Red carpet highlights from Day 1 of TIFF

Above: Rosey Edeh recaps Day 1 of TIFF

TORONTO — Here’s a look at who was on the red carpet on Day One of the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).

At the Princess of Wales Theatre, stars like Glenn Close and Kevin Kline attended the 30th anniversary reunion of The Big Chill. The ensemble drama premiered at TIFF in 1983.

Pictured, from left: Producer Michael Shamberg, writer/director Lawrence Kasdan, music consultant Meg Kasdan, actors Kevin Kline, Glenn Close, Meg Tilly, Mary Kay Place, JoBeth Williams, Tom Berenger and writer Barbara Benedek.

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At Roy Thomson Hall, TIFF’s opening night gala was the world premiere of The Fifth Estate starring Benedict Cumberbatch (pictured below) and Daniel Bruhl. All eyes were on Cumberbatch, who has three movies playing at the festival.

Also in Toronto for The Fifth Estate was Downton Abbey’s Matthew Crawley, Brit actor Dan Stevens (pictured below).

Australian actress Mia Wasikowska, who has three films at TIFF, was radiant in red at Ryerson Theatre for a screening of Only Lovers Left Alive. She was joined by co-stars Tom Hiddleston and Anton Yelchin.

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Wasikowska was in Toronto only weeks ago shooting scenes for David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars. While in the city she was snapped canoodling with Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network), her co-star in the TIFF selection The Double.

A bevy of beauties showed up at Ryerson Theatre for the Midnight Madness presentation of the horror comedy All Cheerleaders Die.

Pictured, from left: Actresses Caitlin Stasey, Brooke Butler, Sianoa Smit-McPhee, Amanda Grace Cooper and Reanin Johannink.


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