CastWatch: Sean Biggerstaff on TV, Alice in Wonderland Trailer, More

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Jul 24, 2009

Posted by SueTLC

Many readers have owled regarding cast members and their projects outside the Harry Potter films; as such here is a quick update.

First, Sean Biggerstaff will be seen here in the US this weekend on PBS in Miss Marple: ‘Why didn’t they ask Evans?’. Check your local listings for time and channel. Sean memorably portrayed Gryffindor Quidditch captain Oliver Wood in the first two Harry Potter films. Rumors abound he might be asked to return (along the scores of others already reported by TLC for DH) and while possible, this is pure speculation for the moment.

Director Tim Burton has released the trailer to his newest film “Alice Wonderland” starring his wife Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix), Alan Rickman (Snape), Timothy Spall (Wormtail) and the delightful Stephen Fry (UK HP audio book narrator). You can see the trailer at the official website here.

Robert Pattinson (Cedric Diggory) continues to generate news, with much ado over a recent appearance at Comic Con (photos here) to promote the second Twilight film, New Moon.





53 Responses to CastWatch: Sean Biggerstaff on TV, Alice in Wonderland Trailer, More

Avatar ImageCarol Carvalho says: The Alice teaser is insanely good!!! :P I can't wait!Avatar ImageLuce_depp says: The trailer is amazing!! I didn't realise that was johnny depps voice until the end...he's amazing!Avatar ImageJessBlogsBooks says: I'm so glad to see an adaptation like this for Alice. I can see it actually doing the original stories some justice!Avatar Imagesupergirlinfrance says: CANT WAvatar Imagesupergirlinfrance says: CANT WAvatar ImageiLoveDolores says: love following the potter star's other projects :D they are all so talented :D i reeeeally hope sean biggerstaff returns for DH!Avatar Imagebjullie says: I love Oliver!Avatar Imagecghambright says: Awesome! I didn't know Sean Biggerstaff was still acting! I wonder if he would appear in Deathly hallows. But the trailer for ALICE IN WONDERLAND looks amazing!! I can't wait to see this movie!! Pretty much every adult actor from the HP films is in there. lol. But I'm not sure I like who they cast as Alice...she's not really Alice-like. This movie is a must-see! Avatar ImageLinnyish says: I would be so delighted if Sean Biggerstaff returns! It would wrap up the series properly I think, & it would be wonderful if characters like Madame Hooch returned as well :)Avatar ImageNymphadoraMae says: I so can't wait to see Alice In Wonderland. Alan Rickman and Helena Bonham Carter together in a film again. Can't get any better...oh yeah it can cos Johnny Depps in it too lol! Avatar ImageMr. Brightside says: Although i really like Tim Burton and the style of this new Alice, i'm a bit confused by the fact that Disney is making the movie. I mean, they already have the cartoon version, why create a new one with an older Alice? Hopefully this won't affect Kingdom Hearts. And Steven Fry with Alan Rickman?! Woohoo!Avatar Imagegryffindor1991 says: I hope they get him to return. I also hope the get everyone else back. Katie, Angelina, Colin, Ernie, Hannah, etc. It would be soo cool!!!!!!Avatar ImageFlora Lovegood says: i love oliver wood! I too hope they keep it real and bring everyone in for the Battle to show how important Hogewarts is to teh students and Wizard World! Also I am very excited about Burton's Alice in Wonderland...he's excellent.Avatar Imagelevi-OH-sa not levio-SA says: sean is a fox! and the alice in wonderland trailer looks great! i really like tim burton...ha ha! helena looks hilarious all morphed like that! i love seeing all the actors doing well of courseAvatar ImageUntitled says: I hope Sean Biggerstaff comes back for DH, that'd be so great!Avatar ImageMidnightSun321 says: oliver wood!!!!! :PAvatar ImageMidnightSun321 says: oliver wood!!!!! :PAvatar ImageParkinsonpansy says: omg the alice and wonderland movie looks epic!! can't wait to see It! :)Avatar Imagepeaceforall says: I CAN'T WAIT!! Helena Bonham Carter's head lol :p And OMG, Johnny Depp looks awesome too. I saw a picture of his look a couple of months ago, but that's nothing compared to seeing him in action. He's awesome! I love him.Avatar ImageMoose_Starr says: It would be cool if Sean Biggerstaff does return for DH ... it's just great that so many of the original cast are going to returning. And, the Alice In Wonderland movie just keeps looking better with every new pic & trailer. I love how many HP actors are in there. Alan Rickman is going to be awesome as the Caterpillar. I am *so* excited for this movie :)Avatar ImageHermione Elizabeth says: I have known about the "Alice in Wonderland" movie for a while... and now that I saw the trailer... well it looks so good! I'm super excited to see all the fellow Harry Potter stars in it! :DAvatar ImageWON_TWO says: The Alice trailer looks very good!Avatar ImageWingardium Leviosa says: I hope everyone returns for the final movies. Alice