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Theater Round-Up: Sonia Friedman’s ‘Travesties,’ Jack Thorne’s ‘Kiri,’ and More!


Aug 22, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

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Sonia Friedman Productions is hotter than a cat on a tin roof! Leaky has been closely following the transfer of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child to Broadway, reporting on cast announcements and ticket information. We’ve also covered the exciting speculation that two of Friedman’s other productions, The Ferryman and Our Lady of Perpetual Succor, …read more!

Happy Birthday to Mark Williams


Aug 22, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney | Comments

Actor Birthdays, Actor Interviews, Birthdays, Grint, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, McCrory, News, Phelps, Redmayne, Television Programmes, Walters, Williams

Mark Williams, the English actor who played Harry Potter’s favorite father figure, celebrates his 58th birthday today. Who among us disagrees that Muggle-loving wizard Arthur Weasley wasn’t the most functional nurturing adult male in Harry’s life? He may have been a bit eccentric and his post at the Ministry of Magic definitely encouraged his interesting …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: David Heyman ‘The Birds’ TV Adaptation, ‘HTGAWM’ Season 4 & More


Aug 21, 2017

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Actor Interviews, Bonham Carter, Bradley, Enoch, Fan Events, Fiennes, Gleeson, Gleeson Interviews, Harry Potter Round-Up, Lumos, Movies, Murray, News, Rankin, Round-Up, Spall, Tena, Thompson, Thompson Interviews, Warner Bros.

This week has seen interviews with Robert Pattinson, the cast of Strike (which also announced its release date and debuted its trailer), new projects from Emma Thompson and David Tennant, wins from Emma Watson at the Teen Choice Awards and an exciting competition from Lumos to meet the cast of Fantastic Beasts on set! In this week’s round-up we …read more!

Robert Pattinson on ‘Good Time’ Success & Career Highs


Aug 21, 2017

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News, Pattinson, Pattinson Interviews

Robert Pattinson has come leaps and bounds since his role as Hufflepuff hero Cedric Diggory in the Harry Potter series. His latest movie debut, Good Time, released in the U.S. on August 11th, and attracted the attention of the leaders in the movie industry with his portrayal of a bank robber in the thriller by the Sadfie brothers. …read more!

Trailer for ‘Strike: The Cuckoo’s Calling’ Arrives


Aug 20, 2017

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It’s only a week until Strike will air on BBC One, and a trailer was released today teasing the new series based on J.K. Rowling / Robert Galbraith’s series of murder mystery novels. The series has been written by Ben Richards and directed by Michael Keillor.The BBC summarises the show as follows: “Tom Burke stars as Cormoran …read more!

Emma Thompson in ‘The Meyerowitz Stories’ and ‘The Children Act’


Aug 20, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

HP Cast, News, Thompson

Emma Thompson (Professor Trelawney) will star in a Netflix film The Meyerowitz Stories, which had its debut at Cannes and also stars Adam Sandler. A summary of the film is as follows: “The Meyerowitz Stories explores the intergenerational struggles between a dysfunctional New York family who reunite to celebrate the work of their domineering sculptor father. …read more!

David Tennant Takes a Bow With ‘Broadchurch,’ Talks ‘Doctor Who,’ Returns to ‘Jessica Jones,’ and Stars in ‘Good Omens!’


Aug 18, 2017

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Actor Interviews, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, HP Cast, Interviews, News, Television Programmes, Tennant

The final season of David Tennant’s hit British crime procedural, Broadchurch, ended in April, but the last episode didn’t air in the U.S. until Wednesday of this week, so he’s been making the rounds to promote BBC America’s release of the show–and his other upcoming projects! He spoke to Yahoo TV about the fate of his character, DI …read more!

Emma Watson Awarded at Teen Choice Awards 2017!


Aug 17, 2017

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Felton, Film Awards, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Movies, News, Watson

The 2017 Teen Choice Awards took place on Sunday night in LA, and after 63 million Twitter votes, teen icons from the film, music, TV, sports, fashion, comedy and internet were honoured as Choice artists of the year. Emma Watson had her talents as an actress rewarded at the event, winning four awards total, not including …read more!

Cheers to Helen McCrory on Her Birthday


Aug 17, 2017

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Actor Birthdays, Actor Interviews, Birthdays, Bonham Carter, Films, Gambon, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, McCrory, News, Rickman

Helen McCrory, the popular English actress who is best known to the Potter fandom as Slytherin matriarch Narcissa Malfoy, celebrates her 49th birthday today. Before we take a look at what McCrory’s been up to since her days in the Potterverse, let’s examine her Wizarding World character a bit further. First off, the name “Narcissa”– …read more!

See James and Oliver Phelps at Steel City Comic Con!


Aug 16, 2017

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Steel City Comic Con, one of the largest comic cons in the US, just announced that James and Oliver Phelps will be attending the Pittsburgh area convention along with a variety of other celebrities this December! The Phelps twins, who of course play the lovable pranksters Fred and George Weasley, are among the few Harry …read more!

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