February 20, 2017

Tag Archives: Professor

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows gets two new character posters

HollywoodNews.com: Collider first posted these, but they are pretty self-explanatory. It will be interesting to see if Warner Bros. releases any more in the coming days, highlight Professor Moriarty (Jared Harris) Mycroft Holmes (Stephen Fry), or Sim (Noomi Rapace). The cost that comes with casting a character as[...]

Lady Gaga 101 is really a college course

HollywoodNews.com: Typical courses for a liberal arts college include English, Science, History and Philosophy. However, the time has come to include Lady Gaga in that curriculum. University of South Carolina is offering its students “Lady Gaga and the Sociology of Fame” next semester. The course will analyze what makes a[...]

Father of Murdered “Harry Potter” Actor Seeks to Educate About Knife Violence

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: Prior to last summer’s release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, the cast and crew suffered a loss when Rob Knox, an 18-year old actor who played a minor role in the sixth film, was murdered as the result of a knife fight while trying[...]

Johnny Depp, Robert Downey Jr. get the sniffles

HollywoodNews.com: Only a superstar could stop production and that’s exactly what happened on the sets of “Sherlock Holmes 2” and Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides.” Turns out that Robert Downey Jr. and Johnny Depp were respectively under the weather on the above films earlier in the week. Both productions[...]

James McAvoy to evolve professor role in ‘X-Men’ prequel

HollywoodNews.com: “I’m basically going to try and bury Patrick (Stewart’s) performance.” Those fighting words come straight from actor James McAvoy who is playing the younger version of Professor X in “X-Men: First Class” – a role made famous by Patrick Stewart in the film franchise. MTV News had the[...]

“X-Men: First Class” adding Riptide to the villainous mix

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: I seriously hope tickets to Matthew Vaughn’s upcoming “X-Men: First Class” come with official scorecards. How else will we be able to keep up with the number of mutants expected to be on screen? So far, the mutant roster includes James McAvoy as Professor Charles Xavier; Michael Fassbender[...]

Convention Appearance Updates for “Harry Potter” Actors

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: On the heels of Dragon*Con – where twins James & Oliver Phelps appeared this past Labor Day weekend – comes confirmation of other stars from the Harry Potter series appearing at more conventions around the globe. The Phelps twins will appear along with co-stars Tom Felton (Draco[...]

James McAvoy, Matthew Vaughn put U.K. spat aside for ‘X-Men’

HollywoodNews.com: “X-Men: First Class” director Matthew Vaughn and the film’s actor James McAvoy are in disagreement over the shuttering of the U.K. Film Council. The organization was instrumental in funding a number of British film productions and spurring the country’s cinema industry. Vaughn supports the closing of the U.K. Film Council and[...]

De Niro flipping through the pages of “Manuel of Love 3”?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: I might be the only person who enjoyed Robert De Niro in last year’s tearjerker, “Everything’s Fine.” And I’d prefer to see him in challenging emotional dramas instead of watching him run back to the “Meet” well for “Little Fockers.” So the news that De Niro is eyeing a[...]

Harry Potter Stars Say Farewell to Franchise at Fair-Themed Wrap Party

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: Warner Bros. and Harry Potter author J.K. Rowling hosted a wrap party at Leavesden Studios for the stars of the mega-successful film franchise, which wrapped final production in June. The Daily Mail posted photos of cast members Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), Tom[...]
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