By Indiewire | Indiewire September 17, 2013 at 9:49AM
Michael C. Hall, "Kill Your Darlings"
For eight seasons Michael C. Hall has killed well over 100 people on "Dexter." In a nice change of pace John Krokidas' acclaimed debut "Kill Your Darlings" has Hall playing the victim at the other end of the blade.
Chiwetel Ejiofor, "Twelve Years A Slave"
Chiwetel Ejiofor is hardly a newcomer, but none of his previous performances garnered the acclaim being heaped on to his top role in Steve McQueen's "Twelve Years A Slave."Ejiofor sat down with Indiewire to discuss why he hesitated before accepting the role and then eventually prepared himself for it.
Bruce LaBruce, "Gerontophilia"
Hometown bad boy Bruce LaBruce is back at the Toronto International Film Festival with what could be described as a sort of gay "Harold and Maude" (though LaBruce prefers "a reverse 'Lolita'").
Jason Bateman, "Bad Words"
Jason Bateman has come a long way from the punchy little kid watched in living rooms all over America in the 80s. Indiewire spoke to Bateman about coming back from near obscurity and his directorial debut, "Bad Words."
Denis Villeneuve, "Enemy" / "Prisoners"
After doing Canada proud by garnering a Best Foreign Language Film Oscar nomination in 2010 for "Incendies," Villeneuve returns to Toronto with not one but two features, both starring his muse and bud, Jake Gyllenhaal.
Matthew Weiner, "You Are Here"
"Mad Men" creator and scribe Matthew Weiner comes to TIFF this year with his feature directorial debut, "You Are Here." Thompson on Hollywood's Anne Thompson sat down with Weiner to discuss his foray into filmmaking and the beginning of the end for "Mad Men."
Josh Brolin, "Labor Day"
Jason Reitman puts Josh Brolin's ruggedly handsome features and deep well of vulnerability to powerful use in "Labor Day," where he plays a convicted murderer who woos a bored housewife played by Kate Winslet. Indiewire sat down with Brolin to discuss the film, working with Winslet, and why he found the role so challenging
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, "Enough Said"
Writer/Director Nicole Holofcener ("Please Give") was joined by her cast, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Catherine Keener and Toni Collete, for her new film "Enough Said" at the Toronto International Film Festival which wrapped yesterday. The film centers Louis-Dreyfus as a recently divorced mother in pursuit of a new lover.
John Maloof and Charlie Siskel Talk Researching the Life of the Nanny Street Photographer Vivian Maier
Indiewire spoke to Siskel and Maloof about the making of the film in Toronto.
Jessica Chastain and Director Ned Benson, "The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby"
Indiewire sat down with Chastain and first-time feature filmmaker Benson to discuss the film's 10-year journey to the screen, and the Toronto reaction to the film.
Burt's Buzz' Introduces the Face -- and Original Owner -- of Burt's Bees
In his documentary "Burt's Buzz," Jody Shapiro tells the story of the man behind the Burt's Bees label, Burt Shavitz.
Mia Wasikowska On Having Three Films at TIFF
Ever since falling down the rabbit hole for Tim Burton in "Alice in Wonderland," Australian actress Mia Wasikowska has kept busy working for other singular filmmakers in films that couldn't be more dissimilar.
Adèle Exarchopoulos, "Blue is the Warmest Color"
Relative newcomer Adèle Exarchopoulos was the belle of Cannes this year for her breakthrough and baring turn in "Blue is the Warmest Color."
Scoot McNairy, "12 Years a Slave"
The 35-year-old actor, who can soon be seen opposite Rosemarie DeWitt in Lynn Shelton's "Touchy Feely" (opening in select theaters this Friday), keeps a home with his wife, actress Whitney Able, in a rural town of about 15 people in his home state of Texas.
Toronto: David Cronenberg Talks To Indiewire About His Ambitious (and Ultra Mysterious) Multi-Media Production
Despite a bevy of details announced about TIFF’s David Cronenberg Project at Thursday’s press conference, the most fascinating element remains shrouded in mystery.