Albus Dumbledore

Jude Law is an accomplished British actor. His next big role is as the King Vortigern in the upcoming King Arthur: Legend of the Sword, which are pretty big shoes to fill from British folklore. Law has also played Dr. John Watson in two Sherlock Holmes movies, another part that holds a great deal of significance being the world’s most famous sidekick after Robin. But how about something more current? How about a beloved character from modern British literature? Well Law has just landed a big one, perhaps the most in demand role of its kind for British men of a certain age. He’s the new Dumbledore! (more…)

dumbledore

Shortly after the release of the novel Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, author J.K. Rowling revealed that the headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, Albus Dumbledore, was gay. There wasn’t a lot of time in the books, or the movies, to explore Dumbledore’s personal life, past or present, but since young Dumbledore will have a part in the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them franchise, perhaps the door will be open to exploring Albus’ love life. The question was put to Rowling, who is penning the Fantastic Beasts screenplays, as to whether or not Dumbledore’s love life will get some limelight in the sequel.  (more…)