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What do we know about “Beauty and the Beast”, starring Emma Watson, so far?

Group selfie from first read through of "Beauty and the Beast"

It seems like everyone is excited about the upcoming live action version of Disney's "Beauty and the Beast", and it's not hard to see why! With Emma Watson set to star as Belle, and Emma Thompson cast as Mrs. Potts, we look at all the information we know about the film so far. Read More »

Daniel Radcliffe in talks for “Grand Theft Auto”

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Rumour has it that Daniel Radcliffe is currently in negotiations to star in "Grand Theft Auto", a true-life account of a fight between the creator of the hugely successful video game franchise and a Miami lawyer who wanted to ban video game violence. Read More »

Toby Jones & Gemma Jones land BAFTA nominations

Toby Jones and Gemma Jones in "Marvellous"

Toby Jones (voice of Dobby) and Gemma Jones (Madam Pomfrey) are among the actors who have been nominated for 2015 BAFTA TV Awards. Both actors secured nominations for their performances in the BBC Two TV movie "Marvellous", which aired in the UK last year. Read More »

Fiona Shaw to give public lecture at University of Roehampton

Fiona Shaw photoshoot for "True Blood"

Actress Fiona Shaw (Petunia Dursley) will speak about her life on stage, screen and in the director's chair as part of a public lecture at the University of Roehampton in London next month. Read More »

UPDATED: Ralph Fiennes receives Empire Award

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Ralph Fiennes (Lord Voldemort) is set to receive the prestigious Legend Award at the Jameson Empire Awards, which take place in London on Sunday. Read More »

Emma Thompson joins the cast of “Beauty and the Beast”

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Emma Thompson has joined the cast of Disney's live-action version of "Beauty and the Beast". The actress will reunite with her former "Potter" co-star Emma Watson for the project. Find out whom she will be playing here. Read More »

UPDATED: Emma Watson appears in “The Vicar of Dibley” sketch for Comic Relief

Emma Watson in "The Vicar of Dibley"

Emma Watson has made a cameo appearance in a sketch of "The Vicar of Dibley" for Comic Relief. The actress starred alongside fellow "Potter" alumna Dawn French in the sketch. Find out more here. Read More »

Emma Watson on new films, playing Belle, directing ambitions

Emma Watson at HeForShe event in London

Emma Watson has spoken out on playing Belle in the upcoming live action remake of "Beauty and the Beast", as well as her future directing ambitions, in a new interview for "Total Film". Find out more here. Read More »

Imelda Staunton nominated for an Olivier Award

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Imelda Staunton (Dolores Umbridge) has been nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Actress for her performance in David Lindsay-Abaire's "Good People". The David Hare play "Skylight", which stars Bill Nighy and is set to open on Broadway later this week, also picked up a nomination for Best Revival. Find out more here. Read More »

Daniel Radcliffe talks being forced to ditch Canadian accent for “What If”

Daniel Radcliffe at "Horns" premiere

Daniel Radcliffe has spoken in a new interview of how he was forced to ditch his Canadian accent for the 2014 film "What If". Read More »

Helena Bonham Carter congratulates London schoolgirls on Africa trip

Helena Bonham Carter visits London schoolgirls

Helena Bonham Carter recently paid a visit to a group of schoolgirls at the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School in Islington to congratulate them on their work in South Africa. Read More »

Harry Potter Alliance celebrate Helping Haiti Heal’s fifth anniversary

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The Harry Potter Alliance celebrate the fifth anniversary of their Helping Haiti Heal campaign. They have managed to raise $123,000 in that time, and their work still continues. Find out more here. Read More »

MinaLima releases limited edition print to commemorate Harry Potter: The Exhibition run in Germany

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MinaLima, the graphic design artists behind the "Harry Potter" films, have released a limited edition fine art print to coincide with the launch of Harry Potter: The Exhibition at the Adventure Museum ODYSSEUM in Cologne, Germany. The collectors’ print is available now for purchase at the Harry Potter: The Exhibition retail shop and is the first print produced by MinaLima exclusively for the touring exhibition. Find out more here. Read More »

“Potter” alumni win big at the British Independent Film Awards

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The British Independent Film Awards were held in London tonight, and a number of former "Potter" alumni emerged victorious! Find out all the winners here. Read More »

Teaser trailer released for Kenneth Branagh’s “Cinderella”

Cinderella (2015)

A teaser trailer has been released for Kenneth Branagh's (Gilderoy Lockhart) upcoming live action take on "Cinderella". A full-length trailer for the film, which stars Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange), Cate Blanchett, and Lily James, will debut later this week. Read More »

Mark Williams to switch on Bromsgrove’s Christmas lights

Mark Williams

Mark Williams (Arthur Weasley) is set to switch on the Christmas lights this Saturday in Bromsgrove, England. Find out more about his visit and what other festive events will be held in the town. Read More »

Emma Watson discusses feminism, fame for “Elle UK”

Emma Watson for "Elle UK"

Emma Watson discusses feminism, her gender equality speech, and dealing with fame in a new interview for "Elle UK". Read More »

Daniel Radcliffe discusses his frustration on being labeled an unconventional romantic lead

Daniel Radcliffe Marie Claire UK November 2014

Daniel Radcliffe has spoken in a new interview of his frustration on being labeled an "unconventional" romantic lead by the media. He also reveals his ambition to direct in the future - check out the full interview here. Read More »

Alan Rickman discusses working as a director, playing Louis XIV

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Alan Rickman has given a new interview in which he discusses working as a director on "A Little Chaos", what it was like playing King Louis XIV, and his future career plans. Read More »

Dumbledore featured on Top Ten LGBT Characters in YA Literature list

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Albus Dumbledore has ranked #1 on a new list of the top ten LGBT characters in young adult literature. Find out the reasoning for his placement here. Read More »