Earlier today, we reported that there are just three weeks left of shooting on Star Wars: Episode VII, but it's never too late to add new cast members, with fan favorite Warwick Davis confirmed to appear in this highly-anticipated sequel.
LucasFilm released a humorous video today, which "flashes back" to Warwick Davis' interview with Star Wars: Episode VII producer Kathleen Kennedy, where he asked if he may have a role in this new adventure, before we see the actor taking a call from director J.J. Abrams today.Read More
Back in December, we reported that the 1986 classic Willow will make its Blu-ray debut on March 12. Today, Fox Home Entertainment announced that director Ron Howard (@RealRonHoward) and star Warwick Davis (@WarwickADavis) will be hosting a Twitter chat on March 12, between 2 PM PST and 2:30 PM PST. Fans can ask their own questions to the filmmaker and actor via their Twitter handles and the hashtag #WillowChat. Take a look at the Willow Blu-ray cover art, then read the official details from the studio.
Join director Ron Howard and star Warwick Davis for an exclusive Artist to Artist Twitter chat in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Willow! Fans can even join in the conversation by tweeting questions using the hashtag #WillowChat.Read More
The third sitcom in Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant's trilogy of half-hour comedies, Life's Too Short, is airing on the BBC 2 this Novembr, and will hit the US on HBO sometime next year. The series revolves around the life of working actor Warwick Davis, who is best known for his roles in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 and Willow. A clip has arrived, which features Warwick Davis introducing his friend Johnny Depp to Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant. The meeting doesn't quite go as planned, with Johnny taking Ricky to task for his comments made at last year's Golden Globes. Check out the hilarious clip, along with the series trailer, below.
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Just about a year ago we had the rare opportunity to travel to London, England and visit the set while they were shooting both Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II simultaneously. Last September we told you about our visit to the set and everything we learned about Part I. Now we can tell you everything that we learned about Part II.
West Hertfordshire, England. While on set we had an opportunity to speak with several members of the cast and crew including director David Yates and actors Evanna Lynch, James and Oliver Phelps, Warwick Davis, Rupert Grint and of course ... Harry himself, Daniel Radcliffe.Read More
Warner Bros. is pulling out all of the stops when it comes to Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2, the final chapter in this long-running franchise. After debuting a series of character posters, we now get eleven action-packed character banners that showcase the climactic end fight between Harry and Voldemort on the grounds of a smoldering Hogwarts. Check out Harry (Daniel Radcliffe), Hermione (Emma Watson), Ron (Rupert Grint), Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes), Snape (Alan Rickman), Professor McGonagall (Maggie Smith), Neville (Matthew Lewis), Draco (Tom Felton), Bill and George (Domhnall Gleeson & Oliver Phelps), Griphook (Warwick Davis), and Bellatrix (Helena Bonham Carter) all fighting for their lives below.
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 was released July 15th, 2011.Read More
Last March, we had the rare opportunity to travel to London, England and visit the set while they were shooting the two films simultaneously. Not only did we have the opportunity to watch them filming, and take a tour of the massive and impressive Leavesden Studios, but we also had a chance to speak with several members of the cast and crew including director David Yates and actors Mark Williams, Evanna Lynch, James and Oliver Phelps, Warwick Davis, Rupert Grint and of course ... Harry himself, Daniel Radcliffe. While we talked to the actors and the director about both movies and watched them filming parts of the second film, we will only be discussing Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I in this article. And we will have more from our visit pertaining to Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II closer to its release next summer.
We began our visit by arriving at the massive Leavesden Studios in West Hertfordshire, England, which is approximately 18 miles northwest of central London. Not only was the studio home to such fan-favorite films as Martin Campbell's Goldeneye with Pierce Brosnan, George Lucas's Star Wars: Episode I - The Phantom Menace, Tim Burton's Sleepy Hollow and Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight, but it has been the home to every Harry Potter film since the series began production over a decade ago. In fact, many of the department heads on the final two movies began as production assistants or college interns on the first few films. Several crew people told us that since they began working on this series right after college, that working on a Harry Potter film is the only real job that they've ever had. Which is pretty amazing when you think about it. The crew affectionately refers to anyone who has worked on all eight films as "Lifers." Upon arrival you realize what a massive and "well-oiled-machine" the Harry Potter production team is, and as a result of how long they have been doing this for, it feels more like a long running television series then a film set.Read More