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Mid-Week Round-Up: Johnny Depp, David Thewlis, Rupert Grint, and More!

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Mar 29, 2017

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Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts alums are at it again, and we have loads of exciting news to report. Johnny Depp scores a role in an upcoming film and wraps another, David Thewlis has a new trailer out for season three of Fargo, Rupert Grint engages in some self-deprecating hilarity in two video clips, Jason Isaacs …read more!

Happy Birthday, Brendan Gleeson!

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Mar 29, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

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Sorry, Mr. Gleeson, we just can’t keep quiet knowing there’s cause for celebration! It’s a happy birthday, today, for the man who’s been in Leaky news quite often of late. So we wish Brendan Gleeson another wonderful year–and another year of enjoying him in film! To start off the revelries, we cannot fail to mention his contribution to the …read more!

Happy Birthday to ‘Goblet of Fire’ Director Mike Newell

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Mar 28, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney | Comments

Actor Interviews, Birthdays, Filmmaker Birthdays, Filmmaker Interviews, Films, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Honors/Awards, Movies, Newell, News

Mike Newell,  acclaimed director of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, celebrates his 75th birthday today. Newell is a British director and producer of television and film who won the 1994 Best Director BAFTA for Four Weddings and a Funeral. Prior to his work in the Potterverse, Newell directed a number of other Hollywood …read more!

Daniel Radcliffe’s Stage Run Extended

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Mar 27, 2017

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Events, News, Radcliffe, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Theater, West End

It looks like the Boy Who Lived will be bringing Shakespearean laughs to the West End stage a little longer this spring than originally planned. Due to the popularity of director David Leveaux’s 50th anniversary presentation of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Daniel Radcliffe and company’s run at the Old Vic Theatre has been extended …read more!

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Textbook 2017 Edition Misprint

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Mar 27, 2017

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Select copies of the 2017 edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them are a paragraph shorter than they should be. Following Hypable‘s report of the misprint on March 18th, Scholastic acknowledged the error and promised a correct copy to anyone who received a book with the mistake. The error can be found in many of the box-sets that include Quidditch …read more!

Emma Watson’s Book Delivery to New Zealand

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Mar 27, 2017

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz | Comments

Books, Info, Watson, Watson Interviews

Emma Watson adores sharing her love of books with anyone and everyone (just see her feminist book club). Starting in 2012, Books on the Underground (in London) strives to place books like a mobile, public library, allowing anyone to pick up the book and enjoy it – then leave it for someone else to love. …read more!

Happy Birthday to James Potter and Adrian Rawlins!

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Mar 27, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

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It’s a happy birthday for James Potter and the amazing actor who portrayed him in the Harry Potter series, Adrian Rawlins! Rawlins is not only lucky enough to share his birthday with one of the most fondly-remembered wizards of our time, but he also celebrates the wrap of his directorial debut with The Night Season.  The Night …read more!

Bill Nighy Talks ‘Love Actually’ and Red Nose Day

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Mar 26, 2017

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Bill Nighy spoke with Huffington Post in a Build Series interview to promote the highly-anticipated upcoming mini-sequel to the hit classic, Love Actually. The short film is set to air on Red Nose Day and benefit Comic Relief, which works to end child poverty and promote better health and education. Nighy (Rufus Scrimgeour) joins cast …read more!

Bonnie Wright Project in Tribeca Film Festival N.O.W.

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Mar 26, 2017

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For the fourth year in a row, the Tribeca Film Festival will feature a new online work (N.O.W.) section in its line-up, and Bonnie Wright’s web-series Phone Calls is one of the selections! The N.O.W. section showcases 10 independent creators, featured throughout the April 19th to 30th festival run. The projects can be seen online at TribecaFilm.com and get …read more!

DC Duo Hit Silicon Valley Comic Con

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Mar 25, 2017

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Conventions, Events, Fandom, Fans, Felton, News, Television Program

Any diehard Tom Felton fan is well aware that he’s spent the past television season in Central City hanging out with the multiverse hopping gang from Star Labs in the hit CW Series The Flash. This twenty-first century version of the DC Comics original stars the ever charming Grant Gustin as the high-speed superhero along …read more!



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