Saturday, August 30, 2008

Oregon Takes Toronto by Storm!

by admin

World-Renowned Festival Highlights “Management,” “The Burning Plain” and “Wendy and Lucy”
August 30, 2008

The Toronto International Film Festival, the world’s second most prestigious film festival after Cannes, kicks off next week, with no fewer than three films on its slate that shot in Oregon:

Management” starring Steve Zahn, Jennifer Aniston and Woody Harrelson

and “The Burning Plain” starring Charlize Theron and Kim Basinger

are part of the festival’s Special Presentations program and feature casting by Lana Veenker Casting.

Wendy & Lucy” starring Michelle Williams

will premiere under the Contemporary World Cinema banner. All three films employed numerous cast and crew from the Northwest.

We will be on hand to attend the premieres and report back to Shawn Levy on the Oregonian’s “Mad About Movies” blog.

Stay tuned.