Category: Harry Potter
Emma Watson is in early talks with Disney to play the character in the live action adaptation of Cinderella that Kenneth Branagh will direct, reports Variety. Cate Blanchett will play the wicked stepmother. It also considered Gabriella Wilde, Imogen Poots and Alicia Vikander.
In related news, Daniel Radcliffe is in final negotiations to star in Frankenstein, Fox’s revisionist take on the classic horror story by Mary Shelley, reports THR. Radcliffe will play Igor, the hunchback. Described as pathologically dirty, with long hair and wearing old clown clothes. A late-summer production start in the UK is being planned.
Rupert Grint will star in CBS' Super Clyde, reports The Hollywood Reporter. The comedy from Raising Hope's Greg Garcia centers on a meek, unassuming fast-food worker decides to become a super hero.
Grint will play the title role of Clyde, the well-meaning and sweet yet slightly neurotic guy who never feels like he really fits in. The avid comic book reader considers himself a borderline agoraphobic with mild to severe anxiety issues who wishes he were a super hero himself.
When Clyde inherits a $100,000 a month inheritance from his long-dead eccentric Uncle Bill, he decides that the cash will be his secret super power and will use it only for good and reward the good-hearted.
Daniel Radcliffe featured in OUT magazine: 'You never see a gay actor getting asked what it’s like to play straight, to my knowledge, at least, there is no difference in how heterosexual and homosexual people fall in love.
..I’ve got great parents who would never have allowed me to become a cocky, obnoxious shit. The thing I learned, much more than learning about acting, was learning about on-set etiquette. As a lead actor on a film you have a tremendous opportunity to influence the entire process by virtue of the attitude you take toward it every day. If you come in raring to go, ready and energized, nobody else has any excuses.
That’s what I feel this year has been all about for me. I’m looking at my work for the first time and not cringing. I’m going, ‘Yes, this is closer to what I want it to be.’'
A ninth Harry Potter 'mini movie' is being filmed, and Helena Bonham Carter will reprise her role as Bellatrix Lestrange. It been commissioned for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios in Orlando, reports The Sun.
It will be shown at two new Harry Potter theme parks now under construction in Japan and California. The actors have been filming at Warner Brothers’ studios in Hertfordshire but details of the plot are being kept under wraps.
'The cast have really enjoyed getting back together, they are so tight-knit.’ And the new film will be shown to visitors at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando.
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Liam Hemsworth dressed up in a suit for a Men's Health Magazine photoshoot in Los Angeles. 'The Hunger Games' star had to have his suit clipped together in the back for a better fit and he checked himself out in the mirror as he walked by a shop window. PacificCoastNews.
Daniel Radcliffe & Tom Felton @ The Woman in Black premiere at The Pacific Theaters at The Grove in LA. Daniel told HEAT that he went to the Harry Potter set drunk: 'I went into work still drunk. And I can point to many scenes where I'm just gone. Dead behind the eyes. I have a very addictive personality. It was a..
problem.. People with problems like that are very adept at hiding it. It was bad. I drank a lot and it was ..nightly.' He no longer drinks: 'You either have to change something, or give into that shame.'