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Timothy Spall’s Turner pictures to go on display!

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In preparation for his role as the artist Turner in new film "Mr. Turner", Timothy Spall (Peter Pettigrew) spent years learning to paint. For the role, he recreated many of Turner's famous works. Now, a collection of the pictures that Spall created for the role will go on display. Read More »

Timothy Spall talks the genius of J.M.W. Turner in new interview

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"Mr. Turner" is set to have its Canadian premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this weekend. Read what Timothy Spall (Peter Pettigrew) has to say about the genius of J.M.W. Turner right here! Read More »

Role Call: A countess, three contenders, and a chef walk into a pub…

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As fall approaches, our "Harry Potter" cast are returning to familiar and favorite roles as we take a look at the new season of "Downton Abbey", discuss possible Oscar noms, a return to Monty Python's roots, and a first look at "Medea"! Read More »

Role Call: It’s Good To Be Bad!

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This week's edition of Casting News finds an abundance of roles for the actors that we love to hate (or really love despite their faults, in some cases!). Take a look at what's next for Ralph Fiennes, David Bradley, Alan Rickman, and more! Read More »

Role Call: Veela Love Story, All Hail Queen Narcissa!

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In this week's Role Call, we find out how Narcissa Malfoy became queen, find Ollivander performing for charity, and how squib Filch wormed his way up to Professor status - All this and more in Casting News! Read More »

Timothy Spall’s wife talks about Cannes win

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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. Read More »

Timothy Spall spent four years learning to paint for his role in “Mr. Turner”

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Did you hate the traitorous Wormtail in the "Potter" movies? Then thank Timothy Spall for his amazing performance. Now, the actor is talking about how he got into character for the role that won him the Best Actor gong at this year's Cannes Film Festival! Check it out here! Read More »

Timothy Spall named Best Actor at Cannes

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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! Read More »

First trailer and clips revealed for Timothy Spall’s “Mr. Turner”

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The first trailer and two clips have been revealed for Timothy Spall's (Wormtail) upcoming film, "Mr. Turner". Read More »

Stars come out for pre-Cannes Film Festival lunch

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Some of our favorite HP alumni are celebrating their upcoming trip to the Cannes Film Festival to represent British film - can you guess who they are? Take a look here! Read More »

Films starring “Potter” alumni Timothy Spall and Robert Pattinson to premiere at Cannes 2014

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This year's Cannes Film Festival will feature films starring former Potter alumni Timothy Spall (who portrayed Peter Pettigrew/Wormtail) and Robert Pattinson (who portrayed Cedric Diggory). "Mr Turner" stars Spall as the artist JMW Turner, while Pattinson will play the lead in "Map to the Stars". Read More »