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

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Feb 20, 2017

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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

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Feb 20, 2017

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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!

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Feb 19, 2017

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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’

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Feb 19, 2017

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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!

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Feb 19, 2017

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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!

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Feb 18, 2017

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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

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Feb 18, 2017

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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!

David Tennant Talks Final Season of ‘Broadchurch’

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Feb 18, 2017

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David Tennant, known to Harry Potter fans as the wily and erratic Barty Crouch Jr., returns for the third season of Broadchurch as DI Alec Hardy. The cast and crew are typically secretive when it comes to the hit show, but Tennant recently spoke about what fans can expect in the final series, the first episode of which airs on ITV, Monday, February …read more!

Broadway “Cursed Child’ Auditions Next Week

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Feb 18, 2017

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child takes a significant step towards its 2018 Broadway premiere next week. As reported earlier this month by Leaky, tryouts for the Harry Potter play, which has run with much acclaim in London’s West End, are scheduled in New York February 20-22. According to a recent listing on Backstage.com,  now …read more!

20th Anniversary of Sorcerer’s Stone to be Celebrated at London Book & Screen Week!

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Feb 18, 2017

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Bookseller.com just announced the lineup for 2017’s London Book & Screen Week, including a “very special” screening of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s (or Sorcerer’s Stone if you’re here in the states!) at the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London, which is joined by a panel with Michael Morpurgo (writer of War Horse) and Roddy Doyle. The London Book …read more!



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