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20 celebrities to try and spot in Toronto this July

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Alison Pudsey Jun 29, 2018 8:28 am 801

Things are heating up in the city (quite literally), making it the perfect time to hit the streets of Toronto and find a few celebrity faces to swoon over!

With plenty of movies and TV shows currently in production, you just never know when you might spot your favourite character off-set, roaming the streets of the 6ix.

Here are 20 celebrities to try and spot in Toronto this July.

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Bill Skarsgård

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Bill Skarsgård may be spotted in the city this July for his latest role in IT: Chapter Two in which he plays the lead role of Pennywise. Skarsgård is also known for starring in The Divergant Series: AllegiantAtomic Blonde, and the Netflix original series Hemlock Grove.

Jessica Chastain

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Jessica Chastain at the 23rd Annual Critics’ Choice Awards at Barker Hanger on January 11, 2018, in Santa Monica, CA (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

Also joining Skarsgård on the set of IT: Chapter Two is Jessica Chastain. Chastain has made a name for herself playing strong female roles in movies like The Help, Interstellar, The Martian, and Molly’s Game among others.

Olivia Munn

Olivia Munn at the Los Angeles premiere of 'Office Christmas Party' held at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood, USA on December 7, 2016. (Tinseltown/Shutterstock)

Olivia Munn at the Los Angeles premiere of ‘Office Christmas Party’ held at the Regency Village Theatre in Westwood, USA on December 7, 2016. (Tinseltown/Shutterstock)

While it has not been officially confirmed, Olivia Munn may possibly be spotted in Toronto this July filming for her new role in Die in a Gunfight. Munn is best known for starring in TV series’ Beyond the Break and The Newsroom, as well as the feature film X-Men: Apocalypse. 

Helen Hunt

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Helen Hunt arrives at the “The Sessions” Los Angeles Premiere at Bing Theater at Los Angeles Museum of Art on October 10, 2012, in Los Angeles, CA (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

Possibly joining Munn in Toronto for Die in a Gunfight is actress Helen Hunt. You may remember her from movies like Twister, What Women Want, As Good as It Gets, and Cast Away.

Josh Hutcherson

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Josh Hutcherson at the Los Angeles premiere of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” held at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live in Los Angeles on November 18, 2013 (Tinseltown/Shutterstock)

Best known for playing Peeta in The Hunger Games films which won him a People’s Choice Award, Josh Hutcherson will also likely be in Toronto for Die in a Gunfight.

Ian Somerhalder

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Actor Ian Somerhalder at MagicCon, a three-day (March 23-25 2018) fantasy & mystery fan convention. (Markus Wissmann/Shutterstock)

Best known for his portrayal of Damon on The Vampire Diaries, Ian Somerhalder will be in Toronto this July for his role in Netflix’s V-Wars. Somerhalder has also starred in television shows like Lost and Smallville, and is married to actress Nikki Reed.

Steve Carell

Steve Carell attends the premiere of "The Big Short" at the Ziegfeld Theatre on November 23, 2015 in New York City.

Steve Carell attends the premiere of “The Big Short” at the Ziegfeld Theatre on November 23, 201,5 in New York City (JStone/Shutterstock)

It is likely that Steve Carell may be in Toronto this July filming for The Dogs of Babel. Carell is best known for his quirky character Michael in The Office, and who could forget his hilarious roles in movies like The 40-Year-Old Virgin, Evan Almighty, and Get Smart.

Chace Crawford

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Chace Crawford arriving at the Academy of Country Music Awards 2011 at MGM Grand Garden Arena on April 3, 2011, in Las Vegas (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

Best known for his portrayal of Nate Archibald on The CW’s Gossip Girl series, Chace Crawford may be spotted in Toronto this June for his latest role in the superhero drama series The Boys.

Karl Urban

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Karl Urban at the Los Angeles premiere of ‘Star Trek’ held at the Grauman’s Chinese Theater in Hollywood on April 30, 2009 (Tinseltown/Shutterstock)

Also joining Crawford on the set of The Boys is New Zealand actor Karl Urban. You may remember him as Leonard McCoy in the Star Trek reboot film series, or as Éomer from The Lord of the Rings trilogy.

