Religion satire to see the light at Toronto fest
TORONTO (Hollywood Reporter) - "Borat" director Larry Charles is bringing his follow-up project to the Toronto International Film Festival for its world premiere in September, organizers said Thursday.
The documentary "Religulous" follows Bill Maher on an irreverent whistle-stop world tour of religious shrines, and festival organizers expect the comedian's take on religion to get people talking.
"The film's a chance to laugh about the thing that we hold very sacred and that, in a way, remains a taboo in our society to question," festival documentary programmer Thom Powers said Thursday.
"Religulous" will open in North American theaters on October 3 via Lionsgate.
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