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J.K. Rowling has urged actor Matthew Lewis to “put some clothes on”

1 hour ago | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

J.K. Rowling has urged actor Matthew Lewis to “put some clothes on”.

The ‘Harry Potter’ author was left shocked after she spotted the 25-year-old star – who played Neville Longbottom in the popular series of films – wearing minimal clothes in the latest issue of Attitude magazine, insisting he covers up in future.

Taking to Twitter, she wrote: “I will always support you whatever you want to do, Matthew. Now go put some clothes on.”

The 49-year-old writer – who is currently working on the script for ‘Harry Potter’ spin-off film ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ – admitted the risqué shoot wasn’t as bad as when the franchise’s lead actor Daniel Radcliffe bared his genitals in an on-stage version of the play ‘Equus’ on London’s West End.

She added: “Not as bad as watching Dan in Equus, but close. Warn me next time, for God’s sake.”

And although »

- The Hollywood News

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Neville Longbottom and J.K. Rowling Have a Cringeworthy Twitter Exchange

16 hours ago | Popsugar.com | See recent Popsugar news »

Matthew Lewis, best known for playing the role of Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter films, has become equally well-known for his epic transformation from chubby misfit to scorching-hot cover boy. Matthew appears in the June 2015 issue of the British magazine Attitude wearing little more than underwear and an open cardigan, and the sexy snaps got the attention of many - including the author of the Harry Potter books, J.K. Rowling. After seeing the racy photos, the writer tweeted to Matthew, saying, "Not as bad as watching Dan in Equus, but close. Warn me next time, for God's sake," referring to Daniel Radcliffe going nude when he starred in the play in 2007. What followed was a hilariously sweet social media exchange that is bound to make you blush. Read the tweets below, and keep scrolling for Matthew's hot Attitude pictures. .@Mattdavelewis Not as bad as watching Dan in Equus, but close. »

- Brittney-Stephens

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Neville Longbottom Got Ripped (and Made J.K. Rowling Uncomfortable)

19 hours ago | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Matthew Lewis, the actor behind beloved "Harry Potter" character Neville Longbottom, has made headlines before for how much he's changed since his debut as an awkward preteen in "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone." Now, the British babe is once again making waves with his appearance -- and making author J.K. Rowling uncomfortable in the process.

Lewis is the latest cover star for Attitude magazine, and the actor went all-out for the occasion, showing off an impressive set of abs (and making good on the headline, "From Hogwarts to Hottie"). Things got steamier inside the mag, with a photo of Lewis showing off...well, you can imagine (or check out the pic for yourself here).But while many fans swooned over the images, there was one person whose reaction wasn't entirely positive. In a post on Twitter, Rowling compared her response to Lewis's racy photoshoot to her shock in seeing »

- Katie Roberts

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Rockstar is suing the BBC over Daniel Radcliffe's Grand Theft Auto drama Game Over

20 hours ago | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - TV news news »

Rockstar is taking legal action against the BBC over its upcoming Grand Theft Auto drama.

Game Changer, which revolves around the court battles between Grand Theft Auto developer Rockstar and Miami lawyer Jack Thompson, is in danger of being derailed due to a trademark lawsuit of its own filed against the BBC by Rockstar.

Grand Theft Auto publisher Take-Two told IGN that the company has tried to resolve the issue with the BBC to no avail.

"While holders of the trademarks are referenced in the film title and its promotion, Rockstar Games has had no involvement with this project," it said.

"Our goal is to ensure that our trademarks are not misused in the BBC's pursuit of an unofficial depiction of purported events related to Rockstar Games.

"We have attempted multiple times to resolve this matter with the BBC without any meaningful resolution.

"It is our obligation to protect our »

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'Pride' star Ben Schnetzer to play tragic journalist Dan Eldon

17 May 2015 10:00 PM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Exclusive: Ben Schnetzer, star of gay activist drama Pride, is to play a tragic Reuters photojournalist who was stoned to death in Mogadishu in 1993.

Schnetzer will play Dan Eldon in Journey Is The Destination, a $6m feature executive produced by Don Ranvaud, who is in Cannes. The cast will also include Katherine Waterston (Inherent Vice) and Ella Purnell (Maleficent).

Eldon was set upon by an angry mob while covering Somali’s Civil War and stoned to death, aged 22.

Produced by Martin Katz at Prospero Pictures and directed by Bronwen Hughes, the film has long been in the pipeline, with Daniel Radcliffe attached to the role in 2008.

