Jason Reitman to Direct ‘Princess Bride’ Live Read at Toronto Film Festival

The “Juno” director has yet to reveal which Hollywood stars will participate in the event

Last Updated: August 27, 2015 @ 9:29 AM

Jason Reitman will direct a live read of “The Princess Bride” at the Toronto International Film Festival.

The four-time Oscar-nominated filmmaker behind “Juno,” “Up in the Air” and “Thank You for Smoking” took to Twitter to make the announcement.

“In 1987, ‘Princess Bride’ won Toronto Film Festival. On Sep 12th, we’re going to pay tribute to that perfect script,” he wrote after teasing the news with one of the most memorable quotes from the Rob Reiner-directed comedy.

No word yet on which actors Reitman will recruit for the event. For previous readings of classic film scripts, the filmmaker booked A-list talent including Bradley Cooper, Jennifer Lawrence, Seth Rogen, Michael Fassbender, Jack Black and Lena Dunham.

“The Princess Bride” is a classic fairy tale fantasy film that follows an adventurer named Wesley (Cary Elwes) on a journey to rescue his long-lost love (Robin Wright), who reluctantly agreed to marry Prince Humperdinck (Chris Sarandon) before being kidnapped.