 17 Special Presentations to its lineup, including a semi-serious Adam Sandler project from Tom McCarthy, the director of The Station Agent and The Visitor. In The Cobbler, Sandler plays a man who has the unique ability to walk in his customers’ shoes. The movie features Dustin Hoffman, who also stars in Boychoir, François Girard’s tale of an orphan’s steep learning curve at a prestigious music school. In Welcome to Me, Kristen Wiig plays a mentally unstable woman who wins the lottery and decides to sink her winnings into a talk show. »

- Jeff Labrecque

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CBS Films’ Pride To Have North American Premiere At Toronto Film Festival

12 August 2014 8:52 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

CBS Films has announced that Pride will have its North American Premiere at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.

Inspired by a true story and in the vein of Full Monthy and Billy Elliot, Pride follows two very different communities who found strength by standing together.

Pride is inspired by an extraordinary true story.  It’s the summer of 1984, Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers is on strike, prompting a London-based group of gay and lesbian activists to raise money to support the strikers’ families.  Initially rebuffed by the Union, the group identifies a tiny mining village in Wales and sets off to make their donation in person.  As the strike drags on, the two groups discover that standing together makes for the strongest union of all.

Directed by Tony Award-winner Matthew Warchus (God of Carnage) from a screenplay by Stephen Beresford, the film stars Bill Nighy »

- Michelle McCue

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Toronto International Film Festival (Tiff) Adds More Premieres

12 August 2014 7:51 AM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Expect to see a bevy of stars on the red carpet at the Toronto International Film Festival this September. Today, more Gala and Special Presentation titles were announced, with some star-studded projects in the mix. Now, Escobar: Paradise Lost, starring Benicio del Toro as the infamous drug lord, will have its world premiere at Tiff, as will The Forger, with John Travolta, Christopher Plummer and Tye Sheridan.

Other promising projects newly announced to be screening at Tiff are Win Win director Thomas McCarthy’s The Cobbler, which finds Adam Sandler taking on a rare dramatic role; Clouds of Sils Maria, which stars Juliette Binoche as an aging actress who confronts the young starlet (Chloe Grace Moretz) taking on the role that made her famous decades earlier; and Gemma Bovery, starring Gemma Arterton as the sensual object of a French food critic’s affection. Check out the full list of new »

- Isaac Feldberg

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Toronto Beefs Up Premieres; Expect Arnold, Travolta, Adam Sandler, Dujardin, Neil Young, Binoche On Red Carpet

12 August 2014 7:29 AM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

The 39th Toronto International Film Festival added another seven Galas and 17 Special Presentations to its September fest lineup running September 4 to 14. Here are the newcomers:

Galas

Boychoir François Girard, USA World Premiere

An orphaned 12-year-old boy is sent to prestigious music school where he struggles to join an elite group of world-class singers. No one expects this rebellious loner to succeed, least of all the school’s relentlessly-tough conductor who wages a battle of wills to bring out the boy’s extraordinary musical gift. Starring Dustin Hoffman, Kathy Bates, Josh Lucas, Kevin McHale, Eddie Izzard, Debra Winger and Garrett Wareing.

The Connection (La French) Cédric Jimenez, France/Belgium World Premiere

Marseille, 1975. Pierre Michel, a young police magistrate with a wife and children, has just been transferred to help crack down on the city’s organized crime. He decides to take on the French Connection, a Mafia-run operation that exports heroin all over the world. »

- Mike Fleming Jr

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Toronto Film Festival Adds Sandler’s ‘Cobbler,’ Wiig’s ‘Welcome to Me,’ Schwarzenegger’s ‘Maggie’ and More

12 August 2014 7:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

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 Schwarzenegger among the two-dozen titles joining the Gala and Special Presentations programs.

Contemporary World Cinema adds 51 (22 world preems), City to City shines the spotlight on Seoul with eight pics (two world preems), and Wavelengths delivers 46 titles, including 13 features.

Gala world preems “Boychoir,” which marks the return of Quebec helmer Francois Girard (“Silk”) to the big screen and stars Hoffman as the tough conductor of a world-class music school, as well as Italian multi-hyphenate Andrea Di Stefano’s feature bow “Escobar: Paradise Lost,” starring del Toro as the notorious Colombian drug lord.

Philip Martin’s “The Forger,” starring Travolta and Christopher Plummer in a tale of an artistically gifted petty thief who must aid his ailing father in one last job, »

- Jennie Punter

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Showtime Doubles Homeland Season 4 Premiere to Two Hours, Moves Up The Affair

11 August 2014 2:16 PM, PDT | TheHDRoom | See recent TheHDRoom news »

Showtime wants Homeland Season 4 to get off on the right foot after a rocky third outing so they're literally doubling down on the season premiere.

