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Ian McKellen joins Beauty and the Beast remake

Ian McKellen joins Beauty and the Beast remake
The latest cast member to join the cast of the upcoming, live-action remake of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is Ian McKellen, Entertainment Weekly reports. McKellen will take on the role of the Beast’s over-anxious clock, Cogsworth. Already something of a hero in fantasy and genre cinema thanks to his key parts in the Lord of the Rings and X-Men franchises, McKellen has a huge fanbase among young movie fans and his involvement in Beauty... 

Disney developing live-action “Mulan”

Disney developing live-action “Mulan”
Following the commercial success of its recent live-action retelling of Cinderella (which at time of writing has taken over $300 million globally), Disney is now reportedly developing a live-action adaptation of another of its animated classics, Mulan. The company has purchased a script from writing team Elizabeth Martin and Lauren Hynek that focuses on the Chinese legend of the female warrior Hua Mulan, the same Mulan who was the central character... 

Tim Burton to Direct Live-Action Dumbo

Tim Burton to Direct Live-Action Dumbo
Tim Burton has signed up to direct a live-action take on Disney’s 1941 classic, Dumbo, The Wall Street Journal has revealed. The latest in a series of live-action remakes of animated Disney movies, Burton’s Dumbo will continue a new trend set by the likes of Alice in Wonderland, Maleficent and Cinderella. The announcement follows hot on the heels of news that Harry Potter star Emma Watson has been cast in an upcoming version... 

Emma Watson Cast as Belle in Live-Action Beauty and the Beast

Emma Watson Cast as Belle in Live-Action Beauty and the Beast
In a surprise Facebook post made earlier today, Harry Potter star Emma Watson excitedly revealed her leading role in an upcoming, live-action take on Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Released in 1991, Beauty and the Beast is among the most well-loved Disney movies of all time. The first animated feature the studios released in the 90s, it heralded the arrival of a new golden age for Disney, paving the way for classics like Aladdin, Pocahontas, Mulan and The... 

Emma Watson to be Crowned “Queen of the Tearling”

Emma Watson to be Crowned “Queen of the Tearling”
It’s been confirmed this weekend that Emma Watson will be reuniting with Harry Potter producer, David Heyman, for a new Warner Brothers fantasy film.  The Queen of the Tearling, in which Watson will play an idealistic 19-year-old princess called Kelsea Glynn, is to be based on a seven-part series of novels currently being written by Erika Johnson. Although not yet published (the first book is due out next year), Johnson’s series has... 

Scale Model of Hogwarts Revealed for The Making of Harry Potter Studio Tour

Scale Model of Hogwarts Revealed for The Making of Harry Potter Studio Tour
A Hand Sculpted 1:24 scale Model of Hogwarts castle, used in the filming of the Harry Potter series, was revealed to the public for the first time today. The model, built for Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, was revised for later films and will be the Grand Finale in the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter which opens on March 31st. Built by a team of 86 artists, the model was revised for the subsequent films.... 

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Review

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Review
Warning: This article may contain spoilers especially if you haven’t read the book. So it’s here. With a mixture of fear and excitement, this is the moment that Harry Potter fans from all over the world have been waiting for. The End. The last Harry Potter film, and with it seemingly the end of the franchise. But before you join me in ‘Post Potter depression’ make sure you enjoy what is a brilliant send off for everyone’s... 

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 – Opening Scene Revealed

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 – Opening Scene Revealed
The End Is Here on July 15th as the Film Harry Potter fans have been eagerly awaiting is released in cinema’s worldwide. Harry Potter and theDeathly Hallows Part 2 is the last film in the highest grossing film franchise of the 20th/21st Century to date and in July, after almost 10 years, the final installment will be revealed. Today however, Harry Potter fans were given their first glimpse of the long awaited movie, as the opening scene from... 

Final Harry Potter Movie Behind The Scenes Video And Pics

Final Harry Potter Movie Behind The Scenes Video And Pics
With only a few short months now remaining until the final movie in the franchi se and second part of Harry Potter and Deathly Hallows hits cinema screens, the MCM Buzz has managed to get hold of a behind the scenes video and  images that will give fans a chance for a first look at this forthcoming project ahead of July 15th UK release. Also if you are a diehard fan of the franchise based on the now classic books by author, J.K. Rowling, then don’t... 
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