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Timothy Spall & Anthony Boyle Starring in Episode of Electric Dreams
Posted by Megs

Timothy Spall and Anthony Boyle - The Commuter

Harry Potter actor Timothy Spall and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child actor Anthony Boyle will be starring in an episode of Channel 4s new series Electric Dreams. It is a 10-part sci-fi anthology series, each featuring standalone episodes based on short stories by Philip K Dick. Timothy and Anthony will be playing father and son in an episode titled The Commuter. The episode has another Potter connection with Harry Potter And The Cursed Child writer Jack Thorne writing the episode.

Timothy Spall plays Ed Jacobson, an unassuming employee at a train station who is alarmed to discover that a number of daily commuters are taking the train to a town that shouldn’t exist. When he investigates for himself, he comes face to face with an alternate reality that forces him to confront his own struggles around his relationship with his wife Mary (Rebecca Manley) and his very troubled son Sam (Anthony Boyle).

The show will air on Channel 4 in the UK later this year and on Amazon in the US.

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Filed Under: Anthony Boyle, Timothy Spall
Potter Cast Talks to Radio Times
Posted by Megs

In the July issue of Radio Times many of the Potter actors talked about their memories and experiences working on the Harry Potter films. You can see scans in the gallery thanks to SnitchSeeker!

Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Bonnie Wright, Matthew Lewis, Tom Felton, Helena Bonham Carter, Helen McCrory, Jason Isaacs, Timothy Spall, John Hurt, Rhys Ifans, Robbie Coltrane, Maggie Smith, Gary Oldman, Richard Griffiths, Robert Pattinson, Pam Ferris, Zoe Wanamaker, and David Tennant all talk about the films. (Thanks to SS for the lovely list so I didn’t have to type it)

Filed Under: Bonnie Wright, Daniel Radcliffe, Deathly Hallows, Emma Watson, Gary Oldman, Harry Potter Films, Helen McCrory, Jason Isaacs, Matthew Lewis, Richard Griffiths, Robbie Coltrane, Robert Pattinson, Rupert Grint, Timothy Spall, Tom Felton
Harry Potter Nominated for Critics’ Choice Awards
Posted by Megs

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 has been nominated for some Critics’ Choice Awards.  The awards will air on January 4th at 9pm est.  You can vote by heading to this page!

  • Best Makeup (against Alice in Wonderland, Black Swan and True Grit)
  • Best Visual Effects (against Alice in Wonderland, Inception and Tron: Legacy)

The following and nominations are for films that Harry Potter actors are in:

  • Best Picture: The King’s Speech (Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Gambon, Timothy Spall)
  • Best Supporting Actress: Helena Bonham Carter (The King’s Speech)
  • Best Acting Ensemble: The King’s Speech (Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Gambon, Timothy Spall)
Filed Under: Deathly Hallows, Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Gambon, Timothy Spall
Potter Stars Nominated for 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
Posted by Megs

The nominations for the 17th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards have been announced and a few Harry Potter stars have been nominated for their work in other films!  The nominations are as follows:

  • Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Supporting Role:
    HELENA BONHAM CARTER / Queen Elizabeth – “THE KING’S SPEECH” (The Weinstein Company)
  • Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture
    THE KING’S SPEECH (The Weinstein Company)
    HELENA BONHAM CARTER / Queen Elizabeth
    MICHAEL GAMBON / King George V
    TIMOTHY SPALL / Winston Churchill
  • Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series
    BOARDWALK EMPIRE (HBO)
    KELLY MACDONALD / Margaret Schroeder
Filed Under: Helena Bonham Carter, Michael Gambon, Timothy Spall
Magical-Menagerie at the Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows London Premiere (Part 2)
Posted by Megs

As promised here is part 2 of Magical-Menagerie’s coverage of the World Premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I in London on November 11th!  Part I can be seen here. Before I post the video I would like to say thank you SO MUCH to my amazing friend Maura for stepping in to brave the press pit when I wasn’t able to get to London for the premiere. You are AMAZING and did a great job with the footage!

In case you don’t want to scroll down here’s the first video:

Filed Under: David Heyman, David Yates, Deathly Hallows, Emma Watson, James and Oliver Phelps, JK Rowling, Matthew Lewis, Natalia Tena, Timothy Spall, Warwick Davis
Potter stars attend Alice in Wonderland UK premiere
Posted by Megs

The Royal premiere of Disney’s Alice in Wonderland is being held in London this evening. So far Harry Potter stars, who are also in the film, Helena Bonham Carter, Timothy Spall, Paul Whitehouse,and Alan Rickman are in attendance! The first photos of the stars can be seen over at the SS galleries.

Thanks SnitchSeeker!

UPDATE: Helen McCrory was also in attendance along with Jamie Campbell Bower.

Filed Under: Alan Rickman, Helena Bonham Carter, Timothy Spall
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