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 Tuesday, 16th


   Trailer: "Ex Machina"0 Comments

A new trailer for the upcoming Ex Machina starring Potter actor Domhnall Gleeson (Bill Weasley) has been released.



The new clip sees Domhnall's character being asked about The Turing Test.

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 Monday, 15th


   Nominees for the Critics' Choice Awards0 Comments

A variety of Potter alumni have been nominated for various Critics' Choice Awards.

^0^ Alexandre Desplat in "Best Score" for his music in The Imitation Game.

^0^ Ralph Fiennes in The Grand Budapest Hotel for Best Actor and Best Actor in a Comedy.

Find out more by clicking here.

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   Harry Potter: The Exhibition to tour France0 Comments

Harry Potter: The Exhibition is set to come to France!




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HARRY POTTER™: THE EXHIBITION TO PREMIERE IN FRANCE

AT LA CITÉ DU CINÉMA IN PARIS

International Touring Exhibition Will Open on April 4, 2015

Tickets On-Sale now at www.ticketmaster.fr

December 16, 2014 – PARIS, France – This spring, French Harry Potter™ fans will celebrate as they step into the famous wizard’s magical world when Harry Potter: The Exhibition makes its French premiere. On April 4th, 2015, Harry Potter: The Exhibition, a 1,400 -square-meter immersive experience, will open its doors at LA CITÉ DU CINÉMA in Saint-Denis, film set 8 & 9, located in Paris. Tickets are now on sale at www.ticketmaster.fr

In partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, Global Experience Specialists, Inc. (GES) created the interactive traveling exhibition, where visitors are able to enjoy dramatic displays inspired by the Hogwarts™ film sets and see the amazing craftsmanship behind authentic costumes, props and creatures from the films. LA CITÉ DU CINÉMA in SaintDenis will be the exhibition’s first stop in France and third stop in Europe following the adventure museum Odysseum in Cologne, Germany and in Norrköping, Sweden, at Nya Parken. Since its highly successful premiere at the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago in 2009, the exhibition has been presented in a variety of major cultural and entertainment institutions and museums in cities around the world including Boston, Toronto, Seattle, New York, Sydney, Singapore and Tokyo, and has been seen by more than 3 million visitors worldwide.

“Harry Potter: The Exhibition has mesmerized audiences worldwide and we are pleased to bring this truly immersive experience to France for the first time,” said Karen McTier, executive vice president, domestic licensing and worldwide marketing, Warner Bros. Consumer Products. “Guests will be captivated by the remarkable breadth and scope of the collection and we are sure fans in France will be thrilled to experience the world of Harry Potter first hand.”

“We are very proud to welcome Harry Potter: The Exhibition to LA CITÉ DU CINÉMA in Paris. We’re thrilled that we can be a part of the Harry Potter experience with this fantastic exhibition, which will make the eyes of fans of all ages shine with delight,” expressed Andreas Waschk, CEO of AWC AG and general manager Science Center Services GmbH—the company organizing the Paris run of the exhibition.

“We are thrilled to partner with AWC AG and LA CITÉ DU CINÉMA to bring the magic of Harry Potter to France,” said Robin Stapley, GES vice president of design and creative. “Harry Potter: The Exhibition has enjoyed world-class recognition at its landmark venues around the world and continues to thrill fans with its hundreds of props and costumes.”

The exhibition will be open during LA CITÉ DU CINÉMA regular opening hours: Mondays to Fridays from 10.30 am to 7 pm, Saturdays and Sundays, Bank Holidays and School Holidays from 9.30 am to 8 pm. On the first Friday of each month the exhibition will be open until 9.30 pm.

Timed-entry tickets are required, and the last entry will be 90 minutes before closing of the exhibition.

Tickets to the exhibition are on sale now at www.ticketmaster.fr

Combination admission for LA CITÉ DU CINÉMA and Harry Potter: The Exhibition is 19,99 € for adults, 15,99 € for children (ages 4 to 14) and 65 € for families 2 adults and 2 children max.

