It's the second year in a row that the organization has opted for a non-
"With 'Looper,' Rian has taken his filmmaking to a new level, and we can't wait to present it to the Toronto audience in the most prestigious platform we can offer," said Cameron Bailey, TIFF's artistic director.
The movie is to kick off a festival scheduled to see films from directors
TIFF 2012 is destined to be a busy time for Cooper, who should be in town also promoting Derek Cianfrance's dramatic thriller "The Place Beyond the Pines," the director's follow-up to
Other stars set to be pulling double duty include Affleck, who should be dropping into town for "Argo" as well as Malick's "To The Wonder," in which he plays opposite
Oscar-nominated screenwriter Stuart Blumberg (
Other films that have already garnered buzz at earlier festivals include
There are also to be offerings from
For a complete list of offerings and special presentations, go to tiff.net.