Category: Actresses

Claudia Kim Breaks Silence on Playing Nagini in Fantastic Beasts

Actress Claudia Kim finally breaks the silence about playing Nagini in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald.

As the final trailer for The Crimes of Grindelwald just revealed, a big name from the Harry Potter books is a major part of the new Fantastic Beasts film. And yes, you’ve read correctly: the name you’re so familiar with is Nagini.

Until now, Warner Bros. hasn’t disclosed the name of the character played by South Korean actress Claudia Kim in the movie. Kim is none other than Nagini, a circus performer with a unique power who years later becomes Lord Voldemort’s trusty killer serpent and Horcrux. Check out the video above where Kim, after keeping this secret for more than a year, is finally allowed to publicly speak her character’s name for the first time.

In the new film, Nagini is a member of the traveling Circus Arcanus where she puts on a very convincing transformation act for muggles.

Kim says Nagini is far from the villain one might expect from a character who, after all, eventually kills Severus Snape. “It will be so interesting to see another side of Nagini,” Kim tells EW. “You’ve only seen her as a Horcrux. In this, she’s a wonderful and vulnerable woman who wants to live. She wants to stay a human being and I think that’s a wonderful contrast to the character.”

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Evanna Lynch Dances Foxtrot on Dancing with the Stars Premiere

Dancing with the Stars has just premiered with its 27th season and Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood) dances the Foxtrot in the first show.

So, Dancing with the Stars has officially premiered with its 27th season yesterday, September 24, which also features our beloved Evanna Lynch, who portrayed Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter series. She performed a foxtrot with her partner Keo Motsepe and they earned a score of 18 out of 30 points. They appropriately danced to the song “Do You Believe in Magic” by Aly & Aj and the judges couldn’t help but throw in more references to magic.

To vote for Evanna and Keo in the competition, vote for them by calling 1-800-868-3405!

We also added 3 images of Evanna and Keo of the show to our image archive. Enjoy and keep voting for Evanna.

Helen McCrory Walks Alice Temperley Runway at London Fashion Week

Alice Temperley recruits Helen McCrory (Narcissa Malfoy) to walk in her London Fashion Week show on Saturday.

London Fashion Week kicked off on Friday with a tonne of designers showcasing their spring/summer 2019 collections, including Alexa Chung and J.W. Anderson. Among them was the great designer Alice Temperley, who had something to say about models; her cast included women of all ages, shapes and size, including her own mum!

One of the people running on the runway and showing off her newest collection was Helen McCrory, who portrayed Narcissa Malfoy in the Harry Potter series. We added LQ-HQ images of Helen to the photo gallery.

Evanna Lynch at the Dancing With The Stars Season 27 Cast Reveal

After it has officially been confirmed by Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood) and ABC’s Dancing with the Stars on their social media accounts that Evy will join the 27th season’s cast, she attended the Dancing With The Stars Season 27 Cast Reveal at Planet Hollywood Times Square in New York. She posed on the Red Carpted alongside her dancing partner Keo Motsepe.

We uploaded 5 HQ images of the event to the photo gallery.

Evanna Lynch Officially Joins Dancing with the Stars

Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood) joins Dancing with the Stars.

Yesterday only it was still a rumor, today, both, Evanna and ABC’s Dancing with the Stars confirmed on their official social media accounts and websites that Evanna joins the 27th season of the show. Evanna’s professional dancing partner is Keo Motsepe.

The official promotional images and Instagram images of them posing together as partners have been added to our photo gallery.

Helen McCrory & Bill Nighy Attend BGC Charity Day

Actress Helen McCrory (Narcissa Malfoy) and actor Bill Nighy (Rufus Scrimgeour) attended BGC Charity Day in London, United Kingdom on September 11.

Yesterday, September 11, Harry Potter actress Helen McCrory and actor Bill Nighy attended BGC Charity Day in London, United Kingdom.

Every year on September 11th, in conjunction with the Cantor Fitzgerald Relief Fund, BGC remembers their 658 friends and colleagues and the 61 Eurobrokers employees who were tragically killed by distributing 100% of their global revenues to the Relief Fund and many other charities around the world. BGC Partners is a leading global brokerage company servicing the financial and real estate markets.

