Amanda Seyfried has revealed that she is not going to be attending the world premiere of her movie Seven Veils on the 2023 Toronto Worldwide Movie Pageant amid the historic twin Hollywood strikes.
The actress took to Instagram on Saturday to share her appreciation for the Atom Egoyan-directed film, writing, “I’m SO PROUD of this film and it hurts my coronary heart to not stand subsequent to the gorgeous individuals who helped create this particular movie at our @tiff_net premiere subsequent week.”
Seyfried famous that whereas the movie was given a waiver by SAG-AFTRA to “promote this absolutely, magically impartial Canadian film,” it nonetheless “doesn’t really feel proper to move to the fest in mild of the strike.”
She added, “I can’t wait to point out you all SEVEN VEILS when the time is true (and we’ve come to a good settlement for actors and writers).”
Since actors joined writers on the picket strains in July, it has left a giant query whether or not this yr’s fall movie festivals will see A-list actors in attendance. Stars are prohibited from selling their movie and TV initiatives except they safe waivers from SAG-AFTRA to advertise upcoming indie movies unaligned with studios or streamers.
Seven Veils is about to debut on Sept. 10 as a part of the Particular Shows sidebar at TIFF.
The opera-themed drama, which is a Canadian-financed indie movie, sees Seyfried as Jeanine, a tortured theater director who has been tasked with remounting her former mentor’s most well-known work, an adaptation of the opera Salome from composer Richard Strauss, primarily based on the play by Oscar Wilde. However as her character reenters the opera world after a number of years away from the scene, some disturbing recollections from her previous hang-out her, permitting for her repressed trauma to paint the current.
Seyfried reteamed with Egoyan, who additionally directed the actress’ movie Chloe, for Seven Veils, which additionally stars Rebecca Liddiard, Douglas Smith, Mark O’Brien and Vinessa Antoine.
The forty eighth version of the Toronto Movie Pageant is about to run from Sept. 7 to 17.