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‘Beauty and the Beast’ Illustrated by MinaLima


Feb 21, 2017

Posted by: Sophia Cotraccia | Comments

Books, Cover Art, Cover Artists, MinaLima, News

Following their big announcement on January 26, MinaLima released a “lavishly illustrated” edition of The Beauty and the Beast. This release could not be more well-timed, as it provides just enough time to brush up on the source material before the release of Disney’s live-action film starring Emma Watson as Belle, which comes to theaters March …read more!

A Birthday Tribute to Alan Rickman


Feb 21, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney | Comments

Actor Birthdays, News, Rickman, Severus Snape

It’s been over a year since the brilliantly talented Alan Rickman passed away, yet fans and stars alike continue to pay tribute to this amazing man and actor. His friend, actress Kate Winslet told a touching story to Entertainment Weekly shortly before the one-year anniversary of his death as reported by Leaky here. “He was …read more!

Emma Watson Releases New Eco-Friendly Fashion Instagram


Feb 20, 2017

Posted by: Lainey Ruffner | Comments

Beauty and the Beast, Fans, Media, News, Watson

Emma Watson released a new fashion based Instagram account yesterday called The Press Tour. The page allows fans to follow Watson’s social activities leading up to the release of Beauty and the Beast. With a focus on fashion, the account seemingly will document Emma’s eco-friendly outfits for all of her various, upcoming events and parties. …read more!

Zoë Kravitz Starring in HBO’s ‘Big Little Lies’!


Feb 20, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Films, HP Cast, Kravitz, News

We’ve had a quick introduction to Zoë Kravitz as Leta Lestrange in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and Zoë revealed a little more about her character in an interview last month. The latest news surrounding the actress (who has previously starred in Divergent, Portlandia, X-Men and Mad Max: Fury Road) involves her role in HBO’s limited series Big …read more!

Imelda Staunton Discusses Stage Career and Upcoming Roles

Imelda Staunton

Feb 20, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Actor Interviews, Films, HP Cast, Interviews, Movies, News, Sonia Friedman, Staunton, Staunton Interviews, West End

Imelda Staunton is best known to Harry Potter fans as Dolores Umbridge, the one antagonist we hate almost more than Voldemort, but she has long been a beloved staple in British television and film. In the last few years, however, she’s also become something of a stage darling, with award-winning turns in the West End …read more!

8 ‘Cursed Child’ WhatsOnStage Award Wins!

cursed child

Feb 19, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Anthony Boyle, Christine Jones, Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Honors/Awards, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany, News, Sonia Friedman

The WhatsOnStage Awards occurred this evening, and Cursed Child won a small army of awards: #CursedChild has won 8 awards at the #WOSAwards! pic.twitter.com/2SAnIlRFud — Harry Potter Play (@HPPlayLDN) February 19, 2017 Cursed Child offically won Best New Play, and it’s no surprise. Our review delves into the mastery of spectacle during the whirlwind of …read more!

Report: David Thewlis Stars as Ares in ‘Wonder Woman’


Feb 19, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Exclusives, Films, HP Cast, Movies, News, Thewlis, Trailers

David Thewlis, known to Harry Potter fans as the reclusive professor and werewolf, Remus Lupin, is one of the best-kept secrets surrounding the upcoming Wonder Woman film. Though his casting was announced over a year ago, his role was not. Even Imdb.com still lists his character as unknown. However, the news is now spreading that …read more!

Dan Fogler Hosts Podcast with Alison Sudol!


Feb 19, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Audio, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fogler, News

Dan Fogler’s 4D Experience is a hilarious podcast hosted by the Fantastic Beasts actor who brought us Jacob Kowalski. A recent episode of the podcast brought together Jacob and Queenie (Alison Sudol) to talk about all manner of stories from set and the story. The description for the episode is as crazy as the podcast, but …read more!

Behind the Scenes with Oscar-Nominated ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Design Team!


Feb 18, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Academy Awards, Crew Interviews, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Stuart Craig

Vanity Fair recently interviewed production designer Stuart Craig and set dresser Anna Pinnock – leaders of the immensely talented design team behind Fantastic Beasts – on their Oscar-nominated work behind the scenes of the latest film to delve into J.K. Rowling’s wizarding world. After 17 years on Potter, Stuart Craig is familiar with J.K. Rowling’s work, so had a deep …read more!

Emma Thompson Talks ‘Alone in Berlin’ and Propoganda, Past and Present

alone in berlin

Feb 18, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Actor Interviews, Films, Gleeson, HP Cast, Interviews, Movies, News, Thompson, Thompson Interviews

Emma Thompson, known to Harry Potter fans as the flighty Professor Trelawney, spoke to The Sydney Morning Herald about her current film, Alone in Berlin. Naturally, when discussing a WWII film that delves into what individuals can do in the face of great opposition and evil, the conversation turned to politics, both past and present. You …read more!

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