Empty'DEAD MEN' A GO
Despite a legal threat from the spy drama's main subject, the world premiere of Kari Skogland's "Fifty Dead Men Walking" at the Toronto International Film Festival will go ahead as planned, the film's co-producers said Tuesday. "In response to reports in The Hollywood Reporter, the film's partners have confirmed that any queries relating to the legitimacy of the film are unfounded and that due process has been followed throughout the production," London-based Future Films and HandMade Films International said in a statement.
CONGRESS GOES CLASSIC
The Library of Congress is opening a 200-seat theater Sept. 4. Part of the Packard Campus of the National Audio-Visual Conservation Center on Mount Pony near Culpeper, Va., the theater will screen a series of classic Hollywood films from the National Film Registry through Nov. 22.
SAN SEB SIDEBAR SET
Woody Allen's "Vicky Cristina Barcelona," the Coen brothers' "Burn After Reading" and Laurent Cantet's Palme d'Or winner "The Class" have been locked in for the Zabaltegi-Pearls section at the 56th annual San Sebastian International Film Festival. San Sebastian runs Sept. 18-27 in Spain's northern Basque region.