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Danny Boyle's '127 Hours' film set to open in November

Film release date released in surprise Tweet

Danny Boyle's '127 Hours' film set to open in November

Danny Boyle’s new film 127 Hours will be released on November 5, according to a surprise tweet from Fox Searchlight. The film stars James Franco as mountain climber Aron Ralston, who became famous in 2003 when he was forced to amputate his right arm with a knife after it became trapped under a boulder.

The film will be Boyle’s follow-up to his multi-award winning 2008 film Slumdog Millionaire, which earned Boyle Oscars for Best Director and Best Picture.

The November release comes as a surprise to many because there have been no photos or screenings of the film released in the run-up to awards season, and it is not set to premiere at the Venice or Toronto film festivals.

The film co-stars Lizzy Caplan, Kate Mara and Amber Tamblyn.

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