TIFF World Premieres: The Trailers You Need To See
This year, TIFF will play host to 143 world premieres, including James Gandolfini's final film, The Drop.
The Drop, from director Michael R Roskam, will have its world premiere at TIFF. The film stars Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace, but will most likely be remembered as James Gandolfini’s last film. The Sopranos actor’s last turn on the big screen finds him playing a mobster once again in this family thriller.
This Is Where I Leave You is also having its world premiere at TIFF, and the highly anticipated film boasts a string of Hollywood leads, including Jason Bateman, Jane Fonda, Tina Fey, Adam Driver and Corey Stoll, among others. No matter how critics receive the film, This Is Where I Leave You is sure to garner festival buzz for its impressive cast.
Directors Jason Reitman (Up In The Air) and Lone Scherfig (An Education) are premiering their highly anticipated new projects, Men, Women & Children and The Riot Club, respectively, at TIFF this year.
Men, Women & Children tackles the realities of living in the digital age and has a buzz-worthy cast, including Adam Sandler, who returns to drama after a string of lackluster comedies, and The Fault In Our Stars heartthrob Ansel Elgort.
The Riot Club, a UK film, stars Sam Claflin (The Hunger Games: Catching Fire), Max Irons, Game of Thrones’ Natalie Dormer and Downton Abbey’s Jessica Brown Findlay.
Other films to look out for include the Jake Gyllenhaal-starring thriller, Nightcrawler, and seductive, period piece, Miss Julie starring Colin Farrell and Jessica Chastain.