Castium Revelio: “The Non-Driving Bald Accountant” and Different Tales

Anybody in attendance on the Toronto Worldwide Movie Competition final week was probably in a position to catch a glimpse of at the least one among their wizarding world favorites. A number of actors had been readily available in help of their newest tasks, together with the person behind the boy wizard himself, Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter). MuggleNet saved you updated on all issues Radcliffe as he made the rounds, selling Weapons Akimbo, however CinemaBlend says there was one different franchise the actor expressed curiosity in becoming a member of – although not in any standard approach.

Radcliffe famous he’d performed a few of his personal stunts within the Harry Potter movies however hadn’t had the chance to do many since, expressing flip within the Quick & Livid franchise could possibly be enjoyable. We agree! Only one downside: He’s not that nice behind the wheel. “Is there part of a non-driver in that?” Radcliffe requested, questioning if any of the road racers and spies wanted somebody to do their taxes or deal with administrative work. Weapons Akimbo director Jason Lei Howden joked that he’d have to shave his head within the custom of Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson, and Jason Statham. We will’t be the one ones who wish to see Quick & Livid: The Non-Driving Bald Accountant, proper?

We additionally confirmed you a photograph of Radcliffe’s heart-melting reunion with Gary Oldman (Sirius Black), who joined Meryl Streep and Antonio Banderas at TIFF to advertise The Laundromat. Oldman and Banderas additionally introduced Streep with a Tribute Actor award on the TIFF Tribute Gala. Moreover readily available selling Visitor of Honour was David Thewlis (Remus Lupin), and you’ll take a look at photographs of each Marauders within the gallery under. You’re welcome.



Whereas we’re within the gallery-making temper, let’s do yet one more from Toronto! Robert Pattinson (Cedric Diggory) made the total rounds on the competition, from purple carpets to events, and you’ll take pleasure in photographs of him and Eddie Redmayne (Newt Scamander, Implausible Beasts), who was readily available to help The Aeronauts, under. As for Pattinson’s upcoming position as Batman, Heroic Hollywood says Joker director Tod Phillips was requested at TIFF whether or not the star of that movie, Joaquin Phoenix, and Pattinson may meet in That Batman. “No, undoubtedly not,” Phillips mentioned. “Oddly, within the States, comedian books are our Shakespeare, it appears, and you are able to do many, many variations of ‘Hamlet’. There will probably be many extra Jokers, I’m positive, sooner or later.” Bummer, however there it’s.



Should you missed Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) in Ophelia throughout its theater run, you possibly can preorder the film now on Blu-ray and DVD. Felton performs Laertes, Ophelia’s brother, within the story of Hamlet from the angle of the lady who cherished him. Should you can’t await the November 5 disc launch, you may as well watch now on Amazon Prime Video.

When subsequent we meet, the Downton Abbey film may have made its premiere, and we’ll all be busy procuring on-line for tiaras, tuxes, and English nation estates. Forward of September 20, the movie’s stars – which embrace Dame Maggie Smith (Minerva McGonagall) and Imelda Staunton (Dolores Umbridge) – are already being requested about the potential for a sequel. Staunton and her husband, Jim Carter, lately addressed that with Specific and the Scottish Solar, with Carter saying he thinks there’s undoubtedly room for extra.

The humorous factor is that individuals are already asking that and the film isn’t even out but. And we’re thrilled individuals are asking. I feel there’s loads of room for extra, and I’ll be there. There’s undoubtedly potential, and I feel we’d be very completely happy to do it.


Staunton additionally talked about her character’s secret and her connection to the Crawley household.

Girl Bagshaw has a secret, and she or he isn’t very eager on spending a few nights at Downton, as a result of she’s linked to the household ultimately and is aware of that there may be a touch of hassle if she goes there.


Carter, in the meantime, had only one remorse about working along with his spouse on the movie: “I by no means even bought to serve her a glass of wine.” Elsewhere in Staunton information, Selection experiences that Maleficent: Mistress of Evil, through which the actress portrays Knotgrass the fairy, will make its worldwide premiere October 7 in Rome as a pre-opening gala for the Rome Movie Competition’s Alice within the Metropolis sidebar. Stars Angelina Jolie and Michelle Pfeiffer will probably be readily available for that debut. The Maleficent sequel will hit screens in the US, United Kingdom, and Spain on October 18.

