Category Archives: HP cast projects

First trailer released for new BBC drama ‘The Syndicate’, starring Matt Lewis

The BBC today released a trailer for their upcoming drama The Syndicate, featuring Neville Longbottom actor Matthew Lewis. The program is about group of shop workers who win big on the lottery, and looks like it should be a very good watch! It also stars Timothy Spall, who Potter fans will know as Peter Pettigrew. We’ll let you know the start date for the 5-part series as soon as we hear.

Emma Watson’s ‘Perks of Being a Wallflower’ has R rating overturned, now rated PG-13 in US

Last month the MPAA revealed it had given an ‘R’ classification in the US to Emma Watson’s new film The Perks of Being a Wallflower.

This annoyed fans of the book and the film studio alike because a mature R rating would have restricted the audience that would have been able to watch the movie and in turn would have limited its box office potential.

Distributor Summit appealed the decision and today we are finding out that that appeal has been successful and the rating has now been dropped down to a PG-13, for “mature thematic material, drug and alcohol use, sexual content including references, and a fight – all involving teens.”

The film doesn’t have an exact release date yet but should be out later this year.

Emma Watson updates website: taking term out of uni to film Sofia Coppola’s ‘Bling Ring’

Emma Watson has updated her website to officially confirm that she is to star in Bling Ring.

The film, which has been rumoured for the last couple of weeks, will be directed by Sofia Coppola and is based on a true story about a group of teenagers who commit a string of celebrity burglaries.

Emma notes that she will be taking the third term out of her studies at Worcester College, Oxford University, in order to take part in the film. Here’s what she had to say in the brief message on her site: Get the whole story »