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London's Pride Parade Comes to Halt as Two Police Officers Propose Marriage

17 hours ago | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

London's Pride Parade on Saturday came briefly to a complete stop for a very special - and very sweet - reason. One of the participating policeman held up the 43rd annual march through central London, to propose to his boyfriend. And he said yes! It was a touching moment for the crowd. "A gay police officer proposed to his bf right in the middle of the parade and I'm actually crying," one witness said on TwitterThe moment was captured by multiple attendees, including the recently created Met Lgbt Network, which connects the Lgbt members of London's police force. More than »

- Adam Carlson, @acarlson91

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London's Pride Parade Comes to Halt as Two Police Officers Propose Marriage

17 hours ago | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

London's Pride Parade on Saturday came briefly to a complete stop for a very special - and very sweet - reason. One of the participating policeman held up the 43rd annual march through central London, to propose to his boyfriend. And he said yes! It was a touching moment for the crowd. "A gay police officer proposed to his bf right in the middle of the parade and I'm actually crying," one witness said on TwitterThe moment was captured by multiple attendees, including the recently created Met Lgbt Network, which connects the Lgbt members of London's police force. More than »

- Adam Carlson, @acarlson91

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Ricky Gervais, Hugh Laurie & More of Hollywood’s British Community Shocked About Brexit Vote

24 June 2016 2:14 PM, PDT | Indiewire | See recent Indiewire news »

Many of Britain’s notable entertainment figures were shocked upon hearing that the country had decided to pull itself from the European Union. Thursday’s vote on Brexit – the name given to the decision if the United Kingdom should remain a member of the E.U. – resulted in 52 percent in favor of departing and 48 percent wanting to stay.

The bitterly divided nation’s choice could leave the county’s economy and government in disarray and unleash unforeseen consequences that have many in Hollywood worried. The results of the referendum resulted in a slew of negative feelings from the entertainment industry’s well-known players. Ricky Gervais posted various comments on Twitter, even joking about Donald Trump.

The UK may be in economic crisis but at least Donald Trump has turned up.

Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) June 24, 2016

Terrible day for Britain. Great day for Twitter though. So, every cloud.

Ricky Gervais (@rickygervais) June 24, 2016

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- Liz Calvario

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Fantastic Beasts featurette, Jack Reacher and Inferno trailers top our weekly news roundup

24 June 2016 12:04 PM, PDT | Cineplex | See recent Cineplex news »

It’s been a monster week for new trailers!

Fantastic Beasts And Where to find Them

Narrated by J.K. Rowling, we start our roundup with a new Fantastic Beasts featurette that begins in 1920, where magizoologist Newt Scamander learns about the American wizarding world of New York City. There’s lots of new footage in this, including some of the fascinating magical creatures Newt brings on his travels.

Starring the talented cast: Eddie Redmayne, Katherine Waterson, Colin Farrell and Ezra Miller.

Watch the featurette below and catch Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them in Cineplex theatres November 18th.

 

Jack Reacher: Never Go Back

Tom Cruise is back and looking tougher than ever!

The first trailer for the latest in the Jack Reacher series, we see Cruise continuing to kick butt! Just like he always does.

The story follows Reacher who discovers he is now accused of a homicide committed 16 years ago. »

- Scott Goodyer

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The Hero of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

24 June 2016 11:00 AM, PDT | Filmonic.com | See recent Filmonic news »

In this featurette J.K Rowling talks about Newt Scamander, the hero of Harry Potter spin-off Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. There’s obviously a sense of familiarity to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which is to be expected as it takes place in the same wizarding world. But at the same time it feels […]

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Can ‘Finding Dory’ beat ‘Captain America: Civil War’ at the summer box office?

24 June 2016 10:40 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

Day after day since opening a week ago, Finding Dory has been absolutely dominating the box office and setting record after record. Here are some of the records the Pixar sequel has blown out of the water: • Highest opening weekend for an animated film at the domestic box office, beating Shrek the Third’s $135.1 million • Second-biggest June opening weekend ever in the U.S., behind only last year’s Jurassic World • Largest preview night for an animated film (Thursday), surpassing Minions’ $9.2 million • Fastest animated movie to cross $200 million at the domestic box office, in seven days, beating Minions’ and Toy Story 3’s nine days So is it a sure thing that Dory will be the biggest movie of the summer? Can it surpass Captain America: Civil War? And does Dory have a shot at becoming the top-grossing film of the entire year? For HitFix’s dive into those questions with Roth Cornet, »

- Emily Rome

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Brexit Vote Shocks James Corden, Jk Rowling: ‘Goodbye UK’

