Toronto: The Toronto film festival opened with action movie Looper starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt, but it was Twilight star Kristen Stewart who attracted the biggest buzz on the red carpet at the star-studded festival scattered with Oscar hopefuls.
Anticipation was high for one of the world's premier film festivals that coming off Venice helps mark the beginning of Hollywood's awards season. Filmmakers see it as crucial launching pad and Toronto has previously propelled such films as The King's Speech to go on to success at the Academy Awards.
Ben Affleck, Selena Gomez, Halle Berry, Tom Hanks and rapper-turned reggae wannabe Snoop Dogg, now known as Snoop Lion, are all among a lineup of top stars due to appear.
But it was Kristen Stewart who wowed the red carpet, signing autographs to streams of cheering fans in her first media appearance since issuing an unusual public apology for cheating on long-term boyfriend and Twilight co-star Robert Pattinson with British film director Rupert Sanders....more
02:42 PM, Sep 07, 2012