The pay network today announced the Homeland Season 4 premiere will span two hours, or back-to-back one-hour episodes, a first for the series. Both all-new episodes will air on October 5.

By moving up the second episode of Homeland Season 4 a week, Showtime was also able to shift The Affair extramarital series premiere starring Dominic West and Joshua Jackson to the following Sunday, October 12. The new drama's original premiere date was originally expected to fall on October 19 or possibly later.

"In the aftermath of Homeland's stunning finale last season, there is such strong anticipation for the start of season four that we wanted to give Homeland fans an extra generous helping of Carrie and company," stated Gary Levine, Showtime Executive Vice President of Original Programming in the announcement. »

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Exclusive: Fall crowdpleaser 'Pride' gets a poster

11 August 2014 12:47 PM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

One of the better movies I missed at this year's Cannes Film Festival turned out to be Matthew Warchus' crowd pleaser "Pride." The British film made its debut in Director's Fortnight and, unfortunately, as less hectic as Cannes is compared to its prestige festival cousins it rarely allows you to catch up with everything on the schedule.  From a distance the film seemed like "The Full Monty," "Waking Ned Devine" or "Calendar Girls" with a slight Working Title spin. Basically, a movie I could catch down the road. Plus, it was screening at the end of the festival when there were a number of other priorities.  Excuses, excuses, excuses.  Needless to say, I'm kicking myself for not seeing it at Cannes because it's a good one. Set in 1984, "Pride" is the true story of a group of gay men and women who decide to take a break from waging »

- Gregory Ellwood

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Homeland Season 4 Premiere Date Set for October 5th with Back-to-Back Episodes; Amazon Pilot Images Revealed Ahead of August 28th Debut

11 August 2014 12:05 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Some TV premiere news is at hand.  Firstly, Showtime has announced that the Homeland Season 4 premiere date has been set for October 5th at 9pm Et/Pt, when the first two episodes of the season will air back-to-back.  Season 4 has been described as a reboot of sorts, as we will follow Claire Danes’ Carrie Mathison on assignment in the Middle East.  Filmed entirely in South Africa, the new season also stars Mandy Patinkin and Rupert Friend, with Corey Stoll and Suraj Sharma booked as guest stars.  Additionally, Showtime’s new drama series The Affair starring Dominic West and Ruth Wilson will debut on October 12th at 10pm Et/Pt, a week earlier than initially planned.  The series explores two marriages and the emotional and psychological effects of an extramarital affair. Hit the jump for news and images concerning new Amazon pilots from the likes of Steven Soderbergh, David Gordon Green, »

- Adam Chitwood

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Showtime gives 'Homeland' two-hour premiere on Oct. 5

11 August 2014 11:29 AM, PDT | EW - Inside TV | See recent EW.com - Inside TV news »

Showtime is doubling up on Homeland’s premiere night.

The network announced that it will air the first two episodes of the CIA thriller’s fourth season on Oct. 5, from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Set in Islamabad and Kabul, the new batch of episodes will feature several new faces, including Suraj Sharma, who plays a Pakistani medical student whom Carrie Mathison (Claire Danes) encounters, Laila Robins as the U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan, and Corey Stoll as the CIA chief of station in Pakistan.

Showtime also has decided to move up the premiere of The Affair a week to Oct. »

- Dan Snierson

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Showtime doubles up 'Homeland' return, pushes up 'The Affair' premiere

11 August 2014 10:34 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Showtime is doubling down on the fourth premiere of the Emmy-winning drama "Homeland." The cable network announced on Monday (August 11) that "Homeland" will now return with a two-hour premiere on Sunday, October 5. At the TCA press tour last month, showrunner Alex Gansa told reporters about a fourth season that will largely reset the show after the rather eventful conclusion to the third season. Presumably this two-hour premiere will give the international thriller, currently shooting in South Africa, a chance to prove its rebooted bona fides to viewers.  “In the aftermath of 'Homeland’s' stunning finale last season, there is such strong anticipation for the start of season four that we wanted to give Homeland fans an extra generous helping of Carrie and company,” blurbs Gary Levine, Executive Vice President, Original Programming, Showtime Networks. As always, there's a ripple effect to such things. Showtime had scheduled the premiere of the »

- Daniel Fienberg

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Homeland Season 4 Gets Two-Hour Premiere; The Affair to Come Sooner

11 August 2014 10:20 AM, PDT | TVLine.com | See recent TVLine.com news »

Showtime has decided to bring Homeland back with a double-episode salvo.

Video Homeland‘s Claire Danes Braces for Carrie’s ‘Big’ Season 4 Mission

The first two episodes of Season 4 — which is being filmed entirely on location in South Africa, and finds Carrie Mathison assigned to one of the most volatile and dangerous CIA stations in the Middle East — will air back-to-back on Sunday, Oct. 5, starting at 9/8c.

