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Watch: Get a look behind the scenes at Renee Zellweger as Judy Garland

Thus begins awards season…

Judy, the much-anticipated Judy Garland biopic starring Oscar-winner Renee Zellweger opens September 27. To whet the appetite of Garland and Zellweger fans chomping at the bit to see this cinematic voyage over the rainbow, production house Roadhouse Attractions has released a short behind-the-scenes featurette about Zellweger’s transformation into the mother of all gay icons.

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We caught a special preview screening at the Toronto International Film Festival and can report that the film does not disappoint.

But don’t take our word for it, have a look at the teaser featurette for the movie. You’ll be running off to see the Wizard, no doubt.

As directed by Rupert Goold, Judy stars Renee Zellweger, Rufus Swell, Jessie Buckley and Finn Wittrock.