The film is now due to shoot in July in South Africa. Voltage Pictures is the sales agent. »

- geoffrey@macnab.demon.co.uk (Geoffrey Macnab)

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17 Celebrity Yearbook Photos That Never Existed -- Say Cheese!

16 May 2015 12:01 AM, PDT | TMZ | See recent TMZ news »

It's that time of year when students pass yearbooks around, looking for classmates to sign their best wishes -- and trying their hardest to hide their embarrassing photos.What might Hollywood's hottest look like if they had to pose for a year-end photo? Check out our vision for 17 stars -- and be sure to K.I.T.! 17. Andy Samberg  16. Jennifer Aniston 15. Drake 14. Emma Stone 13. Justin Theroux  12. Kanye West 11. Maya Rudolph 10. Daniel Radcliffe 9. Jennifer Lawrence 8. Nick Offerman »

- TMZ Staff

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Eddie Redmayne in talks for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

13 May 2015 1:16 AM, PDT | Digital Spy | See recent Digital Spy - Movie News news »

Jk Rowling's Harry Potter spinoff Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is closing in on its Newt Scamander.

Fresh from his Best Actor Oscar, Eddie Redmayne is now confirmed to be in talks for the lead role in the new Warner Bros trilogy, which follows magizoologist Scamander in New York around 70 years before Harry Potter's story commences.

Daniel Radcliffe excited for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Redmayne has been officially offered the role by the studio and director David Yates, Variety has confirmed.

Dozens of young actors from across the globe have been linked to the role of Newt Scamander since Warner Bros announced the Fantastic Beasts movie.

Luke Newberry, Nicholas Hoult and Matt Smith are just a few stars who have been publicly linked to the project through the media and fan campaigns.

The screenplay for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was »

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Im Global Gearing Up With Mid-Budget Films

12 May 2015 12:31 PM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

At a time when the six major studios continue to focus most of their attention on blockbusters, Im Global’s production and financing unit is gearing up to fill the gap for mid-budget films.

Stuart Ford’s 8-year-old banner is now producing and financing five to seven films annually, ranging from micro-budgeted, specialty genre to commercial features. The current slate includes the recently completed “The Secret in Their Eyes,” starring Chiwetel Ejiofor, Nicole Kidman and Julia Roberts, and two projects in mid-production: “The Free State of Jones,” directed by Gary Ross and starring Matthew McConaughey and Keri Russell, plus “Silence,” from Martin Scorsese and starring Andrew Garfield and Liam Neeson.

Robert Simonds’ newly minted Stx Entertainment has acquired “Secret” for an Oct. 23 awards season release, and “Free State” for a March 11 release. Paramount hasn’t dated “Silence” yet.

“When I came on in the fall of 2013, Stuart and I talked »

- Dave McNary

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Cannes Buzz Titles: What’s Hot at This Year’s Market

12 May 2015 4:00 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

From finished films in competition to big packages on the horizon, here’s the hottest titles from around the world up for grabs at this year’s Cannes Film Festival.

All I See Is You

Director: Marc Forster

Producers: Marc Forster, Craig Baumgarten, Michael Selby, Jillian Kugler

Key cast: Blake Lively, Jason Clarke

Film centers on a blind woman and her husband who, upon restoration of her sight, begin to discover previously unseen and disturbing details about themselves, their marriage and their lives.

Sales: Sierra/Affinity

American Honey

Director: Andrea Arnold

Producers: Andrea Arnold, Lars Knudsen, Jay Van Hoy, Thomas Benski, Lucas Ochoa, Pouya Shahbazian, Film4, BFI, Trudie Styler, Celine Rattray, Charlotte Ubben

Key cast: Shia Labeouf

A runaway teenager gets caught up in a whirlwind of hard-partying, law-bending and young love.

Sales: Protagonist Pictures

American Pastoral

Director: Ewan McGregor

Producers: Tom Rosenberg, Gary Lucchesi

Key cast: Ewan McGregor, Jennifer Connelly, »

- Variety Staff

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Daniel Radcliffe, Dane DeHaan Reunite to Play Lee Atwater, Karl Rove in 'Young Americans'

