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Evanna Lynch Takes a Break From Conventions to Push Herself as an Artist

REPRO FREE: Tuesday 9th September 2014. Harry Potter star Evanna Lynch today launched the Bord Gáis Energy Student Theatre Awards. This is the second year of the awards which have been set up by Bord Gáis Energy to recognise and reward participation in drama in schools across Ireland. Open to primary school students from 3rd ? 6th class and all students in secondary school, this year?s awards will feature 11 categories including best performance in a leading role, best director, best musical, best costumes and best set design. www.bgesta.ie. Picture Jason Clarke Photography

Jan 17, 2017

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Evanna Lynch took to Instagram yesterday to communicate directly with her supportive fans. She intends to take a break from attending conventions in order to leave room for other pursuits and move beyond her most famous role for awhile. She has been known almost exclusively as Luna Lovegood for the past decade, since appearing in Harry …read more!

Matthew Lewis Talks ‘Potter’ in New Interview


Jan 17, 2017

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In preparation for his attendance at A Celebration of Harry Potter, Universal Orlando Close Up (the official blog of Universal Orlando Resort) have interviewed Harry Potter‘s Neville Longbottom, Matthew Lewis, on his memories from The Wizarding World of Harry Potter and his experience on the Potter movies.   He commented on how The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at …read more!

Natalia Tena Shares Her Thoughts on Tonks’ Wardrobe


Jan 16, 2017

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Despite what she claims was a terrible audition, Natalia Tena landed the role of Nymphadora Tonks and embraced the unique traits of the quirky metamorphagus. Tena admits that she had never even read the Harry Potter books when she first tried out for the role of Tonks, so she had no clue what the hype …read more!

Zoe Kravitz Discusses her Role as Leta Lestrange


Jan 16, 2017

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Zoe Kravitz makes such a quick appearance in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them that you may have actually missed her if you weren’t paying very close attention. She appears only for a moment in a photograph found among Newt’s possessions, as his former love interest, Leta Lestrange. Although her addition to the film was …read more!

Matt Lewis in Photos From ‘Into Film’ Event


Jan 16, 2017

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Matt Lewis recently attended a Q&A session hosted by Into Film at the Pudsey Grangefield School in Leeds to speak about the film industry. As our favorite underdog turned hero, Neville Longbottom, in the Harry Potter series, Lewis knows a thing or two about succeeding against all odds. This personal experience as an actor gave …read more!

Bonnie Wright Will Appear at Salt Lake City Comic Con 2017

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Jan 16, 2017

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Bonnie Wright, better known to Harry Potter fans as, their favorite Mrs. Potter, Ginny Weasley, will be a guest at the FanX event at Salt Lake Comic Con, March 17th and 18th.   Wright has stayed extremely busy since she was seen in the final frames of the epilogue of Harry Potter and the Deathly …read more!

Emma Watson on Falling in Love With Belle


Jan 15, 2017

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Most of us grew up watching Disney’s animated classics. We all had our favorites. We fell in love with the story or the setting or the characters. And before we ever heard of Harry Potter’s Hermione Granger, Emma Watson fell in love with Belle. In another ingenious marketing move, Disney released video of Watson expounding on her childhood love …read more!

Jason Isaacs Talks Life and Career: Look Out for Others and Look Out for Good Material

Jason Isaacs as Lucius Malfoy Harry Potter

Jan 15, 2017

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Jason Isaacs is most well known in the Harry Potter fandom for his chilling portrayal of the pureblood patriarch, Lucius Malfoy. He played Malfoy over the course of five films, seeing the character through highs and lows, a power player and a pariah. In Chamber of Secrets, his disgust for muggles and muggle-friendly wizarding families, particularly the …read more!

J.K. Rowling: Tweets of the Week


Jan 15, 2017

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Author and Twitter queen J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling ) has grown increasingly active on Twitter, and this week has been particularly busy on her feed. From political posts, to Fantastic Beasts related tidbits, to Hermione Granger and Cormoran Strike. She’s popular for her outspokenness about all topics political, her charities, the Potter-verse and everything in-between. Fantastic Beasts kept cropping …read more!

Evanna Lynch Stars in Trailer for U.S. Release of ‘My Name is Emily’

Evanna Lynch in MY NAME IS EMILY. Photo Courtesy of Monument Releasing

Jan 15, 2017

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My Name is Emily, the debut-feature written and directed by Simon Fitzmaurice and starring Harry Potter’s Evanna Lynch, is a ‘life-affirming’ story which just revealed a new trailer for its upcoming theatrical release in the U.S.! The film also stars Michael Smiley (The Lobster, Kill List) and newcomer George Webster (City of Dreamers, Blood Moon). Evanna stars as the eponymous Emily, who …read more!

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