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Disney Releases Final Trailer for Beauty and the Beast
Posted by Megs

Disney has released the final trailer for Emma Watson’s Beauty and the Beast! The film will be released on March 17 and also stars Emma Thompson, Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Josh Gad, Ian McKellen, Ewan Mcgregor, Stanley Tucci and Kevin Kline.

Filed Under: Emma Thompson, Emma Watson
International Trailer for ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Released
Posted by Megs

The first international trailer for Emma Watson’s Beauty and the Beast has made it’s way online and can be watched below. Beauty and the Beast, which also stars Dan Stevens, Luke Evans, Ian McKellen, Ewan McGregor and Potter-alum Emma Thompson hits theaters on March 17th 2017.

Bill Condon (Dreamgirls) directs this live-action retelling of the Disney animated classic from 1991. As before, this fairy tale centers on a young woman named Belle (Emma Watson) who is forced to live with the Beast (Dan Stevens) in his enchanted castle. The film co-stars Luke Evans as Gaston, Ewan McGregor as Lumiere, Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts, and Ian McKellen as Cosgworth.

Filed Under: Emma Thompson, Emma Watson
Release Date Announced for Beauty & The Beast; Another Potter Alumni Cast
Posted by Megs

It has just been announced that Disney’s live-action version of Beauty and the Beast will be released on March 17th 2017, two years from tomorrow. Seems a long time to wait, but filming won’t begin on the project until this Summer. It has also been revealed that Emma Thompson will be playing Mrs. Potts, as was rumored a couple weeks ago.

In other exciting news Alan Menken, the original composer for Disney’s 1991 animated version, will be writing the score for this version. Menken has won 8 Oscars for his work, including 2 for Beauty and the Beast. The film will feature new recordings of the original songs in addition to several new songs written by Menken and Sir Tim Rice.

Filed Under: Emma Thompson, Emma Watson
Potter Alumni Nominated for BAFTA Awards
Posted by Megs

The nominations for the 2014 BAFTA awards have been released and some familiar names are in the running.

Film | Leading Actress in 2014

  • Amy Adams – American Hustle
  • Emma Thompson – Saving Mr. Banks
  • Cate Blanchett – Blue Jasmine
  • Sandra Bullock – Gravity
  • Judi Dench – Philomena

Film | Original Screenplay in 2014

  • American Hustle: Eric Warren Singer, David O. Russell
  • Inside Llewyn Davis: Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
  • Gravity: Alfonso Cuarón, Jonás Cuarón
  • Blue Jasmine: Woody Allen
  • Nebraska: Bob Nelson


Film | Director in 2014

  • Paul Greengrass – Captain Phillips
  • David O. Russell – American Hustle
  • Steve McQueen – 12 Years A Slave
  • Martin Scorsese – The Wolf Of Wall Street
  • Alfonso Cuarón – Gravity

Film | Film in 2014

  • 12 Years A Slave – Anthony Katagas, Brad Pitt, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Steve McQueen
  • American Hustle – Charles Roven, Richard Suckle, Megan Ellison, Jonathan Gordon
  • Captain Phillips – Scott Rudin, Dana Brunetti, Michael De Luca
  • Philomena – Gabrielle Tana, Steve Coogan, Tracey Seaward
  • Gravity – Alfonso Cuarón, David Heyman
Filed Under: Alfonso Cuaron, David Heyman, Emma Thompson
Potter Fans and Stars Noinated for People’s Choice Awards
Posted by Megs

Voting is now open for the 2013 People’s Choice Awards and some Harry Potter cast members and even the Potter fans have been nominated for awards! You can vote over at the PCA Official Website now! Be sure to vote for the Potter stars in their categories:

Favorite Movie Icon:

  • Emma Thompson
  • Maggie Smith
  • Meryl Streep
  • Michelle Pfeiffer
  • Susan Sarandon

Favorite Dramatic Movie:

  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower
  • The Vow
  • Magic Mike
  • The Lucky One
  • Argo

Favorite Dramatic Movie Actress:

  • Emma Watson
  • Charlize Theron
  • Keira Knightley
  • Meryl Streep
  • Rachel McAdams

Favorite Movie Fan Following:

  • Harry Potter
  • Lord of the Rings
  • Pirates of the Caribbean
  • The Hunger Games
  • Twilight
Filed Under: Emma Thompson, Emma Watson
Bid on Tambourines by Potter Stars
Posted by Megs

Back in March we posted about various Harry Potter stars doodled on tambourines for Sound It Outas part of the Tamperine scheme! Sound it Out is a charity that develops and delivers music based programmes of work across a diversity of communities, ages, ethnicities and genres. They asked celebrities and artists to ‘tamper with’ our tambourines to raise funds for our charity. The tambourines are easy to hang on a wall and can be posted worldwide! 100% proceeds will go to our charity, Sound It Out Community Music. For more details about our work and further ways you can support us, please visit www.sounditout.co.uk and follow the Tamperine scheme at www.twitter.com/siotamperine.

You can bid on them by clicking the links below:

 

 

Filed Under: Emma Thompson, Imelda Staunton, James and Oliver Phelps, Robbie Coltrane, Stephen Fry
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