The BAFTAs, British Academy Film Awards, were held in London this evening and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them walked away with an award. It beat out Doctor Strange, Hail Caesar!, La La Land and Nocturnal Animals for the Production Design BAFTA. The film was also nominated for Special Visual Effects, Outstanding British Film, Costume Design and Sound.
The BAFTAs are essentially the British form of The Oscars so winning an award is a great honor. They are a celebration of the years achievements in film and are broadcast on BBC. You can watch a livestream of the red carpet arrivals below:
Bloomsbury has revealed the EIGHT new covers for Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone to celebrate the book’s 20th anniversary. They are based on the 4 Hogwarts houses and there is a separate cover for both the hardcover and paperback versions. Photos of all the covers can be viewed in our gallery!
Bloomsbury Publishing is excited to unveil the covers of the eagerly anticipated 20th Anniversary House editions of J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.
Illustrated by Levi Pinfold, Kate Greenaway Medal winner, the front covers feature the crest for each Hogwarts house in vibrant house colours. Levi took his inspiration from traditional heraldry and coats of arms and combined this with typical characteristics of each house to create crests that embody the values of the house. Head to Pottermore.com to find out more information on the creatures, symbols and shapes used in each crest.
Publishing in celebration of the 20th anniversary, 26th June 2017, there are complementary hardback and paperback jackets of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. The hardbacks will be black with the house crest in a house colour and striped sprayed edges. The paperbacks will reverse the house colour theme and have single colour sprayed edges. Both editions will contain fascinating facts about the houses of Hogwarts, and three specially commissioned house illustrations from Levi Pinfold per book. Books will be in stores from the beginning of June.
Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is the book that started a global phenomenon. With an initial hardback print run of 500 copies, it has now sold over 90 million copies worldwide. It is the book that put Harry’s destiny in motion and created a whole new generation of readers. It is hard to think now that before 1997 none of us knew about Hogwarts, Quidditch or Voldemort. The Harry Potter novels have now sold approximately 450 million copies worldwide and have been translated into 79 languages.
As we posted in August of last year, Rupert Grint is staring in the series adaption of the 2000 film Snatch. A few new clips, including a trailer, for the new series have been released online. Rupert stars as Charlie Cavendish Scott, “a wealthy, English heir who refuses to eat off his silver spoon.” The show will be available to stream on Crackle on March 16th.
The cult classic movie Snatch is now a high-stakes, high-octane Crackle Original Series. Get in on the heists, gangster action and rapid-fire dialogue that earned the original movie a shite-load of fans. Snatch streams free on Crackle March 16. Starring Rupert Grint (Harry Potter), Luke Pasqualino (Battlestar Gallactica: Blood & Chrome), Lucien Laviscourt (The Bye Bye Man), Marc Warren (Wanted, Hustle), Stephanie Leonidas (American Gothic), Phoebe Dynevor (Waterloo Road), Juliet Aubrey (The Infiltrator, The Constant Gardener), Tamer Hassan (Layer Cake, Kick-Ass), Dougray Scott (Mission: Impossible III, Taken 3) and Ed Westwick (Gossip Girl).
The 2017 Celebration of Harry Potter may be over, but we still have some tidbits to share over the next few days! We’ve just posted a bunch of photos from the weekend over on our Facebook page, so head over and check them out!
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.
Warner Bros. released a deleted scene from Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them at this weekend’s Celebration of Harry Potter! The scene features Queenie and Tina singing the Ilvermorny song and contains a famous quote from the trailer that fans were disappointed to not see in the finished film.
This clip is featured on the blu-ray and DVD release of the film. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will be available on Digital HD 3/7 and Blu-ray™ 3/28.