Each fall the Toronto Film Festival signals the unofficial start to award season—debuting a slate of buzzy features that have the potential to make it through February’s Academy Awards The 2019 slate is as anticipated and eclectic as ever—featuring everything from Tom Hanks’s turn as Fred Rogers in A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood to Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu’s portrayals as savvy strippers in Hustlers And on Friday, before premiering their social-justice drama Just Mercy, stars Michael B Jordan, Jamie Foxx, and Brie Larson helped kick off Vanity Fair’s annual portrait studio by posing for photographer Peter Hapak Other dazzling stars who dropped by included Dakota Johnson and Jason Segel, in town promoting Matthew Teague’s tearjerker The Friend; Riz Ahmed, who plays a drummer navigating deafness in Sound of Metal, and actor-director Julie Delpy, who is debuting her deeply personal seventh feature, My Zoe Kerry Washington, in Toronto for her Black Lives Matter drama American Son, also stopped by—as did Priyanka Chopra, who stars in the inspirational love story The Sky Is Pink, and collaborators Pedro Almodovar and Antonio Banderas, who were making more festival rounds with their Spanish Oscar entry Pain & Glory Check VanityFair.com each day through Tuesday for more exclusive portraits from the Toronto Film Festival, plus film reviews, interviews, and event coverage Kerry Washington, American Son. Tom Hanks, Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. Constance Wu, Hustlers Priyanka Chopra Jonas, The Sky is Pink. Matthew Rhyes, A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Antonio Banderas, Pain & Glory and The Laundromat. Bryce Dallas-Howard, Dads. Da’Vine Randolph, Dolemite Is My Name Zazie Beetz, The Joker. Felicity Jones, The Aeronauts. Eddie Redmayne, The Aeronauts Sam Rockwell, Jojo Rabbit. Willem Dafoe, Motherless Brooklyn. Director Todd Phillips and Joaquin Phoenix, The Joker Jamie Dornan, Endings, Beginnings. Sarah Paulson, Goldfinch and Abominable. Nicole Kidman, Goldfinch Wesley Snipes, Dolemite Is My Name. Renee Zelwegger, Judy. Shailene Woodley, Endings, Beginnings Taylor Russell, Waves. Riz Ahmed, Sound of Metal. Thomasin McKenzie, Jojo Rabbit Cynthia Erivo, Harriet. Taika Waititi, Jojo Rabbit. Lucas Hedges, Honey Boy and Waves Maya Hawke, Human Capital. Edward Norton, Motherless Brooklyn. Dakota Johnson, The Friend Jason Segel, The Friend. Raffey Cassidy, The Other Lamb. Michael B. Jordan, Just Mercy Brie Larson, Just Mercy. Julie Delpy, My Zoe. Jamie Foxx, Just Mercy.