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Richard Dreyfuss To Receive Tribute at Whistler Film Festival

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Richard Dreyfuss

The "American Graffiti" and "Jaws" star is bringing his latest film, "Cas & Dylan," to the mountain resort gathering.

TORONTO – Richard Dreyfuss will receive a tribute at the upcoming Whistler Film Festival.

The Hollywood star will be feted as he toplines Whistler's opening night film, Jason Priestley's Cas & Dylan.

The Canadian road trip movie, which also stars Orphan Black's Tatiana Maslany, earlier debuted at the Atlantic Film Festival.

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Priestley (Beverly Hills, 90210), who increasingly directs film and TV series in his native Canada, will participate in an informal conversation at Whistler.

The festival, which runs from Dec. 4-8, will also honor Melissa Leo with a tribute as she attends Whistler for a special screening of Denis Villeneuve's Prisoners, in which she co-stars.