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Paul Thornley on Leaving ‘Cursed Child’ After Successful First Run

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Apr 30, 2017

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Paul Thornley, currently portraying Ron Weasley in the West End production of Cursed Child,  shares details of his latest project and talks of leaving Cursed Child after a very successful first run! The show is currently leading the way on stage, and the script is also breaking records – with 1.5 million copies being sold in the U.K. last …read more!

Law Curious to See How Dumbledore’s Sexuality Influences His Role

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Apr 29, 2017

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As J.K. Rowling revealed long ago, she always envisioned Albus Dumbledore to be gay. Now that we’re getting a more in depth glimpse into his younger years in Fantastic Beasts, fans are curious as to how this will affect his character. Since Jude Law was recently announced to be cast as Young Dumbledore in the …read more!

First Look at David Thewlis in ‘Wonder Woman’

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Apr 29, 2017

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For those who have been anxiously awaiting a preview of David Thewlis, Harry Potter‘s Remus Lupin, ever since finding out he would be cast in the new Wonder Woman movie, we’ve got not just one but three new TV spots for you featuring our first glimpse of Thewlis as villain Ares! The first, titled “Together,” …read more!

A Musical Collaboration for Cursed Child Playwright Jack Thorne and La La Land Director

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Apr 29, 2017

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It doesn’t look like playwright Jack Thorne has any intention of slowing down since Broadway-bound Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’s, record-breaking achievements at the Olivier Awards earlier this month. Thorne’s got an excellent collaboration coming up with one academy award-winning director, and we can’t wait to see the outcome! In addition to the best play …read more!

Happy Birthday, Professor Slughorn!

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Apr 28, 2017

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Today we wish a very happy birthday to the humble Professor Horace Slughorn, Potions Master and Head of Slytherin House at Hogwarts. During the Battle of Hogwarts, Slughorn fought valiantly against Voldemort, with the bravery that pushed him (along with some Liquid Luck on Harry’s part) to share his memories of Tom Riddle, ultimately leading …read more!

Weekly Roundup: Moving on From Ginny, Campaigning for Mental Health & More

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Apr 28, 2017

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    This week has seen the potential casting of Newt’s brother (Theseus Scamander) in Fantastic Beasts, Evanna Lynch returning to the stage in a Disco Pigs revival this summer, Jude Law speaking on his excitement to play Dumbledore and other projects, announcements of an 85th birthday tribute concert for John Williams, Tom Felton with The Flash at Silicon Valley Comic …read more!

J.K. Rowling Teases Newt Scamander’s Patronus is ‘Big Spoiler!’

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Apr 28, 2017

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As Potter fans eagerly await the beginning of production on Fantastic Beasts 2 sometime this summer, we’re always on the lookout for revelations of things to come. Like Harry searching the skies for the golden snitch, we keep eagle eyes on twitter, Pottermore, and other news outlets. Thankfully, J.K. Rowling does not disappoint, dropping hints like …read more!

New ‘Prologue’ Trailer, Photos, and Alien Day Q&A for Katherine Waterston’s ‘Alien: Covenant’

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Apr 27, 2017

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Twentieth Century Fox continues to roll out promotions for its latest installment in the Alien franchise, Alien: Covenant. Katherine Waterston joined co-stars at Fox Studies Los Angeles to take part in a live Q&A in honor of Alien Day, yesterday. The studio also released a new trailer titled “Prologue: The Crossing” and new still shots from the …read more!

Jude Law Casts a Spell Over Television, Film, and Stage in ‘Young Pope,’ ‘King Arthur,’ and ‘Obsession’

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Apr 27, 2017

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The fandom is still abuzz over Jude Law’s casting as young Albus Dumbledore in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts sequel. And, since he’ll take over the iconic part for the next four films, we’re clamoring for indications of how he’ll play the role. Leaky just reported on Law’s first statements since the announcement, and it’s encouraging to hear how …read more!

David Thewlis on Playing the Villian in Fargo

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Apr 27, 2017

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Collider.com writer Allison Keene recently had the opportunity to talk to the cast of Fargo, chatting with different cast members and the crew about Season 3 of the show and David Thewlis’s character V.M. Varga. Although he couldn’t say much, Thewlis said about the character that, “He’s very hard to talk about. He’s by nature a mystery.” As fans of …read more!



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