It’s here! The Toronto International Film Festival announced their star-studded list of stars, filmmakers, guests, and talent expected at the festival, and as with other years, it’s impressive.

Expected filmmakers and stars this year include: Antoine Fuqua, who will be in attendance for his opening-night film, The Magnificent Seven; Bruce McDonald, Brie Larson, Jeffrey Tambor, Amma Asante, Oliver Stone, Mira Nair, Bryan Cranston, Ewan McGregor, Gerard Butler, Sara Canning, Dakota Fanning, Deepa Mehta, Emma Stone, Kim Sung-soo, Mijke de Jong, Zachary Quinto, Jonathan Demme, Claudia Sainte-Luce, Gemma Arterton, Sigourney Weaver, Rachel Weisz, Nicole Kidman, Tatiana Maslany, and hundreds more.

The 41st edition of the Toronto International Film Festival runs from September 8 to 18. Follow The GATE’s coverage of the festival at thegate.ca/tiff-2016. Get more details on TIFF and how you can purchase tickets and ticket packages at tiff.net.

TIFF 2016 Actors, Stars & Guests:
A to C:

Hiam Abbass, Christopher Abbott, Olusola Abiodun Sobowale, Terri Abney, Jared Abrahamson , Amy Adams, Ilias Addab, Casey Affleck, Kunle Afolayan, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Ijeoma Agu, Riz Ahmed, Aisholpan , Bimbo Akintola, Fatima Al Banawi, James Alexander, Niamh Algar, Mahershala Ali, Almagul , Nai An, Penelope Ann Miller, Dean Armstrong, Gemma Arterton, Lior Ashkenazi, Charlotte Aubin, Judith Audu, Bob Balaban, Christian Bale, Nathalie Baye, Vanessa Bayer, Kristoffer Bech, Paul Beer, Laurent Bélanger, Maria Bello, Jim Belushi, Zachary Bennett, Haley Bennett, Shaun Benson, Vansh Bhardwaj, Alexandra Billings, Janki Bisht, Matt Bomer, Mark Boone Jr., Douglas Booth, Sônia Braga, James Browne, Kristian Bruun, Joe Dion Buffalo, Gerard Butler, Sara Canning, Cecilia Cantú, Babou Ceesay, Caylin Cervetti, Kyle Chandler, Wes Chatham, Mandy May Cheetham, Gang Chen, Blossom Chukwujekwu, Alli Chung, Enzo Cilenti, Sam Claflin, Raymond Coalson, Joakim Cohen, Bern Cohen, Jennifer Connelly, Olivia Cooke, Sharlto Copley, Ben Cotton, Jai Courtney, Emily Coutts, Bryan Cranston, Ángeles Cruz, Valorie Curry.

D to G:
Da Peng, Bryce Dallas Howard, Matt Damon, Mackenzie Davis, Dayahang Rai, Rossy de Palma, Dane DeHaan, Joseph DeLorey, Lily-Rose Depp, Rosemarie DeWitt, Ifeanyi Dike, Coleman Domingo, Rita Dominic, Vincent D’Onofrio, Tshering Dorji, Anne Dorval, Iretiola Doyle, Adam Driver, Kate Drummond, Jay Duffy, Moe Dunford, Mark Duplass, Jay Duplass, Trine Dyrholm, Scott Eastwood, Aaron Eckhart,
Joel Edgerton, Taron Egerton, Bassey-Inyang Ekpenyong Edet, Nora El Koussour, Jenna Elfman, Aunjanue Ellis, Mireille Enos, Julie Estelle, Adesua Etomi, Adèle Exarchopoulos, Veronica Ezell, Hisham Fageeh, Fan Bingbing, Dakota Fanning, Golshifteh Farahani, Vera Farmiga, Michael Fassbender, Petr Fedorov, Colm Feore, Veronica Ferres, R.J. Fetherstonhaugh, Daniel Allen Frazier Jr.,
Nicholas Galitzine, Gael García Bernal, Manuel Garcia-Rulfo, Jennifer Garner, Richard Gere, Okeke Gideon Echezonachi, Grace Glowicki, Luis Gnecco, Mara Goldbloom, Tito Alexander Gómez, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ryan Gosling, Lou Gossett Jr., Chris Greene, Jayden Greig, Luke Grimes, Hannah Gross, Guo Tao.

