Articles Tagged ‘Denis Villeneuve’
The Canadian director’s kidnapping drama (pictured) for Alcon Entertainment and Warner Bros. took in an estimated $21.5 million from 3,260 North American screens from Friday through Sunday.
The Quebec director (pictured) shot Prisoners in Georgia after filming Enemy in Toronto. Both films are screening at TIFF.
Director and CEO Piers Handling and artistic director Cameron Bailey also on Tuesday morning announced the festival’s opening and closing galas.
Talk among Canadian directors and producers attending a Canada Day dinner Monday night turned to a logjam of Canadian titles vying for plum slots at the Toronto International Film Festival in September.
Starlight: The Canadian Movie Channel also proposes to fund Canadian theatrical features, and is backed by, among others, Victor Loewy, Robert Lantos, Mark Musselman, Hussain Amarshi, Denys Arcand, David Cronenberg and Deepa Mehta.
Work on the Jake Gyllenhaal-starrer comes as the Quebec director readies to shoot Prisoners, starring Hugh Jackman, in the fall.
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