Issues proceed to remain on observe for No Time to Die‘s April three, 2020, launch within the UK and April eight, 2020, launch within the US, however after all of the early troubles surrounding the movie’s manufacturing, we simply really feel really feel compelled to control it always. Ralph Fiennes (Lord Voldemort) and firm appear to be positive this week, however James Bond seems like he could possibly be doing higher.

James Bond set photographs: Daniel Craig lined in pretend BLOOD for No Time To Die motion scenes #JamesBond #DanielCraig #NoTimeToDie

— Day by day Specific (@Daily_Express) September 11, 2019

Season three of Brendan Gleeson‘s (Mad-Eye Moody) Mr. Mercedes on Viewers is underway, and the actor sat down lately with Leisure Weekly to debate his character – retired police detective Invoice Hodges – in addition to the brand new season and the larger message behind the collection tailored from the novels of Stephen King. You’ll wish to learn the total article on EW‘s web site.

We took Invoice Hodges as an all-American man and turned him into anyone who began off in Eire and grew to become an all-American man. After seeing totally different folks right here who all had totally different accents however had been People, it grew to become much less of a problem to me. A whole lot of all-American guys weren’t born right here; that’s simply the best way it’s. It meant I may return right into a backstory in my very own tradition, which was simpler than pretending to have performed softball, if you already know what I imply.


Brendan Gleeson is pictured in a still from


A variety of well-known faces, from Prince Harry to Equipment Harington, took the buying and selling flooring final week at brokerage agency BGC final week to reply telephones for a fundraising drive in reminiscence of the 658 Cantor Fitzgerald and 61 EuroBrokers staff who had been killed within the 9/11 terrorist assaults in New York Metropolis, New York. Additionally collaborating in BGC Charity Day had been Helen McCrory (Narcissa Malfoy) and husband Damian Lewis, with McCrory closing her donation offers with the catchphrase from her hit present Peaky Blinders: “By order of the Peaky f***ing Blinders.” You possibly can view photographs of McCrory and Lewis on the occasion under.



Livia De Paolis (Emoticon 😉) will probably be directing and starring in an adaptation of Laurie Fox’s novel The Misplaced Ladies, and Dame Emma Thompson (Sybill Trelawney) and her daughter, Gaia Smart, have signed on, Deadline Hollywood experiences. It doesn’t look from the synopsis like Thompson will play a big position within the movie, however Smart will probably be featured in her most outstanding position up to now. Take a look at the intriguing synopsis, and we’ll hold you posted as extra involves mild!

‘The Misplaced Ladies’ will chronicle 4 generations of Darling ladies as they battle within the aftermath of their adventures with Peter Pan in Neverland. The movie will comply with how Wendy (De Paolis) struggles to retain her inventive spirit after her fantastical journeys with Pan. Like her grandmother (Ellen Burstyn) and her mom, Jane (Thompson in a cameo position), Wendy should escape Pan’s maintain on her and the guarantees he desperately desires her to maintain. As her daughter, Berry (Smart), comes into Peter’s orbit, Wendy should combat to avoid wasting her relationship together with her daughter whereas reconciling her legacy.

A couple of weeks in the past, we introduced you the primary trailer for Thompson’s Final Christmas, starring Emilia Clarke and Henry Golding, and we’ve bought one other for you this week: the official worldwide trailer! Final Christmas is ready to premiere November eight within the US and November 15 within the UK, and director Paul Feig spoke lately about convincing Thompson to take a task (as Clarke’s character’s mom) within the film she penned. You possibly can learn that quote and think about the trailer under.

When she initially despatched it to me, I mentioned, ‘I would like you on set with me the entire time’ as a result of each time I make a film, I all the time have the author with me. Then I simply saved considering, ‘It’s loopy. I’m going to have one of many biggest actors of all time sitting subsequent to me day by day, and she or he’s not going to be within the film.’ So I mentioned, ‘Emma, you’ve gotta be within the film.’


Final however not least, Thompson was additionally included on Selection‘s listing of 25 Local weather Movers and Shakers in Leisure final week.

