Pic is directed by John Lee Hancock (“The Blind Side”), and stars Emma Thompson as P.L. Travers, the author of “Mary Poppins,” and Tom Hanks as Walt Disney. The cast also includes Colin Farrell and Paul Giamatti.
Pic is produced by Alison Owen (“Elizabeth”) and co-writer Kelly Marcel (“Fifty Shades of Grey”) for Ruby Films and BBC Films.
Hancock, Thompson and Hanks are all expected to attend the Closing Night Gala.
The full fest program will be announced Sept. 4.
- Arts & Entertainment
- Emma Thompson
- John Lee Hancock
- Alison Owen