The possible acting future of Toronto Mayor Rob Ford Rob Ford is set to make his stage debut Friday at the Sony Centre For The Performing Arts, with a cameo alongside Thomas and Friends regulars Sir Topham Hat and Thomas the Tank Engine. But our Gravy Train crusader dreams big. Will cameo appearances in kid-friendly productions be enough to satisfy the acting bug that has been his affliction since the Princess and Pea many years ago? Surely not. Steve Murray imagines his acting future. Could these be coming to a multiplex near you?