The Oscar-winning actress lately performed an environmentalist locking horns with the authorities in a brief movie that featured real-life footage from Extinction Revolt’s wave of headling-grabbing London protests. The movie and TV star additionally vocally joined the activist group’s UK demonstrations, notably from its signature pink boat. ‘The local weather change argument is now a race between consciousness and cataclysm,’ Thompson mentioned in a video message posted on Extinction Revolt’s Fb web page. ‘It’s time to arise and save our dwelling.’ She has additionally joined Barack Obama in backing Earth Hour, a World Wildlife Fund marketing campaign that advocates for pressing motion on environmental points.

The star-studded solid of Sir Kenneth Branagh‘s (Gilderoy Lockhart) Loss of life on the Nile has added one other member. The Hollywood Reporter says Ali Fazal (Victoria & Abdul) will be part of Armie Hammer, Gal Gadot, Letitia Wright, and, in fact, Branagh himself as he returns to the position of Agatha Christie’s famed detective Hercule Poirot. The film has a December 20, 2020, launch date.

David Tennant (Barty Crouch Jr.) is in talks to play murdered Russian FSB dissident Alexander Litvinenko in a brand new ITV collection, the Guardian experiences. That challenge continues to be in its early phases of improvement, so we’ll hold a watch out for extra. Tennant can be at the moment filming for Deadwater Fell, and he’ll be joined within the Channel four thriller by Lilac Jackson, a Cheltenham, England, lady with cerebral palsy who made headlines final week by strolling to highschool simply 18 months after present process life-saving surgical procedure. Tennant performs Tom within the collection, and you’ll learn a synopsis and take a look at a photograph of him with Jackson (pictured at heart backside) under.

When a seemingly good and completely happy household is murdered by somebody they knew and trusted, cracks seem on the floor of a supposedly idyllic neighborhood.


David Tennant poses with


For you followers of Tennant’s Tenth Physician, right here’s a tidbit for you: Freema Agyeman, who performed companion Martha Jones, will probably be returning to that position on a brand new adaptation of Torchwood! You possibly can learn the total particulars from the Solar.

PBS will probably be working a choice of “Broadway’s Greatest” as a part of its Nice Performances collection, and Playbill experiences that Purple, starring Alfred Enoch (Dean Thomas) and Alfred Molina, will probably be broadcast November 15. Set your telephone alerts now!


Alfred Enoch and Alfred Molina are pictured in a still shot from


Harry Melling (Dudley Dursley) has been talked about in a number of media experiences as being among the many solid of Infinite, starring Mark Wahlberg, Chiwetel Ejiofor, and Rupert Buddy. The film will probably be an adaptation of the 2009 novel The Reincarnationist Papers by D. Eric Maikranz and is ready to start filming later this month in London. Melling has but to be listed on Infinite‘s IMDb web page, nonetheless, so for now, we’ll go away you with a synopsis and a promise to maintain checking into this! The movie is slated for an August 7, 2020, premiere.

[The storty] centres on a gaggle of near-immortal women and men who’re reincarnated over the centuries and are generally known as ‘the Infinite.’ To defeat an evil mastermind, the group should depend on a person who suffers from schizophrenia and who must be taught that each one his vivid desires are literally reminiscences from previous lives so as to defeat the villain.

We beforehand let you already know that Shirley Henderson (Moaning Myrtle) is featured within the mockumentary Greed, starring Steve Coogan, and Deadline Hollywood says the movie was acquired for distribution at TIFF by Sony Footage Classics. We’ve bought the synopsis for you under. Greed was already slated for a November 22 premiere within the UK, so we’ll hold a watch out for that US date!

The movie skewers the world of excessive vogue, particularly wanting on the grotesque inequality between a grasping billionaire (Coogan) and the feminine garment staff who toil on his vogue line. [Director Michael] Winterbottom follows the billionaire as he preps his lavish 60th celebration in Mykonos, as overseen by actuality TV cameras, all whereas Syrian refugees have arrived and arrange camp on the Greek shores.

The person who’s spent almost as a lot time in a galaxy far, distant as he has on this one, Warwick Davis (Griphook/Filius Flitwick), sat down lately for an interview about all issues Star Wars with Star Wars Insider, and you’ll learn an excerpt from that on Fantha Tracks.

Sky and AMC collection A Discovery of Witches lately introduced its new solid members for Season 2, with two acquainted faces amongst them: Adrian Rawlins (James Potter) and Victoria Yeates (Bunty, Implausible Beasts)! Rawlins will probably be portraying William Cecil and Yeates the Water Witch Elizabeth Jackson within the new season, which is filming now for a 2020 launch. Because the story continues in Elizabethan London, reluctant witch Diana Bishop (Teresa Palmer) and vampire Matthew Clairmont (Matthew Goode) are hiding in time from the Congregation, and you’ll take a look at a first-look picture of these characters, together with Rawlins’ and Yeates’ casting bulletins, under.

