Past, present and some famous actors will align the opening night International Film Festival in Toronto, specifically on September 6. Looper, sci-fi thriller directed by Rian Johnson will open the festival with a travel time that Joseph Gordon-Levitt, an assassin paid to kill more mature version of the future.
The festival announced yesterday afternoon (July 24) titles of more than 60 films will be screened during the festival, of which 38 are world premieres. Among the most anticipated projects Silver Linings Playbook mention drama directed by David O. Russell’s Much Ado About Nothing Jos Whedon, adapting the novel Anna Karenina made by Joe Wright and the Wachowski brothers returned with Cloud Atlas.
The event also includes screening of films by actors who have been behind the camera: Dustin Hoffman’s directorial debut with the Quartet and new films directed by Ben Affleck – Argo and Billy Bob Thornton – Jayne Mansfield’s car.
Among the new projects belonging to veteran filmmakers, Toronto Festival will host the screening of To Wander’s Terrence Malick, Ben Affleck, Javier Bardem and starring Rachel McAdams and The Company You Keep, which activates both Robert Redford as an actor and as a director. Event in Toronto has become the most important film festival in North America and often served as a launching platform for many actors and directors.