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Posted by: Rosi
January 31, 2010, 02:09 AM

In the Actors in the News Roundup this week we have for you a new interview, a film release date and a number of new photos and videos featuring actors from the Harry Potter cast.

Two weeks ago, we told you about an interview with Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) in The Times in which the actress spoke about her fair trade fashion range with People Tree. A new interview with Ms. Watson is now available on the Daily Mail website along with a number of photos from the English country garden photoshoot for People Tree. "The clothes are very British," says Ms. Watson of the location for the photoshoot, "which is why we shot them in an English country garden – it’s all very strawberries and cream and tennis." More tidbits from the interview:

I didn’t want this collection to be all about me. This is not a celebrity endorsement, it is about creating something that is genuinely a great idea and about making a difference through fashion.
It sounds like a cliché, but we are the future. The earth is ours and will be our children’s, and I think that more than any other generation we are aware of environmental and humanitarian issues. That’s why it’s so great that People Tree is doing something aimed at people of my age – because we do care and we will buy with a conscience. I hope that more companies will follow People Tree’s example.
You can find the photos from the article here in our galleries.

Thanks to our Order Partner, RupertGrint.net, we can also tell you that the film "Wild Target" will be released in the U.K. on the 9th of April this year. The film, which stars Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) in the role of Tony, tells the story of a middle-aged assassin (Bill Nighy.) "Wild Target"'s release date can be found on the Film Distributors' Association website via this link.

Finally, to celebrate the approaching BAFTAs, InStyle magazine have featured a number of actors as the "Best of British Talent" including Rupert Grint and Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley.) A behind the scenes video featuring Mr. Grint and Ms. Wright from the "Best of British Talent" photoshoot can be found here in our video galleries. Additionally, the magazine threw a "Best of British Talent" event; photos from the red carpet can be found here in our galleries as well as a video, which can be found in our video galleries via this link.

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40 Comments

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you rock EMMA! I love what she’s doing, to help the world.

Posted by LoveTomRiddle [ROAR] on February 01, 2010, 01:48 PM report to moderator
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She is so pretty!

Posted by Professor Witchard on February 01, 2010, 02:27 PM report to moderator
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That she contributed her time to appearing in these photos attests to her philanthropy and concern for the issues of her time. Keep up the good work, Emma, using your fame to draw attention to important causes.

Posted by Kirk on February 01, 2010, 02:39 PM report to moderator
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Good for Emma

Posted by ars98 on February 01, 2010, 03:13 PM report to moderator
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Such a shame. People Tree used to be a really interesting label. A bland populist teen “actress” like Emma Watson is completely wrong for them. Still got to have a career to fall back again when the acting work dries up, right, love?

Posted by The Cynic on February 01, 2010, 03:38 PM report to moderator
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emma for the win

Posted by ZachBlack [ROAR] on February 01, 2010, 04:07 PM report to moderator
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I love Emma! This line of clothing sounds great, and I’m incredibly glad she’s come out to say that it is not a celebrity endorsement, but a way to tell people about fair trade fashion. Go Emma!

Posted by butterbeer bottle on February 01, 2010, 04:57 PM report to moderator
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1842 Points

Looking forward to all of these new projects.

Posted by Bara on February 01, 2010, 06:56 PM report to moderator
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Wild Target sounds good too. The Rupert Grint movies that aren’t Harry Potter showcase what he can do and show a greater range for his acting skills. I’m really excited to try to watch it.

Posted by gingerr_kat on February 01, 2010, 11:05 PM report to moderator
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Great interview! As we can see now, Emma is really serious about her collaboration with People Tree. And People Tree hasn’t only used Emma’s image but has worked hard together to creat the collection.
And what Cherrybomb? Will it be showed in more theaters and have a DVD, because otherwise, it will be difficult to find it(((

Posted by Pollytomat on February 01, 2010, 11:46 PM report to moderator
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I don’t see why Bonnie was picked for “Best of British Talent”. I agree with pottershrink, she is pretty and I like her jacket in the pictures, but she really isn’t a great Ginny.

Posted by fifi ~::~ ıɟıɟ {WBM!} {ITC!} on February 02, 2010, 04:26 AM report to moderator
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It is Nice to know that people are trying to save our planet

Posted by Mew5645 on February 02, 2010, 06:10 AM report to moderator
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cool. i cant wait for the movie with rupert! and im so glad that emma cares about the earth, im all ecological, too.

Posted by MaggieNoise on February 02, 2010, 06:17 AM report to moderator
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Emma’s attitude is so admirable. I’m glad that she is promoting this and hope that it is a big success. Maybe more companies will take notice and follow suit.

Posted by Kami Malfoy on February 02, 2010, 07:34 AM report to moderator
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I’m excited about “Wild Target” as I’m a fan of Rupert Grint and Bill Nighy’s work. It sounds like it’ll be an interesting film.

Posted by Kami Malfoy on February 02, 2010, 07:39 AM report to moderator
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