To mark the 50th anniversary of “Monty Python’s Flying Circus”, Dr. Beatrice Groves is exploring links between “Potter” and “Python”. In this second article in a two-part series, she writes about how “Potter” echoes “Holy Grail”.
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To mark the 50th anniversary of “Monty Python’s Flying Circus”, Dr. Beatrice Groves is exploring links between “Potter” and “Python”. In this first article in a two-part series, she writes about how “Potter” echoes “Life of Brian”.
We are sad to report that actor Terence Bayler, who portrayed the Bloody Baron in “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone”, passed away last month at the age of 86.
Join us on our re-watch of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1”. Don’t forget your sleeping bag!
Newton “Newt” Artemis Fido Scamander is the star of the upcoming film “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them”. J.K. Rowling is known for packing a lot of meaning into a name, so what could be behind Newt’s (rather long) name?
There’s a lot to cover in this week’s Role Call – from the “Walking Dead” spinoff to a spy thriller, to a return to children’s television, our favorite cast members are bringing us all sorts of interesting new entertainment this year! Take a look!
It’s that wondrous time of year when we look forward to the holidays, feasts, and presents. In addition to the presents you can win during our annual (and awesome!) Advent Calendar Giveaway this year, we’d like to think that bringing you all the Role Call news every week is a gift, as well. This week, we bring you movies on Blu-ray, red carpet interviews (with animal guests, too!), George Clooney at Downton, a US series featuring a Slytherin baddie that has been added to a UK fall lineup, a “Harry Potter” ginger gracing the cover of a major film magazine, and a poster of a certain blonde Fairy Godmother. If we could wrap it up in a bow and hand it to you, we would! Take a look at this week’s Casting News!
Who knew “Harry Potter” had such funny actors?! Three “Potter” actors have been named some of the most influential British comedians of all time. Click here to see where they rank!
In a new interview with “Varsity”, “Harry Potter” actor John Cleese – who portrayed Nearly Headless Nick – discusses the origins of his career in show business and his new novel, “So Anyway…”