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While Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them 2 has already been shooting since mid-July, with the first Fantastic Beasts 2 set photo surfacing last month, it seems the cast is still coming together. A new report reveals that Danish-Japanese actor David Sakurai has come aboard to play a villainous new character, connected to the dark wizard Grindlewald, played by Johnny Depp. It isn't clear if David Sakurai has already started shooting his scenes, or how long production is expected to last for.
Deadline broke the news today, revealing that David Sakurai is playing a character named Krall. The character is described as "one of the ambitious and sulky henchman" to Gellert Grindlewald. The story is set in the year 1927, a few months after the events of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, where magizoologist Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) captured Grindlewald in the first movie. Grindlewald promised that he would make his escape, »
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Principal photography starts today, Monday, July 3, on an all new adventure set in J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World, the second of five films in the series that began with Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them.
The as-yet-untitled film is being directed by David Yates.
Oscar winner Eddie Redmayne (“The Theory of Everything”) stars once more as wizarding world magizoologist Newt Scamander; alongside Katherine Waterston as Auror Tina Goldstein; Alison Sudol as her sister, Queenie Goldstein; and Dan Fogler as Jacob Kowalski, the only No-Maj in the foursome.
Oscar nominee Jude Law (“The Talented Mr. Ripley,” “Cold Mountain”) takes on the role of Albus Dumbledore—one of J.K. Rowling’s most beloved characters—decades before he becomes Headmaster at Hogwarts. »
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La La Land wins top prize at the ceremony.
I, Daniel Blake won outstanding British film.
The 2017 Baftas took place on Feb 12 at the Royal Albert Hall and were once again hosted once again by Stephen Fry.
Read: Eight talking points ahead of the BaftasThe full list of winners
Winners in bold.
Best Filmarrival Dan Levine, Shawn Levy, David Linde, Aaron RyderI, Daniel Blake Rebecca O’BrienLA La Land Fred Berger, Jordan Horowitz, Marc PlattMANCHESTER By The Sea Lauren Beck, Matt Damon, Chris Moore, Kimberly Steward, Kevin J. WalshMOONLIGHT Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Adele RomanskiLEADING Actressamy Adams ArrivalEMILY Blunt The Girl on the TrainEMMA Stone La La LandMERYL Streep »
The 2017 Baftas take place on Feb 12 at the Royal Albert Hall and are hosted once again by Stephen Fry.
The show is broadcast on BBC One on a time delay, but Screen will be following the action as it happens from around 6:45Gmt and updating the winners as they are announced, below.
Read: Eight talking points ahead of the BaftasThe nominations
Winners in bold.
Leading Actorandrew Garfield Hacksaw RidgeCASEY Affleck Manchester by the SeaJAKE Gyllenhaal Nocturnal AnimalsRYAN Gosling La La LandVIGGO Mortensen Captain FantasticCINEMATOGRAPHYARRIVAL Bradford YoungHELL Or High Water Giles NuttgensLA La Land Linus SandgrenLION Greig FraserNOCTURNAL Animals Seamus McGarveyORIGINAL Screenplayhell Or High Water Taylor SheridanI, Daniel Blake Paul LavertyLA La Land Damien ChazelleMANCHESTER By The Sea Kenneth LonerganMOONLIGHT Barry JenkinsOutstanding British contribution to cinemaCURZON Cinemassupporting Actoraaron Taylor-johnson Nocturnal AnimalsDEV Patel LionHUGH Grant Florence Foster JenkinsJEFF Bridges Hell or High »
The Visual Effects Society announced the nominees for the 15th Annual Ves Awards this morning and “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” and “Games Of Thrones” dominated the field. The winners will be announced Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017.
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The nominees are as follows:
Outstanding Visual Effects in a Photoreal Feature
“Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children”
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2017 nominationsBEST Filmarrival Dan Levine, Shawn Levy, David Linde, Aaron RyderI, Daniel Blake Rebecca O’BrienLA La Land Fred Berger, Jordan Horowitz, Marc PlattMANCHESTER By The Sea Lauren Beck, Matt Damon, Chris Moore, Kimberly Steward, Kevin J. WalshMOONLIGHT Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, Adele RomanskiOUTSTANDING British Filmamerican Honey Andrea Arnold, Lars Knudsen, Pouya Shahbazian, Jay Van HoyDENIAL Mick Jackson, Gary Foster, [link »
6 items from 2017
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