8 May 2015 4:23 PM, PDT | Rope of Silicon | See recent Rope Of Silicon news »

If a '70s road trip adventure with Karl Rove and Lee Atwater is what you like to see at the multiplex, get ready. The long-delayed Young Americans, previously titled College Republicans and Young Republicans, has now come together with Kill Your Darlings stars Daniel Radcliffe and Dane DeHaan reuniting with both one another and director John Krokidas to play Atwater and Rove, respectively. With StarStream Media committed to produce and finance, and Xyz Films selling the movie at Cannes, Young Americans tells the true story of two ambitious college buddies who go on a road trip cross-country and "tarnish the American dream one state at a time." They travel from "the South all the way to the White House in a crash course of dirty tricks and politics." DeHaan's Rove is portrayed as "the straight-laced and ambitious student who was running for the head of the College Republicans" and »

- Will Ashton

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Cannes: StarStream Media backs ‘Young Americans’

8 May 2015 10:32 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Dane DeHaan and Daniel Radcliffe are reuniting with their Kill Your Darlings director John Krokidas to play the young Republican consultant Karl Rove and strategist Lee Atwater alongside Amanda Seyfried.

Xyz Films will handle international sales in Cannes on the story, based on true events surrounding a wild road trip the two friends undertook in the 1970s.

In Young Americans the cross-country journey becomes something of a crash course in dirty tricks as the pair encounter a young political femme fatale.

Bruce Cohen and Liz Destro of Destro Films are producing alongside Kim Leadford of StarStream Media and Frank Frattaroli of Circle Of Confusion.

UTA Independent packaged the film and will be representing North American rights.

Principal photography is scheduled to kick off in autumn.

Young Americans marks the third collaboration between StarStream and Xyz Films after Kevin Smith’s Yoga Hosers and Jeff Baena’s Life After Beth. »

- jeremykay67@gmail.com (Jeremy Kay)

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Daniel Radcliffe and Dane DeHaan to Star as Lee Atwater and Karl Rove in Young Americans

8 May 2015 8:36 AM, PDT | Collider.com | See recent Collider.com news »

Young Americans has finally come together. Previously titled College Republicans and then Young Republicans, the film is based on true events from the 1970s and follows future political heavies Karl Rove and Lee Atwater “on a wild road-trip through the South all the way to the White House in a crash course of dirty tricks and politics.” According to Deadline, the movie now has the funding to go forward. Director John Krokidas will reteam with his Kill Your Darlings stars Daniel Radcliffe and Dane DeHaan, who will star as Atwater and Rove, respectively. Atwater is the more “free-wheeling” of the two while Rove was “a straight-laced and ambitious student who was running for the head of the College Republicans.” Amanda Seyfried will co-star as “Kate King, a young political femme fatale they meet along the way who secretly threatens to beat the boys at their own game.” The movie is »

- Matt Goldberg

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Amanda Seyfried Joins Daniel Radcliffe, Dane Dehaan in ‘Young Americans’

8 May 2015 8:10 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Amanda Seyfried has joined the cast of “Young Americans,” which stars Daniel Radcliffe as Lee Atwater and Dane Dehaan as Karl Rove. Seyfried’s casting comes with the news announced Friday that StarStream Media will finance and produce the road-trip buddy movie directed by John Krokidas (“Kill Your Darlings”) and written by Wes Jones. Based on true events from the 1970s, “Young Americans” follows Atwater and Rove on a wild road trip through the South all the way to the White House in a crash course of dirty tricks and politics. Seyfried joins the party as a young political femme »

- Greg Gilman

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Karl Rove-Lee Atwater Road Trip ‘Young Americans’ Ready To Roll With ‘Kill Your Darlings’ Trio: Cannes

8 May 2015 7:18 AM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Exclusive: The road trip movie about future Republican Party strategists Karl Rove and Lee Atwater is ready to hit the road this fall, now that it has a full tank of gas. StarStream Media has committed to finance and produce Young Americans, a Black Listed Wes Jones-scripted film that reunites Kill Your Darlings director John Krokidas with Daniel Radcliffe (who’ll play Atwater) and Dane DeHaan (who’ll play Rove). Amanda Seyfried has also been set to star in the film… »

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Grand Theft Auto should make great TV – but so would these gaming backstories

6 May 2015 4:13 AM, PDT | The Guardian - TV News | See recent The Guardian - TV News news »

With the BBC planning a drama about the creators of Grand Theft Auto, here are some other big moments from video game history that would make gripping TV

So far, film and television writers have managed to completely overlook the games business, a $60bn a year creative industry that has produced 40 years of sex, drugs and intrigue. Well Ok – mostly intrigue. But in April, however, we all discovered that the BBC is planning a drama about Grand Theft Auto publisher Rockstar and its legal face-offs with loose cannon lawyer Jack Thompson. There is considerable star power involved too, with Daniel Radcliffe set to play Rockstar co-founder Sam Houser and Bill Paxton lined up as anti-gamers campaigner, Thompson.

