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'That is our job in theatre – I'm gonna make you love me!' Noma Dumezweni meets Harriet Walter

The stars of stage and screen chat about playing witches, seeing ghosts and stepping into another legend’s shoesThey have enjoyed huge success on TV with The Undoing and Killing Eve, respectively, but Noma Dumezweni and Harriet Walter started out on stage. They met in 1999, when Dumezweni played a witch and understudied Walter as Lady Macbeth for the Royal Shakespeare Company. The pair caught up to discuss Dumezweni’s role as Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, theatre ghosts ...
Tags: Television, Film, Theatre, Culture, Stage, Broadway, Harry Potter, Royal Shakespeare Company, Black Lives Matter, Walter, Noma Dumezweni, Hermione Granger, Noma, Lady Macbeth, Harriet Walter, Dumezweni


Original Content podcast: Despite some odd choices, ‘The Undoing’ lays out a satisfying mystery

The HBO miniseries “The Undoing” wrapped up back in November, but the hosts of the Original Content podcast took advantage of the holidays to get caught up. Based on a novel by Jean Hanff Korelitz, “The Undoing” tells the story of Grace Fraser (played by Nicole Kidman), a Manhattan psychologist whose husband Jonathan (Hugh Grant) is accused of a brutal murder. As the trial turns into a media spectacle, Grace tries to navigate how she feels about her husband and to discover who else might be g...
Tags: Apple, Hbo, New York, Media, Podcasts, Entertainment, Tech, Nicole Kidman, Manhattan, Jordan, Grant, Anthony, Grace, Noma Dumezweni, Henry, Jonathan


‘The Little Mermaid’ Remake Cast Adds Noma Dumezweni as a New Character

The live-action The Little Mermaid remake cast continues to grow. The latest: Noma Dumezweni, who delivered a memorable performance in the mostly forgettable The Undoing, is diving into the Disney flick. As to which character Dumezweni might be playing, well, that’s mostly a mystery. All we know for now is that it’s a new character created specifically for the film, not a character from the 1989 animated film. Deadline has the scoop that Noma Dumezweni is joining The Little Mermaid remake ca...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Disney, Rob Marshall, Little Mermaid, The Little Mermaid, Ariel, Remakes, Triton, Noma Dumezweni, Hugh Grant, Pete, Lin Manuel Miranda, Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, Daveed Diggs


Updates From Star Trek: Picard, Indiana Jones 5, and More

Noma Dumezweni is joining Disney’s Little Mermaid remake. Martin Donovan’s not sure how those Pym particles he swiped in Ant-Man could be involved with Quantumania. Plus, a new look at Javicia Leslie’s Batwoman, and new Are You Afraid of the Dark? To me, my spoilers!Read more...
Tags: Science, Disney, Batwoman, The Little Mermaid, Are You Afraid Of The Dark, Legacies, Indiana Jones 5, Noma Dumezweni, Revival, Martin Donovan, Pym, The Witcher, Two Sentence Horror Stories, The Reckoning, Star Trek Picard, F9


Disney’s Live-Action Little Mermaid Adds The Undoing’s Noma Dumezweni

Disney’s Live-Action Little Mermaid Adds The Undoing’s Noma Dumezweni After revealing its full star-studded cast last month, Disney’s upcoming live-action adaptation of The Little Mermaid is expanding its roster a little further with the addition of The Undoing alum Noma Dumezweni as a character not seen in the beloved animated original, according to Deadline. RELATED: Little Mermaid Cast, Plus Pinocchio & Peter Pan Films Go to Disney+ PB = PB || {}; ...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Chicago, Rob Marshall, Little Mermaid, Ariel, Miranda, Caribbean, Hans Christian Andersen, Triton, Melissa Mccarthy, Noma Dumezweni, Marshall, Sebastian, Lin Manuel Miranda, Mary Poppins


‘The Undoing’ Star Noma Dumezweni on Looking ‘Really Good’ Working With Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant

With a cast like Nicole Kidman, Hugh Grant and Donald Sutherland, it takes a special sort of someone to stand out in the crowd. But that’s exactly what Noma Dumezweni has done in “The Undoing,” David E. Kelly’s adaptation of the Jean Hanff Korelitz novel “You Should Have Known.” Known mostly for work in the […]
Tags: News, Nicole Kidman, Donald Sutherland, Noma Dumezweni, Hugh Grant, David E Kelly, Jean Hanff Korelitz, The Undoing, Nicole Kidman Hugh Grant


Broadway’s Hermione, Noma Dumezweni, Reads the Second Chapter in the ‘Harry Potter at Home’ Series

