#INTERVIEW: MICHAEL ROOKER ON “GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL. 2”
It was a star-studded night in the City and the Red Carpet was rolled out for the Canadian Premiere of the hotly-anticipated second installment of Marvel Studios' Guardians of the Galaxy franchise. Its 2014 predecessor has seen outstanding reception critically and commercially, grossing a stellar $773 million worldwide.
In town for the occasion was none other than veteran actor Michael Rooker whose star in recent years has continued to rise with prominent roles in AMC's wildly-popular The ...
#SPOTTED: CHARLIE HUNNAM + GUY RITCHIE IN TORONTO FOR “KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD”
One of this spring's most eagerly-awaited blockbusters is King Arthur:Legend of the Sword and stars someone the City loves and welcomes back once again, Charlie Hunnam. The Sons of Anarchy star who has built a legion of loyal fans worldwide, returns to the very place he filmed both Crimson Peak and Pacific Rim. Tonight we rolled out the red carpet for him and the acclaimed Director Guy Ritchie at the Toronto Premiere of the historical action-drama, held at Scotiabank Theatre in ...
#SPOTTED: BILL NYE AT THE 2017 HOT DOCS CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL DOCUMENTARY FESTIVAL
Television personality and science educator Bill Nye is in town for the 2017 Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival. Appearing for his Documentary Bill Nye: Science Guy (premiering Wednesday, May 3, 2017) and also as part of the Scotiabank Big Ideas program, in which he spoke at tonight at Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema. Just released last week was his new 13-episode Netflix series, Bill Nye Saves the World.
Our David Baldwin attended the talk which saw Nye really make a call to ...
#SPOTTED: JEREMIAH TOWER IN TORONTO FOR “JEREMIAH TOWER: THE LAST MAGNIFICENT”
Hot off its premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival, JEREMIAH TOWER: THE LAST MAGNIFICENT now is primed for a release. Before the term "celebrity chef" was a thing, there was Jeremiah Tower, known perhaps as the first of its kind and for revolutionizing the concept of farm-to-table eating. At the top of his game on the west coast however, Tower stepped away suddenly from the spotlight, leaving many in the culinary world to wonder why, that is until he re-appeared again 15 years later helping ...
#INTERVIEW: GILBERT GOTTFRIED ON “GILBERT”
Gilbert Gottfried has built a brand around foul-mouthed insult comedy over the years as a stand-up comedian. On that same note, he also has become part of our cultural fabric, addressing boldly issues of race, religion and sex which can be heard on his podcast Gilbert Gottfried's Amazing Colossal Podcast!. His unforgettable performance in Disney's Aladdin as Iago the parrot and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles as Kraang Subprime have gifted generations with timeless memories and he's currently ...
#INTERVIEW: CLEAN BANDIT
Clean Bandit are sweeping the world with their brand of irresistible pop and that rise is only beginning. Known best for their Grammy-winning smash hit Rather Be (ft. Jess Glynne) and more recently chart-topping Rockabye (ft. Anne Marie and Sean Paul), the British Trio whom hail from Cambridge, England certainly aren't an overnight success story by any means. In fact, they have been hard at work for several years now since forming in 2008. Their classical crossover-meets-dance pop not ...
#SPOTTED: ZARA LARSSON IN TORONTO AT THE PHOENIX AND FOR ALBUM “SO GOOD”
Already a huge star in her native Sweden, Singer/Songwriter Zara Larsson is ready to bring her talents stateside. She already has developed a sizable following with hits like with MNEK collaboration Never Forget You and I Would Like. Larsson is in Toronto right now in a supporting role for her friends Clean Bandit, whom she collaborates with on their new single, the infectious Symphony. They play The Phoenix Concert Hall tonight.
At the age of ten, Larsson already shot to fame on Talang, ...
#SPOTTED: JADEN SMITH IN TORONTO FILMING “LIFE IN A YEAR”
Jaden Smith already is an accomplished talent at age 18 having a high-profile résumé that includes starring roles in The Pursuit of Happyness, The Karate Kid (2010) and more recently Netflix's The Get Down from Baz Luhrmann. The son of Hollywood royalty Will (in-town too!) and Jada Pinkett, he appears ready now for his own close-up in a big way.
In town filming the bittersweet Drama Life in a Year till late May, the Film stars also supermodel Cara Delevingne. The Film centers on a teenager ...
#SPOTTED: JAMES ARTHUR IN TORONTO FOR I HEART RADIO FEST
Success really has proved lasting for The X Factor winner James Arthur. The talented English Singer/Songwriter is in town for Canadian Music Week, appearing at the I Heart Radio Fest at Rebel tomorrow night.
Arthur, a mental health advocate with a self-help book titled About a Boy due soon, made a few appearances today including CTV's The Social and an intimate appearance at Rogers. His sophomore disc Back From the Edge was released last year spawning multiple hits like Say You Won't Let Go ...
#SPOTTED: MAX IRONS, BETSY BRANDT, JT NEAL, JILL SCOTT, MARIN IRELAND + MORE IN TORONTO FILMING
Filming once again is picking-up again in Toronto and many names are surfacing around the City in recent weeks after a bit of a winter lull.
Front and center is Drama Life in a Year starring Jaden Smith and Cara Delevingne, about a 17-year-old boy whom after learning that his girlfriend has one year to live, gives her an entire lifetime's worth of experiences. Filming in and around the downtown core, Smith recently chopped off his long locks with the help of his famous father Will. He also ...