127 Hours to premiere at Toronto fest

MUMBAI: The lineup of the ensuing Toronto International Film Festival has been announced. Danny Boyle‘s mountain climbing drama 127 Hours will have its world premiere in Toronto.

The festival that will be held from 9 to 19 September may also serve a berth for Doug Liman‘s Fair Game that is based on the book by ousted CIA Agent Valerie Plame.

The Sean Penn and Naomi Watts-starrer and Oscar-contender is set for a November theatrical release as is Alex Gibney‘s documentary Client 9: The Rise and Fall of Eliot Spitze that has been booked to show at the Toronto fest.

Interestingly, Julie Taymor‘s The Tempest, that will be the closing night attraction at the Venice film festival on 11 September and will have its North American premiere on 2 October 2 is also likely to be part of the Toronto festival.

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