#SPOTTED: STARS BACK IN TORONTO FROM SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON 2019
It was a gruelling weekend temperature-wise in Toronto but these lucky stars escaped the humidity, appearing at San Diego Comic-Con! Like all good things, the fun must come to an end and they returned back to the City to continue work on their respective projects.
Amazon Prime's THE BOYS comes out of Comic-Con with a lot of buzz and while the first season still hasn't premiered on the streaming service, it already has been green-lit for a second season in Toronto. Production already began in ...
#SPOTTED: LULU WANG IN TORONTO FOR “THE FAREWELL”
One of the biggest hits to come out of Sundance earlier this year was Lulu Wang's sophomore Feature, THE FAREWELL. The semi-biographical story centers on Billi (Awkwafina), a Chinese-American woman who learns that her grandmother (Zhao Shuzhen) is dying and ventures to China with her family to see her one last time. One catch, her family refuses to let her grandmother know that she's dying. The Film delicately examines Billi navigating her cultural duality and beloved grandmother's ...
#SPOTTED: DISNEY’S “THE LION KING” CANADIAN PREMIERE
The Red Carpet was rolled-out in Toronto tonight for this Summer's most-awaited cinematic event, the arrival of Disney's THE LION KING. An enthusiastic and diverse crowd celebrated the event at Scotiabank Theatre, one night before it's release including the likes of Jaleel White, Meg Donnelly, Nia Holloway, Jared Dixon, Simu Liu, Scott McGillivray, Kardinal Offishall, Damon Allen and more!
This Remake of the 1994 Animated Classic is directed by Jon Favreau, and while it remains very faithful ...
#SPOTTED: BRIAN + BAYLEE LITTRELL IN TORONTO FOR “DNA WORLD TOUR”
It isn't a coincidence 16-year-old Actor/Songwriter Baylee Littrell's name rings a bell. The son of Backstreet Boys member Brian Littrell joins his father on the boy band's largest tour in almost 20 years, the DNA World Tour! The emerging Country act who hails from Georgia, performs songs like Boxes and Don't Knock It as a supporting act.
Baylee and his father have being doing the rounds and the other day visited Breakfast Television Montreal and while in Toronto, the younger did a live ...
#SPOTTED: JORDAN FISHER IN TORONTO FOR “WORK IT”
25-year-old Actor/Singer-Songwriter Jordan Fisher saw a huge boost on profile winning the 25th season of ABC's DANCING WITH THE STARS and you might remember him from both live televised productions of RENT: LIVE and also GREASE: LIVE in which he dazzled as Mark Cohen and Doody, respectively. If that weren't enough he also has starred in HAMILTON!
Also an accomplished Recording Artist, we've been waiting a while since 2016 for some new Music from the talented vocalist and his single ALL ABOUT ...
#SPOTTED: UTKARSH AMBUDKAR IN TORONTO FOR “THE BROKEN HEARTS GALLERY”
Multi-talented Actor/Songwriter/Rapper Utkarsh Ambudkar is a star on the rise. The Baltimore-born talent recently was cast opposite Geraldine Viswanathan and Stranger Things/Power Rangers star Dacre Montgomery (whom we spotted a couple weeks back) in The Broken Heart Gallery. The Film, produced by among others Selena Gomez, just began production in Toronto last week and centers on a woman (Viswanathan) who falls out of love with her boyfriend/boss (Ambudkar) at the gallery she works and finds ...
#SPOTTED: JOE TALBOT + JIMMIE FAILS IN TORONTO FOR “THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO”
After winning much acclaim at Sundance this year including the US Dramatic Directing Award and Special Jury Award – Creator Collaboration, THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO made its way north to Toronto for a special screening at TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX. Here to ring-in the occasion was Director/Writer Joe Talbot and star/Co-Writer Jimmie Fails, whom the Film is based loosely on. Moderating the post-Film Q&A was Sarah Tai-Black.
The stylish Drama, produced among others by Brad Pitt, centers ...
#HORSERACING: “ONE BAD BOY” ON HIS BEST BEHAVIOUR IN THE 2019 QUEEN’S PLATE
The 160th edition of the Queen's Plate took place at Woodbine Racetrack this Canada Day weekend! The two-day festival of horse racing, fashion, music, food and drink, culminated in North America's most historic race on Festival Saturday. The race at ten one and a quarter miles, is restricted for three-year-old horses foaled in Canada and valued at a purse of $1 million. Taking the glory was none other than California-based ONE BAD BOY. The strapping dark brown son of Twirling Candy took it ...
#INTERVIEW: BILLY EICHNER ON “THE LION KING”
The legacy of The Lion King is unparalleled. The 1994 Animated Musical not only went on to win universal acclaim, but also outstanding commercial success, grossing almost $1 billion internationally, spawning various stage productions of it. The torch is handed off to multi-talented Jon Favreau to tell this story theatrically to a new generation of fans. Expectations are high for this upcoming Remake, which utilizes cutting-edge realism and an all-star Cast which has just about everybody ...
#SPOTTED: ARIANA GRANDE “SWEETENER TOUR” TORONTO AT SCOTIABANK ARENA
It was a special night in Toronto last night as Ariana Grande not only brought her Sweetener Tour to Toronto's Scotiabank Theatre, the second of two shows but she also celebrated her 26th Birthday in our City! While her parents Edward Butera and Joan Grande might not be together anymore, they joined together surprising Ariana on-stage to wish her a Happy Birthday! That was so sweet!
.@ArianaGrande's Mom + Dad wish her a Happy Birthday on-stage in Toronto!🍰 ...