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Posted by: Rosi
October 18, 2010, 07:55 PM

Upcoming film releases and film festivals are the order of the week for the Harry Potter cast! Firstly, the people behind the U.S. release of "Wild Target" have very kindly sent along an exclusive clip from the film, which you can find right here in the Leaky Video Galleries! "Wild Target" stars Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) and Bill Nighy (Rufus Scrimgeour) in leading roles and will be released in the U.S. on the 29th of October. Find out more information about the film at the official website.

Secondly, Nick Moran (Scabior) attended a number of events at The 21st Dinard British Film Festival in Dinard, France. Moran was at the Opening Ceremony, Awards Ceremony and the Jury Photocall. Find photos of Moran at these events here, here and here in our galleries.

Also in film festival news, Jim Broadbent (Horace Slughorn) attended the premiere for "Never Let Me Go" at The BFI London Film Festival. You can find photos of Broadbent at the premiere via this link in our galleries.

Alan Rickman (Severus Snape) and Fiona Shaw (Aunt Petunia) are to star in Frank McGuinness' new version of "John Gabriel Borkman" at the BAM Harvey Theatre. The New York Times ArtsBeat reports that the production will be directed by James Macdonald and will run from the 7th of January to the 6th of February 2011. "John Gabriel Borkman" is currently running at Dublin's Abbey Theatre in Ireland.

Lastly, Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood) recently gave an interview to Nylon magazine in which the actress spoke about leaving Potter behind, her art and culture interests and her future aspirations. The actress also took part in a photoshoot for the magazine; find the three new pictures at this link in our galleries. Read the full interview at this link on the Nylon website. 

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124 Points

Am I first? My comps being weird! Anyway, Wild Targets really good! I cant believe the us is only just getting it now, we had it in the UK months ago. Its definatley worth a watch. Its a proper British film. We really enjoyed it!

Posted by Traceymmm on October 18, 2010, 08:17 PM report to moderator
124 Points

woo i am first! My first first. Awesome!

Posted by Traceymmm on October 18, 2010, 08:17 PM report to moderator
4852 Points

Interesting stuff! Can’t wait to see Wild Target!

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on October 18, 2010, 08:26 PM report to moderator
7027 Points

The videos sound interesting.

Posted by Ariana Devins on October 18, 2010, 08:34 PM report to moderator
199 Points

Wow wonderful news, pictures, and other, thank you…!ยง!

Posted by HogwartsHP on October 18, 2010, 08:36 PM report to moderator
7027 Points

Wild Target good.

Posted by Ariana Devins on October 18, 2010, 08:44 PM report to moderator
3777 Points

so awesome about evanna

Posted by ZachBlack [ROAR] on October 18, 2010, 09:30 PM report to moderator
1985 Points

Can’t wait to see Wild Target!! Thanks for the update.

Posted by jhangelgurl (ITC!) on October 18, 2010, 09:36 PM report to moderator
3271 Points

Great roundup!

Posted by Half-Blood Princess66[ROAR!] on October 18, 2010, 11:22 PM report to moderator
163 Points

Gotta love Luna! Evanna Lynch was the BEST possible person to play her…i love it…totally perfect! Also like the braces in one of the pics! =]

Posted by ::Elfie:: on October 18, 2010, 11:25 PM report to moderator
146 Points

Yes Alan Rickman is playing “John Gabriel Borkman” in Dublin at the moment and I am going to see it!!!! Ner! Ner! Na, Ner Ner!

Posted by finley on October 19, 2010, 11:21 AM report to moderator
1111 Points


Posted by Harrypotterultrafan on October 19, 2010, 12:49 PM report to moderator
2121 Points

I didn’t realise Evanna wore braces! Are they new, or have they been edited out of the films?

Posted by Bookworm_Weasley {HS} {ROAR} on October 19, 2010, 02:45 PM report to moderator
390 Points

I’d really like to see Wild Target. Maybe we’ll get a very late cinematic release, or just the DVD. Meh.

Posted by honigmuffin on October 19, 2010, 07:06 PM report to moderator
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