#SPOTTED: JARED HARRIS + VANESSA KIRBY IN TORONTO FOR NETFLIX’S “THE CROWN”
We're about two weeks away from the release of Netflix's most expensive Series made ever with a budget of $7.5 million per episode. THE CROWN recalls Queen Elizabeth II's (Claire Foy) reign from her marriage to Prince Philip (Matt Smith) to present day. Starring in the titular role at this point is Foy, with the buzzed and controversial Series which strips away the Royal Family mask, expected to span across six seasons.
In town to ring-in the release of THE CROWN are stars Jared Harris (Mad ...
#SPOTTED: RICK ASTLEY IN TORONTO AT THE PHOENIX
Growing up in the '80s, it was impossible to avoid the massive success story of a young English Popstar with striking good looks and an equally pleasing voice. Rick Astley topped the charts in 25 countries with his smash single Never Gonna Give You Up, followed by a string of successive hits Together Forever, It Would Take a Strong Man and She Wants to Dance With Me.
While musical tastes shifted in North America, Astley still continued to be a huge force in Pop overseas before retiring in the ...
#SPOTTED: ADELE IN TORONTO FOR “ADELE LIVE 2016 TOUR”
Since surfacing in 2007, Adele's rise has been meteoric in every sense becoming of the best selling artists in the world with over 100 million albums sold.
The English Singer/Songwriter played four sold-out shows at Air Canada Centre as part of her Adele Live 2016 Tour. Without the necessity of dancers, an opening act, an elaborate stage setup, costume changes or pyrotechnics, Adele possesses that rare special quality where for almost two hours straight, your eyes are focused strictly on her ...
#SPOTTED: BRETT DALTON IN TORONTO AT HUMBER COLLEGE
Humber College students are in for the greatest treat ever as student-run organization IGNITE hosts their biggest Comic Expo ever in partnership with Stadium Comics. Brett Dalton who stars as Agent Grant Ward on Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., headlines the fun which also features a Pokémon Station, Virtual Reality and a Cosplay Costume Contest. Wish my school had all that!
We ran into Dalton downtown tonight by chance as he was prepping for another visit to the school tomorrow. "I get ...
#SPOTTED: ALAN CUMMING IN TORONTO FOR “YOU GOTTA GET BIGGER DREAMS”
Here he comes again! Scottish-American star of stage, screen and best-selling Author Alan Cumming returns to Toronto to promote his latest literary endeavour, You Gotta Get Bigger Dreams. After doing some press earlier today for Book, the fan favourite star of The Good Wife met Fans at Indigo Manulife Centre. The Book recalls many of his life adventures in 45 photo essays from bonding with Elizabeth Taylor to his travels in Syria. Cumming says, "They aren't the scary people, they are escaping ...
#SPOTTED: MARA WILSON IN TORONTO FOR “WHERE AM I NOW?”
Having starred in classics like Mrs. Doubtfire and Matilda, former Child Actor Mara Wilson's effervescent smile defined the youth of several Millennials. While having "broken-up" with Hollywood living a low-key existence, the Actress-turned-Writer has gone on to do several great things including graduating from New York's Tisch School of the Arts, her advocacy of mental health, being an accomplished Playwright, a few turns on Series like BoJack Horseman and Broad City and now her latest a ...
#TIFF16: UNIFRANCE COCKTAIL PARTY WITH ISABELLE HUPPERT, OLIVIER ASSAYAS, PAUL VERHOEVEN AND MORE!
One of our favourite TIFF bashes annually is the UniFrance Party, held at The Fifth Social Club. While the Red Carpets during the Festival are very Hollywood-centric, this one event stretches the scope of the Festival to include French-language Film. Several high-profile names graced the Carpet at the Party this year including iconic actress Isabelle Huppert and auteur Filmmakers like Paul Verhoeven, François Ozon and Olivier Assayas. Legendary French actress Agnès Varda who was a dear ...
#TIFF16: DAY 8 SIGHTINGS – LILY JAMES, CHRISTOPHER PLUMMER + JAI COURTNEY
It's so hard to believe we're only a couple days away from the end of what has been a memorable TIFF '16! Highlights tonight around town included our v. own Jacob Tremblay and Vera Farmiga walking the Red Carpet for BURN YOUR MAPS at Ryerson Theatre, plus Lily James, Jai Courtney and Oscar Winner Christopher Plummer walking the Red Carpet for the World Premiere of THE EXCEPTION at VISA Screening Room. Rooney Mara also walked the Carpet at her third Film of the Festival, THE SECRET SCRIPTURE, ...
#TIFF16: DAY 7 SIGHTINGS – JACOB TREMBLAY, MICHELLE RODRIGUEZ, REBECCA HALL, SIGOURNEY WEAVER + LEEHOM WANG
While TIFF '16 begins to wind down, we still are seeing some quality Films premiere. At VISA Screening Room, we have Rebecca Hall in what Critics are calling a riveting performance in CHRISTINE, baaed on real events surrounding a reporter who commit suicide on-air. Michelle Rodriguez and Sigourney Weaver also brought starpower to Ryerson Theatre for (Re)ASSIGNMENT. Gerard Butler is set too to walk the Red Carpet at Roy Thomson Hall for Toronto-made THE HEADHUNTER'S CALLING. Meanwhile, Rooney ...
#TIFF16: DAY 6 SIGHTINGS – CASEY AFFLECK, KYLE CHANDLER, MARK WAHLBERG, KATE HUDSON, MATT DAMON, GINA RODRIGUEZ, KURT RUSSELL + MORE
We're past the halfway point at TIFF '16 and things begin to slow down to another gear after today. Premieres around the City tonight include DEEPWATER HORIZON which sees Mark Wahlberg, Kate Hudson and Kurt Russell walk the Red Carpet at Roy Thomson Hall. Meanwhile, MANCHESTER BY THE SEA which continues to gain Oscar momentum, brings Casey Affleck and Michelle Williams to the Carpet at Princess of Wales Theatre. Megastar Justin Timberlake also presents Documentary JT AND THE TENNESSEE KIDS at ...