#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 ...
#INTERVIEW: ANTHONY MACKIE IN TORONTO FOR “TRIPLE 9”
You're probably already a fan of Anthony Mackie and don't even know it. The talented veteran on screen and stage has built a career of acclaim starring in a litany of high-profile productions. If you've seen Million Dollar Baby, We Are Marshall, Half Nelson, The Hurt Locker, The Adjustment Bureau or Pain & Gain, you've already likely admired his work. The Louisiana-born star however would go on to best be known for his work as Sam Wilson/Falcon in the Marvel Universe.
A snow storm ...
#INTERVIEW: WILL FERRELL ON “DADDY’S HOME”
Master of wit. Member of the original Frat Pack. Will Ferrell for many of us is a household name we've grown-up with, whether it be his phenomenal run on NBC staple Saturday Night Live, timeless classics like Elf or what's to come next - that eagerly-awaited sequel to Zoolander which already has 'broken the internet' with a record-setting 52.5 million views in its first week.
Although this wasn't Ferrell's first visit to the City, with the Toronto International Film Festival, Semi-Pro ...
#FIRSTLOOK: A VISIT TO THE SET OF “MAKE IT POP” WITH XO-IQ!
Quietly filming in Toronto since last year is a tween-geared Series which rapidly is taking the world by storm! MAKE IT POP since airing on star-making Nickelodeon in the U.S. this past March, quickly catapulted itself to the top of network ratings and soon after, YTV in Canada would air it.
The Series follows the trials and tribulations of three talented teens - one-part K-Pop Fantasy, one-part Glee, one-part Telenovela. Sun-Hi (Megan Lee), Corki (Erika Tham) and Jodi (Louriza Tronco) ...
#SPOTTED: STEVIE WONDER, KIESZA, PETER CETERA, MICHAEL BOLTON AND MORE AT THE 2015 DAVID FOSTER FOUNDATION MIRACLE GALA + CONCERT
Often when we think of fundraisers, we think of generating money towards research and cost of medical procedures. Sometimes however, we forget the peripheral costs involved for families and in the instance of children awaiting vital organ transplants, it is important to note the financial, in addition to emotional impacts involved. The loss of salary for some parents taking time away from work to care for their child, plus the stresses of making mortgage payments, travel expenses, car ...
#INTERVIEW: FRANCESCO YATES
One of 2016's biggest emerging stars hails right here from Toronto. Francesco Yates already has infiltrated our airwaves with a soulful, ambient sound mature beyond his youth. Chances are you're already a fan and don't even realize it. Writing since the age of 11 when he first learned to play instruments, and signed at age 16 by Atlantic Records (Warner Music), Yates has released two singles, Call and Better to be Loved. Each has gained popularity successively and with his debut album in ...
#INTERVIEW: MAX JOSEPH, EMILY RATAJKOWSKI + ZAC EFRON ON “WE ARE YOUR FRIENDS”
Although I fall a little bit outside the demographic that listens to EDM and attends Digital Music festivals, its influence on the mainstream these past few years is undeniable, birthing the very current sound dominating our airwaves. Our expectations admittedly were neither here nor there for upcoming Max Joseph (Catfish) Feature WE ARE YOUR FRIENDS, a Musical Drama which centers on a young man named Cole's (Zac Efron) rise in the world of EDM as a DJ and Producer. This is set against a ...