#CDNSCREENAWARDS: “ORPHAN BLACK” + “IT’S ONLY THE END OF THE WORLD” WIN TOP HONOURS AT 2017 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS
Taking place tonight at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, the fifth annual Canadian Screen Awards honoured the year's best in Television, Film and Digital Media. Earning top honours tonight was ORPHAN BLACK with five wins for Best Dramatic Series, Original Score, Supporting Actor (Kevin Hanchard), Writing and Lead Actress (Tatiana Maslany). The Toronto-made Series, which currently is filming its final episode, will be premiering its fifth and final season Saturday, June 10, ...
#INTERVIEW: THE CAST OF “GOON: LAST OF THE ENFORCERS” INCLUDING JAY BARUCHEL, SEANN WILLIAM SCOTT, ELISHA CUTHBERT, WYATT RUSSELL AND MORE
The Red Carpet was rolled-out tonight at Scotiabank Theatre for the Toronto for the World Premiere of Hockey Comedy, GOON. In its own right a Canadian Classic, the Film centers on veteran brawler Doug Glatt (Sean William Scott) who at once is dealing with nagging injuries and aging, just about ready to retire. This all changes when his beloved team, the Halifax Highlanders are acquired by new ownership and at once, his arch rival is named captain of the team, threatening to destroy the ...
#INTERVIEW: ZOEY DEUTCH + RY RUSSO-YOUNG ON “BEFORE I FALL”
By Amanda Gilmore for Mr. Will Wong
A little bit like Mean Girls, a little bit like Groundhog Day, BEFORE I FALL, based on the Novel by Lauren Oliver, takes us inside teenager Samantha's(Zoey Deutch) world after a tragic car accident on Cupid Day has her re-living that same day over and over until she fully understands how it is her actions impact her own destiny. In town to promote the Film which closed-out the TIFF Next Wave Film Festival, were its Director Ry Russo-Young and star Zoey ...
#INTERVIEW: DIRECTOR SARAH ROTELLA + WRITER ADRIANNA DILONARDO ON “ALMOST ADULTS”
ALMOST ADULTS tells the story of two young women, best friends Mackenzie and Cassie, who face relationship strains as the former copes with her sexuality and the latter deals with the end of a long-term relationship. The Film, brought to life with the generosity of donors via crowdfunding, gives a voice to a generation of Millennials and some of the issues they face in relationships. We had the pleasure of chatting with Director Sarah Rotella and Writer Adrianna Dilonardo on their first ...
#INTERVIEW: ASA BUTTERFIELD ON “THE SPACE BETWEEN US”
At age 19, Asa Butterfield already has stamped himself as a real force to be reckoned with. The English actor, who hails from London, has built a concise, quality-packed résumé working with the likes Martin Scorcese in the titular role of 2011’s 11-time Oscar-nominated Hugo. Additional prominent roles had him in Box Office successes like Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang, Ender’s Game and Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children.
Although he’s visited Toronto prior for the ...
#INTERVIEW: JESSICA CHASTAIN, JOHN MADDEN, GRACE LYNN KUNG, AL MUKADAM + RAOUL BHANEJA ON “MISS SLOANE”
The Red Carpet was rolled out at Isabel Bader Theatre earlier this week. In-town were multiple Academy Award nominee Jessica Chastain, Director John Madden and Canadian stars including Al Mukadam, Grace Lynn Kung and Raoul Bhaneja from upcoming Political Drama MISS SLOANE. The ensemble presented the Film together for the first time ever at its Toronto Premiere, hot on the heels of it being award second runner-up for the Audience Award at the Whistler Film Festival. The likes of ...
#INTERVIEW: SIMU LIU ON “KIM’S CONVENIENCE”
Unless you really aren't paying attention, ads for KIM'S CONVENIENCE have taken over the City these past few weeks. Billboards, bus shelters, you name it - CBC wants you to know about this groundbreaking new comedic series led by an Asian-Canadian cast, based on Playwright Ins Choi's play of the same name which won rave reviews. The Series, premiering Tuesday, October 11, 2016 9 PM EST hones-in on the inter-generational conflict between a family of Korean immigrants. We had the chance to chat ...
#FANEXPOCANADA: MARK HAMILL, STAN LEE, POKÉMON GO, CHARLIE COX + MORE HIGHLIGHT FAN EXPO CANADA 2016
By Siobhán Rich, Justin Waldman + Mr. Will Wong
Although the end of Summer often triggers a chorus of sighs, it also means that FAN EXPO CANADA's back in Toronto. The annual convention now in its 22nd year, bringing together the greatest figures in Comics, Sci-Fi, Horror, Anime and Gaming with their Fans in a true celebration of "geeking-out", takes place at Metro Toronto Convention Centre between Thursday, September 1 through Sunday, September 4, 2016.
127k Fans were expected ...
#SPOTTED: ROBBIE AMELL, JONATHAN FRAKES, JASON ISAACS, TOVAH FELDSHUH, KAREN ALLEN, CASPER VAN DIEN + MORE AT 2016 TORONTO COMICON
TORONTO COMICON took over the City this weekend in one of the most popular annual events to grace The 6ix annually. Offering Fans a rare chance to connect with their favourite Artists, Stars and Cosplayers, it runs three days from March 18-20, 2016. It is an opportunity to full-on "geek-out" unapologetically in a safe, welcoming environment with others who have the same passions.
Among the marquee names to appear at TORONTO COMICON this year include Jason Isaacs (Harry Potter), Jonathan ...
#CSAs: “ROOM” + “SCHITT’S CREEK” TOP WINNERS AT 2016 CANADIAN SCREEN AWARDS
Taking place tonight at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, the fourth annual Canadian Screen Awards fêted the very best in both Television and Cinema this past year. Sweeping in the Film categories including Best Film, was Academy Award Nominee for Best Picture, ROOM, shot here in Toronto last winter and subsequently winning the Cadillac People's Choice Award at TIFF 2015.
In addition to garnering Brie Larson her first Oscar victory last month, the American Actress won Best Film ...