movies.broadwayworld.com

Click Here for Articles About AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY

Photo Coverage: Tracy Letts & More Attend AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY TIFF Gala Presentation

Related Links
Benedict Cumberbatch Interested in Taking on BATMANBenedict Cumberbatch Interested in Taking on BATMAN
July 24, 2014
Benedict Cumberbatch to Star in Film Adaptation of THE YELLOW BIRDSBenedict Cumberbatch to Star in Film Adaptation of THE YELLOW BIRDS
May 17, 2014
Related: The Weinstein Company

Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor and Tony Award-winning actor and playwright Tracy Letts were among those in attendance at the premiere of AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY during the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. The event was held at Roy Thomson Hall on Monday September 9 in Toronto, Canada. Below, check out photos from Gala Presentation!

The film adaptation of Tracy Letts' AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, stars Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Chris Cooper, Abigail Breslin, Margo Martingdale,Andrea Riseborough, and Ewan McGregor. The play, which originally premiered at Chicago's Steppenwolf Theatre Company, opened on Broadway in December of 2007 and was the recipient of the 2008 Tony Award for Best Play.

The film, directed by John Wells, will see Streep and Roberts playing family matriarch Violet and her eldest daughter, respectively. McGregor will portray Bill Fordham, the estranged husband of Barbara and son-in-law of pill-popping matriarch Violet.

The story follows the Weston family whose lives have been splintered in many directions until their alcoholic father's disappearance brings them back to their childhood home and to the dysfunctional woman who raised them.

Photo credit: Walter McBride

Comment & Share



About Author

Subscribe to Author Alerts
Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.



Become a Fan, Follower & Subscriber