Tag Archive: potter


  • “Warm Bodies”

    <strong>Written By: </strong>Isaac Marion, a Seattle-based writer and musician who captured the zombie zeitgeist with his critically acclaimed 2011 novel for teens. <strong>On the Page: </strong>R is an unconventional zombie. He’s conflicted about his lot in life and finds himself attracted to Julie, the girlfriend of his last victim. He curbs his New Hunger for her brains and shuttles her off to his zombie loft in an airplane

  • While promoting his latest interpretation of a classic work, “The Great Gatsby,” director Baz Luhrmann revealed that he once had a chance to adapt an even more lucrative feature: “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone.”

    During an interview on Britain’s “The Graham Norton Show,” Luhrmann discussed how after he directed Warner Bros.’s “Romeo + Juliet,” the studio approached him with an offer to helm the first “Harry Potter” film. Luhrmann admitted… Continue reading Baz Luhrmann Passed on Directing 'Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone'

    “Harry Potter” star Tom Felton is shedding his Hogwarts robes — and his British accent — for his next role, as an American Navy pilot in the upcoming World War II drama “Ghosts of the Pacific.”

    The actor, who portrayed Slytherin student and Harry Potter nemesis Draco Malfoy in the series, will get to play a hero this time, in the role of real-life bombardier Tony Pastula. Pastula was stranded in… Continue reading Tom Felton in 'Ghosts of the Pacific': 'Harry Potter' Star Signs Up for WWII Drama

    Guess the glass slipper didn’t fit. Emma Watson has dropped out of Disney’s upcoming live-action version of “Cinderella.”

    Variety reports that Watson is no longer in talks to star in the movie, which will be directed by Kenneth Branagh. Cate Blanchett is still on board as the wicked stepmother.

    However, the “Harry Potter” star will still get to play a pretty princess in Guillermo del Toro’s “Beauty and the Beast.” And seeing… Continue reading Emma Watson Out as Cinderella: 'Harry Potter' Actress Won't Be Going to the Ball

  • ‘jOBS’

    <strong>Who’s In It:</strong> Ashton Kutcher, Josh Gad, Dermot Mulrooney, Matthew Modine, J.K. Simmons <strong>What’s It About:</strong> The film traces the professional and personal life of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs <strong>Why You Should Pay Attention:</strong> No, your eyes have not deceived you: That’s funnyman Ashton Kutcher playing the iconic inventor/entrepreneur. This movie likely hinges on Kutcher’s acting ability (which some don’t find that … serious). That said, AplusK does have