Steve Carrell's 'Foxcatcher' to receive gala premiere at London Film Festival

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LOS ANGELES ( - LONDON -- "Foxcatcher" will receive its U.K. premiere at the 58th BFI London Film Festival, where it will be the event's American Express Gala screening.

The film's stars Steve Carell and Sienna Miller, and director Bennett Miller will attend the screening, which takes place on Oct. 16. 

Based on true events, "Foxcatcher" tells the dark and tragic story of the relationship between eccentric multimillionaire John du Pont (Carell) and two champion wrestlers, Mark Schultz (Channing Tatum) and his brother, Dave (Mark Ruffalo).

Miller won the best director prize at Cannes for the film. 

The festival runs from Oct. 8 to 19.