One thing witchy this fashion comes ✨@victoriayeates will play Elizabeth Jackson (Water Witch) and Amy McAllister will play Marjorie Cooper (Earth Witch). #ADiscoveryofWitches

— Sky One (@SkyOne) September 5, 2019


A first look image was released last week of Season 2 of


Monty Python’s Flying Circus did their share of controversial issues, maybe none extra so than Lifetime of Brian. The BBC lately made a whole bunch of clips from its archives obtainable to look at on-line, together with a Friday Night time, Saturday Morning interview from 1979 whereby John Cleese (Practically Headless Nick) and Michael Palin talk about the perceived blasphemy of the spoof. You possibly can test it out on the BBC’s new web site devoted to the clip assortment.

Jamie Campbell Bower (younger Gellert Grindelwald) is constant a North American tour along with his band, Counterfeit., and he spoke final week with Different Press about what it takes to get himself centered earlier than taking the stage.

I generally is a very anxious particular person. It takes a extreme quantity of preparation inside myself spiritually to get to the place I really feel snug to carry out. One of many issues that I’m very eager to do as a performer and an individual is to current essentially the most sincere model of myself, and I’ve to are likely to myself to have the ability to get that over. Is that bravado? Most likely ego-masking concern. Let’s name it that.

You possibly can learn that full interview on-line. Counterfeit. has simply launched its new single, “It Will get Higher,” which Different Press describes as “one half self-help anthem and one half middle-finger-raised punk affirmation,” and you will get a style of that on the band’s Twitter feed. Oh, and yet one more factor: Should you’re going to be in Los Angeles, California, this week, Campbell Bower desires you to be in a music video. No biggie. Deets under.

Being on tour and listening to you sing the phrases again to us means EVERYTHING. North America you might be wonderful. Europe we love you and we’ll see you quickly! 💖🦋💖🦋💖🦋💖🦋

Stream / Tickets —>

— COUNTERFEIT. (@counterfeitrock) September 13, 2019


Okay. So if I used to be to ask you guys if any of you needed to be in a music video. Would you be eager? Should have the ability to be in LA Thursday September 19th. 🙏💖💖🦋 let me know. X

— Jamie Campbell Bower (@Jamiebower) September 15, 2019

We let you already know final week that Jessica Hynes‘ (voice of Mafalda Hopkirk) movie The Combat, through which the actress starred as Tina whereas additionally directing, was headed to DVD, and Vulture Hound spoke with Hynes final week about all facets of the film, together with the evolution of her character. You possibly can learn the total interview on Vulture Hound’s web site.

Initially, the concept of Tina was extra simplistic and presumably extra comedian, however she naturally got here into being. I needed her to really feel relatable, not too extraordinary, somebody that could possibly be any one among us. She’s the one who’s attempting to maintain all the things collectively.

Lastly on the Harry Potter alumni entrance, Gamasutra experiences Stephen Fry (narrator of the UK Harry Potter audiobooks) has lent his voice to Albert Einstein within the new app Human Heroes Einstein’s Clock.

Recent off his first outing in ‘Human Heroes Einstein on Time’, the creator of relativity, Albert Einstein, is again on the stage – solely this time, he’s geared up with a ton of various clocks to assist younger kids learn to inform the time.

Fry’s Einstein acts as a private time tutor, encouraging kids and cracking jokes alongside the best way. The app is free, with no in-app purchases, subscriptions, or signups wanted, and it may be performed offline. It’s obtainable now within the App Retailer and Google Play Retailer.

Additionally, if you happen to ever harbored any hopes of seeing Fry faucet his toes on a present such because the UK’s Strictly Come Dancing or the US’s Dancing with the Stars, you need to go forward and abandon these now. The Gazette and Herald says Fry was requested about the potential for showing on such a present, and right here was his reply: “I detest dancing. It embarrasses me. Not solely to do it however to look at different folks do it. The ‘Strictly’-type factor I discover completely nails on a blackboard. It’s an allergy. I can’t bear dancing. It makes me cringe.”

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