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!
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Dame Maggie Smith is still a victim of stage fright, making her difficult to work with on the big screen. Although this is true, she still does her best and has taken a role of Mary Shepherd in “The Lady in the Van”.
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”.
Last month, we saw how “Potter” alumni took over the Toronto Film Festival, and now it’s the turn of London! The BFI London Film Festival takes place this October, and many familiar faces will be featured in the films being shown over the course of the festival.
When you’ve got eight movies in a series, and three films set to be a part of an upcoming spin-off, that’s a lot of actors and actresses to keep track of – but we wouldn’t have it any other way! This year, the Toronto International Film Festival is featuring no fewer than 12 films that “Harry Potter” alumni and “Fantastic Beasts” cast members are a part of.
This week, we find a handful of Hogwarts professors and wizarding baddies taking the limelight with appearances, screenings, and new trailers! Take a look at what the “Potter” cast has in store for us in our first March Role Call!
In a new interview, Jim Broadbent discusses his career in the film industry and his anti-establishmentarian attitude, as well as a most unexpected hobby.
This week, an army practically takes over Role Call, the Dowager Countess dresses down, Santa is spotted, and Daniel Radcliffe’s next magical role gets a title! All that and more in this edition of Casting News!
Our Casting News this week takes us to London, where a number of projects are currently afoot. Get all the latest news on what our favorite actors are up, including this week’s television appearances, by reading below!