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Toby Jones talks “Dad’s Army” and upcoming TV show “Wayward Pines”

Dad's Army

Known in the "Potter"-verse for the voice of the beloved house-elf Dobby, Toby Jones has more than just a project or two on the horizon - Jones himself goes into detail about a couple of his other highly anticipated projects. Read More »

Videos: New trailer and clips of Timothy Spall’s “The Enfield Haunting”

The Enfield Haunting

We reported back last year that Timothy Spall (Peter Pettigrew) is set to star in a new three-part drama based on real-life events, titled "The Enfield Haunting". Now, our first look of the show has finally surfaced! Read More »

Alan Rickman and Helen McCrory talk meeting, acting, and… wine?

Alan Rickman & Helen McCrory

During a recent interview with the "Independent", "Potter" and "A Little Chaos" co-stars Alan Rickman (Severus Snape) and Helen McCrory (Narcissa Malfoy) talk about one another in great detail since the time that they met, which was actually on the set of "Half-Blood Prince" back in 2008. Read More »

James and Oliver Phelps to take part in charity cricket match

James & Oliver Phelps - cricket

Weasley twins actors James and Oliver Phelps are extremely well known for their charitable work and as sports fans, have taken part in various matches of different kinds to raise money for worthy causes. According to the "Redditch Standard", the Phelps twins have now signed up for another charity team. Read More »

Jason Isaacs talks movies, last meals, and the best concert of his life

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Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy) has been a busy guy as of late, especially due to his new TV show "Dig", which started airing in the US last week. Recently, he took part in an interview given by UPROXX and answered some pretty interesting but equally fun questions. Read More »

Update: Julie Walters’s “Indian Summers” renewed, will premiere on PBS!

Julie Walters Indian Summers

Update: "Indian Summers" - a drama serial, starring Julie Walters and Henry Lloyd-Hughes (Roger Davies), that follows the decline of the British Empire - has been confirmed for a second season and will premiere in the US! Read More »

Competitions: Win copies of “Pride” and “The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman”

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Calling all UK residents: Fancy getting your hands on some rather wonderful goodies? Then you may just be in luck because Entertainment-Focus is running not one but TWO great competitions! Read More »

Art director releases blueprints and set pictures from “Deathly Hallows – Parts 1 & 2″ and WWoHP

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Set designer and art director Nicholas Henderson recently released some very interesting pictures and blueprints from his time spent working on "Deathly Hallows - Parts 1 & 2 on his Tumblr page. Read More »

Czech translator for “Harry Potter” books dies at 63

Pavel Medek

We are saddened to report that Pavel Medek, Czech translator of the "Harry Potter" books, has recently passed away at the age of 63. He was known as one of the leading translators from English to Czech, the "Harry Potter" books being what he was most famous for translating. Read More »

Emma Watson tweets advice while answering questions about HeForShe campaign

Emma Watson

You may remember that Emma Watson recently spoke at a press conference about IMPACT 10x10x10, the newest initiative in connection with the gender equality campaign HeForShe. She continued to make the campaign known as she took to Twitter to answer questions about the new project. Read More »

Video: Domhnall Gleeson talks special effects on “Ex Machina”

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Last month we brought to you a new clip and featurette from Domhnall Gleeson's new film, "Ex Machina". The film has now hit theaters throughout the UK, and RTÉ Ten has just released an interview with Domhnall himself (Bill Weasley), who talks in detail about working on said film. Read More »

Video: New interview on Sir Michael Gambon’s “Fortitude”

Michael Gambon in Fortitude

You may remember a couple of months ago we posted a promotional video for "Fortitude", the new television show that stars Sir Michael Gambon. We now bring to you a new interview just ahead of its release! Read More »

First behind-the-scenes look at Daniel Radcliffe in “Now You See Me” sequel!

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It was only a couple of months back that it was confirmed that Daniel Radcliffe will appear in the sequel to the hit film "Now You See Me" along with the movie's synopsis and full name. Now we finally have our first look of what's yet to come. Read More »

Library to hold “Potter” Renaissance exhibition and “Potter” films to be shown at New Orleans movie theater

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Over the years, more and more public places have begun to hold events - both big and small - that celebrate all things "Harry Potter"-related, especially knowing the response dedicated fans will give, even after all this time... yes, pun intended! It has come to our attention that there are two more of these events to look out for, if you're in the area. Read More »

Competitions: Win “Horns” goodies and “Paddington” movie tickets

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Fancy getting your hands on some amazing prizes? Well, be prepared because we have not one but two competitions for you to enter! Read More »

Jim Broadbent to attend special screening of “Iris”

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Jim Broadbent (Horace Slughorn), along with actress Dame Judi Dench and director Sir Richard Eyre, is set to attend a special screening of his award-winning film, "Iris", where he will take part in a Q&A after the film has been shown. Read More »

Updated: John Hurt to be presented with knighthood

John Hurt

As we come to the end of another year, it has reached that time where the Queen's New Year honors list is making itself known, honoring those - celebrities and ordinary people alike - who have achieved enough in their life so far to be awarded with a special recognition. Read More »

Timothy Spall wins for “Mr. Turner” at 2014 European Film Awards

Timothy Spall Mr. Turner

Last night, the 27th annual European Film Awards took place in Riga, Latvia, and a "Harry Potter" actor walked away with one of the biggest awards of the night. Read More »

Frank Dillane to star in “Walking Dead” spin-off show

Frank Dillane

As of Sunday in the US (and yesterday in the UK), "The Walking Dead" fans were left hanging at a crucial moment at the end of Season 5's mid-season finale and now have to wait until February to see what happens next. However, while fans mourn this break, exciting news has been released about the popular TV show's new spin-off series! Read More »

Imelda Staunton wishes for more rehearsal time for TV dramas.

Imelda & Michael

In a recent interview, Imelda Staunton has revealed that these days, not enough time is dedicated for rehearsals when filming television dramas. Read More »