Sonequa Martin-Green

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Sonequa Martin-Green at the 69th Primetime Emmy Awards – Arrivals at the Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, CA (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

Sonequa Martin-Green will be in Toronto this July filming for the second season of Star Trek: Discovery. Martin-Green is best known for her portrayal of Sasha Williams on The Walking Dead, along with reoccurring roles in The Good Wife and Once Upon A Time.

Doug Jones

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November 15, 2017: Doug Jones at the Los Angeles premiere of “The Shape of Water” at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences (Featureflash Photo Agency/Shutterstock)

Also joining Martin-Green on the set of Star Trek: Discovery is Doug Jones. Jones has starred in movies like HellboyPan’s Labyrinth, and The Shape of Water.

Lauren Lee Smith

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Lauren Lee Smith at the CBS, CW and Showtime Press Tour Stars Party (s_bukley/Shutterstock)

Canadian actress Lauren Lee Smith will be in Toronto this July filming for the second season of the Frankie Drake Mysteries in which she holds the lead role. Smith has starred in TV shows like CTV’s The Listener, and as Riley Adams in CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

Mary J. Blige

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Mary J Blige at the 2014 American Music Awards – Arrivals at the Nokia Theater on November 23, 2014, in Los Angeles, CA (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock

Mary J. Blige will likely be in Toronto through to mid-July for her role as Cha-Cha in the new series The Umbrella Academy. While Blige is best known for being a famous R&B/Hip-hop artist, she has also starred in a few movies like Rock of Ages, Tyler Perry’s I Can Do Bad All By Myself, and Mudbound.

Ellen Page

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Ellen Page at the 2016 Primetime Creative Emmy Awards – Day 2 – Arrivals at the Microsoft Theater on September 11, 2016, in Los Angeles, CA (Joe Seer/Shutterstock)

Joining Blige on the set of The Umbrella Academy is Canadian actress Ellen Page. Page has starred in feature films like Juno, Whip It, and Inception, along with TV shows like Trailer Park Boys, Pit Pony, and ReGenesis.

Tom Hopper

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Tom Hopper at the “Game of Thrones” Season 7 Premiere Screening at the Walt Disney Concert Hall on July 12, 2017, in Los Angeles, CA (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

Also joining these ladies on The Umbrella Academy set is Tom Hopper. Hopper has made appearances in television shows like Doctor Who, Casualty, and Games of Thrones.

Jason Priestley

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Entertainment One toasts 2014 film slate at their TIFF 2014 party. Actor Jason Priestley.  (Stacey Newman/Shutterstock)

Jason Priestley will be in Toronto through to August for season three of the series Private Eyes. Priestley is best known for playing Brandon Walsh on the hit show Beverly Hills, 90210.

Sarah Rafferty

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Sarah Rafferty at the “Keep It Clean” Benefit for Waterkeeper Alliance at Avalon on March 1, 2018 in Los Angeles, CA (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

Sarah Rafferty will likely be in Toronto through to November for her role in the eighth season of Suits. Rafferty has made small appearances in shows like Law & Order, Bones, and Numb3rs before going on to star in Suits as Donna Roberta Paulsen.

Gabriel Macht

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Gabriel Macht arrives at the 2011 Glamour Reel Moments Premiere at Directors Guild Of America on October 24, 2011, in Los Angeles, CA (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

Also joining Rafferty on the set of Suits is Gabriel Macht, who plays lead character Harvey Specter in the series.

Hannah John-Kamen

Hannah John-Kamen arrives at the NBC Universal’s Summer Press Day 2015 on April 02, 2015 in Hollywood, CA (DFree/Shutterstock)

Hannah John-Kamen will be in the city through to September for season four and five of Killjoys. John-Kamen is probably best known for her role of Ornela in the sixth season of Game of Thrones. 

Katherine McNamara

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Katherine McNamara at the Women In Film 2018 Crystal + Lucy Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 13, 2018, in Beverly Hills, CA (Kathy Hutchins/Shutterstock)

Katherine McNamara may be spotted in Toronto this July shooting for the third season of Shadowhunters. McNamara is best known for her role on MTV’s Happyland, and most recently in Maze Runner: The Death Cure.


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Alison Pudsey
Lifestyle contributor for Daily Hive. Lover of dogs, coffee, yoga and all things celebrity gossip. Toronto is home, but Vancity has my heart.

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