A look at the big winners and losers emerging from the Oscar-launching film festival.
Around 40 people walked out of a screening of the controversial holocaust drama The Painted Bird at the Toronto Film Festival, according to reports.
Unlike her "Star is Born" character, Lady Gaga had all the confidence in the world when starting off.
<strong>EXCLUSIVE</strong>: In a move that will surely swing some of the focus from awards season launches to the acquisitions market at this week’s Toronto International Film Festival, U.S. and foreign distributors will be bidding for <em>Knives Out</em>, a contemporary murder mystery that will star Daniel Craig as a detective assigned to solve the crime, with Rian Johnson directing. Craig has committed to star in November, while his James Bond 25 film regroups following the exit of director…
Andy Serkis, in Toronto for directorial debut 'Breathe,' shares an update on his 'Jungle Book,' with Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Benedict Cumberbatch
The 2017 Toronto International Film Festival got under way on Sept. 7 with tennis drama Borg/McEnroe, and is now in full swing through Sept. 17. Lots of stars have made their way to the Great White North to debut or try to build buzz for films we’ll see in the fall and into 2018 — including a number of potential Oscar contenders. To see Yahoo Movies‘ picks, check out our 20 most anticipated films; to keep track of who’s in Toronto, and the projects that brought them there, click through the photos above; we’ll be updating the gallery through the end of the festival.
Before it died an ignoble death, Tim Burton‘s never-made ’90s blockbuster Superman Lives was poised to take the Man of Steel where no comic book movie had gone before. Burton freely adapted the film from the famous “Death of Superman” storyline, which saw the Kryptonian (played by longtime Superman fan, Nicolas Cage, who proved his devotion to the DC Comics icon by naming his son Kal-El) killed at the hands of the monstrous Doomsday followed by his eventual resurrection. “It would have been beautiful,” Cage tells Yahoo Movies at the Toronto International Film Festival, where the prolific actor’s latest film, the ultra-dark comedy Mom and Dad, premiered to rapturous applause amongst the midnight movie crowd.
Director of summer blockbuster World War II epic held a question-and-answer session after celebration for IMAX anniversary at the Toronto International Film Festival
Jolie has “￼￼First They Killed My Father,” about Cambodian genocide; Clooney will offer up “Suburbicon”; Payne brings “Downsizing,” satire with Matt Damon
Nate Parker is plunging ahead with plans to be the public face of The Birth of a Nation despite the furor surrounding rape accusations that were made against the actor, writer, and director when he was a student at Penn State University. Parker and Fox Searchlight, the boutique label behind the film, have no plans to hide the filmmaker from the press. Although there has been speculation that the controversy surrounding news of the 2001 rape trial would imperil The Birth of a Nation’s Oscar chances, Fox Searchlight management considers that a secondary concern, sources say.