24 June 2016 7:36 AM, PDT | The Wrap | See recent The Wrap news »

Dozens of British celebrities took to social media to express their dismay over the Brexit on Friday. After British voters decided to leave the European Union, famous faces including James Corden, J.K. Rowling and Hugh Laurie all could not believe what had happened. “I can’t get my head around what’s happening in Britain,” Corden tweeted. “I’m so sorry to the youth of Britain. I fear you’ve been let down today.” Also Read: British Prime Minister David Cameron Will Resign by Fall (Video) Read more reactions below I don’t think I’ve ever wanted magic more. »

- Joe Otterson

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Brexit: UK and European industry react

24 June 2016 6:44 AM, PDT | ScreenDaily | See recent ScreenDaily news »

Update: BFI Comment. There has been a shocked and dismayed response to the news of Brexit in almost every sector of the British film industry; responses in Europe have also been extremely downbeat.

Amanda Nevill, CEO of the BFI, said: “We completely understand and feel the concern that the industry has right now. I think we can draw strength and confidence from knowing that we are one of the most creative nations on earth and we will undoubtedly continue to enjoy successful and vibrant partnerships in Europe and throughout the world.”

The timing of Brexit comes just as the BFI is launching its public consultation on its next five year plan for film, a process that was already a complex one.The next five year plan could potentially be shaped to an unexpected degree by today’s decision and fallout.

Not everyone was feeling so confident as Nevill. “For the film industry, it is a disaster »

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

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Brexit: David Cameron Resigns and Donald Trump Celebrates After U.K. Votes to Leave EU

24 June 2016 6:00 AM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

Britain has voted to leave the European Union - and the historic Brexit vote has sent shock waves around the world. In the wake of the vote, the British pound dropped in value, stars have spoken out about the vote and British Prime Minister David Cameron gave an emotional speech as politicians scramble to determine the next steps. The exit - or Brexit - process could take a minimum of two years, BBC News reports. But an emotional Prime Minister and a pound plunge aren't the only results of the Brexit. Here are five things that have happened in the wake of the historic vote. »

- Char Adams, @CiCiAdams_

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British Notables in Entertainment React to Brexit Vote: ‘Goodbye, U.K.’

24 June 2016 3:45 AM, PDT | Variety - TV News | See recent Variety - TV News news »

“Goodbye, U.K.” That’s how “Harry Potter” author J.K. Rowling summed up her reaction to the shock of Britain’s vote to withdraw from the European Union.

The results of the referendum dubbed “Brexit” by British media sent notable figures from entertainment and media to social media to express their feelings. The general sentiment among showbizzers vocal on social media tilted toward negative, after a divisive campaign and vote that fell along generational and partisan lines.

Related Content British Prime Minister David Cameron Resigns

The Late Late Show” host James Corden was among those questioning how the decision will impact future generations. “I’m so sorry to the youth of Britain,” Corden said via Twitter. “I fear you’ve been let down today.”

There was much discussion about how the decision would ultimately affect prices and dealmaking for British companies. As actor Hugh Laurie observed via Twitter: “England fans will be paying 25 quid for a bottle »

- Variety Staff

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J.K Rowling Says She's Never "Wanted Magic More" After U.K. Votes to Leave EU

23 June 2016 10:57 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

J.K. Rowling was among the first celebrities to react to the shocking referendum result that saw the U.K. vote to leave the European Union. "I don't think I've ever wanted magic more," the author tweeted, adding that Scotland would "seek independence now." I don't think I've ever wanted magic more. https://t.co/gVNQ0PYIMT — J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) June 24, 2016 James Corden was also taken aback by the result. "I can't get my head around what's happening in Britain," the Late, Late Show host tweeted. "I'm so sorry to the youth of Britain. I fear

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Jk Rowling, James Corden, ‘Game Of Thrones’ Lena Headey + More React To Brexit Victory

23 June 2016 10:30 PM, PDT | Deadline | See recent Deadline news »

Refresh For Updates. “I don’t think I’ve ever wanted magic more” said Harry Potter creator Jk Rowling tonight as Britain – and the world – is still reeling in shock after voters in the United Kingdom delivered a decisive Brexit victory. While Parliament will have to ratify the results, and negotiations with Europe will commence, which means Brexit may not ultimately go forward, it is now considered a fait accompli that the United Kingdom will leave the European Union after… »

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Jk Rowling, James Corden, ‘Game Of Thrones’ Lena Headey + More React To Brexit Victory

23 June 2016 10:30 PM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Refresh For Updates. “I don’t think I’ve ever wanted magic more” said Harry Potter creator Jk Rowling tonight as Britain – and the world – is still reeling in shock after voters in the United Kingdom delivered a decisive Brexit victory. While Parliament will have to ratify the results, and negotiations with Europe will commence, which means Brexit may not ultimately go forward, it is now considered a fait accompli that the United Kingdom will leave the European Union after… »

