Borg/McEnroe Set To Open Toronto Film Festival

The world premiere of Borg/McEnroe will take place at the Roy Thomson Hall on September 7th when it opens the 42nd Toronto International Film Festival (7 - 17 September). Directed by Janus Metz (True Detective) and written by Ronnie Sandahl (Svenskjävel), Borg/McEnroe tells the story of tennis star Björn Borg (Sverrir Gudnason) and his rivalry with John McEnroe (Shia LaBeouf), Between 1978 and 1981, Borg and McEnroe met in fourteen matches and won seven each, but the 1980 Wimbledon final became the

Kasper Collin’s I Called Him Morgan Set For Remake

Kulturnytt reports that Kasper Collin's 2016 documentary I Called Him Morgan, about jazz trumpeter Lee Morgan, is to be remade by the same team behind Malik Bendjelloul's Searching For Sugar Man. I Called Him Morgan, which has garnered critical acclaim since it premiered at the Venice Film Festival last year, is an exploration of the tempestuous relationship between Lee Morgan and his common-law wife Helen, who shot him dead during a gig at a New York bar in 1972. Many years later,

Trailer For IT With Bill Skarsgård As Pennywise

The first official trailer has been released for the new movie adaptation of Stephen King's IT, directed by Andrés Muschietti, which stars Bill Skarsgård as Pennywise the clown. IT tells the story of seven adults who return to their hometown of Derry, Maine to confront a nightmare they had first stumbled upon as teenagers... An evil without a name... IT. The promise they made twenty-eight years ago calls them to reunite in the same place where, as teenagers, they battled an evil

Helena Mattsson Joins Dinklage For Dinner With Hervé

Helena Mattsson (Iron Man 2) will play Britt Ekland in HBO movie My Dinner With Hervé, which features Peter Dinklage (Game Of Thrones) as the star of 1970s drama Fantasy Island. Written and directed by Sacha Gervasi, My Dinner With Hervé is about the unlikely friendship that evolves during a wild night in LA between struggling journalist Danny Tate (Jamie Dornan) and actor Hervé Villechaize (Peter Dinklage). Hervé Villechaize took his own life in 1993 at the age of 50.

Under The Tree To Compete At Venice Film Festival

Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurdsson's (Paris Of The North) new movie Under The Tree (Undir trénu) has been selected to compete in the Horizons section of the Venice Film Festival (30 August – 9 September), which represents the latest aesthetic and expressive trends in international cinema. Under The Tree follows Atli (Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson) who is accused of adultery by Agnes (Lára Jóhanna Jónsdóttir) and forced to move in with his parents. While he fights for custody of his four-year-old daughter Ása, he