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Toronto is where Hollywood actors go to reinvent themselves
Toronto is where Hollywood actors go to reinvent themselves

The Toronto International Film Festival is Hollywood's annual showcase for its most prestigious movies, the ones that might go on to reap Oscars. For many of the big-name actors attending, though, there's a somewhat different agenda: reinvention. The gathering, which runs Thursday to Sept. 14, ‎will this year see an unusual number of major stars hoping to recast their screen images--including Robert Downey Jr., Adam Sandler, Reese Witherspoon, Richard Gere, Bill Murray, Tobey Maguire, Jennifer Aniston, Al Pacino and Chris Evans, among others. ‎Some, like Downey and Evans, want to remind audiences that they can be more than action heroes. Actors like Sandler and...

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