Jason Issacs plays a card shark in his new film Passionada, a role that's "180 degrees" from Lucius Malfoy in the Harry Potter series.
Thanks everyone for emailing us this pic of Alan Rickman as Snape, but it's not a new PoA filming pic, it's actually a very old CoS filming pic.
The UK's Independent profiles Harry Potter actress Fiona Shaw:
...despite all the media attention being given to the actress's next venture, her Edinburgh Festival Chekhov debut in The Seagull under the direction of Peter Stein, most of the population, if asked to name one of her roles, would only be able to point at the tall,Continued...
Enjoy finding movie bloopers? This article mentions Harry Potter:
The first two Harry Potter films each had 107 bloopers, including a visible cast on the broken wrist of Emma Watson, who plays Hermione, and the wires controlling an owl and a giant spider in the sequel.
The pics that ran in The Sun a while back are on the official HP site, a small bit larger and with captions. This also puts to rest speculation that these are rehearsal pictures, as they are tagged as 'PoA pictures.' Thanks Parker, for the tip!
USA Today has an article discussing the latest Peter Pan movie and how a certain baddie we all know might just be what gets the audience hooked on the film.
If you look at the picture of Cuaron and Emma Watson, you can see the Time Turner's gold chain around Emma's neck. Also, the Daily Prophet page that Rupert has in front of him in the Leaky Cauldron pic has a two-word headline, the second word being "Egypt." I can't make out the first (thoughContinued...
Entertainment Weekly has a short bit about Mike Newell being considered as director for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, with this from Azkaban director Alfonzo Cuaron:
"It was always only Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban for me. I never thought [seriously] about continuing." Though he was approachedContinued...
Several Newsweek readers took issue with Alfonso Cuaron's remarks about President Bush in that magazine's recent article - click and scroll down to read more.
Some people have had trouble getting at the pics from The Sun, so here they are:
To calm the naysayers, I searched the archive and found this pic from CBBC which clearly shows the kids in robes - new and improved robes, natch, so we know it's from PoA. There are robes in PoA, everyone. Please relax about them. Let's wait until we have the movie to judge its worth,Continued...
And it starts...The Sun has posted a bunch more PoA pics, including Hermione threatening Draco Malfoy (looks like Cuaron had Felton ditch the hair gel - gotta say, yay), Harry talking to McGonagall while the rest of the students seem to be leaving for Hogsmeade and Harry almost getting run over by the Knight Bus. ThanksContinued...
Harry Potter III actor Gary Oldman won custody of us his young sons after his ex-wife accused him of keeping one boy drugged - the judge instead found Oldman to be the better parent.
We've got 'em, and we've got them scanned, and it includes our first real glimpse at an in-character Sirius. Much better. And Gambon as Dumbledore - check out the rings. This'll tide us over nicely while we wait for some hi-res! :)
This new Newsround story says you can apply to be an extra in GoF as early as this January!