Ryan Gosling's 'Drive' And Brad Pitt's 'Moneyball' Race Towards Toronto International Film Festival

DriveThe 2011 Toronto Film Festival doesn't kick off until September 8, but we already have a strong idea of what's in store for the show's 36th year.

Among the movies making appearances at this year's TIFF are Brad Pitt's "Moneyball," David Cronenberg's "A Dangerous Method," the Ryan Gosling-starring "Drive" and George Clooney's "The Descendants." For a full list of the announced films, head on over to Deadline.

Check out the rest of today's big movie news past the jump!

"Invisible" Directors

One of my favorite Chuck Palahniuk novels has finally landed a director, as Slash Film reports that Samir Rehem will adapt the story of an ex-fashion model whose career is destroyed after a horrific accident leaves her disfigured. Rehem's best known for his television work on "Skins" and "Degrassi."

"All Quiet" For Mimi Leder

Mimi Leder has been hired to direct an adaptation of "All Quiet on the Western Front," Deadline reports. The director reveals that her take on the project "takes place in the last 24 hours" of World War I, marking a big departure from the source material. No word on whether or not Daniel Radcliffe is still attached to the movie, or if this is even the version he previously signed on for.

The "Nutcracker" Strikes Back

Heat Vision reports that Universal has picked up a new version of "The Nutcracker" that "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" producers Peter Chernin and Dylan Clark are attached to. The story centers on a 12-year-old girl who receives a nutcracker from her grandfather and subsequently embarks on a magical adventure.

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