Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Films by James Franco and Morgan Spurlock Set for Toronto International Film Fest

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Films by James Franco and Morgan Spurlock Set for Toronto International Film Fest

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James Franco-directed film set for TIFF

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TORONTO - The world premiere of James Franco's "The Disaster Artist" and Morgan Spurlock's followup to his Oscar-nominated documentary "Super Size Me" are headed to the Toronto International Film Festival.

Organizers announced another slate of films on Tuesday and they include Franco's film, which he directed and based on the making of Tommy Wiseau's 2003 cult film "The Room."

It will be in the horror and thrilled-filled Midnight Madness program, which will open with the world premiere of "Bodied" by renowned music video director Joseph Kahn.

Spurlock's "Super Size Me 2: Holy Chicken!" will have its world premiere in the documentary section of the fest, which runs Sept. 7 to 17.

Other newly announced films in the lineup include Greg Barker's "The Final Year," about former U. …

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