#INTERVIEW: BILLY EICHNER ON “THE LION KING”
The legacy of The Lion King is unparalleled. The 1994 Animated Musical not only went on to win universal acclaim, but also outstanding commercial success, grossing almost $1 billion internationally, spawning various stage productions of it. The torch is handed off to multi-talented Jon Favreau to tell this story theatrically to a new generation of fans. Expectations are high for this upcoming Remake, which utilizes cutting-edge realism and an all-star Cast which has just about everybody ...
#INTERVIEW: TONY HALE ON “TOY STORY 4”
It's been nine years since we've heard from the $1.9 billion-worldwide-grossing TOY STORY Franchise, but the gang is back and we're ready for some new adventures in TOY STORY 4. This latest installment centers on Woody (Tom Hanks), who must take care of his new kid Bonnie (Madeleine McGraw) and her new self-made toy Forky (Tony Hale). After Woody and Forky are separated on a road trip, the former goes on a mission with friends new and old, to bring him back to Bonnie. Together we learn ...
#INTERVIEW: MENA MASSOUD ON “DISNEY’S ALADDIN”
Markham's Mena Massoud received a hero's welcome home tonight at Scotiabank Theatre. The 27-year-old graced the Blue Carpet at a special Canadian Screening of DISNEY'S ALADDIN and it was a magical carpet ride for him as he was supported by his friends and family at the affair. His favorite High School teacher from his days at St. Brother André Catholic High School, Dori Elliott even came out to celebrate with him. And another, an elementary school teacher waited in the fan pit to see her star ...
#INTERVIEW: ALEC BENJAMIN, THE MOD CLUB – TORONTO
24-year-old Singer/Songwriter Alec Benjamin is on the verge of something big and if the success of his gorgeously-moody single Let Me Down Slowly is any indication of what's to come, be ready for a lotta Alec. The Track which also has a version featuring Toronto's Alessia Cara while released last spring, suddenly has caught fire, just entering the Top Forty in the U.K., achieving Platinum certification in Canada and Gold in the U.S.
He's prepping the release of his debut album for Warner ...
#INTERVIEW: CHRIS BUTLER ON “MISSING LINK”
By George Kozera for Mr. Will Wong
The Writer/Director of MISSING LINK, Chris Butler, comes to the table with quite an impressive résumé. Nominated for an Oscar and a BAFTA for ParaNorman, his Stop-Motion genius can also be witnessed in Kubo and the Two Strings, Corpse Bride and Coraline. During our sit-down with him, we said how much we enjoyed the humour and Slapstick on-screen with MISSING LINK, he looked genuinely pleased and told us, “I’m glad you think so as that was the hope. I ...
#INTERVIEW: DAVID HARBOUR + MILLA JOVOVICH ON “HELLBOY”
Based on the Series from Dark Horse Comics, Hellboy gets its third big screen adaptation in Neil Marshall's upcoming reimagination. The bloodfest of a film sees Hellboy (David Harbour) and his allies up against scorned Sorceress, Blood Queen (Milla Jovovich), who could destroy the world as Hellboy finds himself amidst a battle between humans and the supernatural.
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The stars of Hellboy delivered a helluva thrill for Toronto tonight at its Canadian ...
#INTERVIEW: HERO FIENNES-TIFFIN, JOSEPHINE LANGFORD + ANNA TODD ON “AFTER”
Success happened literally overnight in 2014 for Author Anna Todd, who published the first chapters of what would become a major success on Wattpad. Fans could not get enough of the story centering on a college junior named Tessa Young who falls in love with a Harry Styles-inspired character in her studies at Washington State University. A publishing deal soon followed, before spawning a series of wildly-successful novels which became New York Times Bestsellers.
After is primed for the big ...
#INTERVIEW: “ANNE WITH AN E”, “CARDINAL: BLACKFLY” + “A COLONY” TAKE TOP HONOURS AT THE 2019 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS BROADCAST GALA
Wrapping-up Canadian Screen Week, March 25-31, 2019, the 7th edition of the Canadian Screen Awards Broadcast Gala took place tonight at Toronto's Sony Centre for the Performing Arts. The week-long series of awards and events presented by the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television, serve to honour excellence across multiple platforms in the Country from Film, to TV to Digital Media.
Noticeably absent this year was these presence of English-language Feature films up for Best Motion Picture, ...
#SPOTTED: JESSICA LUCAS IN TORONTO FOR “THE MURDERS” | INTERVIEW WITH DIRECTOR JILL CARTER
Vancouver-born Actress Jessica Lucas is back in Toronto to promote her latest, THE MURDERS. The Series sees her as a rookie Homicide Detective whom after a critical error, seeks the redemption when one of her colleagues is killed.
Lucas also filmed Pompeii in the City back in 2013 and since then has starred in a regular role on GOTHAM as Tigress. She serves also as Executive Producer on this new Series.
We spotted the beautiful star on her way to a morning of Press and she was so gracious to ...
#INTERVIEW: DANNY DEVITO ON “DUMBO”
The legacy of Disney's DUMBO continues to last for generations beyond its original 1941 release. Visionary Filmmaker Tim Burton takes the reins in the upcoming 2019 live-action remake of the animated classic. In-town for a rare visit to promote its release was Golden Globe and EMMY Award-winning Actor, Author, Producer and Filmmaker, Danny Devito. Known for a large expansive body of work despite his diminutive frame, Devito has starred in several classics like Big Fish, Tin Men, Throw Momma ...