We present our interviews from the TIFF premiere of The Friend which stars Dakota Johnson, Casey Affleck, Jason Segel, and ‘Brienne of Tarth’ Gwendoline Christie. It was directed by Gabriela Cowperthwaite from a script by Brad Ingelsby.

The film premiered at the 2019 Toronto Film Festival, and those attending were Dakota Johnson, Casey Affleck, Jason Segel, Gwendoline Christie. The film also stars Cherry Jones, Ahna O’Reilly, Reed Diamond, Violet McGraw and Azita Ghanizada.


After learning that his terminally ill wife has six months to live, a man welcomes the support of his best friend who moves into their home to help out. His impact on the whole family is much greater than anyone could have imagined.