Local drama stars hit film festival
A number of local drama and exsoap stars have found success at the Toronto International Film Festival. Hyde & Seek actor Matt Nable’s movie 1% which he wrote and acts in alongside Packed to the Rafters actor Ryan Corr has been picked up for US distribution. The lm is about rival outlaw motorcycle gangs and received mixed reviews.
The highly anticipated biopic I, Tonya produced by and starring ex- Neighbours favourite Margot Robbie also premiered. In the movie, Robbie plays infamous American ice skater Tonya Harding whose rivalry with escalated in 1994 when Kerrigan was attacked. I, Tonya has had positive reviews and earned Oscar buzz for Robbie.
Former Home and Away actor Jordan Rodrigues also has a lm at the festival. He is in Lady Bird, the directorial debut from acclaimed screenwriter and actress Greta Gerwig. It stars Oscar nominee Saoirse Ronan and The Big Bang Theory’s Laurie Metcalf and follows the tense relationship between a mother and daughter who are actually a lot alike. 60 OCT 2-OCT 16, 2017