Taylor Swift to Present Short Film All Too Well at TIFF; Harry Styles and Oprah Winfrey also attend the film festival
Oprah Winfrey, Taylor Swift and Harry Styles are among the stars ready to shine at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Organizers released a list of talent on Friday that they believe will flock to the festival.
Star styles in my policemanwhose ensemble cast was shortlisted for a TIFF Tribute Award for Performance.
Winfrey, meanwhile, is a producer on sydneythe documentary about legendary black actor Sidney Poitier.
He is also a character, played by Quinta Brunson, in the biopic Bizarre: the story of Al Yankovicwhich will premiere on TIFF’s Midnight Madness programme.
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Yankovic is also expected to attend TIFF, as is Daniel Radcliffe, who portrays him onscreen. Brunson is not on the list of participants.
Daniel Craig, star of Glass onion: a mystery at loggerheadsmust walk the red carpet with co-stars Edward Norton, Janelle Monae and Kate Hudson.
Canadian talent set to make an appearance includes Seth Rogen, who stars in Steven Spielberg’s film The Fabelmansand Brendan Fraser, whose performance in The whale has already generated significant buzz.
This will be the first time Spielberg has brought a project to the festival.
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Hours before releasing the full talent list, TIFF announced that Swift would be attending the festival to showcase Too good: the short film in person.
The 13-minute short film brought visual storytelling to the track Very good from his re-recorded album Red (Taylor’s version)which caused a cultural sensation when it was released last November.
Swift is set to discuss her directorial debut with TIFF CEO Cameron Bailey at TIFF Bell Lightbox on September 9.
Other notable celebrities who will land in the city are Jennifer Lawrence, Elisabeth Moss, Viola Davis, Jordan Peele, Zac Efron and Laura Dern.
TIFF members can purchase tickets for TIFF films and special events starting Saturday, and they go on sale to the general public on Monday.
On Friday, the festival canceled a live reading by Canadian director Jason Reitman, citing “circumstances beyond our control” on its website.
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