Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) added Walter Salles’ On The Road to its festival’s Special Presentations lineup. Starring Kristen Stewart, Garrett Hedlund and Sam Riley as Jack Kerouac’s literary alter-ego, this will mark the film’s North American premiere.
According to TIFF’s press release, Walter Salles and some of the film’s stars, including Hedlund and Viggo Mortensen are already slated to appear. The festival’s Artistic Director, Cameron Bailey confirmed later via his twitter account that Kristen will also be a guest for the Premiere screening on September 6th. In fact, the official press release has been updated to officially include Ms. Stewart, as well as Kirsten Dunst.
Interested parties: 1 addition to our
#TIFF12 guest list: Kristen Stewart for ON THE ROAD
— Cameron Bailey (@cameron_tiff) August 21, 2012
TIFF runs from September 6th through the 16th. Single tickets for individual screenings go on sale on September 2nd. For ticketing information, visit TIFF website’s ticketing guide, the TIFF Ticket Wizard or call 416.599.TIFF | 1.888.599.8433. Also, the day of a film’s screening, TIFF releases Rush Tickets at the venue. If you live in the Toronto area or are otherwise attending the Festival and were unable to purchase tickets for one of the screenings, you may still have a chance!
On the Road Schedule:
In addition to attending the Premiere, there has been some buzz that Kristen will make an appearance on some of the entertainment media’s programming at TIFF. While nothing has been confirmed or fully explained, we will keep you posted on any updates!