Tagged: Cannes Film Festival

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Role Call: The Absolem Truth

Welcome to this week’s Role Call! There are A LOT of new projects in the works for our favorite “Harry Potter” alum, including those of David Tennant, David Thewlis, and David Heyman (Wow! That’s a lot of Davids!), and of course, we prepare for Alan Rickman’s last film: “Alice Through the Looking Glass”. Check out what is in the works below!

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Timothy Spall’s wife talks about Cannes win

Earlier this year, Timothy Spall (Wormtail) was awarded Best Actor at the Cannes Festival for his lead role in the film “Mr. Turner”. Yet, as his wife, Shane Spall, recalls, they did not make immediate plans to arrive at Cannes because they did not want to tempt fate. The last time that Timothy had been nominated, and won, he had been diagnosed with leukemia and therefore unable to attend the ceremony. Shane tells this year’s story in a moving piece.

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Timothy Spall named Best Actor at Cannes

Timothy Spall (Wormtail) was surprised this week when he was named Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival. Although Spall has previously been nominated for BAFTAS, he has always missed out. Congratulations!