Audio tours are available for purchase at the day and time of visit and are limited to a daily allotment.

HARRY POTTER characters, names and related indicia are trademarks of and ©Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights ©JKR.


Many thanks to LGDS for the tip!

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 Saturday, 13th


   Spall wins "Best Actor" award0 Comments

The 27th European Film Awards in Riga, Latvia has seen Timothy Spall take home the "Best Actor" award.

Spall received the award for his role in Mr. Turner.


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I love the roving European Film Awards. They're held in a different city every other year, often touching base in Berlin in between. This time around, the Latvian capital of Riga was the scene, where "Ida" took top honors for European film of the year. No surprise, really, as the film led the way with nominations and won four other prizes besides, including Best Director. Timothy Spall ("Mr. Turner") and Marion Cotillard ("Two Days, One Night") took top acting honors.


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 Thursday, 11th


   "The Cuckoo's Calling" to be turned into a TV series0 Comments

J K Rowling has announced on Twitter that her crime novel under the name of Robert Galbraith will be adapted by the BBC.

The Cuckoo's Calling was Rowling's first crime novel as Galbraith and will be adapted for BBC One.

The BBC reports:


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Today, it was exclusively announced that Robert Galbraith’s Cormoran Strike novels will be adapted for a major new television series for BBC One, produced by Brontë Film and TV.

The Cuckoo’s Calling (published by Little, Brown) is the first in the Cormoran Strike series and J.K. Rowling’s first crime novel written under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith. The Cuckoo’s Calling was published to critical acclaim in 2013 and went on to be a global bestseller, followed in 2014 by The Silkworm.

Rowling will collaborate on the project, with the number and length of episodes to be decided once the creative adaptation process has formally begun. This marks a continuation of the BBC’s relationship with Brontë Film and TV and J.K. Rowling. Brontë is also making J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy, a three-part serial which will be aired on BBC One in February 2015.


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 Wednesday, 10th


   Fiennes nominated for a "Golden Eagle" award0 Comments

It has been announced that Ralph Fiennes has been nominated for a Russian Golden Eagle Award for Best Actor.


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Fiennes was longlisted for the Best Actor for his role in Vera Glagoleva's movie Two Women, a screen version of Ivan Turgenev's 19th century novella, A Month in the Country, Kirill Razlogov said.

Winner of the Golden Eagle award founded in 2002 will be announced in late January at the Moscow-based Mosfilm studio.


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 Tuesday, 9th


   Video: Emma Thompson and the writing process0 Comments

In September Emma Thompson gave a lecture about her writing process for the BAFTA and BFI Screenwriters Lecture program.

This has now been made available online and can be seen below.



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   Pottermore at Christmas0 Comments

Following rumours and speculations made in the press about what J K Rowling is going to release at Christmas, Pottermore has explained clearly:


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Just to put everyone straight on the misleading media reports of ‘Twelve New Stories for Christmas’. As true Potter fans worked out straight away, our 12 days of festive surprises and accompanying rhyming riddles refer to new potions and Moments in addition to several new entries by J.K. Rowling that will be posted on pottermore.com between 12th and 23rd December. Sorry to disappoint fans, but there will not be a set of 12 new short stories, one for each day of Christmas. Even Pottermore wouldn't be that generous.


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 Sunday, 7th


   BOFCA Awards 20140 Comments

The Boston Online Film Critics Association has announced their 2014 winners and two Potter-related stars have featured.

Brendan Gleeson won the "Best Actor" award for his role in Calvary.

Imelda Staunton won "Best Supporting Actress" for her role in Pride.

Finally, Emma Thompson accepted the Richard Harris (Albus Dumbledore) Award for "outstanding contribution by an actor to British film." The award was presented to Thompson by Harris's son, Jared.

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Posted By: StefanPosted At: 19:21.00 GMT | Submit News


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