H to L:
Jackie Earle Haley, Rebecca Hall, Jamie Hallahan, Armie Hammer, Han Ji min, Sarra Hannachi, Woody Harrelson, Naomie Harris, Anne Hathaway, Ethan Hawke, Sally Hawkins, Maxwell Haynes,
Anne Heche, Lucas Hedges, Dwight Henry, Callie Hernandez, Alex Hibbert, Odai Hijazi, Gaby Hoffmann, André Holland, Kate Hudson, Jennifer Hudson, Emma Hunter, Holly Hunter, Isabelle Huppert, Somkele Idhalama, Oscar Isaac, Chelsea Islan, Tudor Aaron Istodor, Somkele Iyamah-Idhalama, Lily James, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Blake Jenner, Suman Jha, Scarlett Johansson, Karan Johar, Felicity Jones, Rashida Jones, Ju Ji-hoon, Ashley Judd, Jung Woo-sung, Tori Kelly, Ellie Kendrick, Marwan Kenzari, Riley Keough, Nicole Kidman, Nina Kiri, Hailey Kittle, Shannon Kook, Lawrence Krauss, Nick Kroll, Kwak Do-won, Shia LaBeouf, Amy Landecker, Sasha Lane, Diane Lane, Brie Larson, Guillaume Laurin, Mark Lavery, Charlotte Le Bon, Jean-Simon Leduc, Byung-Hun Lee, Sidney Leeder, Alexis Lefebvre, John Legend, David Lennon, Melissa Leo, Justin LeRoy, Shane Leydon, Sadon Lhamo, Boguslaw Linda, McCaul Lombardi, Alison Louder, Chris Lowell, Jane Lynch.

M to R:
Lewis MacDougall, Mylène Mackay, Bhreagh MacNeil, Spencer MacPherson, Asha Magrati, Rami Malek, John Malkovich, Maria Mamona, Darren Mann, Rooney Mara, Lyndsey Marshal, Tatiana Maslany, Vikrant Massey, Kari Matchett, Jason Maza, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Matthew McConaughey, James Allen McCune, Ufuoma Stacey McDermott, Paul McGillion, Don McKellar, Alan McKenna, Colm Meaney, Jonas Mekas, Ben Mendelsohn, Aoi Miyazaki, Richard Mofe Damijo, Chidi Mokeme, Janelle Monáe, Ritchie Montgomery, Chloë Grace Moretz, William Moseley, Elisabeth Moss, Kathleen Munroe, Madina Nalwanga, Aja Naomi King, Ruth Negga, Sophie Nélisse, Tim Blake Nelson, Sylvia Ngozi Ezeokafor, Bill Nighy, Cynthia Nixon, Genevieve Nnaji, Ramsey Nouah, Nurgaiv , Lupita Nyong’o, Sandra Oh, Thomas Olajide, Perrie Olthuis, Ahna O’Reilly, Fionn O’Shea, David Oyelowo, Dev Patel, Kimberly Patterson, Sarah Paulson, Bill Paxton, Jim Piddock, Andrew Pimento, Christopher Plummer, Natalia Polo, Iggy Pop, Natalie Portman, Parker Posey, Bel Powley, Chris Pratt, Florence Pugh, Ella Purnell, Zachary Quinto, Tahar Rahim, Vanessa Redgrave, Jeremy Renner, Jack Reynor, Trevante Rhodes, Haley Lu Richardson, Sam Riley, Nadeem Rimawi, Jason Ritter, Dylan Roberts, Wes Robinson, Michelle Rodriguez, Gina Rodriguez, Gabrielle Rose, Kate Ross, Constance Rousseau, Julia Roy, Kurt Max Runte, Kurt Russell.

S to Z:
Katey Sagal, Samer Salem, Emmanuel Salinger, Ashton Sanders, Jagjeet Sandhu, Angela Sarafyan, Peter Sarsgaard, Ben Schnetzer, Liev Schreiber, Andrew Scott, Esther Scott, Martin Sensmeier,
Léa Seydoux, Michael Shannon, Pablo Sigal, Madeleine Sims-Fewer, Linnea Skog, Michael Smiley, Roger Guenveur Smith, Timothy Spall, Lene Cecilia Sparrok, Mary Steenburgen, Hailee Steinfeld, Isaiah Stone, Emma Stone, Julia Sarah Stone, Yvonne Strahobski, Michael Stuhlbarg , Jason Sudeikis, Sunny Pang, Mihály Szabados, Hayden Szeto, Jeffrey Tambor, Noah Taylor, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Anya Taylor-Joy, Miles Teller, Devon Terrell, Ahmad Thaher, Charlize Theron, Justin Timberlake, Phoebe Tonkin, Ian Tracey, Jacob Tremblay, Gabrielle Tremblay, Kreesha Turner, Callum Turner, Adriana Ugarte, Masai Ujiri, OC Ukeje, Gaspard Ulliel, Gabrielle Union, Iko Uwais, Marni Van Dyk, Grace Van Patten, Emily VanCamp, Sara Vertongen, Arnaud Viard, Visra Vichit-Vadakan, Mark Wahlberg, Clive Walton, Yusra Warsama, Denzel Washington, Ken Watanabe, Suki Waterhouse, Naomi Watts, Sigourney Weaver, Rachel Weisz, Banky Wellington, David Wenham, Marilla Wex, Josh Wiggins, Tom Wilkinson, Wim Willaert, Michelle Williams, Annie Williams, Rod Wilson, Reese Witherspoon, Shailene Woodley, Susan Yeagley, Ivan Zacharias, and Zhang Ziyi.

