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TIFF Reveals Guest List for 2012 Festival

Adam Sandler, Ryan Gosling and Julianne Moore among guests expected to attend.

By: Ilan Mester

Published: August 22nd, 2012 in Culture » Film » News

TIFF Reveals Guest List for 2012 Festival

Every September, dozens of stars descend on Canada’s largest city for the annual Toronto International Film Festival. As the red carpets get ready to be rolled out for TIFF -- which runs from Sept. 6 to 16 -- the festival has released an official list of festival guests.

Veterans such as Johnny Depp, Adam Sandler and Julianne Moore are expected to attend the festival alongside stars like Ryan Gosling, Kate Hudson and Joseph Gordon-Levitt (who co-stars in Looper, the opening night flick).

The festival is also welcoming young actors such as Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games), Elle Fanning (Super 8) and Logan Lerman, who stars in the hilghy-anticipated Perks of Being a Wallflower alongside Emma Watson and Ezra Miller -- premiering at TIFF.

Some of the filmmakers showcasing world premieres at the festival include Noah Baumbach (Greenberg, The Squid and the Whale), Ben Affleck (The Town, Gone Baby Gone), Yvan Attal (...And They Lived Happily Ever After) and Dustin Hoffman, who’s presenting his directorial debut at TIFF.

This year’s festival will feature a whopping 372 films (including 289 features) from more than 60 countries. Visit the festival website at TIFF.net to check out the full list of films.


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