37 LQ images of Helen and Bill have been added to the Public Appearances section in our photo gallery. Hopefully we’ll find more images or HQ ones to replace the low quality ones. Stay tuned!

Rumors: Evanna Lynch Joins “Dancing With The Stars”

Exciting rumors have been announced, Luna fans! Actress Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood) is said to join the cast of “Dancing With the Stars”.

Dancing With the Stars is gearing up for its twenty-seventh season, and while the entire cast has yet to be announced, some details about the ensemble have started to trickle out. One recent piece of information is that Evanna Lynch, our beloved Luna Lovegood, has joined DWTS, as reported by Us Weekly.

A lot more rumors about who is joining the upcoming season are going around. Meanwhile, ABC only revealed on Good Morning America this Tuesday, as per Entertainment Tonight, that Disney star Milo Manheim will be paired up with Dancing With the Stars pro Witney Carson for the upcoming season.

For those who have never watched the show before, here is some information about how the show works.

The competition begins with an all-new cast of celebrities who will be paired up with the show’s pro dancers and brave the dance floor for the very first time. Each week these celebrities will leave their comfort zones and endure hours of grueling rehearsals to master new dance styles and technical choreography to perform a dance, which will be judged by a panel of renowned ballroom experts as well as voted upon by viewers. In the end, only one star will rise above the rest to be crowned champion and win the coveted Mirrorball trophy.

So, we are quite certain that Dancing With The Stars asks for a little bit more complex dancing techniques and dance-steps than what Luna had to cope with during Yule Ball. However, Luna would undoubtedly just have a good time and not worry about the judges, or cameras, or what anyone else thinks, for that matter.

Tom Felton & Natalia Tena to Attend New York Comic Con 2018

Nymphadora Tonks (Natalia Tena) and Draco Malfoy (Tom Felton) have never really interacted in the Harry Potter movies, but the two will eventually team up and attend Comic Con 2018 in New York.

Yes, one Auror and one former Death Eater will be attending the convention in New York City. As the panel for New York Comic Con list came out, we Potterheads got quite excited when both both names turned up: Natalia Tena and Tom Felton.

For their new sci-fi series Origin, the two Potter alums are coming to the convention. Even though they never had shared scenes in the Harry Potter movies, we’re excited to see Natalia and Tom in a show together. The panel will talk about their new show and what we can expect to see on Origin.

New York Comic Con 2018 will take place at Javits Center from Oct 4, 2018 – Oct 7, 2018.The deadline to buy your badges and get them mailed is 2 days, so be quick. You can buy your NYCC badges here.

Katie Leung About the Rise in Asian Representation in Film and TV

Actress Katie Leung (Cho Chang) hopes the rise in Asian representation in film and TV “isn’t a blip”.

Katie Leung – who portrayed our beloved Cho Chang and now stars in ITV’s Strangers – has applauded the rise in Asian representation in film and TV, but cautioned that true equality is still a way off. There has been a positive reaction the world over to Asian-led movies and series, including the US box-office hit Crazy Rich Asians and Netflix’s To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before.

But 31-year-old Leung told Digital Spy and other press that she’s “really yet to play a role that is not down to the colour of [her] skin”.

“I hope the increase in Asian representation in film and TV isn’t a blip,” she said. “I think that America is probably doing slightly better in terms of diversity, but I like to think that we are getting somewhere in terms of representation.”

The actress, who was born in Scotland and is of Hong Kong descent, added: “In the 15 years that I have been acting, I have really yet to play a role that is not down to the colour of my skin, so I can’t say that I have experienced anything like that yet, but I look forward to that day.

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Emma Watson Interviews Our Shared Shelf Author Rupi Kaur

Two weeks ago, Emma Watson (Hermione Grsnger) shared a post on her Twitter account, announcing she’d finally met her current Our Shared Shelf author, New York Times bestselling “Instapoet” Rupi Kaur, for an interview about all things literature, as well as their common interests in women’s equality and amplifying the conversation surrounding women and sexual violence.

Today, finally, Emma posted snippets and the YouTube link to the full interview on her official Instagram account. Watch the complete interview below.

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