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Daniel Radcliffe Was 'Genuinely Scared' Of Ralph Fiennes

Daniel Radcliffe was ''genuinely scared'' of Ralph Fiennes. The 26-year-old actor - who is best known for his long standing lead role as the iconic wizard Harry Potter in the science fiction sequel - has...

Daniel Radcliffe Found Ralph Fiennes "Genuinely Intimidating" On 'Harry Potter' Set

Daniel Radcliffe answered a number of questions from young ‘Harry Potter’ fans, and has revealed which actor used to scare him most while he was filming.The British actor, currently starring in Swiss Army Man, fielded...

Alan Rickman Leaves £4 Million To His Wife, And £100000 To Charities

Alan Rickman’s will has been revealed just over four months after he sadly passed away from pancreatic cancer – and it includes a number of charitable donations totalling £100,000.The famous stage, TV and film actor,...

Alan Rickman Leaves £4million In Will To Wife And Charities

The Harry Potter star, who passed away aged 69 in January (16) after a battle with cancer, left the $5,962,260 (£4,060,033) he held in U.K. assets to his wife Rima Horton, 69....

Helen Mirren Encourages Actresses To Pursue Male Roles

The 70-year-old actress stars as Colonel Katherine Powell in new movie Eye in the Sky, but the part was originally intended to be filled by a man. Helen has already received rave reviews for her...

Helen Mirren Praises Late Eye In The Sky Co-star Alan Rickman

The British actor passed away aged 69 in January (16) after fighting a secret battle with pancreatic cancer, leaving behind an impressive film legacy, including his role as Severus Snape in the Harry Potter franchise,...

Alan Rickman's Death Ended 'Galaxy Quest 2' Plans

We are both gutted and relieved to learn that plans to start production on 'Galaxy Quest 2' were cancelled this year in light of the death of Alan Rickman. It's a shame that the world...

Alan Rickman Praised For Witty Performance

The filmmaker’s latest movie is the military thriller Eye in the Sky, featuring Alan’s final big screen performance before his death earlier this year (16). The plotline examines modern warfare, and Gavin says the late...

Helen Mirren Thrilled To Work With Alan Rickman On Final Movie

The Harry Potter star died in January (16), shortly after completing work on Eye in the Sky and his co-star insists he couldn't have picked a better film to wrap up an impressive...

Helen Mirren Couldn't Contain Excitement Over Eye In The Sky

The 70-year-old actress plays Colonel Katherine Powell in the action movie, which depicts the actions of two soldiers who must take out a group of terrorists in Nairobi, Kenya. The late acting veteran Alan Rickman...

David Bowie And Alan Rickman Land Film Festival Tributes

The Starman singer and the Die Hard star passed away within days of each other last month (Jan16) after both battling cancer, and now they will be feted for their career achievements during...

Colin Firth Turned To Late Alan Rickman For Advice

Rickman lost his battle with cancer last week (14Jan16) and his peers, friends and castmates have been offering up fond farewells for days. Firth and Rickman's Sense & Sensibility co-stars Emma Thompson...

Kate Winslet Lightens Emotional Alan Rickman Tribute With Hilarious Story

Kate Winslet remains one of the most down-to-earth British actresses ever, and proved as much in her hilarious tribute to friend and colleague Alan Rickman at the London Film Critics' Circle Awards, where she landed...

Les Liaisons Dangereuses Stars Dedicate Show To Alan Rickman

The actor, who died on Thursday (14Jan16) after a battle with cancer, landed his big break in a 1985 London production of the show, adapted from the novel of the same name by...

Jk Rowling Reveals The Secret She Told Alan Rickman To Help Him Better Understand Snape

JK Rowling has revealed part of what she told actor Alan Rickman about the character of Severus Snape, which helped him better understand his Harry Potter role. Rickman, who passed away last week aged 69,...

Harry Potter Fans Honour Alan Rickman At London Station

The Die Hard star lost his battle with cancer on Thursday (14Jan16) at the age of 69, and there has since been an outpouring of tributes from his famous fans, friends and colleagues....

9 Funny Moments Delivered By Alan Rickman

Turn those tears of sadness into tears of joy with this little reminder that the dearly departed Alan Rickman was actually one of the funniest and nicest guys around. And it wasn't just on screen...

Emma Watson Accused By Twitter Trolls Of "Exploiting" Alan Rickman's Death To Push Feminist Agenda

Emma Watson has been accused by Twitter trolls of exploiting the death of her Harry Potter co-star Alan Rickman to push her own ‘feminist agenda’.The British actress, who played Hermione Granger in all eight of...

More Tributes For Alan Rickman As Harry Potter Castmates Remember Acting Legend

Rickman, who played Hogwarts teacher Severus Snape in all the Potter films, lost his battle with cancer on Thursday (14Jan16) and there has been an outpouring of tributes from his famous fans, friends...

Emma Thompson: 'I Consider Myself Hugely Privileged To Have Worked With Alan Rickman'

The actor, who portrayed Severus Snape in all the Potter films, lost his battle with cancer on Thursday (14Jan16), aged 69, and celebrity fans and colleagues have taken to social media to remember...

See Alan Rickman In His Final Live Action Role 'Eye In The Sky' - Trailer + Pictures

It's a sad day for the world of film as we lose yet another giant of the entertainment industry, but at least we get to see Alan Rickman in one last live action role with...

Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson And J.k. Rowling Lead Tributes To Alan Rickman

The Die Hard actor's death was confirmed by his family on Thursday (14Jan16) in a statement which revealed the 69 year old passed away following a battle with cancer. The news sent...

More New Year Tragedy: Alan Rickman Has Passed Away Aged 69

The New Year has certainly not got off to the best of starts and it is with deep regret that we have to announce the death of another legend of the entertainment industry. Alan Rickman,...

Alan Rickman Dies

The Harry Potter star's death was confirmed by his family on Thursday (14Jan16). He had been suffering from cancer. Rickman is best known for playing Professor Snape in the Harry Potter...

Kate Winslet Wanted To Hide Pregnancy

Kate Winslet hid her third pregnancy for as long as possible.The 39-year-old actress gave birth to 18-month-old Bear Blaze in December 2013 - her child with third husband Ned Rocknroll - but initially didn't tell...

Movie Role Inspires Kate Winslet To Become Gardening Goddess

The Titanic star had always dreamed of becoming a gardener before taking on the role in pal Alan Rickman's directorial debut, and she admits she's even more passionate about becoming a green-fingered goddess...

Michael Gambon And Alan Rickman Pranked Daniel Radcliffe With Fart Machine

Gambon boasted to his friend about using the device to play practical jokes on audience members during London plays, and Rickman thought it would be hilarious to pretend Radcliffe had a wind problem....

Kate Winslet Sacrifices Personal Hygiene In The Name Of Film

Kate Winslet might be an actress of the most esteemed calibre, but that doesn't mean it's plain sailing every time. When she was selected to star in Alan Rickman's latest directorial effort 'A Little Chaos',...

Kate Winslet Was 'Terrified' Of Alan Rickman

Kate Winslet was ''terrified'' of Alan Rickman when they first met.The 39-year-old actress first worked with the actor 20 years ago on 'Sense and Sensibility' and was convinced he thought she was ''rubbish'' so she...

Alan Rickman Marries In Secret

The Harry Potter star, 69, tied the knot with Rima Horton, who he has been dating since they met as teenagers in the 1960s, in an intimate ceremony in New York. He...

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