“Promise,” “Dubious,” “Voyage” Join TIFF Line-Up

The Toronto International Film Festival has added a little over a dozen new films to its line-up. Ken Loach’s Cannes entry “I, Daniel Blake” is here along with James Franco’s adaptation of the John Steinbeck novel “In Dubious Battle,” Terry George’s Christian Bale-led Armenian genocide project “The Promise,” Walter Hill’s sex change assassin tale “(Re)Assignment,” and Terrence Malick’s documentary “Voyage of Time”.

The newest batch of films joins the likes of Oliver Stone’s “Snowden,” Tom Ford’s “Nocturnal Animals,” Jeff Nichols’ “Loving,” Denis Villeneuve’s “Arrival,” J.A. Bayona’s “A Monster Calls,” Garth Davis’ “Lion,” Peter Berg’s “Deepwater Horizon,” Amma Asante’s “A United Kingdom,” Andrea Arnold’s “American Honey,” Rob Reiner’s “LBJ,” Ewan McGregor’s “American Pastoral,” Ben Wheatley’s “Free Fire,” Nate Parker’s “The Birth of a Nation,” Paul Verhoeven’s “Elle,” Park Chan-wook’s “The Handmaiden,” Damien Chazelle’s “La La Land,” Kenneth Lonergan’s “Manchester By Sea,” Jim Jarmusch’s “Paterson,” and Antoine Fuqua’s “The Magnificent Seven”.

Here’s the full list of new additions. This year’s Toronto Film Festival runs from September 8th-18th:

“(Re)Assignment” by Walter Hill
“150 Milligrams” (La Fille de Brest), Emmanuelle Bercot
“The Bleeder” by Philippe Falardeau
“Brain on Fire” by Gerard Barrett
“Burn Your Maps” by Jordan Roberts
“Christine” by Antonio Campos
“The Duelist” by Alexey Mizgirev
“The Exception” by David Leveaux
“I, Daniel Blake” by Ken Loach
“In Dubious Battle” by James Franco
“The Long Excuse” (Nagai Iiwake) by Miwa Nishikawa
“Norman: The Moderate Rise and Tragic Fall of a New York Fixer” by Joseph Cedar
“The Promise” by Terry George
“Rage” by Sang-il Lee
“Voyage of Time: Life’s Journey” by Terrence Malick
“Wakefield” by Robin Swicord