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


Apr 27, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Actor Interviews, Casting, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Jude Law, Movies, News, Props-Sets, Television Program, Trailers

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


Apr 27, 2017

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz | Comments

Actor Interviews, News, Television Program, Thewlis, Thewlis Interviews

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!

Jude Law Shares His Excitement on Playing Dumbledore

Jude Law Discusses Dumbledore

Apr 26, 2017

Posted by: Zack DiGirolamo | Comments

Actor Interviews, Jude Law, Movies, News

Almost two weeks after the announcement that Jude Law is our new Dumbledore in Fantastic Beasts 2, we finally have his reaction to being cast! BBC London caught up with Jude Law during promotion for his play, Obsession, and here’s what he had to say when asked about his reaction to landing the role and about Dumbledore …read more!

Evanna Lynch Takes to the Stage in ‘Disco Pigs’ Revival


Apr 26, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

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Harry Potter’s Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood) will be starring in the 20th anniversary revival of Enda Walsh’s Disco Pigs at London’s Trafalgar Studios this summer! She shared with us that she’d be headed back to the stage in an interview back in February, and we can’t wait to see her in such a vibrant, exciting …read more!

Watch ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Composer James Newton Howard at Work!


Apr 25, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Composers, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Film Awards, Honors/Awards, J.K. Rowling, Movies, Music, News

Earlier today, the Harry Potter Film Twitter directed us to the Fantastic Beasts Youtube channel to  watch the ‘fantastic’ composer of Fantastic Beasts throw out a few bars from the soundtrack of the film. He will perform with the Czech National Symphony Orchestra at Karlovy Film Festival on 30th June 2017. He will be honoured with a well deserved …read more!

Jack Thorne Gives Writing Advice and ‘His Dark Materials’ Updates–and Other Theater News!


Apr 24, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Interviews, Jack Thorne, Junkyards, National Treasure, News, Phelps, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Television Program, Theater, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf

We’ve got a broad range of theater news this week, from Jack Thorne’s writing tips and updates on the His Dark Materials series to James Phelps joining the newly-established Adam Morley “Sponsor a Playwright” Bursary panel to support burgeoning writing talent. Coming off his award-winning success penning Harry Potter and the Cursed Child for the stage and National …read more!

Tom Felton Proposes Future ‘Flash’ Story Arcs at Silicon Valley Comic Con


Apr 24, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Actor Interviews, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Felton, Films, HP Cast, Interviews, Movies, News, Sudol, Television Program

Tom Felton appeared alongside The Flash co-star Grant Gustin at the second Silicon Valley Comic Con, Sunday. Felton, known to fans as Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter films, took on the role of Julian Albert in season three of the superhero television series and is acquiring new fans left and right who are loving what he brings …read more!

BBC to Host John Williams 85th Birthday Tribute Concert!


Apr 23, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Birthdays, Composers, Crew Birthdays, Films, Music, News, Williams

A celebration of legendary, five time Academy Award winning composer John Williams is set to occur this July as part of BBC Proms, to celebrate Williams’s 85th birthday. Unfortunately, Williams himself will not be in attendance due to no longer being able to fly long-haul. His scores for Star Wars, Schindler’s List, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, …read more!

Callum Turner In Talks to Play Theseus Scamander in ‘Fantastic Beasts 2′

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Apr 22, 2017

Posted by: Zack DiGirolamo | Comments

Casting, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Movies

Variety and Pottermore are reporting that Theseus Scamander, the war hero and older brother of Newt, is being cast! English actor Callum Turner is reportedly in talks to play the character in Fantastic Beasts 2, which begins filming this summer. Newt’s brother Theseus Scamander will appear in the next Fantastic Beasts movie: https://t.co/lxd02WK50f pic.twitter.com/JU85PrUyyY — Pottermore (@pottermore) April 21, 2017 This …read more!

Weekly Roundup: John Hurt’s Last Film, Matthew Lewis on Playing Snooker With Rupert Grint


Apr 21, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Branagh, Depp, Events, Grint, Henderson, HP Cast, Hurt, Lewis, Movies, News, Pattinson, Spall, Staunton, Sudol, Theme Park, Universal Studios Japan, Waterston

The past week has seen the launch of the Wizarding World in Japan’s Expecto Patronum night show, news on the Potter trio’s latest projects, curious updates from James and Oliver Phelps, Warwick Davis at the Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, an interview with Fantastic Beasts‘ Alison Sudol on art and nature and clips from Katherine Waterston’s Alien: …read more!

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