Canadian Stars Coming to TIFF 2012

Every year the stars flock to Hollywood North for the Toronto International Film Festival, and it seems each year is bigger and better than the previous. With 17 gala films and 45 special presentation films there will be lots of opportunities to star stalk. Here’s a look at the Canadian celebs coming to Toronto this September 6th through 16th.

Joshua Jackson
Joshua Jackson may walk the red carpet to the world premiere of Inescapable, also starring Alexander Siddig and Marissa Tomei. It’s a film about a father’s search for his missing daughter in Syria. One can assume Jackson will bring his longtime girlfriend and red carpet style icon, Diane Kruger.

Nina Dobrev
Canadian sweetheart Nina Dobrev, known for her roles on Degrassi: The Next Generation and Vampire Diaries, may return to Toronto this fall as well, for the world premiere of The Perks of Being a Wallflower. This will be red carpet to watch, as the much anticipated film also stars Emma Watson, Paul Rudd, Ezra Miller of Californication, Logan Lerman, Melanie Lynskey and Dylan McDermott. 

Ryan Gosling
Ryan Gosling and Girlfriend Eva Mendes may come to town for the world premiere of The Place Among the Pines, the story of a motorcycle rider who turns to bank robberies to support his newborn son. The film also stars Rose Bryne, Bradley Cooper and Ray Liotta. 

Rachel McAdams
Ryan Gosling’s famous ex and former co-star Rachel McAdams may also be hitting the red carpet in Toronto. The North American premiere of her new movie To The Wonder will screen during TIFF. The film also stars Javier Bardem, Ben Affleck (whose film Argo is also premiering at TIFF) and Olga Kurlenko.

Sarah Polley
You may remember Sarah Polley from her role as Sara Stanely from the Canadian series Road to Avonlea or her directorial debut Away from Her. She premiered her second film Take This Waltz starring Michelle Williams and Seth Rogan at TIFF in 2011, and wil return with Stories We Tell this fall.

Suzanne Clement
This Montreal actress will walk the red carpet for the Toronto premiere of her film Laurence Anyways the story of a man who tells his girlfriend he wants to become a woman. Clement won the Best Actress prize in the Cannes Film Festival’s sidebar competition, Un Certain Regard.

Tags: bradley cooper, Diane Kruger, Eva Mendes, Joshua Jackon, Rachel McAdams, ryan gosling, TIFF, toronto, Toronto International Film Festival

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