The Harry Potter franchise wouldn’t be the global phenomenon it was today without the book that started it all, Harry Potter and the Sorceror’s Stone (The Philospher’s Stone when it was first published in the U.K.). And while we’re all stuck in quarantine, everyone has taken to revisiting things they love. And all the stars and featured players of the Harry Potter franchise are doing the same, through the Harry Potter at Home initiative launched by J.K. Rowling back in April. The chosen one him...
Tags: Spotify, Books, UK, Movies, Fantasy, Stage, Eddie Redmayne, Broadway, Harry-Potter, West End, Daniel Radcliffe, Warner Brothers, Noma Dumezweni, Hermione Granger, Hermione, Around The Web


Noma Dumezweni to Read Chapter Two of HARRY POTTER AND THE PHILOSOPHER'S STONE For HARRY POTTER AT HOME

The latest exciting new addition to Harry Potter At Home, the collection of free initiatives designed to help bring the magic of Harry Potter to children, parents and carers in lockdown, was announced this week [Author: BWW News Desk]
Tags: Theatre, Harry Potter, Noma Dumezweni, BWW News Desk, Harry Potter at Home


‘Harry Potter at Home’ Summons Daniel Radcliffe to Read ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’

Daniel Radcliffe will always be thankful for his time spent leading the Harry Potter franchise, but the actor is undoubtedly happy to have moved on from the wizarding world. The multi-billion dollar franchise has afforded him a lot of freedom to take on whatever roles he wants, whether it’s a peculiar indie like Swiss Army Man or a wild action thriller Guns Akimbo. But in these uncertain times, Daniel Radcliffe realizes everyone needs a little inspiration, which is why he’s taken the time to ge...
Tags: Spotify, Books, UK, Movies, Fantasy, Sequels, Eddie Redmayne, Stephen Fry, Harry-Potter, Daniel-Radcliffe, Warner Brothers, Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them, Noma Dumezweni, Video Clips, Scholastic, J K Rowling


‘The Undoing’ Trailer: Nicole Kidman’s Life Falls Apart in the Wake of a Disaster [Updated]

Update: We’d previously covered HBO’s officially-released teasers for this show, but the premium channel has since replaced them with different versions. The biggest difference is that the earlier versions said the show would be premiering on May 10, 2020, but these new versions have changed the premiere date to a more vague “this fall.” Our original article continues. Nicole Kidman continues her HBO show reign with The Undoing, a new limited series Kidman stars in and executive produces. Based...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Nicole-kidman, Donald Sutherland, Grace, Sofie Gråbøl, Noma Dumezweni, Hugh-Grant, Henry, Kelly, Kidman, Edgar Ramirez, Lily Rabe, Susanne Bier, TV Trailer, Ismael Cruz Cordova


‘The Undoing’ Trailer: Nicole Kidman’s Life Falls Apart in the Wake of a Disaster

Nicole Kidman continues her HBO show reign with The Undoing, a new limited series Kidman stars in and executive produces. Based on the novel You Should Have Known, the series finds Kidman playing a therapist whose life unravels following a murder and a public disaster that may or may not involve her husband, played by Hugh Grant. It’s all very mysterious and tense, and is likely designed to keep viewers addicted and hungry for more episodes. Watch The Undoing trailer below. The Undoing Trai...
Tags: Hbo, Movies, Nicole-kidman, Donald Sutherland, Grace, Sofie Gråbøl, Noma Dumezweni, Hugh-Grant, Henry, Kelly, Kidman, Edgar Ramirez, Lily Rabe, Susanne Bier, TV Trailer, Ismael Cruz Cordova


Harry Potter Film and Stage Actors Join Forces for a New Wizarding World Project

Actors who have played Hermione Granger, Albus Dumbledore and Ginny Weasley in film and onstage will lend their voices to a new piece of the Harry Potter extended universe: an audiobook adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s The Tales of Beedle the Bard. The fictional stories played a pivotal role in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows as Dumbledore’s parting gift to Hermione; the tales then laid the groundwork for the novel’s central conflict. But The Tales of Beedle the Bard but has never been off...
Tags: Books, News, Uncategorized, Broadway, Harry Potter, West End, Emma Watson, Jude Law, Noma Dumezweni, Aesop, Hermione, Bard, Rowling, J K Rowling, Albus Dumbledore, Hogwarts