TIFF 2016 Filmmakers & Artists:
A to C:

Shirley Abraham, Gabriel Abrantes, Rebecca Addelman, Maren Ade, Kemi Adetiba, Hamid Ahmadi, Niyi Akinmolayan, Mounia Akl, Mahmoud al Massad, Francisca Alegría, Izer Aliu, Raja Amari, Ana Lily Amirpour, Juan Andrés Arango, Benedict Andrews, Raúl Arévalo, Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson, Andrea Arnold, Amma Asante, Olivier Assayas, Claude Barras, Gerard Barrett, J.A. Bayona, Ruth Beckermann, Otto Bell, Emil Ben Shimon, Houda Benyamina, Emmanuelle Bercot, Peter Berg, Brigitte Berman, Vincent Biron, Rod Blackhurst, Emily Kai Bock, Bertrand Bonello, Boo Junfeng, Elena Brodach, Charlie Brooker, Ryszard Bugajski, Nanette Burstein, John Butler, Terril Calder, Antonio Campos, Nick Cannon, Lucía Carreras, Joseph Cedar, Damien Chazelle, Jay Cheel, Jim Chuchu, Noel Clarke, Joe Cobden, Barney Cokeliss, Kasper Collin, Eleanor Coppola, Daouda Coulibaly, Tizza Covi, María José Cuevas.

D to G:
Andreas Dalsgaard, Axel Danielson, Jean-Pierre Dardenne, Luc Dardenne, Buddhadeb Dasgupta, Julie Dash, Kief Davidson, Terence Davies, Hubert Davis, Garth Davis, Mijke de Jong, Manuela de Laborde, Nicholas de Pencier, Bavo Defurne, Guillermo del Toro, Emilie Deleuze, Samuel M. Delgado, Zeki Demirkubuz, Jonathan Demme, Mathieu Denis, Arnaud des Pallières, Mamadou Dia, Lav Diaz, Hope Dickson Leach, Katherine Dieckmann, Xavier Dolan, Alexandre Dostie, Sotiris Dounoukos, Julia Ducournau, Michael Dudok de Wit, Martin Edralin, Tony Elliott, Anne Émond, Petra Epperlein, Amat Escalante, Kevin Jerome Everson, Sofia Exarchou, Philippe Falardeau, Asghar Farhadi, Guetty Felin, Feng Xiaogang, Ryan Ferko, Bayu Prihantoro Filemon, Lee Filipovski, Lorcan Finnegan, Ann Marie Fleming, Tom Ford, Marc Forster, Mirrah Foulkes, James Franco, Thierry Frémaux, Kelly Fremon Craig, Kevan Funk, Antoine Fuqua, Sidney J. Furie, Cyprien Gaillard, Vincent Gallagher, Vikram Gandhi, Iván D. Gaona, Víctor Gaviria, Chris Gehman, Janie Geiser, Matteo Gentiloni, Terry George, Hugh Gibson, Alan Gilsenan, Tess Girard, Helena Girón, Philip Gnadt, Adoor Gopalakrishnan, Douglas Gordon, Lutz Gregor, Christopher Guest, Steve Gukas, Tony Guma, Fernando Guzzoni.

H to L:
Nick Hamm, Maysaloun Hamoud, Mia Hansen-Løve, Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, Owen Harris, Erin Heidenreich, Rasmus Heisterberg, Werner Herzog, Walter Hill, Peter Huang, Bronwen Hughes, Štepán Hulík, Eimi Imanishi, Mick Jackson, Benoît Jacquot, Steve James, Jim Jarmusch, François Jaros, Barry Jenkins, Garth Jennings, Matt Johnson, Susan Johnson, Fariborz Kamkari, Björn Kämmerer, Jamie Kastner, Rahmatou Keïta, Amanda Kernell, James N. Kienitz Wilkins, Kim Sung-soo, Kim Jee woon, Michael Koch, Jan Koester, Nina Könnemann, Martin Koolhoven, Hirokazu Kore-eda, Baltasar Kormákur, Kristina Kumric, Zacharias Kunuk, Juho Kuosmanen, Kiyoshi Kurosawa, Richard Ladkani, Joachim Lafosse, Patrice Laliberté, Rachel Lambert, Pablo Larraín, Pier-Luc Latulippe, Simon Lavoie, Oliver Laxe, Carlos Lechuga, Lee Chung-hyun, Sang-il Lee, Alex Lehmann, Adam Leon, Fernando León de Aranoa, Laida Lertxundi, David Leveaux, Sharon Lockhart, Kenneth Lonergan, Greg Loser, Ariane Louis-Seize, Alice Lowe, Sergei Loznitsa.

