The last five Best Picture Oscar champs have screened at the Toronto Film Festival, including last year’s winner “Argo.” Last year’s fest also included the world premiere of another Best Picture nominee, “Silver Linings Playbook,” which won an Oscar for Jennifer Lawrence.
The lineup for the upcoming 38th edition of this key stop on the road to the Oscars was announced Tuesday. Will one of the titles previewed below take the top prize at the Dolby Theater next March 2?
Cumberbatch also features in “August: Osage County,” John Wells‘ adaptation of Tracy Lett‘s Pulitzer and Tony-winning play which pits Oscar winners Meryl Streep against Julia Roberts as a battling mother and daughter and is getting the gala treatment in Toronto for its world premiere.
Among those films being feted as Special Presentations:
Look for a slew of other titles to be revealed in the weeks to come as studios line up their top ponies in the derby.