TIFF To Feature Live Reading Of The Princess Bride

The INCONCEIVABLE has happened – Jason Reitman recently took to Twitter to announce a live reading by members of the original cast of the beloved 80s flick The Princess Bride, which won the People’s Choice Award in 1987.

Reitman, who is known for setting up live readings of popular films (like Jennifer Lawrence and Michael Fassbender reading Joel and Ethan Coen’s The Big Lebowski in Montreal recently), is working with director Rob Reiner and star Cary Elwes, who are all expect

The Princess Bride premiered at the Festival in 1987 and has captured audiences’ imaginations ever since,” said Cameron Bailey, Artistic Director of the Toronto International Film Festival, to the National Post. “To have this title return on the occasion of our 40th Festival, and be re-explored by a contemporary cast, is pure magic.”

Previous celebrity readings at TIFF include a reading of Boogie Nights as well as American Beauty by Bryan Cranston.

TIFF runs from September 10-20.

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