#INTERVIEW: EDGAR WRIGHT ON “BABY DRIVER”
After much acclaim at its debut at SXSW earlier this year, buzz musically-driven heist Film Baby Driver from Writer/Director Edgar Wright (Hot Fuzz, Shaun of the Dead) is shifting into high gear. By no means a stranger to Toronto, Wright's affinity for our city is well-documented, having made and premiered his cult hit Scott Pilgrim vs. The World here back in 2009 and 2010, the Film proudly set in the city.
Baby Driver boasts an A-List cast, fronted in the titular role by promising young ...
#SPOTTED: KUMAIL NANJIANI + EMILY V. GORDON IN TORONTO FOR “THE BIG SICK”
Real-life couple Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon have turned their love story into the Film known as The Big Sick, which was a huge hit at Sundance earlier this year. After getting a limited release in the U.S. this past weekend where it is getting huge raves including endorsements from the likes of Amy Schumer, the Film soon is set to open here in Canada.
The Film centers around Nanjiani, a Comedian, known best for his work on HBO's Silicon Valley, who meets Emily V. Gordon (played by ...
#SPOTTED: GREG KINNEAR IN TORONTO FOR “STRANGE BUT TRUE”
We love this time of the year as production picks-up in Toronto. Among the great things filming in our City is an intriguing new Thriller called STRANGE BUT TRUE, which recently was pitched at Cannes. Starring Greg Kinnear and Amy Ryan, the Film centers around a woman who five years after her boyfriend's death, shows up at his family's door to tell them she's pregnant with his child. Although they try to believe her, they find out the truth is rather terrifying. Rowan Athale directs and ...
#SPOTTED: STARS IN TORONTO FOR 2017 IHEARTRADIO MUCHMUSIC VIDEO AWARDS
Known affectionately as the MMVAs, the iHeartRadio MuchMusic Video Awards took place in Toronto this weekend, honouring the best and hottest Music Videos. Co-hosting this year were Brampton's own Alessia Cara and Joe Jonas, the latter who has appeared on multiple occasions dating back to his days with his fraternal trio.
In town for the occasion were a litany of talent including performers Imagine Dragons, Arkells, Camila Cabello (formerly of Fifth Harmony), Julia Michaels, Iggy Azalea, ...
#SPOTTED: KEVIN KWAN IN TORONTO FOR “RICH PEOPLE PROBLEMS”
International best-selling author Kevin Kwan shot to fame quickly in 2013 with what would go on to be the first in his Crazy Rich Trilogy, Crazy Rich Asians. Based on his childhood in Singapore and all the extravagances he witnessed, the story centers around the most-talked-about event of the year, a super high-profile wedding. Warner Bros. currently has its film adaptation in production and we cannot wait anymore!
The second book in the Trilogy, China Rich Girlfriend also was a bestseller ...
#SPOTTED: “LITTLE ITALY” 🍕 FILMING IN TORONTO STARRING EMMA ROBERTS + HAYDEN CHRISTENSEN
Think Romeo & Juliet... meets pizza! Those of us who saw 2014's entertaining Toronto-made Dr. Cabbie will be thrilled to know that our friend Vinay Virmani is back again, this time as Co-Writer and Producer of LITTLE ITALY. The Rom-Com currently in production in Toronto, has taken over its namesake district these past couple weeks and suffice it to say, we can't wait till it's delivered! If all the buzz on publications like Just Jared, US Weekly and The Daily Mail is any ...
#SPOTTED: STARS IN TORONTO FOR 2017 CORUS UPFRONT
Last but certainly not least of the Canadian network Upfronts this week is the Corus Upfront which took over Rebel Night Club at the city's waterside today. Unveiled today were some of the media giant's new programming offerings for their 2017/2018 line-up. New series to appear on the Corus family of television stations include: THE SINNER, ABSENTIA, MARVEL'S RUNAWAYS, MARVEL'S CLOAK AND DAGGER, VALOR, KNIGHTFALL, THE BOLD TYPE and college-ish.
After successful runs int he past, these ...
#SPOTTED: GEORGES ST-PIERRE IN TORONTO FOR NINTENDO SWITCH “ARMS”
Mixed Martial Arts legend Georges St-Pierre made a surprise visit to Toronto, a city he's been to multiple times for work including an event for Budweiser earlier this year. St-Pierre, known as one of the greatest MMA Welterweight fighters of all time, was here to promote Arms from Nintendo Switch, a new game which lets you become a fighter with an array of different arms to choose from.
The Montreal native known affectionately by fans as GSP, was out doing the rounds including a stop at ...
#SPOTTED: RJ MITTE IN TORONTO FOR THE MARCH OF DIMES
Although he was to make it into the City last week for his latest Film THE RECALL, Breaking Bad star RJ Mitte made it here at last for a different reason. The 24-year-old actor known best for his work on that AMC series as Walter White Jr., was like his character, diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. He has overcome the odds and he is here to speak about it at the 18th annual Ability and Beyond Dinner at the Royal York Hotel tonight for The March of Dimes Canada, hosted by Carolyn Mackenzie of ...
#SPOTTED: STARS IN TORONTO FOR 2017 BELL MEDIA UPFRONT
Normally the biggest and flashiest of the Canadian network Upfronts, Bell Media brought out the big names introducing their upcoming 2017/2018 programming lineup on their family of television stations. Despite fewer names than prior years, the talent was not lacking in star power.
Taking over Sony Centre for the Performing Arts again this year, fans and media lined the Front Street Red carpet for a glimpse of that star power as the media giant revealed some of their exciting new selections to ...