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Lady Macbeth: Festival and Scottish Production

lady macbeth: The historical drama, which stars Wonder Woman's Chris Pine as Robert The Bruce alongside Godzilla's Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Lady Macbeth's Florence Pugh, will be the first Scottish production to open TIFF. It's also the first Netflix feature to open the festival, so we'll be hearing about that for a while, according to NOW Magazine. The festival also named Jeremiah Terminator LeRoy as this year's closing night gala. David Mackenzie's Outlaw King will open the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival on September 6. Directed by Justin Kelly, the drama stars Laura Dern and Kristen Stewart as Laura Albert Savannah Koop, the women who convinced the world they were hardscrabble author JT LeRoy for a little while, at least. Among the newly announced special presentations Joel Edgerton's much-anticipated Boy Erased, starring Lucas Hedges as a young man forced into gay conversion therapy; the world premieres of Jonah Hill's directorial debut Mid90s and Maryam Keshavarz's Viper Club, which stars Susan Sarandon as a nurse trying to pressure the American government into helping her son Matt Bomer after he's abducted by terrorists on the other side of the globe. The two world premieres were among dozens of new titles announced today, along with two more galas The Lie, a thriller from The Killing creator Veena Sud starring Peter Sarsgaard and Joey King, and Peter Farrelly's Green Book, a period drama starring Viggo Mortensen, Linda Cardellini and Mahershala Ali and the complete Contemporary World Cinema, Wavelengths and Masters programs. ( As reported in the news.