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Joaquin Phoenix impostor receiving red carpet treatment causes shake-up at TIFF

"Charlatan Causing A Stir At The Toronoto International Film Festival (TIFF)"

Toronto, Canada (MMD Newswire) September 9, 2010 — A Joaquin Phoenix impostor is on the loose making red carpet appearances everywhere at the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival. Fans are being tricked and disillusioned by the fraud who arrives by limousine and is accompanied by a massive entourage of security and scantily clad female groupies. The impostor keeps insisting that, "It is the other Joaquin Phoenix who is the fake!".

Producer/Director Casey Affleck and his team are aware of this con artist and have been in touch with him concerning his misrepresentation. An official statement to the press will be made on Friday, September 10 between 8:45pm and 9:15pm on Balmuto Street, just outside the entrance of the Varsity Theatre at Bay and Bloor, before the Gala Premiere of Phoenix’s new movie "I’m Still Here".

For more information, or to arrange an interview reply by e-mail to or contact by telephone at 416-398-7363

For Release: 8:45pm-9:15pm EST, September 10, 2010 Balmuto St., Toronto, Canada, TIFF, Varsity Theatre Entrance.