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Saturday 27 December 2014

Arnie, Travolta films for Toronto

Arnold Schwarzenegger's new film, Maggie, will be shown at this year's Toronto International Film Festival
Arnold Schwarzenegger's new film, Maggie, will be shown at this year's Toronto International Film Festival

Arnold Schwarzenegger and John Travolta's new films are to be shown at the 2014 Toronto International Film Festival.

Henry Hobson's post-apocalyptic horror Maggie, which stars Arnie as a farmer fighting off a zombie outbreak, and Philip Martin's The Forger, featuring the Grease star, are the latest additions to the line-up for the Canadian film event.

Clouds Of Sils Maria, starring Kristen Stewart as an actress' personal assistant, Boychoir with Dustin Hoffman and Kathy Bates, Adam Sandler's The Cobbler and Escobar: Paradise Lost, featuring Benicio del Toro as drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, will also be featured at the festival.

The new galas, which join an extensive line-up of previously announced films, also include Infinitely Polar Bear, starring Mark Ruffalo and Zoe Saldana, and Lynn Shelton's Laggies with a star-studded cast including Keira Knightley, Sam Rockwell and Chloe Grace Moretz.

Other gala screenings include Diane Keaton and Morgan Freeman's new film Ruth And Alex, and Cedric Jimenez's The Connection with Jean Dujardin.

British offerings include Sophie Barthes' Madame Bovary with Mia Wasikowska and Paul Giamatti and Matthew Warchus' drama Pride, starring Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton and Dominic West.

The 39th Toronto International Film Festival runs from September 4-14, 2014.

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