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Alfonso Cuarón NOT looking for a new project

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We posted only recently that Alfonso Cuarón was rumored to direct the upcoming "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" film. Nikki Finke suggested on Twitter that Alfonso was in talks to direct the film, which sent fans into a frenzy. However, a new article today states that Alfonso is NOT looking for any new projects at the moment. Read More »

Is Alfonso Cuarón the right fit to direct “Fantastic Beasts”? We share two very opposing views on this subject

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Two of our brilliant writers share their views on the Alfonso Cuarón rumor to direct "Fantastic Beasts". One writer shares why Cuarón would be the PERFECT choice, while another thinks this would be a DISASTER! Read both arguments, and then share your thoughts on Cuarón as the potential director of the Rowling spinoff. Read More »

Alfonso Cuarón to direct “Fantastic Beasts”?

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Last week the release date for the "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" film was finally announced for 2016. Now, the rumors have begun to fly over who will direct the film and who will be cast in the main roles. Today, a strong lead has emerged for who could direct. Read More »

Alfonso Cuarón’s “Believe” canceled

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Disappointing news for fans of Alfonso Cuarón’s fantasy series, "Believe" – NBC has axed the show after just one short season. Read More »

Alfonso Cuarón named one of top 100 influential people by “Time”

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"Time" has named director Alfonso Cuarón as one of the 100 most influential people. Alfonso, who appears under the "Pioneer" category, directed "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" (2004) and has since won numerous awards for the film "Gravity". Director, writer, and producer J.J. Abrams ("Star Trek") has written a short piece about Alfonso for "Time". Read More »

Alfonso Cuarón talks 3D in films, next project at Beijing Film Festival

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Alfonso Cuarón, the acclaimed director who recently won the Academy Award for Best Director for his film "Gravity" and helmed the third installment in the Potter film series, "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban", has provided his thoughts on the current trend of 3D films, as well as his hopes for his next project, at the Beijing International Film Festival. Read More »

“Gravity” nominated for Hugo Award

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Since its release in October "Gravity", directed and produced by Alfonso Cuarón and David Heyman, has won countless honors - most recently at the Oscars. Now, the highly-praised film has earned another honor. Read More »

New interview with Alfonso Cuaron about “Believe”

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Alfonso Cuaron (director, Prisoner of Azkaban) has definitely been in the limelight as of late, especially with his major success during award season for his box-office hit, Gravity. Now, he's back with his new televison show Believe, which has recently started in the US. In a new interview, Cuaron explains that although Gravity took a total of four years to create, he still made room to make Believe as well. Read More »

Alfonso Cuarón to attend Beijing Film Festival, plus an hour-long video conversation!

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Following his recent award success for Gravity, Alfonso Cuarón will be heading to China to attend the Beijing International Film Festival, which takes place April 16-23. Alfonso is expected to take part in a session on coproduction, which will take place on April 17. But if you don't live in China, or you can't wait that long to get an Alfonso fix, then BAFTA has just released an hour-long video of Alfonso Cuaron in discussion. In the session, Alfonso talks about his long career and the ups and downs he has experienced. Read More »

J.K. Rowling and ‘Potter’ stars speak up in favor of British press regulation

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More than two hundred British celebrities, including Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling, Dame Maggie Smith (Professor McGonagall), David Tennant (Barty Crouch, Jr), Alfonso Cuaron (director, Prisoner of Azkaban), and John Cleese (Nearly Headless Nick) have backed a declaration urging the British press to uphold a royal charter agreement, which was reached over a year ago. J.K. Rowling previously gave evidence to the Leveson Inquiry and has spoken out at her disappointment at the response to the evidence. She has also previously added her name, alongside John Cleese, to Hacked Off campaigns. The charter itself was “based on the findings of the Leveson Inquiry in U.K. media ethics and standards that was launched amid the phone-hacking scandal.” With no new system being launched, the Hacked Off campaign has been running ads “to mark the one-year anniversary of the political agreement that calls for a so-called royal charter to underpin a system of self-regulation.” The ads, which appeared in a number of British newspapers, feature a declaration, which says, \”We believe that a free press is a cornerstone of democracy, [...] It should be fearless in exposing corruption, holding the powerful to account and championing the powerless. It has nothing to lose, ... Read More »

Win a signed “Gravity” poster and goody bag

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EntertainmentWise has set a competition for one lucky person to win some pretty amazing prizes! To celebrate said film coming out on DVD and Blu-ray, you could end up winning one of several fantastic gifts autographed by members of "Gravity's" cast and crew. Three runner-ups will also get a goody bag. Be sure to enter now! Read More »

First look at TV show “Believe” – directed by Alfonso Cuarón

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With the results of the recent Oscar Awards, there's no doubt that Prisoner of Azkaban director Alfonso Cuarón is capable of creating something amazing. A new sneak peak of his upcoming television drama "Believe" has been released. "Believe," which premiers this month, is set to be one of the most highly-anticipated shows of 2014 Read More »

“Gravity” walks away with seven oscars, while Emma Watson presents an award!

