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Matt Damon’s film “The Martian,” directed by Ridley Scott and adapted from the book by Andy Weir, will have its premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September, the festival announced Tuesday. Other movies on the lineup with a local connection include “Spotlight,” the film about the Globe Spotlight Team’s investigation of the Catholic Church; “Black Mass,” which stars Johnny Depp as Whitey Bulger; “Freeheld,” which was produced by Cynthia Wade of Western Mass.; Jay Roach’s “Trumbo,” which features Bryan Cranston and Newton’s Louis C.K.; and Jean-Marc Vallée’s “Demolition,” starring Jake Gyllenhaal, Naomi Watts, and Kingston’s Chris Cooper. “Spotlight” and “Black Mass” will have their world premieres at the Venice Film Festival earlier that month. . . . In other Damon movie news, Tommy Lee Jones has signed on to costar in the upcoming Jason Bourne sequel, says Variety.


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