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It's Brexit! J.K. Rowling Mourns and Sarah Palin Celebrates After Britons Vote to Leave the EU

23 June 2016 9:00 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

The referendum results are in: Britain has voted to leave the European Union. With a majority of the votes counted, multiple U.K. media outlets report a 52 to 48 percent decision to exit. Over 33 million eligible voters turned out for the history-making vote that the British had nicknamed "Brexit." During the voting hours, the pound hit its lowest level since 1985 as traders reacted to the "leave" victory. The exit process could take a minimum of two years, according to BBC News. And following the release of early poll numbers several celebrities, both U.S. and Britons, reacted to the news on social media. »

- Karen Mizoguchi

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J.K. Rowling, Sarah Palin and More Celebrities React to Brexit Victory as U.K. Votes to Leave European Union

23 June 2016 9:00 PM, PDT | PEOPLE.com | See recent PEOPLE.com news »

The referendum results are in: Britain has voted to leave the European Union. With a majority of the votes counted, multiple U.K. media outlets report a 52 to 48 percent decision to exit. Over 33 million eligible voters turned out for the history-making vote that the British had nicknamed "Brexit." During the voting hours, the pound hit its lowest level since 1985 as traders reacted to the "leave" victory. The exit process could take a minimum of two years, according to BBC News. And following the release of early poll numbers several celebrities, both U.S. and Britons, reacted to the news on social media. »

- Karen Mizoguchi

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'A New Hero' Featurette for 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'

23 June 2016 11:38 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

WB continues to introduce audiences to the cinematic world of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them with featurettes focusing on new characters in the Harry Potter universe. Eddie Redmayne stars as Newt Scamander, a magizoologist who winds up letting loose a suitcase full of magical creatures in New York City in the 20s. It looks like they're still finishing the FX, so most of the footage involves characters interacting. There's some brand new shots we haven't seen before, and plenty of discussion from author J.K. Rowling, who was much more involved in the making of this than she was Harry Potter. The full cast includes Katherine Waterston, Alison Sudol, Dan Fogler, Colin Farrell and others. They're doing a good job building up interest in this, as I'm getting more and more curious with each new video they release. Here's the "A New Hero" featurette for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, »

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A Closer Look at 'Fantastic Beasts' Thanks to International 'Harry Potter' Fans

23 June 2016 10:26 AM, PDT | Hitfix | See recent Hitfix news »

We were promised there was something special coming out of VidCon when the latest Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them poster was revealed. Now we can thank some international YouTube stars for some exciting new stuff from the Harry Potter prequel spinoff. The VidCon presentation is 40 minutes long, but thankfully Warner Bros. has already started splitting up the fun featurettes they showed off there. J.K. Rowling spoke a bit on Eddie Redmayne's Newt Scamander. "My heroes are always people who feel themselves to be set apart, stigmatized, or othered. That's at the heart of most of what I write." Rowling explained. "[Newt] has been traveling the world, studying magical creatures. He calls himself a Magizoologist." There're some new clips featured in this video as well.     And then we get into jealousy territory as YouTube stars from all over the world got to practice magic on the set of the film. »

- Jill Pantozzi

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J.K. Rowling takes us behind the scenes in this Fantastic Beasts featurette

23 June 2016 9:56 AM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

Taking place 70 years before the events of Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them will chronicle some of the life and times of Newt Scamander - A magizoologist who comes to New York with a briefcase full of wondrous creatures. I think it's a given that these creatures will be on the loose at some point, but series creator J.K. Rowling talks about the characters of her story in this latest... Read More »

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5 Things We Learned About Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them From the New Featurette

23 June 2016 9:43 AM, PDT | E! Online | See recent E! Online news »

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, perhaps also known as J.K. Rowling's forthcoming gift to Harry Potter fans everywhere, isn't being released until November, but the author is certainly giving her fans plenty of insight beforehand. The film, which will actually be a three-part franchise, marks Rowling's screenwriting debut, and already has received a couple of trailers that gave everyone a good look at magic in America. Viewers got to meet Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) and his magical case, as well as getting a sneak peek at trouble he might run into with Percival Graves (Colin Farrell). You're an interesting man, Mr. Scamander," whispered Percival in the narration of the second »

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‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ Featurette: Meet J.K. Rowling’s New Hero

23 June 2016 9:30 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

In some ways, the setting of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them should seem familiar. We’ve already spent eight movies in that universe, after all. But this prequel unfolds 70 years and an ocean away from Harry Potter. And as a new Fantastic Beasts featurette reveals, the American wizarding world of the 1920s is something else […]

The post ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ Featurette: Meet J.K. Rowling’s New Hero appeared first on /Film. »

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