So now the lid has been prised from the Pandora’s Box that is the games industry, what other juicy controversies could be mined for TV material? Here are eight candidates.

Continue reading. »

- Keith Stuart

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Juno Temple on Far From the Madding Crowd, Johnny Depp's Black Mass transformation, and rock 'n' roll

1 May 2015 4:57 PM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

Listing the Coen Brothers, Spike Jonze, and Paul Thomas Anderson as her Bucket List of directors with whom to work, Juno Temple’s film choices are best described as eclectic. The daughter of rock and roll filmmaker Julien Temple, Juno had a creative, rebellious spirit instilled in her at an early age, and her career has reflected that greatly.

Starring opposite Matthew McConaughey in Killer Joe and Daniel Radcliffe in Horns, she’s never been one to back away from darker roles. On the other hand, she’s also completely willing to play dress-up every once and a while. You may remember her as a fairy in Maleficent or as Queen Anne, dripping in pearls and lace, in Paul W. S. Anderson’s The Three Musketeers.

Juno’s next film is Far From the Madding Crowd, which was directed by Thomas Vinterberg (The Hunt) and also stars Matthias Schoenaerts (Rust and Bone »

- Sasha James

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Matt Lauer Talks Cross-Dressing For Halloween, Says Signature Drink Is "Vodka With a Twist of Ambien"

30 April 2015 2:45 PM, PDT | TooFab | See recent TooFab news »

Matt Lauer is the latest celeb to take of Vogue's "73 Questions" challenge, where he answers 73 questions in lightning speed! In the clip, the "Today" veteran admitted what it's really like to work with his co-hosts, picked the tweet he wished he had never published and which Kardashian sister he relates to the most. The 57-year-old newsman also was asked about his toughest interview, his most memorable morning show moment, and Martha Stewart asked him to list his favorite food (pizza, of course!). His best answer came when he was asked about his signature cocktail. "Vodka with a twist of Ambien," he joked.  We all know that Matt has a tendency to dress as a woman for Halloween -- remember when he dressed up as Jennifer Lopez, Paris Hilton and a "Baywatch" babe? Check out the clip above to find out why he chooses to cross-dress! Want to see other stars tackle Vogue's 73-question challenge? »

- tooFab Staff

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First Look At Frankenstein

26 April 2015 1:00 AM, PDT | www.themoviebit.com | See recent TheMovieBit news »

The story of Victor Frankenstein and his monstrous creation has being brought to the big screen quite a few times before, and now it's director Paul McGuigan's (Lucky Number Slevin) to bring a new version of Mary Shelley's classic tale to life. Told from Igor's (Daniel Radcliffe) perspective, the screenplay comes from Chronicle writer Max Landis, and Empire have the first look at Radcliffe and James McAvoy as the titular mad scientist, giving us a great look at the gothic tone of the piece. Frankenstein is a story I love in all its forms (well, most at the very least), and I find myself looking forward to McGuigan's take on the tale. Released: October 2nd »

- noreply@blogger.com (Tom White)

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Ridley Scott’s The Martian Highlight of 20th Century Fox’s CinemaCon 2015 Event

25 April 2015 6:38 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Following the exciting presentation at CinemaCon last week, 20th Century Fox released some new details for their upcoming releases. Check out the official synopses along with some photos for all their 2015 and 2016 films.

The highlight of the event was the must-see film of 2015 – Ridley Scott’s The Martian.

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Millions of miles away, Nasa and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring “the Martian” home, while his crewmates concurrently plot a daring, if not impossible, rescue mission. As these stories of incredible bravery unfold, »

- Michelle McCue

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This week in tv news: ‘Daredevil’ renewed, ‘Sirens’ cancelled

25 April 2015 5:42 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Aziz Ansari, whose next show will be on Netflix.

MTV has cancelled the thriller Eye Candy after one season. Series star Victoria Justice made the announcement via twitter.

Hi everyone! I wanted you guys to hear it from me first, that the cast and I received news that Eye Candy will not be returning for season 2.  Even though a lot of you are going to feel sad/angry, please know that playing Lindy Sampson, is something that I loved and I will hold dear to my heart. I couldn’t have asked for better cast mates to work with either.  They are the most down to earth, talented and kind souls that I am so happy to have met. Then there’s our show runner @Christiantwit1 who is so awesomely talented and made a show that I am so incredibly proud to be a part of.  A very special thank »

- Deepayan Sengupta

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