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‘Green Book’ Takes Home Tiff 2018 People’s Choice Award

The Oscars might not be a popularity contest just yet but the Toronto International Film Festival certainly is, and Peter Farrelly’s Green Book has the votes. The road-trip drama took home the festival’s People’s Choice Award—voted on by Tiff attendees—giving the film a bit of buzzy momentum as the road to the Academy Awards rolls […]

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‘Green Book’ Takes Toronto Film Festival’s 2018 People’s Choice Award

Toronto Film Festival’s audience prize positions Peter Farrelly’s “Green Book” in prime Oscar territory — five audience award winners have gone on to capture best picture, including “Slumdog Millionaire,” “12 Years a Slave,” “The King’s Speech,” “American Beauty” and “Chariots of Fire.” In 2016, the prize went to “La La Land,” while last year’s award […]

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‘Green Book’ Trailer: Peter Farrelly Takes a Real-Life Road Trip Starring Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen

It sounds like the set up for a joke: a director best known for films like “Dumb and Dumber” and “There’s Something About Mary” teams up with an Oscar winner and a two-time Oscar nominee to tell a fact-based story about mismatched travelers making their way through the Deep South in 1962, but “Green Book” […]

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Viggo Mortensen-Mahershala Ali’s ‘Green Book’ Set for Awards Season Release

Universal has given road-trip drama “Green Book,” starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali, an awards-season release of Nov. 21.Production companies are Participant Media and DreamWorks Pictures. Peter Farrelly directs the movie, based on a true friendship that transcended race, class and the 1962 Mason-Dixon line.Mortensen portrays an Italian-American bouncer with a seventh-grade education who is […]

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Universal Dates ‘Green Book’, Shifting ‘Welcome To Marwen’ To December

Universal has set a November 21 release date for Green Book, the Participant/DreamWorks comic road trip movie starring Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali and directed by Peter Farrelly. The studio’s Steve Carell-starrer Welcome to Marwen, which had been on that date, now moves to December 21, the Friday before Christmas. In the true story Green […]

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Lionsgate Intl. Set to Sell Out on Participant Media’s Viggo Mortensen Starrer ‘Green Book’ (Exclusive)

Lionsgate Intl. is on track to sell out at the Berlin Film Festival on one of the hottest tickets on the market: Viggo Mortensen-starrer “Green Book,” which is produced and financed by Participant Media.Directed by Peter Farrelly, and co-starring Mahershala Ali and Linda Cardellini, “Green Book” has sold to leading distributors in multiple major territories […]

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