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Outlander Casts Harry Potter Actress as Season 2's Mother Hildegarde

Outlander Casts Harry Potter Actress as Season 2's Mother Hildegarde
The latest addition to Outlander‘s Season 2 cast is a real giant in Hollywood. (Well, a half-giant.)

Frances de la Tour, known for her portrayal of towering Beauxbatons headmistress/half-giantess Madame Maxime in the Harry Potter films, will play Mother Hildegarde in upcoming episodes of the Starz series, the network announced Tuesday.

Frances De La Tour is intelligent and commanding, which is why she’ll make a great Mother Hildegarde! #Outlander pic.twitter.com/2J9ZPeHflw

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Mother Hildegarde is the commanding Mother Superior of Paris’ L’Hopital des Anges.
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New Outlander Season 2 Bringing On Jamie’s Past Girlfriend For Action,New Spoiler

According to a recent report from TV Line, the Outlander season 2 folks have decided to include Jamie's past girlfriend, Annalise de Marillac, to the mix. She will be played by French actress, Margaux Chatelier (left). Annalise is described as being beautiful and charming. Additionally, they are also bringing on a new character, named Monsieur Joseph Duverney, who is described as being well-dressed, middle-aged Minister of Finance to Louis Xv. Duverney and Jamie will become competitors at chess. Joseph will be played by actor, Marc Duret. Marc and Margaux join other season 2 cast additions: Borgia‘s Stanley Weber (as Le Comte St. Germain), Hatfields & McCoys‘ Robert Cavanah (as Jamie’s Jacobite cousin, Jared Fraser), Alien: Resurrection‘s Dominique Piñon (as healer Master Raymond) and Homefront‘s Rosie Day (as Mary Hawkins, the daughter of a baronet).
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Outlander: Meet Jamie's Parisian Ex

Outlander: Meet Jamie's Parisian Ex
Is Claire about to get some competition for Jamie’s affections?

Outlander has tapped French actress Margaux Chatelier to play the Highlander’s beautiful and charming former love Annalise de Marillac in Season 2, TVLine has learned exclusively.

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Additionally, the Starz series has enlisted another French actor, Marc Duret, to fill an important role in the Frasers’ new Parisian setting. (To maintain authenticity, the show has employed a French tutor to assist with language and pronunciation, as it did with Gaelic last season).

Duret
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TVLine Items: ABC Family's Eerie Hotel Stay, Live NYC Lip Sync and More

If Shadowhunters and Stitchers aren’t exactly your cup of tea, perhaps ABC Family’s newest pilot will make you Stay with the network.

The cabler has greenlit Stay, a one-hour drama about a recently widowed police detective and his two daughters who, after getting stranded at a foreboding hotel, must unravel the building’s mysteries to escape.

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Relative newcomer Spenser Cohen penned the pilot script and will executive-produce alongside Jon Turteltaub (National Treasure) and Anna Halberg.

ABC Family previously announced pilot orders for Gorgeous Morons (about two handsome,
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Sixteen

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Sixteen, the debut feature film from award-winning short film writer/director Rob Brown, is set to start shooting at the end of March, starring Roger Nsengiyumva, Rachel Stirling, Rosie Day and Josef Altin.

Sixteen is an urban thriller about Jumah, an African former child soldier now living in London.Things have taken a turn for the better with Jumah now; he even has a sweet but tentative romance blossoming with a girl called Chloe at school. But then Jumah witnesses a stabbing in an underpass, forcing him to confront his own violent past. The men involved make sure Jumah says nothing to the police. Violence forces its way back into Jumah life.

Roger Nsengiyumva (represented by United Agents) leads the cast as Jumah. Roger starred in the Cbbc Drama  Postcode and prior to that the acclaimed feature film Africa United. As a baby, he survived the Rwandan genocide and his
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Watch - Antonia Thomas Talks Upcoming Films 'Northern Soul', 'Sunshine On Leith'

Antonia Thomas (Misfits, Homefront) recently spoke with Red Carpet News TV about the two upcoming film projects we can expect to see her in this year. Thomas will star in Northern Soul, a film set in 1974, which tells the tale of two white British friends whose horizons are opened up by the discovery of black American soul music. They travel to the USA to bring back rare soul records, in the hopes of becoming hit DJs. Also starring in the film will be British actor and comedian Steve Coogan, along with the two leads Elliot James Langridge and Josh Whitehouse. Lisa Stansfield will play the mother to Langridge’s character. Northern Soul is directed by...
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Sunshine on Leith

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Sunshine on Leith, a film adapted by Stephen Greenhorn from his hit stage musical featuring the music of The Proclaimers, is currently shooting for six weeks in and around Edinburgh and Glasgow, and stars Peter Mullan and Jane Horrocks.

Directed by Dexter Fletcher – who helmed this year’s critically acclaimed Wild Bill – it tells the story of two army friends who return home to Leith from Afghanistan. One of them finds the love of his life, while the other loses the girl he left behind.

The two soldiers are played by 20 year old George MacKay (represented by Gordon and French) most recently seen in Private Peaceful and soon to be seen in How I Live Now opposite Saoirse Ronan, and 24 year old Scottish actor Kevin Guthrie who trained at Rcs, in his first film role.

Skins star Freya Mavor (represented by Hamilton Hodell), who recently filmed on another Glasgow-based film Not Another Happy Ending,
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Channel 4's 'Plane Crash' documentary attracts 3.2 million

Channel 4's documentary on air flight safety, The Plane Crash, was popular with viewers last night (Thursday, October 11). The 90-minute programme averaged 3.15 million and a 14.7% share from 9pm, adding 338k (2.3%) on Channel 4 +1. For the last 15 minutes of the 9pm hour, The Plane Crash gained a lead over BBC One's Hunted, which overall averaged 3.42m (15.1%) during its entire slot. Meanwhile, BBC Two's The Choir surpassed ITV drama Homefront - the Gareth Malone reality show, this year set in Britain's busiest workplaces, soared to 2.58m (11.4%) in the 9pm hour. Starring Claire Skinner, military drama Homefront actually grew to 2.44m (10.8%), but not at the rate (more)
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