M to R:
Johnny Ma, Alison Maclean, Amit Madheshiya, Sheetal Magan, Anna Maguire, Abba Makama, Eden Mallina Awashish, Vitaly Mansky, Mbithi Masya, Leo Matsuda, Maxwell McCabe-Lokos, Jay McCarrol, Colm McCarthy, Bruce McDonald, Brian McGinn, Molly McGlynn, Ewan McGregor, Katherin McInnis, Ashley McKenzie, Greg McLean, Juan Carlos Medina, Stella Meghie, Deepa Mehta, Richie Mehta,
Dilip Mehta, Kleber Mendonça Filho, Brillante Ma Mendoza, Marie-Castille Mention-Schaar, Sophie Michael, Eva Michon, Milos Mitrovic, Alexey Mizgirev, Caroline Monnet, Peter Monsaert, Martín Morgenfeld, Nathan Morlando, Errol Morris, April Mullen, Cristian Mungiu, Mira Nair, Joyce A. Nashawati, Avi Nesher, Kim Nguyen, Jeff Nichols, Elizabeth Nichols, Miwa Nishikawa, Tomonari Nishikawa,
Marie Noëlle, George Nolfi, Khyentse Norbu, Ryan Noth, Johannes Nyholm, Omoni Oboli, Alanis Obomsawin, Izu Ojukwu, William Oldroyd, Akin Omotoso, Clive Oppenheimer, Daniel Emeke Oriahi, André Øvredal, François Ozon, Thanos Papastergiou, Park Chan-wook, Nate Parker, Goran Paskaljevic, Uduak-Obong Patrick, Fred Peabody, Raoul Peck, Yanillys Perez, Osgood Perkins, Ralitza Petrova, Madi Piller, Matías Piñeiro, Alex Pitstra, Josh Polon, Julia Pott, Katell Quillévéré, Mateusz Rakowicz, Khushboo Ranka, Raphaël , Deepak Rauniyar, Charlotte Regan, Kelly Reichardt, Rob Reiner, Camilo Restrepo, Raymund Ribay Gutierrez, Jordan Roberts, Wayne Roberts, Chloé Robichaud, João Pedro Rodrigues, John Rose, Gianfranco Rosi, Alonso Ruizpalacios, Damon Russell.

S to Z:
Mahmoud Sabbagh, Dain Iskandar Said, Claudia Sainte-Luce, Carlos Saura, Angela Schanelec, John Scheinfeld, Lone Scherfig, Paul Schrader, Süheyla Schwenk, Ivan Sen, Ena Sendijarevic, Konkona Sensharma, Albert Serra, Dash Shaw, Jim Sheridan, Vinay Shukla, George Sikharulidze, Justin Simms, Or Sinai, Michelle Sinclair, Adrian Sitaru, Erik Skjoldbjærg, Sarah Adina Smith, Brett Smith, Adam Smith, Gastón Solnicki, Joshua Gen Solondz, Jill Soloway, Morgan Spurlock, Kimo Stamboel, Kelton Stepanowich, Fisher Stevens, Oliver Stone, Stephan Streker, Amanda Strong, Anocha Suwichakornpong, Robin Swicord, Lee Tamahori, Alisi Telengut, Timo Tjahjanto, Thyrone Tommy, Timothy Barron Tracey, Pete Travis, Jonathan Tremblay, Fien Troch, Michael Tucker, Onur Tukel, Marie-Hélène Turcotte, Ivan I. Tverdovsky, Matt Tyrnauer, Dawid Ullgren, Natar Ungalaaq, Theodore Ushev, Yesim Ustaoglu, Petr Vaclav, Lukas Valenta Rinner, Maximilien Van Aertryck, Nicole van Kilsdonk, Agnès Varda, Alberto Vázquez, Fabian Velasco, Paul Verhoeven, Nicholas Verso, Nacho Vigalondo, Selma Vilhunen, Thomas Vinterberg, Žiga Virc, Orlando von Einsiedel, Aisling Walsh, Haya Waseem, Ben Wheatley, Mark Williams, Eduardo Williams, Tin Win Naing, Adam Wingard, Wong Chun, Walter Woodman, Joe Wright, Mickey Yamine, Mohanad Yaqubi, Ben Younger, Midi Z, Ivan Zachariáš, Elite Zexer, Zhang Yang, Maya Zinshtein, Sanja Zivkovic, Rebecca Zlotowski, and Obaidah Zytoon.

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