To kick off this week, we have a trailer for Season 2 of Netflix's The Witcher. Anna Schaffer (Romilda Vane) plays sorceress Triss Merigold in the series, which is set in a medieval-inspired land and is based on Andrzej Sapkowski's book series of the same name. The first season of the show was released in 2019, and the second season is set to be released this December. Check out the trailer below!
We've got some sad news for fans of Netflix's Cursed. The show, which features Peter Mullan (Yaxley) as Father Carden, hasn't been renewed for a second season. The first season was released last July. The show was quietly canceled, according to a report from Deadline, and all the show's stars, including Mullan, have been released to pursue other opportunities.
Next up, we have a clip from Love Island narrator Iain Stirling's upcoming semi-autobiographical comedy series, Buffering, which tells the story of a group of friends as they work through their 20s. Jessie Cave (Lavender Brown) stars in the show as one of Stirling's friends and roommates. You can watch the short clip now!
Hero Fiennes Tiffin (11-year-old Tom Riddle) will reprise his starring role as Hardin Scott in the latest installment of the After series, After We Fell. The film will be released in September and serves as the third chapter of the movie series. It will continue to follow the lives of Hardin and his girlfriend, Tessa, through the changes in their family lives as they begin to doubt everything they know. The first trailer of the film has been released recently, and here it is!
Next up, we have exciting news for several Wizarding World alum. Nominations for this year's Emmys have been announced! The Crown has the joint highest number of nominations, including Best Drama Series and Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange) for her role as Princess Margret. Bonham Carter does have competition from her costars though, with both Gillian Anderson and Emerald Fennell being nominated for their roles as Margret Thatcher and Camilla Parker-Bowles, respectively.
The show does have strong competition in all of its categories, however. The Mandalorian, which features Natalia Tena (Nymphadora Tonks) as Xi'an, has the same number of nominations as The Crown, and the two shows will compete against each other in several different categories. It has nominations for Outstanding Fantasy/Sci-Fi Costumes, Outstanding Stunt Coordination, and many more.
There's also competition from Netflix's Bridgerton. Freddie Stroma (Cormac McLaggen) plays Prince Friedrich in the drama, which has also received nominations for Best Drama Series, Outstanding Casting for a Drama Series, and Outstanding Period and/or Character Hairstyling, alongside The Crown and The Mandalorian.
Rupert Grint's (Ron Weasley) show Servant received one nomination for Outstanding Cinematography for a Single-Camera Series (Half-Hour).
Gangs of London, a Sky crime drama featuring David Bradley (Filch), has also been nominated for one award: Outstanding Stunt Performance.
The final Harry Potter actor to be featured in an Emmy-nominated show is Harry Melling (Dudley Dursley). The Queen's Gambit, in which Melling plays Harry Beltik, has been nominated for several awards, though because it is a limited series, it rarely comes up against the other nominations we've mentioned. It received nominations for Outstanding Writing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie, Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics, and Outstanding Directing for a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie, as well as many others.