Warner Bros. Pictures’ The Town to premiere at Toronto Film Festival

MUMBAI: Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ crime drama The Town will premiere at this year’s 35th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).

The Gala Presentation, which marks the North American debut of the film, will take place on 11 September, 2010.

Directed by and starring Ben Affleck, The Town opens in North America on 17 September, 2010.

The Town is a dramatic thriller about robbers and cops, friendship and betrayal, love and hope, and escaping a past that has no future and also stars Jeremy Renner, Rebecca Hall, Jon Hamm, Blake Lively, Titus Welliver, Pete Postlethwaite and Chris Cooper.

The Town is produced by Graham King and Basil Iwanyk from a screenplay by Peter Craig and Affleck & Aaron Stockard, based on the novel Prince of Thieves by Chuck Hogan.