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Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts join 'Dallas Buyers' director's next film

Naomi Watts

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While Dallas Buyers Club director Jean-Marc Vallée’s latest film Wild has yet to hit theaters, he has already found a pair of lead actors for his next project.

Jake Gyllenhaal and Naomi Watts will star in Demolition, which tells the story of an investment banker—presumably Gyllenhaal’s character—who is still grieving over the loss of his wife, only to meet a new woman who will change his life. The script comes from Bryan Sipe, but little else is known about Demolition’s plot.

Both actors and the director have major films premiering at the Toronto Film Festival this month: Vallée’s Wild will be screened, while Gyllenhaal will appear in Nightcrawler and Watts appears in While We’re Young and St. Vincent at the festival.

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