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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Jim Broadbent (Professor Horace Slughorn) is making a return to the small screen in the new BBC five-part drama series “London Spy”, which premiered last night on BBC2. In a new interview for “What’s on TV”, Broadbent explains why he can afford to now only choose roles that really appeal to him as actor.
Dame Maggie Smith (Professor Minerva McGonagall) stars in “The Lady in the Van”. The film, which is based on the stage play of the same name by Alan Bennett, tells the “mostly true” story of an elderly lady named Margaret Shepherd (Smith) who lived in a van on the driveway of Bennett’s house for 15 years. Read our review here!
In this week’s Role Call, the season of entertainment begins! We have War Doctor news, our first look at Ralph Fiennes in both “Spectre” and the under-wraps “Hail, Caesar!”, the first trailer for “Dad’s Army” and learn a little more about Madam Maxime than we wanted to. Take a look at what your favorite cast members are up to these days!
The illustrious Dame Maggie Smith (Professor Minerva McGonagall) will make her first British chat show appearance in over 42 years later this month, when she appears on BBC’s “The Graham Norton Show”.