The first trailer for the upcoming CGI family adventure, based on the popular children’s animated program, is now online. The film contains the voices of several Harry Potter cast members, including Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), Jim Broadbent (Professor Slughorn), and David Tennant (Barty Crouch, Jr.). Catch the video right here!
Byline: Toni Louise Cooper
After the global phenomenon of the “Harry Potter” series, Daniel Radcliffe has recently starred in a few considerably smaller, though no less exciting, features. Moviefone reports that his next role will be of a similar size; he is set to star in the biopic “Brooklyn Bridge.”
“Kill Your Darlings,” which stars Daniel Radcliffe, has been nominated for a GLAAD Media Award in the Outstanding Film – Wide Release category. The film is up against other big features of the last year: “Dallas Buyers Club,” “The Mortal Instruments,” “Philomena,” and “Blue is the Warmest Colour.”
“Prisoner of Azkaban” director Alfonso Cuarón’s winning streak has continued this award season with the top prize given by the Directors Guild of America (DGA) for his sci-fi feature, “Gravity.” The award was presented to him by last year’s winner, Ben Affleck.
Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom) has confirmed that his brother Anthony, also an actor, is all set to open a new drama school in their hometown of Leeds. Totally Lit North will follow the success of the Totally Lit College based in London and will open in February.
That’s right, folks. Dan Radcliffe will be returning to Broadway in April to once again play “Cripple” Billy Claven in The Cripple of Inishmaan. The Martin McDonagh play hit the West End, London last year and earned rave reviews, especially for Radcliffe’s performance.
A trailer for Alan Rickman’s (Severus Snape) new film, A Promise, has now appeared online for our viewing pleasure. Directed by Patrice Leconte, the film is set in Germany just before WWI and revolves around a married couple with the wife falling in love with her husband’s protege.
Julie Walters (Molly Weasley) has expressed her opinions on how the British government should do more to help out the UK film industry, especially for working class people who are looking to start their careers.
ITV reports that Rupert Grint was just one of many who made an appearance at Downing Street for its annual Christmas party, hosted by Chancellor George Osbourne. The party, which was held in the state rooms at Number 11, had its very own Santa’s grotto to entertain children from the Starlight charity.