Toronto International Film Festival announces film line up
July 29, 2011
The 36th annual Toronto International Film Festival kicks off on September 8, and the organization just released the list of the first 50 movies that are scheduled to premiere at the 11-day event. Plenty of celebrities are expected to flock to the Canadian city to attend the prestigious festival this fall.
Woody Harrelson will grace the silver screen as a dirty cop in Rampart, a film adaptation of the police department scandal in Los Angeles in the 1990s. Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen co-star in 50/50, a dark comedy about cancer. Plenty more stars will premiere their latest films, including Hugh Laurie, Brad Pitt and George Clooney - who will be unveiling his latest endeavors as a director and as an actor, according to Entertainment Weekly.
Canadians who are traveling outside the country for work or are studying abroad can use international calling cards to call their friends and find out if they've spotted any celebrities wandering around downtown Toronto.
The Festival will open with the world premiere of From the Sky Down, a documentary of the Irish rock band, U2 - which was directed by Davis Guggenheim. This will mark the first time in the history of the TIFF that a documentary will be the opening film.