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A new behind-the-scenes look at the making of Tom Felton's photo shoot for Bello magazine was released recently by the publication and can be viewed here. Tom Felton: I think masculinity is an essence of style, strong leadership...
A new behind-the-scenes look at the making of Tom Felton's photo shoot for Bello magazine was released recently by the publication and can be viewed here. Tom Felton: I think masculinity is an essence of style, strong leadership and inner strength that shows on the outside as well as in. Also, the full panel discussion with Tom from this past Dallas Comic Con was released online by a member of the audience, where he of course answered fan questions about his days working on the Harry Potter series. That, as well as a round table discussion about his miniseries Full Circle, which debuts this Wednesday on DirecTV, can be viewed below.
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The second and theatrical trailer for Rupert Grint's upcoming drama, Charlie Countryman, was released Wednesday via Yahoo! Movies. The first official trailer featuring the Harry Potter actor debuted on Tuesday, that can be seen here. The...
The second and theatrical trailer for Rupert Grint's upcoming drama, Charlie Countryman, was released Wednesday via Yahoo! Movies. The first official trailer featuring the Harry Potter actor debuted on Tuesday, that can be seen here. The gritty drama, also starring Shia LaBeouf, Evan Rachel Wood, and Mads Mikkelsen, will hit theaters in the U.S. beginning November 15. Do note, like the first footage, the theatrical trailer for Charlie Countryman also contains very graphic mature themes.
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A new construction photo from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley has been released Tuesday, giving the first look at the theme-work for the Wyndhams Theatre facade at Universal Studios Florida. Wyndhams is a famous theatr...
A new construction photo from the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley has been released Tuesday, giving the first look at the theme-work for the Wyndhams Theatre facade at Universal Studios Florida. Wyndhams is a famous theatre in London, whose exterior facade has been built for the outside of Diagon Alley along with King's Cross and Number 12, Grimmauld Place. Just as a reference, below is a photo of the actual Wyndhams Theatre, completed, in London, which is a full-functioning theater at which plays are performed. When construction is complete at Universal Orlando Resort, the facade pictured above will resemble the building below.
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Alan Rickman went into a bit of detail about his role as CBGB owner Hilly Kristal with Moviefone, and commented on working alongside former Harry Potter costar Rupert Grint once again in the punk club biopic. Rickman also gave his though...
Alan Rickman went into a bit of detail about his role as CBGB owner Hilly Kristal with Moviefone, and commented on working alongside former Harry Potter costar Rupert Grint once again in the punk club biopic. Rickman also gave his thoughts about his famous costars, including Rupert, Daniel Radcliffe, and Emma Watson, and what he thinks of going back to big blockbuster films. You get to sing briefly in this movie, which I don't think we've seen you do since "Sweeney Todd." Any plans for more singing roles? Alan Rickman: I don't think you're going to see me headline in Las Vegas. But who knows? Rupert Grint is in this too. And he even drops his pants at one point! How hard do you think it is for actors from the "Harry Potter" films to be seen in different roles? Rickman: It's as easy or difficult as people make it for them. They're all three of them [Grint, Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson] great people and all three of them very talented actors. If people have enough common sense, they'll let them have careers, because, why not? Have you kept up with their films? Rickman: I look forward to seeing Daniel's new film about Ginsberg and I didn't see Emma's film, what was it called... "The Bling...?" I haven't seen that, but no I stay in touch with them. Rupert is rehearsing a play at the moment so he's going on stage for the first time. Daniel is ever adventurous and Emma's gone back to finishing her degree at Brown. So they're a great threesome. Would you like to do more "big" films like Harry Potter or do you prefer the smaller ones? Rickman: I don't mind what size they are. Is there some fun to be had, or entertainment to be given. or a good story to tell? I'm not really aware of the budget. It was a bit like that when we shot "Galaxy Quest." We were playing a bunch of little actors surrounded by all of this mayhem. And so, in a way, it's a sort of metaphor for the whole thing.CBGB is set to be released this Friday in the U.S.
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The official and first trailer for Charlie Countryman (formerly called The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman), with Rupert Grint, has been released online. Please note that the trailer below, featuring stars Shia Labeouf and Evan Rac...
The official and first trailer for Charlie Countryman (formerly called The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman), with Rupert Grint, has been released online. Please note that the trailer below, featuring stars Shia Labeouf and Evan Rachel Wood with the Harry Potter actor, contains very mature content and so heed with caution. Charlie Countryman will hit theaters in the U.S. November 15, 2013.