‘The Undoing’ Trailer: Nicole Kidman Unravels in HBO Limited Series

Nicole Kidman is grappling with even more big little lies. The Bombshell actress is heading back to TV for the HBO limited series The Undoing, based on the novel You Should Have Known by Jean Hanff Korelitz. Kidman stars alongside Hugh Grant and Donald Sutherland as a successful therapist and mother whose life suddenly comes crashing down around her after a violent death unearths a series of “terrible revelations.” Watch The Undoing trailer below. The Undoing Trailer Kidman reunites wit...
Tags: Hbo, Television, Movies, Drama, Nicole Kidman, Donald Sutherland, Grace, Noma Dumezweni, Hugh Grant, Sutherland, Kidman, Kelley, David E Kelley, Susanne Bier, TV Trailer, Bier


Noma Dumezweni: 'Hermione has taught me how to be angry'

The actress Noma Dumezweni, best known for playing Hermione Granger in the play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, says women need to learn how to be angry.
Tags: News, Harry Potter, Noma Dumezweni, Hermione Granger, Hermione


'Hermione has taught me how to be angry'

The actress Noma Dumezweni, best known for playing Hermione Granger in the play Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, says women need to learn how to be angry.
Tags: News, Harry Potter, Noma Dumezweni, Hermione Granger, Hermione


18 Witch Costumes That Will Leave You Enchanted This Halloween

This year, 7.2 million adults plan to dress up like a witch for Halloween. According to the National Retail Federation, the magical look remains one of the most popular costumes of all time. But are we surprised?Witches continue to be a topic of fascination in pop culture no matter how many decades — even centuries — pass. American Horror Story had an entire season about witches. The '90s hit Charmed is getting a reboot for the millennial generation. Even Sabrina the Teenage Witch is back by po...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Hollywood, Kim Kardashian, Broadway, New Orleans, Harry Potter, Anne Hathaway, Louisiana, Angela Bassett, Rosemary, Noma Dumezweni, Miller, Hermione, Amandla Stenberg, Bennett


Donald Trump Is Not Welcome at ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,’ Says Play’s Hermione

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” is currently Broadway’s hottest ticket. One person who won’t be lucky enough to score a ticket? President Donald Trump. “No,” Noma Dumezweni, who plays Hermione, said when asked if Trump should see the show. “Anybody else, yes.” Donald Trump is NOT welcome at "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child," […]
Tags: News, Broadway, Harry Potter, Donald Trump, Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, Noma Dumezweni, Hermione, Trump, Tony Awards


John Goodman, Michaela Coel to Star in BBC, Netflix War Crimes Drama ‘Black Earth Rising’

John Goodman and Michaela Coel are set to star in “Black Earth Rising,” the BBC and Netflix drama about international war crimes and the West’s relationship with Africa. They join a cast including Noma Dumezweni (“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”), Harriet Walter (“The Crown”), and Tamara Tunie (“Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”) in […]
Tags: News, Africa, Global, Bbc, Netflix, West, John Goodman, Noma Dumezweni, Harriet Walter, Tamara Tunie, Michaela Coel, John Goodman Michaela Coel, BBC Netflix War Crimes Drama ` Black Earth Rising


The New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Trailer is a Total Bummer for Many ‘Harry Potter’ Fans

(Welcome to The Soapbox, the space where we get loud, feisty, political, and opinionated about anything and everything. In this edition: why the new Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald trailer made one writer so angry.) When I was a kid, the image of Hogwarts conjured magical surreality; a cognitive awareness that this place wasn’t real in the technical sense, but alive somewhere in the crook of a collective imagination. The words of Dumbledore spring to mind: “Of course it is happening...
Tags: London, Movies, Fantasy, Tim Burton, Features, Sequels, Broadway, Harry-Potter, Harry, Johnny Depp, Warner Bros, Canon, Caribbean, Voldemort, Warner Brothers, Fantastic Beasts And Where To Find Them


Noma Dumezweni on Harry Potter and the Cursed Child's next steps

The actress discusses how the show might grow ahead of its Broadway transfer next year.
Tags: News, Broadway, Harry Potter, Noma Dumezweni


Noma Dumezweni on Cursed Child's next steps

The actress discusses how the show might grow ahead of its Broadway transfer next year.
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‘Harry Potter and The Cursed Child’ is Coming To Broadway and Many Original Cast Members Are Coming With It

We’ve known for a while that Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, the award-winning two-part play that continues J.K. Rowling’s beloved story of The Boy Who Lived, would be coming to Broadway, but it was unclear whether the production would recast any of its key actors when it came to American shores. Now we know that many of the actors from the original West End production will reprise their roles when the show moves to New York City early next year. Read on to learn the whole Harry Potter and t...
Tags: New York, London, Movies, Casting, New York City, Broadway, Manhattan, Harry-Potter, Harry, Colin Trevorrow, Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, Jamie Parker, Noma Dumezweni, Rowling, J K Rowling, Scorpius


