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Tom Felton to Receive Giffoni Experience Award at Film Festival

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Congratulations to Tom Felton, who will be honored with the Giffoni Experience Award at the upcoming 45th Giffoni Film Festival! The event is the largest international kids’ film festival in the world. Read More »

Evanna Lynch’s “Dynamite: A 60’s Love Story” to Be Released This October

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Evanna Lynch sure seems busy these days! Her drama "Dynamite: A 60’s Love Story" has just been picked up for worldwide distribution by Breaking Glass Pictures. Read More »

Newly discovered ancient reptile named after “Sectumsempra” spell

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Researchers from the University of Bristol have just discovered an ancient species of lizard and named it after the flesh-cutting "Sectumsempra" curse from the "Harry Potter" series. Read More »

“Harry Potter” Summer Series Coming to the Kentucky Science Center

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If you live near Louisville, Kentucky, and you’re wishing you could relive the magic of the "Harry Potter" series in theaters, you’re in luck! Read More »

“Harry Potter” opera coming to the stage in Turkey for charity

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An opera based on the "Harry Potter" series will be hitting the stage in Turkey’s western province of İzmir this month. The project was approved by J.K. Rowling after the creators promised to donate proceeds to charity. Read More »

Watch the trailer for “Risen”, starring Tom Felton

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In the trailer for Tom Felton’s upcoming Biblical epic, "Risen", Tom's character must help track down the missing body of Jesus following his crucifixion. Read More »

UPDATED: New details emerge surrounding Daniel Radcliffe’s “Grand Theft Auto” film

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Multiple sources now say that Dan has signed on for an upcoming drama about the "Grand Theft Auto" video game franchise. Also, what was the first movie that made Dan cry? Read More »

Rupert Grint stars in first clip from “Moonwalkers”!

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With the premiere of Rupert Grint’s "Moonwalkers" happening later today at the SXSW Film Festival in Austin, Texas, we now have the first clip from the comedy. Read More »

Official trailer for Gary Oldman’s Soviet-era thriller, “Child 44”

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The suspenseful first trailer has been released for "Child 44", a political thriller starring Gary Oldman as the chief of police during an investigation of child murders. Read More »

UPDATED: Maggie Smith says “Downton Abbey” likely to end after next season

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With filming underway on the sixth season of "Downton Abbey", Dame Maggie Smith says that this season will probably be the last, especially due to her character's advanced age. Read More »

First scene released from Sir Kenneth Branagh’s “Cinderella”

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With only a couple of weeks to go until Sir Kenneth Branagh’s eagerly anticipated live-action "Cinderella" hits theaters, we now have the first scene from the film! Read More »

UK residents: Win one of three Blu-ray copies of Daniel Radcliffe’s “What If”

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Have you seen Daniel Radcliffe’s charming romantic comedy "What If"? Now you can enter to win one of three Blu-ray copies of the film. Read More »

First clip from “The Casual Vacancy”: Word of Barry Fairbrother’s death spreads

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Are you excited for the television adaptation of "The Casual Vacancy"? BBC has released the first clip from the series, and it features Howard Mollison (Sir Michael Gambon) as he learns of Barry Fairbrother’s death and quickly springs into action. Read More »

Jim Broadbent donates signed movie posters for charity auction

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Jim Broadbent is lending his support to a local family charity near his hometown. The charity, Home-Start East Lindsey, is hoping to raise funds and awareness for their work supporting families in need, and Broadbent has donated two signed movie posters. Read More »

Sir Michael Gambon talks “Fortitude” and his roots in theater

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Sir Michael Gambon will soon be seen in "Fortitude", the upcoming 12-episode series about a peaceful, remote Arctic town suddenly rocked by murder. In a new interview, Gambon speaks about his character, Henry, and also discusses how he got started in acting through theater. Read More »

UPDATED: Schedule revealed for A Celebration of Harry Potter!

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Universal has now unveiled the full, official schedule for A Celebration of Harry Potter. Included are discussions with "Harry Potter" cast members, graphic designers MinaLima, wand masterclass sessions with wand combat choreographer Paul Harris, and more! Read More »

Rumor: Emma Watson to star in movie musical “La La Land”

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Rumors are swirling that we will soon be seeing Emma Watson sing and dance in the upcoming musical film "La La Land". Read More »

Alfonso Cuarón to help reveal Academy Award nominees

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Following his Oscar success with "Gravity" last year, director Alfonso Cuarón will be helping to announce this year’s Academy Award nominees in a new two-part presentation. Read More »

Dame Maggie Smith nominated for National Television Award

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The nominations for Britain’s 20th National Television Awards have just been announced, and Dame Maggie Smith is up for Drama Performance for her role as the Dowager Countess of Grantham in "Downton Abbey". Read More »

Bonnie Wright discusses how she remains confident

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In a thoughtful article for the January 2015 issue of "Elle UK", Bonnie Wright talks confidence issues and how she overcomes them. She discusses how she has learned to retain her self-confidence, beginning from her time as a child on the "Harry Potter" set, to her current struggles in an industry that constantly causes self-doubt. Read More »