Myriad Pictures, Andrew Tench
Cory Monteith may be gone, but one of his final performances is headed for the big screen.
Ten days after his tragic death in his native Vancouver, the penultimate film the 31-year-old Glee star acted in, All the Wrong Reasons, will be making its world premiere at the Toronto Film Festival in September.
Per the The Hollywood Reporter, the Canadian flick a was shot in Halifax, Nova Scotia, in the summer of 2012 and follows four people whose paths cross in unexpected ways in a department store.
Monteith plays a store manager names James Asher whose wife is suffering from PTSD, alongside Kevin Zegers as a firefighter, Emily Hampshire as a store clerk and Karine Vanasse as James' wife.
The 31-year-old Canadian actor was found dead on July 13 in his Vancouver hotel room, per an autopsy, the result of mixed drug toxicity after an overdose of heroin and alcohol.
Monteith's final film role is in McCanick, which finds him playing a drug addict. The movie is currently in postproduction and does not yet have a release date.
As for All the Wrong Reasons, that ensemble drama is expected to have a festival run after its Toronto debut followed by a theatrical release in Canada. No whether it'll unspool stateside, though video on demand is a likely possibility.
Meanwhile, Glee costar Jenna Ushkowitz remembered Cory in a beautiful post she wrote on her Instagram page along with a picture of her sitting with other castmembers on some stairs behind Monteith and girlfriend Lea Michele.
"I am so grateful that Glee brought this group of extraordinary individuals together to form a family. I was lucky enough to closely experience the love and light that Cory shared with the world, as well as having the privilege of traveling down the road together on a once in a lifetime journey," the 27-year-old actress wrote in a heartfelt tribute. "Cory always reminded me to be gracious, kind and open, and he will leave a mark in my heart forever. Thank you everyone for your constant support and love while we mourn the loss of our dear friend, and continued support to Cory's family, and to Lea."
Ushkowitz' touching tribute comes a few days after hundreds of fans joined friends and family member to attend a memorial vigil for the thesp held Friday night outside the Pacific Rim Hotel in Vancouver where he passed away.