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Emma Watson Appointed Visiting Fellow at Oxford

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The latest in a long line of impressive achievements for Emma Watson is prestigious indeed - being named as a visiting fellow Lady Margaret Hall College at Oxford University. Read More »

Jamie Parker, Katie Leung Talk “Cursed Child” Casting Debate

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Actor Jamie Parker, who will be taking on the role of an older Harry in the upcoming stage production "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child", and former "Potter" alumna Katie Leung (Cho Chang) have spoken out about the casting of actress Noma Dumezweni in the role of Hermione. Read More »

Emma Watson’s “Regression” Gets US Release Date

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Emma Watson's latest film, "Regression", has received a new US release date! The film, which also co-stars another former "Potter" alumnus, David Thewlis (Remus Lupin), is set to be released stateside in limited theaters on Friday, February 5. Read More »

HeForShe Arts Week to Be Held in New York City in March

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A little under two weeks since HeForShe launched its new website intended to help supporters organize gender equality initiatives in their own communities, it has been announced that the campaign will hold a New York Arts Week this spring in conjunction with the City of New York and the Public Theater. During the week, partner organizations such as museums, galleries, and performance venues will spotlight the work of HeForShe and UN Women, and a percentage of the proceeds will be donated to the organization. Read More »

Alumni Roundup: The “Potter” Cast Work Hard, Play Hard

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It's our first Alumni Roundup of 2016! We're here to see what the "Potter" alumni have been up to this week - or at least, what they have shown us through the delights of social. Read More »

Emma Watson Speaks on Gender Parity at 2016 World Economic Forum

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Hot on the heels of being named one of "Forbes"'s "30 Under 30" and announcing the launch of a new HeForShe website aimed at grassroots organizing on her Facebook page, Emma Watson and HeForShe have appeared at the 2016 World Economic Conference in Davos, Sweden, to deliver their first-ever Parity Report. Read More »

“Forbes” Magazine Lists Emma Watson in Annual “30 Under 30”

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This month, "Forbes" magazine announced its annual "30 Under 30," a list of people under 30 who have already made their mark on the world in big ways. Among the names on this year's list is Emma Watson, a woman who continues to inspire all to stand up for what they believe in. Read More »

J.K. Rowling and Emma Watson Nominated for Shorty Awards

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Earlier today, the "Hollywood Reporter" released the nominees for the eighth annual Shorty Awards. Among the hundreds of nominees were J.K. Rowling and Emma Watson for their work on social media. Learn more about their nominations! Read More »

Emma Watson Launches New HeForShe Website

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Since Emma Watson launched HeForShe last September, the program has become a global movement fighting for gender equality. Now, as announced on Watson's Facebook page, HeForShe has a brand new website. The announcement is accompanied by a brief interview with Emma, which highlights that HeForShe is not an awareness campaign, but is mission-focused in its goal of achieving gender equality. Read More »

Emma Watson Talks About Her Self-Discovery and Dealing with Fame

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Emma recently led an issue in Porter magazine titled "Incredible Women," which celebrates one hundred incredible women who have made an impact in 2015. In this issue, Emma discusses her conflicted sense of self as a child and how being pulled into the spotlight impacted her personality. Read More »

Emma Watson Infiltrates Cult in New Trailer for “Colonia”

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We now have a thrilling second trailer for Emma Watson’s upcoming film "Colonia", which tells the story of a young couple that gets involved in the Chilean military coup of 1973. Watch it here! Read More »

Emma Watson Launches Feminist Book Club Our Shared Shelf

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Emma Watson, proud feminist, UN Women Goodwill Ambassador, and the closest we have to a real-life Hermione Granger, just started her own book club. Moreover, being the wonderful fan-inclusive celebrity she is, she's made sure that you can be a part of it! Yesterday, January 7, Emma took to social media to announce that she wanted to start a feminist book club and requested that her fans help her with title suggestions for the club. Read More »

Set Your Reminders – Rupert Grint’s “Moonwalkers” to Hit Netflix!

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Last month, you may remember we brought you some updates regarding Rupert Grint's new film "Moonwalkers" - this included a short clip and stills, not to mention a red band trailer. Now we bring you yet another new update regarding its release! Read More »

Emma Watson Embraces Feminism with Fabric

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On December 3, Emma Watson's 12-day-long clothing sale on Vestiaire Collective will kick-start and help women in war-torn countries all over the world. Read More »

Emma Watson Leads the “Incredible Women” Issue of “Porter Magazine”

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Emma Watson will be leading the "Incredible Women" issue of "Porter Magazine" that celebrates one hundred incredible women who have made an impact in 2015. Take a look at the cover featuring Emma here! Read More »

Emma Watson Steps Up to Support the Small Steps Project

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Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) is one of many "Potter" alumni who has stepped up to sell a pair of her shoes for charity. The charity in question is the Small Steps Project, which is currently hosting its 2015 Celebrity Shoe Auction. Read More »

Social Roundup: Malala, Cats, and John Lewis Adverts

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After the excitement of Halloween last week, it seems that many of our "Potter" stars have been rather quiet online this week, and so it’s a mixed bag of highlights this week, ranging from cat pictures to Christmas adverts. Read More »

Emma Watson Interviews Malala Yousafzai at Into Film Festival

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At the opening of the Into Film Festival this afternoon, over 10,000 people in the UK saw a rare and inspiring exchange between Emma Watson and Malala Yousafzai, as they discussed several pressing topics such as education, equality, and feminism. Read More »

US Rights Picked Up for Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe Thrillers

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Distribution rights for Emma Watson's "Colonia" and Daniel Radcliffe's "Imperium" have been purchased! Read More »

Social Roundup: Halloween Edition

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Halloween is upon us in all its glory. Get ready for the pumpkins, fake blood, make-up and costumes in this week's spooktacular roundup. Read More »