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A-list stars scheduled to appear at TIFF 2015

TIFF has confirmed some of the stars scheduled to appear at this year's festival. As we already know, Jean-Marc VallĂŠe's Demolition is this year's opening film and its stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Naomi Watts with both be in Toronto to attend the premiere. Sci-fi guru Ridley Scott will be here for his film Martian along with stars Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain and Kate Mara.

Other famous names expected to attend TIFF include Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne who stars in Tom Hooper's Danish Girl, and the perpetually controversial Michael Moore who will introduce Toronto audiences to his latest feature Where to Invade Next.

Hollywood legends such as Dame Helen Mirren, Michael Caine, Christopher Walken, Harvey Keitel and Canadian treasure Christopher Plummer will all be in town.

There's lots more homegrown talent on the docket, including Rachel McAdams as well as Vancouver's Ryan Reynolds and east coasters Ellen Page and Donald Sutherland. Kiefer is also expected to make an appearance.

Perhaps you're looking for more than a simple celeb selfie? Thankfully, there's TIFF's In Conversation With... programme, which will showcase Oscar winner Julianne Moore (Freeheld), Sarah Silverman (I Smile Back), Salma Hayek (Septembers of Shiraz) and Mad Men creator Matt Weiner. Natalie Portman is speaking at the festival's gala soiree on September 9.

Other celebrities you can hope to spot include Kate Winslet, Liam Hemsworth, Cynthia Nixon, Kevin Bacon, Anna Kendrick, Bryan Cranston, Sandra Bullock, Susan Sarandon, Dev Patel, Ethan Hawke, Idris Elba, Rachel Weisz, J.K. Simmons, Steve Martin, Adrien Brody, Johnny Depp, Penelope Cruz, John Goodman, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Kristen Stewart and Emily Blunt.

Which celeb are you most excited to stalk on the streets of Toronto? Let us know in the comments.

Photo of Eddie Redmayne as seen in his Oscar winning portrayal of Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything.


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