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From Purdue University -- "Potted Potter" will come to Purdue University's Loeb Playhouse at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Oct. 17. The performances are presented by Purdue Convocations. "Potted Potter - The Unauthorized Harry Experience - a Parody ...
From Purdue University -- "Potted Potter" will come to Purdue University's Loeb Playhouse at 7 and 9:30 p.m. Oct. 17. The performances are presented by Purdue Convocations. "Potted Potter - The Unauthorized Harry Experience - a Parody by Dan and Jeff" takes on the challenge of condensing all seven Harry Potter books (and a real life game of Quidditch) into 70 minutes. Even if you don't know the difference between a horcrux and a Hufflepuff, Potted Potter will make you laugh. Created by two-time Olivier Award-nominated actors Daniel Clarkson and Jefferson Turner, "Potted Potter" is appropriate for ages 6 to Dumbledore (who is very old indeed). Tickets are $38 for adults and $28 for those 18 years and younger, Purdue students and Ivy Tech Lafayette students. Tickets are available at the Elliott Hall and Stewart Center box offices at 765-494-3933, 800-914-SHOW or online through http://www.convocations.org. Initiated in 1902, Purdue Convocations was one of the first professional performing arts presenters in the United States. Each year, Convocations offers the region 20-30 performances of widely varying genres. Purdue Convocations aims to promote frequent exposure to and familiarity with human cultural expression in a multitude of forms and media.
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Harry Potter author visited Edinburgh University on Tuesday to unveil the Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic, named after her late mother, along with Anne, Princess Royal. Photos of the two at the facility in Scotland, which will...
Harry Potter author visited Edinburgh University on Tuesday to unveil the Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic, named after her late mother, along with Anne, Princess Royal. Photos of the two at the facility in Scotland, which will help those with diseases like multiple sclerosis (of which Rowling's mother died due to complications), motor neurone disease, Huntington's disease and Parkinson's disease, as well as autism and early-onset Alzheimer's disease. Quote: J.K. Rowling: 'I am moved and elated to see the Anne Rowling Clinic formally opened today by HRH The Princess Royal. 'Having observed the plans for the clinic develop and expand to fulfil the needs of patients, clinicians and researchers, I am now very proud to see the building finished and operating as the beating heart of this centre for excellence. 'Thank you to everyone who has been involved in its creation and operation.'
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SnitchSeeker recently sat down with CBGB husband-and-wife filmmaking duo Jody Savin (writer) and Randy Miller (writer/director) to talk about their soon-to-be released punk rock comedy starring Alan Rickman and Rupert Grint. The pair als...
SnitchSeeker recently sat down with CBGB husband-and-wife filmmaking duo Jody Savin (writer) and Randy Miller (writer/director) to talk about their soon-to-be released punk rock comedy starring Alan Rickman and Rupert Grint. The pair also discussed another movie they planned to make with Rupert called The Drummer. Actor Johnny Galecki, writer Jody Savin and writer/director Randy Miller at the CBGB press day at the Whiskey A Go Go in Los Angeles. SnitchSeeker: You worked with Alan Rickman on a couple of films prior to CBGB. How did you two meet? Randy Miller: The first movie we did with him was called Nobel Son, which was about a Nobel prize winning chemist loosely based on my dad - he was on a team of people who won the Nobel prize. So we pursued him, like you would any actor. I remember we had this long route where different agents passed on it. We finally got to him. Jody Savin: Everyone kept saying, "No, he's never going to do that. No, move on. Move on. Randy: We eventually got to this London agent and he called us up and said yes. So we became friends with [Alan]. Professional friends, and regular friends, too. And then we did Bottleshock and we convinced him to do that with us. He played an English wine connoisseur. This one (CBGB) was a couple years after Bottleshock and we asked him to look at it. It took awhile. He said he liked it. Jody went back to New York and worked a bit with him on the script. Jody: We spent three days going through everything, making sure we were on the same page about everything. And then he said OK. SnitchSeeker: And you wrote all three of these scripts that he's done for you? Randy and Jody: We wrote them together. SnitchSeeker: Why does he like working with you two so much? Randy: I think just the way we are, there's mutual respect. We don't do anything lightly. We go into it wholeheartedly and I think he really appreciates that. It's not really about the commerce, and that's what he really appreciates. SnitchSeeker: Most good actors do. Randy: Once you get past the agents and the reps and everybody, you get the real actor, the artist. That's what it's about. If you find someone where it's not like that, then we're probably not going to work with them anyway. Jody: They probably don't want to do independent movies. Randy: Because there's not a lot of money. You're doing a movie sometimes in not the best environment, location or whatever. You're doing the best you can. So he really is all about that. SnitchSeeker: What is Alan's work ethic like? Jody: He's a perfectionist. He wants everything completely accurate. He studies everything really, really, really hard. He doesn't take anything lightly. He never wings it at all. He's always extraordinarily prepared. He's a very generous actor. He's always there for the other actor. Randy: He never leaves the set. He's one of those kind of people who ... oftentimes you'll hear stories about actors who, when it's not their coverage, they're not really performing. [Alan] is always there. He's always performing with the other actor. He is always on set even when it's miserably hot. SnitchSeeker: He's there to work. Randy: Yeah, he doesn't go back to his trailer. He stays. Jody: And he's very encouraging to young actors and new actors. He's great because he's an icon in his industry. For a bunch of actors in this movie, this is their first professional job. He was so kind and encouraging to them and that meant so much to them that it raises their performances up. SnitchSeeker: Both Alan and Rupert Grint did American accents in this film. Randy: We had a phenomenal dialect coach on the set all the time for both Alan and Rupert. Jody: Well, for everyone. Randy: Even Malin Akerman, who played [Debbie Harry of] Blondie, had a very specific accent. We tried to make it a great working environment for everybody. That's how we are. We work together, and we probably step on each other all the time, but w
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Rupert Grint recently chatted about playing The Dead Boys' guitarist Cheetah Chrome in the upcoming biopic CBGB in a recent interview with Vulture. The actor commented on working alongside former Harry Potter costar Alan Rickman and what...
Rupert Grint recently chatted about playing The Dead Boys' guitarist Cheetah Chrome in the upcoming biopic CBGB in a recent interview with Vulture. The actor commented on working alongside former Harry Potter costar Alan Rickman and what that was like, as well as the truth about him not being on Twitter. CBGB is set to be released this Friday in the U.S. Vulture: Every Twitter feed claiming to be you doesn't seem like it's really you. Are they impostors? Are you even on Twitter? Rupert Grint: No, I'm not. If you saw one, that would be a fake one, yeah. I don't know. It's weird that people pretend to do that, pretend that they're me. But I've never done Twitter. A lot of people have already said that I should give it a go, but I don't think I'd be very good at it! It's just not something ... I'm not great at any of those things, really. Maybe one day, though. Not as naked as the scene in which you drop trou! Rupert: Oh, right, yeah. Yes. That was quite fun. I didn't really think about it until I had to do it, but it was kind of quite a tricky process. I think in the end, we needed a sock contraption. [Laughs.] So that kind of worked. That was the first time I had ever done anything like that. Justin Bartha had to do a lot more, actually. He had to get his waxed. So there was a lot of preparation there. Luckily, I don't have that issue. And you didn't end up having to hide any butt tattoos, either, right? Tom Felton started a rumor during the promotion of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows that you guys were all going to get cast tattoos, ? la The Fellowship of the Ring. I think it was something like lightning bolts on your left buttocks? Rupert: Oh, yeah. I kind of vaguely remember that. I'm still up for that. We were actually seriously thinking about it. It wasn't just a joke. There were loads of people that said, "We'll get them." To mark the end of an era, I guess. But it never actually happened in the end. If I did do it, they have cover-up makeup, right? I could cover it up if I had to? That would work. Cheetah Chrome was also on set, and he even did a cameo as a cab driver. Did he give you any tips? Rupert: Yeah, he was great. It was just amazing to sit with him and talk to him, about when he was so heavily addicted to drugs and living such a wild lifestyle. It's quite special when you're playing someone as they're watching you on set. I felt a little self-conscious about getting the movement right, so there was a bit of pressure, but it was special to get to know him. Did you feel any echoes of Ron and Snape in the scene where Cheetah first meets Hilly? Because you're being so polite and calling Alan Rickman sir ... Rupert: Yeah, I was kind of getting flashbacks. I love Alan. He's one of my favorites, and he was completely transformed. I was surprised when I saw him. He was just completely in that zone, as he was when he was Snape, when he was quite intimidating. And yeah, when I was doing that first scene, it was weird! I was getting flashbacks of when I was 11, because I kind of grew up with him, really, in a weird way, so he's been in my life for a long time. So it was kind of cool to see him out of that world and in a completely new environment.
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Three new outtakes have been released from Emma Watson's photo shoot for the October Men of the Year Awards issue of British GQ magazine. Those images of the Harry Potter actress, taken by photographer Vincent Peters and released by Twit...
Three new outtakes have been released from Emma Watson's photo shoot for the October Men of the Year Awards issue of British GQ magazine. Those images of the Harry Potter actress, taken by photographer Vincent Peters and released by Twitter user Eli, can be seen here.
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