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Emma Thompson Talks Trelawney, Umbridge, and More

Posted by: sue
November 08, 2006, 06:54 PM

In conjunction with the release of her new film "Stranger than Fiction," actress Emma Thompson has given several interviews where she briefly mentions her role as Professor Trelawney in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. In an new interview with the USA Today newspaper,Continued...

JKR Interviews

J.K.Rowling Video Clip Features More on Hagrid and Robbie Coltrane

Posted by: sue
September 25, 2006, 10:43 AM

Yesterday, we first told you that there was to be a special on ITV featuring actor Robbie Coltrane who portrays Hagrid in the Harry Potter films. Author J.K. Rowling was interviewed for this special and the video clip of her segment is now online at the Snitch. In the clip, JoContinued...

OotP Film

First Look Photos from Harry Potter Order of the Phoenix

Posted by: sue
September 24, 2006, 08:22 PM

The Scotsman has now posted our first official photo of a scene from Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. The first photo shows Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) "seen crouching in an grimy alleyway as he attempts to defend himself from an attack by the Dementors. "

Update: AsContinued...

Coltrane Interviews

J.K. Rowling Comments on Hagrid and Robbie Coltrane for ITV Special

Posted by: sue
September 24, 2006, 08:49 AM

Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling is among those interviewed for a special to be broadcast tonight on ITV about actor Robbie Coltrane. Robbie will be the guest for a personal, indepth interview on the South Bank Show where the actor discusses depression, fame, working with actressContinued...


Rickman, Thompson to Attend Toronto Film Festival

Posted by: sue
August 27, 2006, 04:10 PM

Several actors from the Harry Potter movies are due to attend the Toronto Film Festival next month. Set to appear are actor Alan Rickman (Professor Snape) and actress Emma Thompson (Professor Trelawney). Cashback, the new full length film starring actor Sean Biggerstaff (Oliver Wood) is due to makeContinued...


Emma Thompson, Imelda Staunton at UK Glamour Awards

Posted by: sue
June 07, 2006, 05:13 PM

Last night, actress Emma Thompson was awarded the UK Glamour Women of the Year award, as "Film-Maker of the Year." Also attending this award ceremony was her new co-star in Order of the Phoenix, actress Imelda Staunton. You can see some good photos of the actresses who play ProfessorContinued...


Emma Thompson "Plants Pink" for Breast Cancer Care

Posted by: Melissa
May 22, 2006, 10:36 AM

Emma Thompson (Professor Trelawney) attended a private viewing of the 84th Chelsea Flower Show today, and unveiled a pink rose to kick off the "Plant Pink" campaign for Breast Cancer Care. As she presented the flower, Ms. Thompson said,

"It seems to me there are more and more womenContinued...

OotP Film

Emma Thompson Confirmed for Order of the Phoenix

Posted by: sue
May 09, 2006, 06:34 PM

Our inner eye has some great news to reveal today :) As Leaky has been reporting for months, the character of Sibyll Trelawney is set to be in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix film. WB has now confirmed to us that Emma Thompson would indeed be returning as the eccentricContinued...


Hats Off for Potter Actors

Posted by: sue
April 20, 2006, 09:04 AM

Several actors from the Harry Potter films have donated their hats for a "Celebrity Mad Hatter" Charity auction. Actors Alan Rickman (Prof. Snape), Dame Maggie Smith (Prof. McGonagall), and Emma Thompson (Prof. Trelawney) are among the celebrities who have donated their hats for this auction due to begin onContinued...

Actor Birthdays

Happy Birthday to the Emmas

Posted by: Melissa
April 15, 2006, 04:36 AM

Emma Watson, otherwise known as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter films, turns 16 today, and Emma Thompson, otherwise known as Sybill Trelawney in the Harry Potter films, turns -somethisumwhuh- today. Happy birthday, ladies!

HP Cast

Harry Potter Actors Mentioned in "Premiere" Magazine

Posted by: sue
March 17, 2006, 07:19 AM

The new issue of Premiere Magazine contains a list of the 100 Greatest Performances of All Time, and includes several of the actors who also star in the Harry Potter films. Included on this list are:


Emma Thompson Launches Internet Site to Fight Racism

Posted by: Melissa
February 02, 2006, 02:49 AM

Emma Thompson has launched a virtual Chestnut Tree, an internet tool created by the Anne Frank Foundation to "foster exchanges between schoolchildren and fight racism." The Chestnut Tree symbol is being used in honor of the chestnut tree that Anne Frank could see growing outside theContinued...

Actor Interviews

Castwatch: Emma Thompson Talks About Working with Kids and Animals, and More

Posted by: Melissa
January 22, 2006, 10:54 AM

In a new interview in today's Toronto Sun, Emma Thompson (Professor Trelawney) talks about bringing the "Nanny McPhee" children's stories to the big screen, a process that took her nine years. She also discusses childhood discipline and working with (many)Continued...

HP Cast

Castwatch: Fiennes, Thompson on TV This Week

Posted by: Melissa
January 10, 2006, 04:26 PM

Emma Thompson (Professor Trelawney) will be a guest on "The Tonight Show" this Thursday, January 12 (NBC, 11:35 p.m. ET), to publicize her new film, Nanny McPhee.
Also, as we told you last month, Ralph Fiennes (Lord Voldemort) will be a guest on "Inside the Actor's Studio" thisContinued...

HP Cast

Cast Watch: Emma Thompson to Present at Golden Globes

Posted by: Melissa
January 04, 2006, 12:10 AM

The Los Angeles Times reports that Emma Thompson (Professor Trelawney) will be a presenter at the Golden Globe Awards on January 16. The category of the award Ms. Thompson will present has not been announced.