Hoping to have amped up the Homeland buzz by that measure, Showtime has in turn moved up the series premiere for The Affair — a twisty relationship drama starring Dominic West (The Wire), Ruth Wilson »

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Hot Trailer: ‘Pride’

8 August 2014 7:25 PM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Months after the UK’s National Union of Mineworkers staged a walkout in 1984, strikers in a small Wales town found some unusual and quite unexpected supporters. “A gaggle of gays and lesbians has come out in support of the miners strike,” the newspaper announced. Pride, from director Matthew Warchus and writer Stephen Beresford, tells the story of the unlikely friendships that arose when the culture-clashing sides teamed up. Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West, Paddy Considine, Andrew Scott, Joseph Gilgun, George MacKay and Ben Schnetzer star in the pic, which CBS Films releases September 19. Here’s the trailer:

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Hot Trailer: ‘Pride’

8 August 2014 7:25 PM, PDT | Deadline New York | See recent Deadline New York news »

Months after the UK’s National Union of Mineworkers staged a walkout in 1984, strikers in a small Wales town found some unusual and quite unexpected supporters. “A gaggle of gays and lesbians has come out in support of the miners strike,” the newspaper announced. Pride, from director Matthew Warchus and writer Stephen Beresford, tells the story of the unlikely friendships that arose when the culture-clashing sides teamed up. Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West, Paddy Considine, Andrew Scott, Joseph Gilgun, George MacKay and Ben Schnetzer star in the pic, which CBS Films releases September 19. Here’s the trailer: »

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British gay activists and striking miners rally together in 'Pride' trailer

8 August 2014 2:04 PM, PDT | EW - Inside Movies | See recent EW.com - Inside Movies news »

A London-based group of lesbian and gay activists form an unlikely bond with a Welsh mining town during the 1984 U.K. strike against Margaret Thatcher’s government in Pride, from theater director Matthew Warchus.

Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, and Dominic West star in the ensemble cast. Based on a true story, the film follows two completely different groups who realize that it’s their differences that make them stronger together. After premiering at this year’s Cannes Film Festival, Pride will open in the U.S. on September 19. »

- Jake Perlman

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Pride Trailer and Images Feature Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton and Paddy Considine Going on Strike

8 August 2014 12:17 PM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

We’ve got a new trailer and some images for Pride, directed by Matthew Warchus and written by Stephen Beresford.  The film stars Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West, Paddy Considine, Andrew Scott, Joseph Gilgun, George MacKay and Ben Schnetzer and tells the story of a group of gay and lesbian activists who set off to help a small mining village.  Tonally, this reminds me of The Full Monty more than a little, not that it’s a bad thing.  Sometimes I like these small, charmingly conventional tales of uplift. Hit the jump to check out the Pride trailer and images.  CBS Films will release the movie in theaters on September 19th.  It's also worth noting that the film is based on a true story from 1984, when these advocacy issues were unfortunately even more taboo than they are today.  Trailer via Yahoo: Here's the official synopsis for Pride: Pride »

- Evan Dickson

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Watch the First Trailer for Gay Rights Drama 'Pride'

8 August 2014 12:00 PM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

I hadn't even noticed Pride played the Cannes Film Festival earlier this year or that CBS Films had picked up the gay rights drama for a September 19 release until only recently as I was compiling my Best Supporting Actress contenders. Ultimately I didn't include Imelda Staunton in my field of contenders, but if the film manages to gain traction perhaps that will prove to be a mistake. Here's the synopsis: It's the summer of 1984 Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers (Num) is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decides to raise money to support the families of the striking miners. But there is a problem. The Union seems embarrassed to receive their support. But the activists are not deterred. They decide to ignore the Union and go direct to the miners. They identify a mining »

- Brad Brevet

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Watch: Gay Rights Stand Tall in Trailer for Spirited Cannes Winner 'Pride'

8 August 2014 11:30 AM, PDT | Thompson on Hollywood | See recent Thompson on Hollywood news »

Cannes Directors' Fortnight closer "Pride," directed by Tony-winning stager Matthew Warchus, has its first trailer from CBS Films. This true tale of gay activism in the time of Margaret Thatcher stars Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, Dominic West and Paddy Considine and will hit theaters September 19. And what better time? Gay rights are getting their due on screens big and small, from HBO's doc "The Case Against 8" to Roland Emmerich's upcoming period drama "Stonewall." It's inspiring to see the same filmmaking efforts going on across the pond. Critics are unanimously praising "Pride," which is destined to find an audience in the Us. (It won the Queer Palm at Cannes this year.) Trailer below, and here's the synopsis: It's the summer of 1984, Margaret Thatcher is in power and the National Union of Mineworkers is on strike, prompting a London-based group of gay and lesbian activists to raise money to support the strikers' families. »

- Ryan Lattanzio

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