Toronto International Film Festival 2015

TIFFEvery summer since 1976 the Toronto International Film Festival has grabbed the attention of the film community and ‘kicked-off’ what has become known as the festival season.  This year is no different, Toronto will once again attract brightest stars and most inventive films from all over the globe.  Over the next eleven days the city will become a destination to an estimated 400,000 movie goers.  Despite the popularity of such festivals as Cannes and Sundance, the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) tends to have more impact on the film industry due to its positioning leading up to the Academy Awards.

The festival kicks off Thursday night with Jean-Marc Vallee’s (Dallas Buyers Clumartianb) ‘Demolition’ starring Jake Gyllenhaal (Southpaw).  And will continue with hundreds of short films, international films, kid’s films, documentaries, and cinematic features.  The festival will also include Michael Moore’s (Roger & Me, Bowling for Columbine) return to the big screen with ‘Where to Invade Next,’ as well as Tomas McCarthy’s ‘Spotlight,’ which stars Mark Ruffalo (Shutter Island, Foxcatcher) and is centered around The Boston Globe’s investigation into the Catholic Church cover-up scandal.  Additionally, Ridley Scott’s ‘The Martian,’ staring Matt Damon (The Departed, Good Will Hunting) make its debut.  The festivities will conclude with the film ‘Mr. Right’ staring Sam Rockwell (Seven Psychopaths, Moon) with the screen play by Max Landis and directed by Paco Cabezas.

So buckle up film fans for a wild ride in Toronto!

Casting Call for Speaking Roles in Assassin’s Creed Movie

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As the film version of the wildly popular video game series, Assassin’s Creed, begins its pre-production phase a call for speaking roles has gone out.  It makes perfect sense that Hollywood will be making movies that center around the booming video game industry.  The video game series kicked in 2007 and has spawned eight more chapters in the amazingly popular series.  It has been announced that the movie will star Michael Fassbender (Prometheus, X-men: Days of Future Past) alongside Academy Award winning Continue reading Casting Call for Speaking Roles in Assassin’s Creed Movie


Casting Extras in Georgia for Melissa McCarthy Movie


The movie is ‘Michelle Darnell’ and they are looking for extras in an upcoming shoot for the upcoming Melissa McCarthy (Mike & Molly, Identity Thief) feature.  The film has been written and directed by Ben Falcone of ‘Tammy’ and ‘The Looney Tunes Show’ fame.  The movie will also star such greats as Oscar winner Kathy Bates (Misery, Titanic), Peter Dinklage (Game of Thrones, X-Men: Days of Future Past), and Kristen Bell (House of Lies, Frozen) just to name a few.  The Continue reading Casting Extras in Georgia for Melissa McCarthy Movie

Sony Announces another Ghostbusters Movie, But This Time a Male Cast


After news of a ‘Ghostbusters’ sequel that is to feature 4 female leads Sony has announced that a second ‘Ghostbusters’ movie is also coming to the big screen featuring a set of male leads.  It appears that Sony wants to expand the ‘Ghostbusters’ universe much the same way they have done for the Marvel universe.  This edition of this ‘Ghostbusters,’ it seems, is simply there to do just that as Sony has expressed interest in cartoons and video games as well to further grow the brand.  That being said, I think it would be safe to assume that we have seen the last of the original characters from a Continue reading Sony Announces another Ghostbusters Movie, But This Time a Male Cast

Extras Sought in Columbus, OH for Upcoming John Travolta Movie


‘I Am Wrath’ is the title of the upcoming Travolta (Saturday Night Fever, Pulp Fiction) movie is looking for extras. ‘I Am Wrath’ is an independent film that will be directed by Chuck Russell (Eraser, The Mask) and has been penned by French writer Yvan Gauthier.  The film is based around a man who lashes out at corrupt cops who fail to solve his wife’s murder.  The production crew is searching for at least 500 extras for the film and shooting begins March 11th.  In the casting call the casting directors have asked for a height, weight, waist size and a photo (preferably head to toe).  Photos and other solicited materials to wrathextrasohio@gmail.com.  All applicants must have reliable transportation and filming is could last up to three weeks.  Furthermore the crew is looking for background automobiles for filming.  Submissions for this category can be sent to columbuspicturecars@gmail.com.  The movie will be primarily filmed in Columbus and surrounding areas. For more information visit here