Director Michael McGowan and the cast of Score: A Hockey Musical kicked of the 35th annual Toronto International Film Festival on Thursday, September 9 at Roy Thomson Hall with appearances by Olivia Newton-John, Noah Reid, Allie MacDonald, Hawksley Workman, and Walter Gretzky, just to name a few.
Canada may have an unhealthy record with the Stanley Cup over the past few decades, but hockey dreams are at least coming true for the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival.
During a special press conference at the Hockey Hall of Fame last week, TIFF CEO and director Piers Handling and co-director Cameron Bailey announced that Michael McGowan‘s Score: A Hockey Musical will make its world premier as the opening night gala film for this year’s 35th annual festival.
Arriving this week on DVD and Blu-ray, Joshua Jackson stars as a wayward soul in the drama, One Week. Also out, Jason Voorhees returns to the screen in a glossy remake of Friday the 13th, the first season of the animated Transformers series lands on DVD, plus, Ghostbusters and Dr. Strangelove both come out on Blu-ray.