‘Harry Potter’ TV Series Lands Showrunner and Director

With no more Harry Potter books to adapt into movies, and with the Fantastic Beasts film franchise failing to connect with audiences in the same way, Warner Bros. is doing the only thing they can do with their hugely lucrative property: They’re making the original J.K. Rowling novels into a TV show. That we already knew. … Read more

Expecto Patronus: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban at 20 | Features

Returning for Harry, Ron, and Hermione’s third year at Hogwarts, Cuaron’s first order of business is destroying any pre-established conventions of Hogwarts as a safe haven. Where Chris Columbus had painted the castle as a warm, whimsical escape from the cruelties of Harry’s muggle life, Cuaron transforms it into something cold and remote. Suddenly, Hogwarts’ … Read more

Guillermo del Toro gave Alfonso Cuarón some Harry Potter advice

Guillermo del Toro had come choice words for Alfonso Cuarón when he questioned whether or not he should direct Harry Potter. For some fans, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban is their favourite movie in the franchise, largely thanks to Alfonso Cuarón’s stylistic direction. However, the Y tu mamá también director may not have … Read more

Harry Shearer gets told The Simpsons is too “woke”

Harry Shearer, who was removed from voicing Black character Dr. Julius Hibbert, says he gets told that The Simpsons went “woke.” The Simpsons has come under repeated scrutiny for its voice cast, particularly the various races and cultures they are representing. The most damning attacks have been at Hank Azaria, who voiced Kwik-E-Mart owner Apu … Read more

Imtiaz Ali Reacts to Love Aaj Kal & Jab Harry Met Sejal’s Box Office Failure

Bollywood director Imtiaz Ali is known for his distinctive narrative style in the industry. Over the years, he has given us unforgettable movies like Jab We Met, Rockstar, Highway, Tamasha, and many more. His latest release, Amar Singh Chamkila, which was released on Netflix, has also received positive reviews. However, some of his films like … Read more

Gary Oldman thinks his performance as Sirius Black in the Harry Potter franchise was “mediocre”

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban actor Gary Oldman says he thought his performance as Sirius Black was “mediocre.” Everyone’s their own worst critic. People can take you down as many pegs as they please, but it’s nothing compared to when you’re alone, chastising yourself for mistakes made or actions you regret. Gary Oldman … Read more

Michael Gambon, Dumbledore in ‘Harry Potter’ Films, Dies at 82

One of the most accomplished actors of the 20th century and a beloved member of the Harry Potter series has died. Michael Gambon, winner of numerous Olivier and BAFTA awards, and in later years Hogwarts’ headmaster Albus Dumbledore in the Harry Potter films, has passed away after a “bout of pneumonia” according to a statement from his … Read more