Will Ferrell has agreed to play the main role of an aging pro gamer in the young world of esports. Read more…
Emma Watson is going to Silicon Valley.
The Harry Potter alum shines in the trailer for the upcoming adaptation of Dave Eggers’ best-selling 2013 novel The Circle.
The film follows Mae (Watson), a recent grad who feels lucky to have been hired to work at The Circle, a Facebook/Google-esque mysterious, wealthy Silicon Valley company that catalogs everything and everyone’s personal information.
Tom Hanks stars as one of the company’s leaders, and John Boyega (The Force Awakens) and Karen Gillan (Doctor Who) play two of Mae’s co-workers.
LONDON — You don’t meet many people who dislike Harry Potter. Most either love the franchise or are indifferent to it. But it does have its critics.
Tilda Swinton might be one of the biggest.
The British actress mentioned her dislike of the films in a recent interview with The Scots Magazine.
When talking about her own school experience — she attended London’s West Heath Boarding School— she described it as “a very lonely and isolating environment”.
The experience seems to have put her off J.K. Rowling’s depiction of Hogwarts. Read more…
LONDON — Back when the Harry Potter film franchise was winding up, quite a few people debated whether or not the final book should have been split into two movies.
Not many people debated the merits of only having one film for the whole series, though.
Well, with his 90-minute edit of all eight films rolled in to one, New Yorker Tim Stiefler has done exactly that.
The brilliantly titled Wizardhood, which Stiefler shared on Vimeo on Sunday, incorporates some fairly no-nonsense editing techniques to bring the total time down from a hefty 19 hours 40 minutes to a mere one hour 30 minutes. Read more…