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Posted by: Rosi
June 06, 2010, 08:35 PM

It's been a busy week for the Harry Potter cast. This evening, a number of actors from the Harry Potter films attended the Philips BAFTA Television Awards 2010, which took place at the London Palladium. You can find an album of the red carpet arrivals and the events of the night as the ceremony unfolded in our Leaky Galleries, via this link. Additionally, the BAFTA website has a red carpet fashion feature with pictures of Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange) and Julie Walters (Molly Weasley) which you can find at this link.

Julie Walters won a BAFTA for the Best Actress in a Leading Role; the Molly Weasley actress was nominated twice in the Leading Actress category and ultimately received the award for Channel 4's "Mo", a 2009 docudrama in which Walters portrayed the late British Labour politician Mo Mowlam. A video of Walters' acceptance speech can be found here on the BAFTA YouTube channel, where you can also find a video of Walters on the red carpet.

Helena Bonham Carter was nominated alongside Walters in the Leading Actress category for her role in BBC Four's "Enid," a biopic about the life of Famous Five and Noddy author Enid Blyton.

Kenneth Branagh (Gilderoy Lockhart) won the BAFTA for the Best Actor in a Leading Role. The actor was honoured for his part in BBC One's "Wallander." John Hurt (Mr. Ollivander) and Brendan Gleeson ("Mad-Eye" Moody) were nominated in the same category for their respective roles in "An Englishman in New York" and "Into The Storm."

Stephen Fry - narrator of the British Harry Potter audiobooks - and Dolores Umbridge actress Imelda Staunton were also nominated in other categories. A full list of the winners and nominees for the Philips BAFTA Television Awards 2010 can be found here on the BAFTA website.

In other news, Alan Rickman (Severus Snape) and Miranda Richardson (Rita Skeeter) attended the closing celebration for Marina Abramovic's "The Artist is Present" show. The event took place at New York's Museum of Modern Art and you can find photos of the actors from the event here in our galleries.

Our Order Partner RupertGrint.net has a link to the newly released "Wild Target" cinema poster. The poster can now be seen on display in a number of cinemas in the UK; alternatively, you can find the poster here at RupertGrint.net. "Wild Target" stars Bill Nighy (Rufus Scrimgeour) and Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley) and will be released on the 18th of June in the UK. 

Incidentally, Bill Nighy also appeared on the most recently broadcast episode of "Doctor Who". Nighy appears as a tour guide at an exhibition of Vincent van Gogh's artwork. The episode, titled "Vincent and the Doctor," is now available to UK residents on BBC iPlayer and will be shown on BBC America in the coming weeks. Update: Pictures from the episode are now available here in our galleries.

Lastly, Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley) has appeared in Grazia magazine sporting a Louis Vuitton "Leo" scarf. Photographer Phill Taylor, who shot the feature, has a scan of the photo here on his blog. Wright also talks briefly about her outfit and colour choices:

When it comes to summer dressing, I like creams and whites. So I chose this beige and soft pink to lighten up a darker outfit - like my maxidress and wooden heels.


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20 Comments

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3271 Points

Wow! Everyone has been quite busy! :) Congrats to Julie and Kenneth for winning and also congrats to Helena, John, Stephen, Imelda, and Brendan for being nominated as well. Also glad to see Alan and Miranda out on the town! :) Great news for Rupert, Bill, and Bonnie as well!

Posted by Half-Blood Princess66[ROAR!] on June 06, 2010, 08:45 PM report to moderator
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3271 Points

FIRST!! Squee!! haha

Posted by Half-Blood Princess66[ROAR!] on June 06, 2010, 08:45 PM report to moderator
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1740 Points

The actors have been pretty busy this week. Congratulations for the awards those awesome actors deserve them. But I have to say I can’t wait till Wild Target comes out. I’d really like to check it out.

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243 Points

Just saw what appears to be the teaser for Deathly Hallows Part 1 on the MTV Movie Awards…looks AWESOME!!

Posted by PaintTheSky on June 06, 2010, 09:55 PM report to moderator
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3048 Points

I just saw the new trailer for Deathly Hallows on MTV! I was amazed beyond belief.

Posted by Kirk on June 06, 2010, 10:14 PM report to moderator
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80450 Points

How very nice!

Posted by Won_Two on June 06, 2010, 10:19 PM report to moderator
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3777 Points

NEW TRAILER WAS SICK

Posted by ZachBlack [ROAR] on June 06, 2010, 10:26 PM report to moderator
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1919 Points

Bonnie is so adorable!!

Posted by JackMeggers on June 06, 2010, 10:40 PM report to moderator
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1985 Points

Wow lots of stuff this week.

Posted by jhangelgurl (ITC!) on June 07, 2010, 12:21 AM report to moderator
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311 Points

Great round up, guys: that was an eventful week! And more than anything else I enjoyed a lot the new teaser (not long enough for a trailer…) for Part 1 of Deathly Hallows on the MTV Movie Award… 3 words… OH MY GOD!

Posted by Madam Snape on June 07, 2010, 02:23 AM report to moderator
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507 Points

I watched it only for the HP people….and Charlie McDonnel :)

Posted by IloveDobby on June 07, 2010, 05:40 AM report to moderator
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4852 Points

Whew! They have been busy!!!

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on June 07, 2010, 08:54 AM report to moderator
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5389 Points

Wow that was a busy week. Thanks for the info

Posted by Azaad Potter The Chosen One [ROAR] on June 07, 2010, 11:10 AM report to moderator
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317 Points

I wonder whether Alan Rickman’s jacket shrank in the wash …. he he. But of course he’s gorgeous as ever,never mind the clothes.

Posted by siena on June 07, 2010, 03:36 PM report to moderator
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461 Points

ah my 2 favorite peopel helena and alan

Posted by LilLadySnape on June 07, 2010, 04:14 PM report to moderator
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