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Zac Efron, Laura Linney, Michael Shannon Featured in Films Coming to the Telluride Film Festival

Michael Shannon
(© David Gordon)
Selections for the Telluride Film Festival have been announced, according to published reports. The festival takes place in Telluride, Colorado over the Labor Day weekend, with several films featuring actors familiar to theatregoing audiences.

Zac Efron, who co-starred in the film version of the Broadway musical Hairspray, is featured in Ramin Bahrani's At Any Price, which stars Dennis Quaid. Elizabeth Banks, Glenn Close, Uma Thurman, and Evan Rachel Wood are among the actors featured in Love, Marilyn. New York stage veteran Satya Bhabha stars in the film adaptation of Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children, directed by Deepa Mehta.

Laura Linney, Elizabeth Marvel, Bill Murray, Olivia Williams, and Samuel West appear in Hyde Park on the Hudson, centering on a 1939 meeting between Franklin Delano Roosevelt and King George VI of England. Michael Shannon -- who will be seen on Broadway this fall in Grace -- heads the cast of The Iceman, inspired by the life of Richard Kuklinski.

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