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This year's Oscars ceremony, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, took place last night in Hollywood. The big winner of the night was Gravity, the movie directed and produced by Alfonso Cuarón and David Heyman. It walked away with seven awards. In addition, Earlier this week Cuarón spoke about his son's role in getting the concept of the movie off the ground as well as his initial expectations of the film's success. Emma Watson attended the Oscars for the first time, which we reported recently, presenting the award for special effects. Read More »

Brendan and Domnhall Gleeson, along with Ciarán Hinds, nominated for Irish Film and Television Awards

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ScreenDaily has revealed the list for the 11th annual Irish Film and Television Awards, and the Best Actor category sees not one, not even two, but three Harry Potter actors competing for the award! Father and son Brendan and Domnhall Gleeson (Mad-Eye Moody and Bill Weasley) have both been recognized for their work at this year's awards. Ciaran Hinds (Aberforth Dumbledore) is also nominated in the same category.The three Potter actors are up against Sherlock's Andrew Scott, who is the fourth nominee. Read More »

“Gravity” and “Doctor Who” nominated for Ray Bradbury Award

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The 2013 Nebula nominees have been announced by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Of note for Potter fans, is the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation. Congratulations to both Doctor Who and Gravity for the nomination! Read More »

Alfonso Cuarón, “Gravity”, and Emma Thompson nominated for Jameson Empire Awards

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With award season still well underway, the Jameson Empire Awards 2014 have now released their nominations for this year's ceremony, and look who made the short list! The nominations for the Jameson Empire Awards were chosen by the public, and so are the winners. Yes, you read correctly; the voting is entirely up to you! So what are you waiting for? Read More »

“Potter” Twitter Roundup: Awards All Around

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As we wind down the weekend, here is your weekly Potter roundup courtesy of Twitter. .@GravityMovieUK 's director Alfonso Cuarón backstage in the @BoothnationUK Selfie Pod. #EEBAFTAs pic.twitter.com/5fNvHsjVqm — BAFTA (@BAFTA) February 17, 2014 Alfonso Cuarón & David Heyman on Gravity winning Outstanding British Film: http://t.co/8H8VL6tQje #EEBAFTAs — BAFTA (@BAFTA) February 17, 2014 Emma also got lucky, winning another prize. Thank you @ELLEUK for my best actress award tonight and for all the support. Such a lovely evening. Xx — Emma Watson (@EmWatson) February 19, 2014 A starstruck @EmWatson and @Pharrell at the #ELLEStyleAwards http://t.co/BS3PmT27lL pic.twitter.com/fKKcu3N0J1 — ELLEUK (@ELLEUK) February 18, 2014 While some were maturing this week, Hope @thisisbwright has had an incredible birthday! I love you and miss you so much my Cornish Ice cream friend!!pic.twitter.com/KCmf1q69ie — Afshan Azad (@afshan_azad) February 17, 2014 Thank you so much for all the birthday love — Bonnie Wright (@thisisbwright) February 18, 2014 … others appear to be regressing! Had so much fun today at D Land with the gang @cooperhefner @RHByrne @Emilyfelix @Maxwheeler13 Scott and Alexpic.twitter.com/fGlqkGS4UN — Scarlett Byrne (@ScarleyByrne) February 20, 2014 Just chillin with my new buddy pic.twitter.com/XNDviseOKf — Devon Murray (@DevonMMurray) February 18, 2014 Tom was hard on ... Read More »

“How a director is made”, by Alfonso Cuarón

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What inspires Oscar-nominated directors to get a start in the industry? In a brief answer to a question posed to him on Quora, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban director Alfonso Cuarón of the critically acclaimed film Gravity fame, answers this very question. Read More »

Alfonso Cuarón responds to British film debate

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Prisoner of Azkaban director Alfonso Cuarón has enjoyed an award season this year for his film Gravity filled with critical acclaim, numerous awards and most recently...controversy. After receiving a huge haul in total of 6 BAFTAs there have been concerns raised by the public and critics alike regarding the film's nationality and by extension, its eligibility to have received certain awards in the first place. Find out what Cuaron has to say about all of this after he opens up to DigitalSpy in a recent article. Read More »

Gravity scoops up six awards at last night’s BAFTAs!

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The British Academy of Film and Television Awards took place last night, and Gravity walked away with six of the awards. The film, directed and produced by Alfonso Cuarón and David Heyman, won the most awards of the night and in some of the most competitive categories including Outstanding British Film. Also watch a video of Alfonso discuss whether he would like to go to space himself one day, here. Read More »