Steve Carell’s ‘Foxcatcher’ to Receive Gala Premiere at London Film Festival


LONDON — “Foxcatcher” will receive its U.K. premiere at the 58th BFI London Film Festival, where it will be the event’s American Express Gala screening.

The film’s stars Steve Carell, Channing Tatum, Mark Ruffalo and Sienna Miller, and director Bennett Miller will attend the screening, which takes place on Oct. 16.

Based on true events, “Foxcatcher” tells the dark and tragic story of the relationship between eccentric multimillionaire John Dupont (Carell) and two champion wrestlers, Mark Schultz (Tatum) and his brother, Dave (Ruffalo).

Miller won the director prize at Cannes for the film.

The festival runs from Oct. 8 to 19.

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