16 celebrities to try and spot in Toronto this October

Sep 28 2018, 5:13 pm

Pumpkin spice and everything nice! The start of a new season in Toronto will bring about some new celebrity faces to swoon over this fall.

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 16 celebrity faces to try and spot in Toronto this October.

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Bill Skarsgård

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Bill Skarsgård may be spotted in the city this October 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 Divergent Series: AllegiantAtomic Blonde, and the Netflix original series Hemlock Grove.

Jessica Chastain

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.

Dylan O’Brien

Dylan O’Brien will likely be in Toronto through to October for his role in The Education of Fredrick Fitzell. O’Brien has starred in movies like The Maze Runner, The First Time and MTV series Teen Wolf.

Ian Somerhalder

Best known for his portrayal of Damon on The Vampire Diaries, Ian Somerhalder will be in Toronto this October 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.

Alexis Bledel

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Alexis Bledel will be in Toronto this October for season three of The Handmaid’s Tale. Bedel is widely recognized for playing Rory from Gilmore Girls including the reunion mini-series on Netflix, Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life. Bledel has also starred in movies like The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Sin City, and Post Grad.

Elisabeth Moss

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Elisabeth Moss will also be in Toronto filming for the third season of The Handmaid’s Tale. Moss has starred in television shows like The West Wing, Top of the Lake and Mad Men. Her role in The Handmaid’s Tale won her a Primetime Emmy Award for outstanding lead actress in a drama series.

Yvonne Strahovski

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Joining these ladies on the set of The Handmaid’s Tale is Australian actress Yvonne StrahovskiYou may remember her best as Hannah McKay in the hit show Dexter, or as Sarah Walker in the NBC series Chuck.

Dave Bautista

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Dave Bautista will be on location in Toronto this October for his role in My Spy. Bautista is a wrestler turned actor who has starred in movies like Guardians of the Galaxy, Blade Runner 2049, and James Bond’s Spectre. 

Chris Evans


Chris Evans may be spotted in Toronto this October for his latest role in Greenland. Evans is best known for his roles in movies like Fantastic Four,  Captain America: The First Avenger, Snowpiercer, and romcom What’s Your Number? alongside Anna Faris.

Sonequa Martin-Green

Sonequa Martin-Green will be in Toronto 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

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.

Catherine Bell

Catherine Bell may be spotted in Toronto this October filming for season five of Good Witch. Bell is known for playing Major Sarah MacKenzie in the TV series JAG, and as Denise Sherwood in the American drama series Army Wives.

Bailee Madison

Joining Bell on the set of Good Witch is Bailee Madison. You may remember her from movies like Brothers, Just Go with It, and Parental Guidance.

Sarah Rafferty

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

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

Catherine Reitman

Actress and film critic Catherine Reitman will be in Toronto filming for season three of Workin’ Moms. Reitman has made appearances in comedies like Knocked Up, I Love You, Man and How I Met Your Mother.

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