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iW NEWS | Danny Boyle’s “Slumdog Millionaire” Set for Searchlight/Warner Bros.

iW NEWS | Danny Boyle's "Slumdog Millionaire" Set for Searchlight/Warner Bros.

Fox Searchlight and Warner Bros. are partnering on Danny Boyle‘s “Slumdog Millionaire,” the companies announced today. Searchlight is set to handle the marketing and distribution of the film, written by Simon Beaufoy and starring Dev Patel, Madhur Mittal, Freida Pinto, Anil Kapoor and Irrfan Khan. It is based on the best selling novel Q&A by Vikas Swarup. Set to have its world premiere at the upcoming Toronto International Film Festival, the movie will open on November 28th. Variety speculated today that the film will sneak this weekend in Telluride, but Searchlight declined to comment this afternoon. [Eugene Hernandez]

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