TIFF ’23 Day Three was one for the books. Make no mistake, while there certainly are fewer stars in town than previous years, this doesn’t mean we’re putting-in less time and effort. With the Festival officially being in high gear, the sightings around the City were bountiful!
We started the day off with a Nicolas Cage sighting right away! He looked amazing in a turquoise corduroy outfit, so kind to stop for fans while promoting Toronto-shot DREAM SCENARIO.
After premiering Day Two at TIFF ’23 to raves, D.W. Waterson‘s BACKSPOT took to Festival Street mid-afternoon, surprising Festivalgoers with some cheer! No, literally, there were cheerleaders and all while Waterson and Canadian treasure Devery Jacobs handed-out promo items for the Film! Cheers could be heard echoing along the stretch from Simcoe to Peter.
Following its Premiere, Waterson, Jacobs and the Film’s Executive Producer celebrated with the team behind the BACKSPOT at Marbl‘s Cinema Centre on King Street West.
Sightings were plentiful around town, whether it be stars stopping at Cinema Centre, Deadline Studio or Soho House. Some key players at this year’s Festival, including TIFF Tribute Award winners Colman Domingo, Shawn Levy, Patricia Arquette and more were seen about. Strangers Things star Finn Wolfhard drew the biggest crowd on Festival Street‘s stage, performing a half-hour set with his band The Aubreys!