in Wonderland looks great as well.Avatar ImageQuestyourdreams says: I can't wait for Tim Burton's Alice in Wonderland! He is one of my favorite directors! And I love how he is have some of the same cast he used in Sweeney Todd, in this movie! You know, obviously meaning, Helena Bonham Carter, Alan Rickman, Johnny Depp, and Timothy Spall! They are 4 of my top favorite actors!Avatar ImageSandra_sk says: I'd really like to see Sean in Deathly Hallows! Also, I love all Tim Burton movies (& Johnny Depp's), so I can't wait for Alice in Wonderland!Avatar Imagejmgsmom says: Mark Williams (Arthur Weasley) is also in Miss Marple: Why didn't they ask Evans.Avatar Imagex_Potter_Lover_Forever_x says: Awesome ... I hope Sean Biggerstaff comes back as Wood and. Alice in Wonderland trailer looks great. Booooo hisssssss for New Moon. Sorry Twilight fans but I strongly dislike the Twilight Saga. :SAvatar Imagelau399 says: Thank you. The trailer looks awesome! Avatar ImageGTHunter says: who is sean biggerstaff??Avatar Image-MischiefManaged- says: Helena Bonham-Carter, Alan Rickman and Johnny Depp in the same movie? Yes please! :-) Too bad this 'puter doesn't have speakers, gotta watch the Alice trailer later.Avatar Imagepixi_jo says: thanks for the info on the Alice trailer. Really looking foward to that!Avatar ImageMarianaSP says: Alice T_________T yay thanks for the newsAvatar ImageFereverto says: I see Mark Williams in that Agatha Christie show too!Avatar ImageHP United says: Yeah, I also hopes he comes back too. David Yates said he wanted everyone back. ^__^Avatar Imageccking says: the alice trailer is amazing!!! it looks soo fantastic!! i can't wait for march 5! this and DH P/1 will be the best movies of 2010, without a doubt!!Avatar Imagehermiones says: haha u knw alice in wonderland is suposed to be in her head when she took ecstacy and magic mushrooms lmaoAvatar Imagebiiigbob says: go sean!Avatar ImageNot Slytherin says: I hope, hope, hope they bring back Sean Biggerstaff ... YOU CAN'T CANCEL QUIDDITCH! :o) The Alice trailer looks really cool.Avatar ImageBeAchL0veEr05 says: I was soooo excited when I heard Johnny Depp, Helena Bonham Carter, and Alan Rickman would all be together in this movie!Avatar ImageJadeDanielle says: God, the new Alice movie is probably going to be amazing. How could it not be? So excited for it!Avatar Imagedeadtree says: I can't WAIT for Alice! This trailer is so exciting. I hope they bring Oliver Wood back for DH. It's like a big HP family reunion!Avatar ImageFloridianFlounder95 says: Can't wait for Alice in Wonderland! It looks amazing! Can't see in 3D though...bummer.Avatar ImageR-for-H says: Veru exciting!! I hope Sean does come back for DH! I hope quite a lot of people come back just to do the fight scene!Avatar ImageNundu says: That episode of Miss Marple also has Mark Williams (Arthur Weasley). It would be lovely if Sean Biggerstaff returned, as well as Hugh Mitchell. Both have continued with their acting careers. Contrary to popular opinion, most actor's careers do not begin nor end with the Harry Potter franchise.Avatar Imagemaimiaa says: ooh i do hope Sean Biggerstaff does come back for DH that'd be so cool!Avatar Imagetaoist1 says: Why didn't they have Tim Burton direct the Harry Potter movies? He would have done an awesome job.Avatar Image3 Weasly Twin says: Alice in Wonderland looks amazing!! I can't wait to see it. It would be totally awesome if Sean came back! But I can kind of see them cutting it out, though. I hope they don't!!!Avatar ImageHattFerg says: I have a feeling that that movie is going to be really good!!Avatar Imagehermyone08 says: that'd be great if sean comes back for DH and i'm lovin' the alice in wonderland teaser, i can't wait to see this film :)Avatar ImagescottishGirl says: i heart sean biggerstaff!Avatar ImageMrs.Brisby says: Alice looks totally awesome! Can't wait to see it!Avatar ImageAleraofRavenclaw says: The "Alice" trailer looks interesting...it definitely looks like typical Burton style. I saw "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" (also by Burton) and the style is somewhat similar. Also, not surprisingly, the film stars Johnny Depp and is scored by Danny Elfman, like many of Burton's films. I am a big fan of the original "Alice in Wonderland" story so I'm interested to see how they handle this. Just in case anybody cares to know, Helena Bonham Carter is playing the Red Queen (a combination of the Red Queen of "Through the Looking Glass," the sequel to "Alice in Wonderland," and the Queen of Hearts), Alan Rickman is playing the Caterpillar (who is a stop-motion character, onto which Rickman's face will be composited), Timothy Spall is playing the Bloodhound, and Stephen Fry is playing the Cheshire Cat. A little tidbit: Frances De La Tour (Madame Maxime) also appears in the film, in the role of Aunt Imogene, a character in Alice's real-life world. (Info above from Wikipedia)Avatar ImageCalynthe says: The Alice in Wonderland trailer was pretty cool. :D

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