Meryl Streep/Julia Roberts’ August: Osage County, Clooney/Bullock’s Gravity, Jackman/Gyllenhaal’s Prisoners among Toronto Fest entries.
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The 2013 Toronto International Film Festival announced a portion of its lineup on Tuesday morning, with big films like “August: Osage County,” “Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom,” “Gravity” and “12 Years A Slave” making the cut. Bill Condon’s “The Fifth Estate,” about WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange, will open the prestigious film festival. Benedict Cumberbatch stars as Assange, with support from Daniel Bruhl, Laura Linney, Anthony Mackie and Stanley Tucci.
More on the 2013 TIFF lineup can be found here. The Toronto International Film Festival runs from Sept. 5 to Sept. 15. Festival organizers said about one-quarter of the films screening were announced on Tuesday.
An astounding ensemble cast — Meryl Streep, Sam Shepard, Julia Roberts and Juliette Lewis — star in this adaptation of Tracy Letts’ Pulitzer Prize-winning play.