Chris Evans goes live from the Tower of London

The six winners of this year’s BBC Radio 2 500 Words competition were announced in a special broadcast of the Chris Evans Breakfast Show live from the Tower of London. Honorary Judge, HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, presented the Gold winners with their prizes live from the Tower. The Bronze, Silver and Gold winning stories across the two age categories were announced and read out on-air by celebrity narrators including David Walliams, Jenny Agutter OBE, David Suchet CBE, John Bishop, Olivier awa...
Tags: UK, London, Radio, Today, Cornwall, Niall Horan, Chris Evans, Olly Murs, Noma Dumezweni, BBC Radio, David Suchet, Derek Jacobi, BBC Radio 2, On Air, Bronze Silver, David Walliams Jenny Agutter


Noma Dumezweni reads Wordsworth's Daffodils

Actress Noma Dumezweni reads I wandered lonely as a cloud by Wordsworth
Tags: UK, News, Noma Dumezweni, Wordsworth


Actress Noma Dumezweni reads Wordsworth's Daffodils

Noma Dumezweni, one of the stars of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child in the West End, helps mark spring equinox.
Tags: UK, News, Harry Potter, Noma Dumezweni, Wordsworth


Emma Watson Has Feelings About Playing Hermione Again

Emma Watson may be busy playing Belle but she has some thoughts on whether she'd ever reprise her signature Harry Potter role.In an interview with EW Radio on Sirius XM, Watson was asked whether she'd ever play Hermione Granger again in a movie. Her answer was pretty simple: "Definitely nothing planned at the moment." She said she didn't want to get anyone's hopes up but said we should ask her again in 10 years.Now obviously this isn't the answer fans want to hear but it certainly isn't a no, r...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Harry Potter, Watson, Emma Watson, Belle, Noma Dumezweni, Hermione Granger, Sirius, Hermione, EW Radio, Anna Camp Skylar Astin


Auditions For Broadway's 'Harry Potter And The Cursed Child' Are Happening Next Week

Broadway babies and Harry Potter super-fans, listen here: “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” auditions are happening. In New York. Next week.  That’s right, according to a listing on Backstage, tryouts for J.K. Rowling’s play picking up where the final book’s epilogue left off, will be held from Feb. 20 until Feb. 22, 2017. Those who make the cut will probably come as close to receiving a Hogwarts acceptance letter as a muggle could possibly dream of.  The memo itemizes all the roles under con...
Tags: New York, London, News, Broadway, Harry Potter, Donald Trump, Huffington Post, Noma Dumezweni, Hermione Granger, Priscilla Frank, Rowling, J K Rowling, Hogwarts, Granger, McGonagall, James Albus


Characters Are Not A Coloring Book Or, Why the Black Hermione is a Poor Apology for the Ingrained Racism of Harry Potter

Characters Are Not A Coloring Book Or, Why the Black Hermione is a Poor Apology for the Ingrained Racism of Harry Potter is an essay by Mimi Mondal that originally appeared in the second volume of The Book Smugglers’ Quarterly Quarterly Almanac in September 2016. Characters Are Not A Coloring Book Or, Why the Black Hermione is a Poor Apology for the Ingrained Racism of Harry Potter Mimi Mondal Like many people of my generation, I grew up on Harry Potter. As an introverted, class-topping little...
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‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’ Triumphs at London Evening Standard Awards

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” the stage sequel to J.K. Rowling’s book series, won the first of what is likely to be a treasure trove of awards Sunday when it was named best stage play at the London Evening Standard Theater Awards. Actress Noma Dumezweni, who plays Hermione in the play, read out a... Read more »
Tags: London, News, Awards, Global, Legit, Harry Potter, J K Rowling, Harry Potter And The Cursed Child, Noma Dumezweni, Hermione, Evening Standard


Excerpt: Characters Are Not A Coloring Book Or, Why the Black Hermione is a Poor Apology for the Ingrained Racism of Harry Potter

An excerpt from Mimi Mondal’s essay on The Book Smugglers’ Quarterly Almanac Volume 2. Like many people of my generation, I grew up on Harry Potter. As an introverted, class-topping little girl, I identified hardcore with Hermione Granger. I had sorted myself into a House (Slytherin, unfortunately) long before there was Pottermore. I had all the spells at the tip of my tongue, just as I knew all the minor characters, subplots and plot holes by heart. My best friend was a Harry Potter fanfic...
Tags: Books, London, Scotland, India, House, Harry Potter, Philadelphia, SFF, Commonwealth, Noma Dumezweni, Hermione Granger, Hermione, Phoenix, Rowling, J K Rowling, Amazon US