#SPOTTED: ALEX GARLAND IN TORONTO FOR “ANNIHILATION”
By David Baldwin for Mr. Will Wong
In 2015, we were blown away by Ex Machina from Screenwriter and first-time Director Alex Garland. The Film was nominated for Best Original Screenplay at the Academy Awards and won Best Visual Effects. Zip-forward three years, and Garland has delivered another mind-blowing piece of Science Fiction in Annihiliation. Garland was present for the first Canadian screening of the highly-anticipated Film at TIFF Bell Lightbox tonight, followed by a Q&A with ...
#SPOTTED: ASHER DOV ANGEL IN TORONTO FOR “SHAZAM”
Production officially has begun on DC Comics' SHAZAM and while he was busy due to filming obligations in Utah filming, Asher Dov Angel has arrived in Toronto! The 15-year-old star known best for his work on Disney Channel's Andi Mack, has been cast in the role of Billy Batson who transforms into superhero Shazam, who will be played by Zachary Levi.
Arriving with his family and a ton of luggage, Angel's father Jody seemed just as enthused about his son starring in the Comic Adaptation which he ...
#INTERVIEW: DANAI GURIRA ON “BLACK PANTHER”
Huge things are expected of Marvel's long-awaited BLACK PANTHER and with just another week to go till release, Toronto Fans were treated to a celebratory Canadian Premiere for the Ryan Coogler-directed Film. Fans queued hours for a chance at rush tickets to the event graced by none other than star Danai Gurira, known best for her work on AMC's acclaimed series The Walking Dead as Michonne.
The groundbreaking Blockbuster comes with raves based on its Los Angeles Premiere last week and members ...
#SPOTTED: JACK DYLAN GRAZER IN TORONTO FOR “SHAZAM”
14-year-old Jack Dylan Grazer's profile continues to rise rapidly. He shot to stardom with the massive success of last Fall's Toronto-filmed Horror IT in which he played the vulnerable Eddie. He is back in the City again for DC COMICS' SHAZAM which has him starring as Freddy Freeman alongside fellow teen star Asher Angel and Zachary Levi. Grazer, a nephew of Producer Brian, also can be seen in Sitcom ME, MYSELF AND I.
Grazer was just in Austin this weekend speaking at a sold-out event for ...
#SPOTTED: SCOTT DISICK + ALEC MONOPOLY IN TORONTO FOR THE CONCIERGE CLUB’S 5TH ANNIVERSARY
Justin Bieber, Mercedes-Benz, Grey Goose, Guerlain, Angelina Jolie. These are just some of the luxurious brands and names The Concierge Group has worked with in planning events arlund the world.
Founded by Monica Gomez, the group just celebrated its fifth anniversary in Toronto. Ringing-in the invite-only affair were BFF Duo Alec Monopoly (Alec Andon) and Reality TV Star (Keeping Up with The Kardashians) and Entrepreneur Scott Disick. The former, a Celebrity Graffiti Artist whose trademark ...
#SPOTTED: PAKHO CHAU IN TORONTO FOR THE CUA SPRING GALA
Hong Kong Singer/Actor/Model Pakho Chau is back in Toronto after having visited six years back when he was just an emerging name.
Considered now a megastar back in Asia where he is known equally as an Actor and a Recording Artist, Chau brings his One Step Closer Tour to Toronto as part of the annual CUA Spring Gala taking place Saturday at Sony Centre for the Performing Arts.
The Fashion Entrepreneur has the distinction of over 80 million Music Video views on YouTube, making him the ...
#SPOTTED: Spencer Stone, Anthony Sadler + Alek Skarlatos in Toronto for “THE 15:17 TO PARIS”
Iconic Clint Eastwood has centered much of his work of late on Non-Fiction and things that have affected the American conscience including 2016's Sully and 2014's American Sniper.
The 15:17 to Paris is unique in that stars the actual heroes who in 2015 who confronted a terrorist boarding a train to Paris in the Thalys Train Attack in which four people died after a terrorist opened fire aboard a train before being subdued by passengers.
Spencer Stone, Anthony Sadler and Alek Skarlatos, three ...
#SPOTTED: ANDRÉ ACIMAN IN TORONTO FOR “CALL ME BY YOUR NAME”
Hot off its four Oscar nominations today including Best Picture, Luca Guadagnino's Call Me By Your Name continues to be a fan favourite for many including ours, and we were fortunate to have it Premiere here at TIFF '17. Right in time for that important announcement Author and Professor André Aciman who wrote the Novel on which the Film is based, is in Toronto.
Appearing last night at a Book signing preceded by an In-Conversation-With at TIFF Bell Lightbox, Aciman did the rounds earlier ...
#SUNDANCE18: SUNDANCE 2018 – JANUARY 21, 2018 DAY FOUR RECAP
It's day four of the Sundance Film Festival and we are in full flight!
There were many Premieres once again tonight in Park City. I Think We're Alone Now takes place during an apocalypse where a recluse feels the threat of companionship when finding out there is a second survivor. It stars Peter Dinklage and Elle Fanning. BLAZE is the reimagining of the life of Blaze Foley who was the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas Outlaw Music Movement. It is written and directed by Ethan Hawke and ...
#SUNDANCE18: SUNDANCE 2018 JANUARY 20, 2018 DAY THREE RECAP
By Amanda Gilmore for Mr. Will Wong
It’s day three at the Sundance Film Festival and the snow has come, hard. Roads were backlogged and the temperatures hit below zero but that didn't stop anything from happening at the Festival. The Films were still playing, the stars were still out and most important fans were flocking to theatres.
Some of the Films having their premieres tonight in Park City are Colette, TYREL, Sorry To Bother You, Yardie and Wildlife. Colette is about a young woman, ...