Great news from the Toronto Film Festival, just in:
The Steve McQueen-directed film now numbers among previous TIFF audience award winners like Slumdog Millionaire, American Beauty and Silver Linings Playbook that received a lift in Toronto on their way to Academy Awards glory.
Fox Searchlight will release 12 Years a Slave in theaters on Oct. 18. The film had its world premiere on September 6 at the Princess of Wales Theater. – THR
Big congrats to the cast and crew!