#FILMING: “XXX: THE RETURN OF XANDER CAGE”, “MISS SLOANE” AND “DOWNSIZING” TO FILM IN TORONTO SOON
Since Suicide Squad and TIFF, Toronto hasn't caught much of a break in terms of starpower. That is about to change soon. While a slew of TV Series and Pilots continue to film in the City, we will be plenty excited to know that A-List names like Reese Witherspoon, Matt Damon, Vin Diesel, Neil Patrick Harris and Samuel L. Jackson are making their way north over the next few months. That's right! Kicking-off 2016 proper!
DOWNSIZING, to be released via Paramount Pictures, is the latest ...
#SPOTTED: MARGOT ROBBIE, JAY HERNANDEZ, JOEL KINNAMAN + JAI COURTNEY FILMING “SUICIDE SQUAD”
Filming continues for Suicide Squad and while we do love having the A-List Cast in the City, local Businesses and Commuters are starting to see the impacts of reduced handle and increased commute times respectively.
A strip of Yonge Street was shut down by Eaton Centre last night and Onlookers got to witness a positively cool Spectacle as The Joker (played by Jared Leto) - or his Body Double at least - sped along the Street. The Batmobile even made an appearance.
A quick look:
#SPOTTED: DOMINIC SHERWOOD, ALBERTO ROSENDE + KATHERINE MCNAMARA IN TORONTO FILMING “SHADOWHUNTERS”
In case you couldn't get enough of it the first time, Fans of The Mortal Instruments will be thrilled that the Young Adult Series by Cassandra Clare being adapted into a Television Series. We were thrilled the Film Adaptation was made in our City a couple years back and devastated that plans to continue additional installments were nixed.
Preparations are underway with the Series' three Leads in the City and it appears they were off to do some training this morning in athletic wear.
#SPOTTED: MARGOT ROBBIE, WILL SMITH, SCOTT EASTWOOD, JAY HERNANDEZ + MORE FILMING “SUICIDE SQUAD”
Filming is kicking into high gear for David Ayer's Suicide Squad, taking place much overnight of late. The Mega Blockbuster starring an A-List Cast as some of DC Comics' most beloved Supervillains shut down part of Financial District last night and among those on-Set were the likes of Margot Robbie, Will Smith, Scott Eastwood, Jai Courtney, Jay Hernandez and more.
We spotted Robbie in full costume, dressed as Harley Quinn and Smith also as Deadshot, as they head off to work for the night. ...
#SPOTTED: VIOLA DAVIS IN TORONTO FILMING “SUICIDE SQUAD”
Being the most pivotal Character in DC Comics' upcoming mega-watt star-powered SUICIDE SQUAD, it was crucial that casting for the Character of Amanda Waller was spot-on. We hear that Oscar Winners Oprah Winfrey and Octavia Spencer were up for the part, if you want an idea how high the bar was raised. They have however completely nailed it with double Oscar Nominee, TONY Winner and SAG Award-winning Actress Viola Davis, Star of acclaimed Films like Doubt and The Help. She currently ...
#SPOTTED: JIM PARRACK IN TORONTO FILMING “SUICIDE SQUAD”
You loved him in Battle: Los Angeles and HBO's True Blood, in which he played Series Regular Hoyt Foytenberry. After a stint on Broadway alongside the likes of James Franco and Leighton Meester, things now are about to get huge for Texas-born, California-trained Jim Parrack.
The Actor currently is in Toronto working on DC Comics' exciting new venture Suicide Squad. With news breaking recently of his casting as Jonny Frost (formerly rumoured to play Deathstroke), fingers have been busy ...
#SPOTTED: JUDITH SHEKONI + ZACHARY LEVI IN TORONTO FILMING “HEROES REBORN”
Stunning Model/Actress Judi Shekoni hails from England and has built a following there starring in EastEnders and When Women Ruled the World, but left an impression in internationally-adored The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn in which she played the role of Zafrina.
She recently was cast in NBC's Heroes Reborn in an undisclosed role. The Actress recently celebrated her birthday with Co-Star Kiki Sukezane, enjoying some Japanese last weekend.
Although not in makeup earlier, she promised to stop ...
#SPOTTED: IKE BARINHOLTZ IN TORONTO FILMING “SUICIDE SQUAD”
Known best for his work in Eastbound and Down, MADtv and more recently Neighbors and The Mindy Project, Funnyman Ike Barinholtz now sets his sights on Film with recent news of his casting in David Ayer's Suicide Squad. The Film based on DC Comics' popular Comic Book Series, sees a group of imprisoned Superheroes tasked with dangerous Black Ops missions in exchange for clemency.
Word is that Ayer (End of Watch, Training Day) will have his Cast go to some deep, dark places as the Film ...
#SPOTTED: HENRY ZEBROWSKI IN TORONTO FILMING “HEROES REBORN”
Henry Zebrowski's moment may finally have arrived. The Actor has padded his Resume in recent years with roles in high-profile releases like The Wolf of Wall Street in which he starred as memorable Sea Otter, but it is recent news of his casting in NBC's HEROES REBORN which has us excited!
We spotted the Actor out and about today and he tells us he loves the City, getting to have dinner with some of his Castmates over the past week. He tells me he looks forward to settling-in as he is set ...
#SPOTTED: WILMER VALDERRAMA, MEAGAN GOOD + LI JUN LI IN TORONTO FILMING “MINORITY REPORT”
Among the several Productions to amp-up this City after a major lull is MINORITY REPORT, which picks-up after the 2002 Box Office-topping Steven Spielberg Film, starring Tom Cruise. Although it only is in the Pilot stage, things are looking rather promising for the slick-looking potential FOX Series starring Meagan Good (Anchorman 2, Think Like a Man) and Wilmer Valderrama (That 70s Show). The Pilot starts ten years after "Pre-Crime". It focuses on a "Pre-Cog" who struggles to maintain a ...