Harry Potter Star Praises Jude Law for Perfectly Capturing the 'Manipulative Side of Dumbledore' in Fantastic Beasts 2

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Evanna Lynch got to live out every fangirl's dream when she was cast to play the eccentric witch Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter franchise. Starting out as a fan of the books, Lynch got the chance to audition for the role after already becoming ​pen pals with JK Rowling. The rest, as they say, is history.

It turns out that Lynch's Harry Potter clout still opens some pretty significant doors, including one that let her see some early footage of the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and the Crimes of Grindelwald. Coming away from a short screening, