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Celebrity photos of the week: Red carpet future shock!

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Have you ever wondered what the fresh young faces of today might look like 20 years down the line? For example, here’s Colin Hanks cutting a rakish figure on the TIFF red carpet in Toronto just two weeks ago...


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And here’s Colin’s infinitely more famous father, Tom Hanks, at the premiere of his new movie ‘Captain Phillips’ in Los Angeles this week.


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Hmm, let’s try it again. Up-and-comer Emile Hirsch looks to be on top of the world at the ‘Captain Phillips’ premiere. But what might he look like in the year 2034?


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Eeek! Somehow he transformed into Bill Paxton, shown here at the same event.


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In this photo, Hanks gently explains to Paxton that a real movie star never, ever wears a V-neck T-shirt to a movie premiere. Just sayin’.


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Across the pond, Scottish author Irvine Welsh displays total confidence in his masculinity while posing with British actor James McAvoy at the premiere of ‘Filth’.


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‘Did you see that get-up?’ McAvoy asks his ‘Filth’ co-stars Joanne Froggatt and Imogen Poots. ‘Is that really the guy who wrote ‘Trainspotting’?’


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Meanwhile, back in New York, George Clooney busts out the forced red-carpet expression on which he holds legal copyright at the premiere of his film ‘Gravity.’


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Clooney’s ‘Gravity’ co-star Sandra Bullock attempts her own version of the fake smile and fails miserably.


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Put them together and they’re Hollywood dynamite, baby!


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But really, wasn’t the fast-forward game more fun? Let’s try again. Here’s the handsome Aussie actor Hugh Jackman receiving an award that looks suspiciously like a Foster’s lager can at a Zurich film festival. What if he stopped the rigid diet and ‘Wolverine’-style workouts?

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Ta-dah! He’d probably look much like the English actor Brian Blessed, shown here attending a movie premiere in central London.

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And then there’s ‘Harry Potter’ film fixture Emma Watson, shown here at the ‘Gravity’ premiere to remind us that you don’t have to stand beside something to appear really, really tiny. What if we time-warped her two decades into the future?


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Why, dear Hermione just might morph into Katie Holmes, shown here still cashing in her ‘Dawson’s Creek’ air miles to get into the ‘Gravity’ premiere.


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But what of Watson’s long-running co-star Daniel Radcliffe, shown here at a theatre event in New York. Time couldn’t possibly take a toll on the man who played the wizard Harry Potter, right?

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Why, he might look a lot like Lou Diamond Phillips, who played Ritchie Valens in the 1987 biopic ‘La Bamba’ and hasn’t worked since.

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Let’s keep rolling. In this photo, teen actress Molly Quinn is a vision of beauty in a dreadful dress at a Beverly Hills screening party for her ABC series ‘Castle.’ How might life turn out for her a few decades from now?

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Aiee! With any bad luck she might turn into something closely resembling former ‘Three’s Company’ mainstay Suzanne Somers, shown here in Toronto promoting her new book titled, seriously, ‘I'm Too Young For This: The Natural Hormone Solution to Enjoy Perimenopause'


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Good grief, this is getting bleak. Finally, let’s consider Nathan Fillion, who hails from Edmonton and plays the title role in ‘Castle.’ Surely his sturdy constitution will allow him to preserve his youthful visage and keep working for years to come, right?

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‘Yeah, that’s what Lucas and Spielberg told me, too,’ says Harrison Ford.

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