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The Toronto Film Festival added even more famous faces to its already all-star roster with this latest set of premieres, photo calls, and red carpet arrivals. Rachel McAdams signed autographs for fans on her way into a screening of Beautiful Boy last night, while Marion Cotillard joined her Little White Lies costars at their press conference. Carey Mulligan was on hand to talk about Never Let Me Go, while boyfriend Shia LaBeouf has been lying low elsewhere in the city before their Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps promotional duties kick into full gear. Ryan Reynolds touched down over the weekend and went with a put-together preppy look at today's Buried press conference with director Rodrigo Cortes, rounding out the handsome set of stars who have showed off their work at the festival.
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Shia went casual for a coffee break on Saturday in Toronto. He's up North doing press for Money Never Sleeps at the Toronto Film Festival with girlfriend Carey Mulligan, following his Summer filming Transformers 3 in Chicago and LA. Shia skipped out on his Vogue-covering girlfriend's premiere of Never Let Me Go that was held a few hours after his outing. Her costar Keira Knightley also didn't attend, as she was off shooting an ad in London. Despite their busy work schedules, Shia and Carey are still going strong — she even opened up a bit about their romance in a recent interview.
Emma Roberts wore a modern French twist, inspired by the classic style worn by Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's, at the 2010 Toronto Film Festival premiere of her film It's Kind of a Funny Story. "Emma is such a classic beauty, so I wanted to create a look that was sophisticated, but still fit with her youthful personality," said Nexxus Creative Director and celebrity stylist Kevin Mancuso, who created this feminine updo. This ode-to-Audrey hairstyle couldn't be more timely, as soon we'll all be thinking about what costumes to wear to Halloween parties. (And you can never go wrong with a style inspired by Breakfast at Tiffany's, no?) So to get Mancuso's tips, just keep reading.
Marion Cotillard is always effortlessly pretty, and over the weekend at the Toronto Film Festival she even managed to make a simple ponytail look elegant, thanks to her hairstylist, Robert Vetica. We got the breakdown from Vetica on how he created the look, so to see how you can copy Marion's style at home, just keep reading.
It was a good weekend of manjoyment in Canada, with a handful of Hollywood's hottest touching down to promote movie projects at the Toronto Film Festival. Josh Hartnett had a busy Saturday at the premiere of his Bunraku before moving on with his cast to the afterparty. Scott Speedman looked good in his denim shirt with his costars like Minnie Driver at a press conference for Barney's Version. Matt Damon, meanwhile, kept the good times going at a screening of Hereafter with Bryce Dallas Howard and their director, Clint Eastwood. Freida Pinto and Dev Patel upped the festival's cute factor by making an adorable and PDA-filled cameo supporting her new Woody Allen project, You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger.
Hayden Christensen and Thandie Newton stuck together for their red carpet debut of Vanishing on 7th Street. Ryan Reynolds arrived late in the afternoon to prep for his upcoming press duties on behalf of Buried. The cinema event is in full swing following a star-studded few days, in which the highlight was Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner's appearance to show off his The Town — stay tuned for lots more news and photos as TIFF continues!
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While the fashion world has all eyes on NYFW, tons of stars flocked north to Canada for the big first weekend of the Toronto Film Festival. On Friday, the cast of The Town headed out to dinner together after a successful press conference earlier in the day. By Saturday, Jennifer Garner flew out from LA to meet her husband, Ben Affleck, and joined in the red carpet fun at last night's premiere of The Town. She wore a sexy black dress, while Blake Lively was a showstopper in red sequins. Ben once again goofed around with Jon Hamm and Jeremy Renner before introducing his second directorial effort to the audience. The whole crew, Jennifer included, celebrated late into the night at their afterparty. Ben's best friend Matt Damon also has a movie at the festival, Hereafter, and he stepped out yesterday afternoon for a private lunch for his ONEXONE foundation.
James Franco arrived in the morning yesterday, just in time for his first press conference promoting 127 Hours. The incredibly intense Danny Boyle movie based on the true story about a trapped rock climber is already getting great reviews, and enigmatic James happily posed with his costar Kate Mara. On Friday, Megan Fox gushed about married life with Brian Austin Green by her side at the screening of her Passion Play. Vogue covergirl Carey Mulligan had a big grin on her face for the debut of Never Let Me Go while her boyfriend, Shia LaBeouf, was spotted jogging elsewhere in the city on Saturday. Clive Owen put on a sexy stare for his duties talking Trust alongside his director David Schwimmer. Javier Bardem was in town for Biutiful, Marion Cotillard looked gorgeous for Little White Lies, and Ellen Page got buddy buddy with Justin Long for her project Super. There's tons more to look forward to at the festival like Ryan Reynolds with Buried and Blue Valentine's Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams, so stay tuned!
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Ben Affleck led the way for the rest of the cast of The Town at the Toronto Film Festival today. He continued to show off his cute chemistry with costars Jeremy Renner and Jon Hamm as the trio of handsome men goofed around together on stage. Blake Lively reunited with the three amigos after their jaunt to Venice while she was busy partying to kick off NYFW and celebrating the Fashion's Night Out she's missing. The movie's red carpet premiere is tomorrow night, when they'll all get even more decked out to show off Ben's second directorial effort. Meanwhile, his brother Casey's first shot behind the lens, I'm Still Here, is out in theaters today, though Buzz wasn't impressed by the twisted Joaquin Phoenix documentary.
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The arrivals have started in Canada as stars touch down for the Toronto Film Festival. Javier Bardem lead the pack yesterday when he landed following a romantic weekend in LA with wife Penelope Cruz, and Clive Owen was hotly on his heels fresh off a stint at the Venice Film Festival. Jon Hamm and Jeremy Renner were also just in Italy promoting The Town with Ben Affleck, and they were out today for a stroll with costar Blake Lively, who's been busy in NYC prepping for Fashion Week. She was still showing love for Chanel with her maroon bag this afternoon following her party with Karl Lagerfeld last night. Megan Fox and Brian Austin Green also made their way through the city's airport yesterday with his son, Kassius, as she preps to hit the red carpet for Passion Play.
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