July 22, 2014 12:33 pm
Updated: July 23, 2014 6:19 am

Films starring Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart among those heading to TIFF

TORONTO — Robert Pattinson’s Maps to the Stars and Kristen Stewart’s Still Alice will be among the movies screening at this year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).

Both films also star TIFF veteran Julianne Moore.

Organizers unveiled the first batch of films on Tuesday for the star-studded festival, which runs Sept. 4 to 14.

Maps to the Stars was made in Toronto and directed by homegrown filmmaker David Cronenberg. It will have a gala presentation at TIFF.

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Stewart stars in the drama Still Alice with Alec Baldwin and Kate Bosworth.

TIFF’s closing night gala will be A Little Chaos, directed by and starring Alan Rickman and co-starring Kate Winslet and Stanley Tucci.

Jennifer Aniston stars in Cake, which will be a Special Presentation at TIFF.

Montreal is well represented with Jean-Marc Vallée’s Wild starring Reese Witherspoon; Shawn Levy’s This is Where I Leave You starring Jason Bateman and Tina Fey; and Jason Reitman’s Men, Women & Children starring Adam Sandler and Jennifer Garner. Made-in-Montreal chess drama Pawn Sacrifice, starring Tobey Maguire, will have a gala presentation.

Witherspoon also stars in the TIFF selection The Good Lie, directed by Gatineau, Quebec’s Philippe Falardeau.

WATCH: TIFF Artistic Director Cameron Bailey announces gala lineup and addresses when it will announce opening night gala

Gala presentations include Mike Binder’s Black and White starring Kevin Costner; Antoine Fuqua’s The Equalizer with Denzel Washington and Chloe Grace Moretz; and Bennett Miller’s Foxcatcher starring Channing Tatum.

The TIFF red carpets will also welcome Nightcrawler starring Jake Gyllenhaal; The Keeping Room with Hailee Steinfeld and Sam Worthington; Miss Julie starring Colin Farrell and Jessica Chastain; and While We’re Young with Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts.

MORE: ET Canada looks at some of the movies coming to TIFF

Chris Evans’ directorial debut Before We Go will be screened at the festival, as well as The Last Five Years with Anna Kendrick and The Humbling starring Al Pacino.

Pacino also stars in Manglehorn, which will be screened at TIFF.

The Brian Wilson biopic Love & Mercy, starring John Cusack and Paul Dano, is on the TIFF list as well as The Drop starring Tom Hardy and My Old Lady with Maggie Smith and Kevin Kline.

GALAS

Black and White – World Premiere

The Equalizer – World Premiere

Maps to the Stars – North American Premiere

The New Girlfriend (Une nouvelle amie) – World Premiere

Pawn Sacrifice – World Premiere

The Riot Club – World Premiere

Samba – World Premiere

This is Where I Leave You – World Premiere

SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

Before We Go – World Premiere

Breakup Buddies – World Premiere

American Heist – World Premiere

Cake – World Premiere

Coming Home – North American Premiere

The Dead Lands – World Premiere

The Drop – World Premiere

Eden – World Premiere

Far From Men (Loin des Hommes) – North American Premiere

Force Majeure (Turist) – North American Premiere

The Gate – World Premiere

Good Kill – North American Premiere

The Good Lie – World Premiere

Haemoo – International Premiere

Hector and the Search for Happiness – North American Premiere

The Humbling – North American, Premiere

Hungry Hearts – International Premiere

Kahlil Gibran’s The Prophet – World Premiere

The Keeping Room – World Premiere

The Last Five Years – World Premiere

Learning to Drive – World Premiere

Love & Mercy – World Premiere

Manglehorn – North American Premiere

Men, Women & Children – World Premiere

Miss Julie – World Premiere

My Old Lady – World Premiere

Ned Rifle – World Premiere

Nightcrawler – World Premiere

Pasolini – North American Premiere

Phoenix – World Premiere

The Reach – World Premiere

Red Amnesia (Chuangru Zhe) – North American Premiere

Return to Ithaca – North American Premiere

A Second Chance (En chance til) – World Premiere

Still Alice – World Premiere

Theory of Everything – World Premiere

Time Out of Mind –  World Premiere

Top Five – World Premiere

While We’re Young – World Premiere

Whiplash – Canadian Premiere

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