Gopal and her friends agreed that Tom Hanks would be the right star for their competition, as her roommate — an avid Hanks fan — knew of his reputation for being responsive to fan mail. Nice views, I guess. A Toronto woman received some unexpected mail from world-famous actor Tom Hanks after sending him a letter asking for a […]

During promotional interviews, Fassbender and co-star Marion Cotillard have stressed that the Assassin’s Creed movie is for more than just diehard fans of the games. But the stories they seem to want to tell don’t fit neatly into a feature-film format. There, he meets Dr. “We knew that there’s 100 million gamers that play out […]

He drew inspiration from the memory of Zsu Zsi’s welcoming grunts; jowls flapping as she greeted clients and artists arriving at the gallery. Carrie Fisher’s dog Gary (Twitter ) Her French bulldog Gary is also pretty famous. President Barack Obama from Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. “I said ‘Awesome about the bulldog on the red carpet’,” recalled Bugera. […]

Kareena Kapoor Khan’s father, Randhir Kapoor, grandfather Raj Kapoor and great-grandfather Prithviraj Kapoor were all well-known actors, producers or directors. Saif Ali Khan’s mother, Sharmila Tagore, was a popular film actress in the 1970s and ’80s. Popular Bollywood couple Kareena Kapoor Khan and Saif Ali Khan say they have been blessed with a baby boy. […]

Alessia Cara and two fans throw up the peace sign at SickKids. “I’m just happy to represent for us.” She calls the mark the surgery left a “battle scar.” Alessia Cara in 2016: ‘I’m here to make music’ ‘Happy to represent for us’ It is important for Cara to use her stage to promote positivity, she […]

This is a film about an unbearable burden and also the performance Affleck has been building to his entire career.  8. Characters struggle to be seen or find their voice. Arrival Actress Amy Adams and director Denis Villeneuve are the double threat at the heart of this year’s enigmatic alien encounter. 4. Cameraperson A late […]

Together, we can make a difference.” Tegan and Sara: ‘Not a lot of bands make it to eight records’ © The Canadian Press, 2016 We will fight for economic, racial and gender justice,” a portion of the letter reads. “We will fight against regressive homophobic, transphobic, and misogynistic legislation. The mission of the Tegan and […]

Gordie Tapp as Cousin Clem on Country Hoedown in 1960. He worked with the CBC for 13 years, hosting the show Country Hoedown. Tapp lived in LaSalle retirement home in Burlington Ont., with his wife Helen, and was still performing up to weeks before he died. Gordie is survived by his wife Helen, and his three children, […]

As the year winds down, I find myself feeling a little… Casting is underway for a new Emma. animated. Iconic Corner Gas set in Rouleau, Sask., demolished Janet Wright, who played Emma in the sitcom and the 2014 movie, died last month. Pre-production on the show begins in Toronto and Vancouver in January.— @BrentButt […]

7. 2. and Canada), according to comScore: 1. Collateral Beauty, $7 million ($11.6 million international). and Canada last December. 2. La La Land, $8.7 million. Doctor Strange, $2 million ($2.8 million international). Set before the events of the original 1977 Star Wars, it stars Felicity Jones and Diego Luna as leaders of a rebel faction that steals plans for […]

Fifth Harmony has announced that Camila Cabello has decided to leave the girl group. Cabello has been branching out on her own over the past year. The statement says, “We are four strong, committed women who will continue with Fifth Harmony as well as our solo endeavors.” Fifth Harmony is seen performing at the Much […]

Its been a heck of a run for Hey Rosetta! over the past nine years and this year’s series of Christmas concerts was a chance for the band to celebrate how far they’ve come and give back to the community. “Everyone thinks it’s this big joyous season, but it can be really tough when you don’t have maybe a family […]

Lin is an outspoken critic of Chinese religious policy and a follower of the Falun Gong meditation practice, which was outlawed by China’s ruling Communist Party in 1999. Lin, an actress and resident of Toronto, was initially set to compete last year but was barred from entering China, where the pageant was held. Puerto Rico’s […]