Target titles unspooling at Toronto

Buyers eager to see these festival premieres

THE BABYSITTERS: Feature helming debut of scribe David Ross (“The Woods”) about a high schooler who starts a babysitting service that offers a little extra for dads. Stars Katherine Waterston (daughter of Sam), John Leguizamo and Cynthia Nixon. (Sales: The Collective)

BATTLE IN SEATTLE: Writing and directing debut of Irish thesp Stuart Townsend, starring Charlize Theron, Woody Harrelson and Ray Liotta. Action-drama follows the WTO riots in Seattle. (Endeavor)

BILL: Comedy starring Aaron Eckhart, Elizabeth Banks and Logan Lerman about a cuckolded man who gets a little life advice from a teenager. Helmed by producer Bernie Goldmann and scribe Melisa Wallack. (Endeavor)

THE GIRL IN THE PARK: Playwright David Auburn’s (“Proof”) helming debut, a drama about a woman who lost her 3-year-old in Central Park and years later encounters a girl whom she thinks might be her daughter. Sigourney Weaver and Kate Bosworth topline. (Cinetic/Paradigm)

IN BLOOM: Uma Thurman/Evan Rachel Wood starrer about a woman who begins to uncover the truth behind a school shooting that took the lives of her classmates years ago. Soph pic by helmer Vadim Perelman (“House of Sand and Fog”), is written by Emil Stern and based on a novel by Laura Kasischke. (CAA/Cinetic)

NOTHING IS PRIVATE: “Six Feet Under” creator and “American Beauty” scribe Alan Ball’s directorial bow, starring Aaron Eckhart and Summer Bishil. Based on Alicia Erian’s novel “Towelhead,” pic’s a dark dramedy about a 13-year-old Arab-American girl who gets involved with her neighbor. (UTA)

TERRA: Animated alien pic featuring the voices of Evan Rachel Wood, Brian Cox, James Garner, Chris Evans, Danny Glover, Amanda Peet, David Cross, Dennis Quaid and Luke Wilson. (CAA/Wild Bunch)

THEN SHE FOUND ME: Helen Hunt’s directorial debut about a woman coping with a failed marriage and mother issues. Pic stars Colin Firth, Matthew Broderick, Bette Midler and Hunt. (CAA)

THE STONE ANGEL: Drama adapted from a novel by Margaret Laurence, and written and directed by Canadian helmer Kari Skogland. Ellen Burstyn stars as a woman who runs away when her family attempts to put her in a rest home. Cast includes Ellen Page (“Juno”). (Handmade Films)

THE VISITOR: Second helming effort of thesp Tom McCarthy (“The Station Agent”). Pic concerns a professor who travels to New York to find an illegal-alien couple living in his pied a terre. Stars Richard Jenkins (“Six Feet Under”). (Schreck Rose Dapello Adams & Hurwitz)

More Film

  • Toronto Film Festival Title 'One Last

    Toronto Player 'One Last Deal' Picked up by Sales Outfit LevelK (EXCLUSIVE)

    THE BABYSITTERS: Feature helming debut of scribe David Ross (“The Woods”) about a high schooler who starts a babysitting service that offers a little extra for dads. Stars Katherine Waterston (daughter of Sam), John Leguizamo and Cynthia Nixon. (Sales: The Collective) BATTLE IN SEATTLE: Writing and directing debut of Irish thesp Stuart Townsend, starring Charlize […]

  • Estonia Selects 'Take It or Leave

    Estonia Selects 'Take It or Leave It' as Foreign-Language Oscar Entry

    THE BABYSITTERS: Feature helming debut of scribe David Ross (“The Woods”) about a high schooler who starts a babysitting service that offers a little extra for dads. Stars Katherine Waterston (daughter of Sam), John Leguizamo and Cynthia Nixon. (Sales: The Collective) BATTLE IN SEATTLE: Writing and directing debut of Irish thesp Stuart Townsend, starring Charlize […]

  • Mark Wahlberg stars in MILE 22

    Film Review: 'Mile 22'

    THE BABYSITTERS: Feature helming debut of scribe David Ross (“The Woods”) about a high schooler who starts a babysitting service that offers a little extra for dads. Stars Katherine Waterston (daughter of Sam), John Leguizamo and Cynthia Nixon. (Sales: The Collective) BATTLE IN SEATTLE: Writing and directing debut of Irish thesp Stuart Townsend, starring Charlize […]

  • Monkey Paw Eastereggs Jordan Peele

    All the Easter Eggs Inside Jordan Peele's Monkeypaw Productions

    THE BABYSITTERS: Feature helming debut of scribe David Ross (“The Woods”) about a high schooler who starts a babysitting service that offers a little extra for dads. Stars Katherine Waterston (daughter of Sam), John Leguizamo and Cynthia Nixon. (Sales: The Collective) BATTLE IN SEATTLE: Writing and directing debut of Irish thesp Stuart Townsend, starring Charlize […]

  • Chile’s Jirafa taps new exec producer,

    Chile’s Jirafa Taps New Exec Producer, Relaunches Distribution Operations (Exclusive)

    THE BABYSITTERS: Feature helming debut of scribe David Ross (“The Woods”) about a high schooler who starts a babysitting service that offers a little extra for dads. Stars Katherine Waterston (daughter of Sam), John Leguizamo and Cynthia Nixon. (Sales: The Collective) BATTLE IN SEATTLE: Writing and directing debut of Irish thesp Stuart Townsend, starring Charlize […]

  • Carolina Gaitan and Alfredo Castro star

    Feature Debut of Ileana Vasquez Set to Roll (EXCLUSIVE)

    THE BABYSITTERS: Feature helming debut of scribe David Ross (“The Woods”) about a high schooler who starts a babysitting service that offers a little extra for dads. Stars Katherine Waterston (daughter of Sam), John Leguizamo and Cynthia Nixon. (Sales: The Collective) BATTLE IN SEATTLE: Writing and directing debut of Irish thesp Stuart Townsend, starring Charlize […]

  • Parkland Pictures Launches New U.K. Distribution

    Parkland Pictures Launches New U.K. Distribution Arm, Parkland Entertainment

    THE BABYSITTERS: Feature helming debut of scribe David Ross (“The Woods”) about a high schooler who starts a babysitting service that offers a little extra for dads. Stars Katherine Waterston (daughter of Sam), John Leguizamo and Cynthia Nixon. (Sales: The Collective) BATTLE IN SEATTLE: Writing and directing debut of Irish thesp Stuart Townsend, starring Charlize […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content