Sabrina Maddeaux spots a slew of the festival’s hunk contingent at Soho House and talks to the stars of ‘Blue Is the Warmest Color’ about Russia’s anti-gay law.
Parties: The place to be last night was Soho House & Grey Goose’s opening night party with Michael Sugar (producer of
The Fifth Estate). Benedict Cumberbatch showed up after midnight wearing a
dapper tuxedo and looked just as good in person as he does on film. In between fits of overly excited babbling to
Toronto Life’s Fraser Abe, I spotted him chatting it up with Alicia Vikander (
The Fifth Estate), or as another excited partygoer shouted, “Khaleesi!” Vikander donned a floor-length floral gown, minimal makeup, and checked out of the party early—planting a firm kiss on each of Cumberbatch’s cheeks on her way out. Michael Fassbender, who everyone seemed to think would be taller, took over the dance floor when R. Kelly’s “Ignition (Remix)” came on. “I’m so happy you’re doing this!” shouted Colin Hanks from what he thought was a safe distance, which resulted in Fassbender pulling the reluctant Hanks onto the dance floor with him.
Blonde bombshell Juno Temple (
Killer Joe, Horns) also stopped by and took the time to sign autographs for a few lucky fans (or enterprising eBay-ers, more likely) waiting outside the party. Rounding out the pretty people crowd was Tom Welling, who, while looking a little more silver-haired than in his
Smallville days, held his own next to Cumberbatch and Fassbender.
Sabrina chats with the stars of ‘Blue Is the Warmest Color’ on the next page…
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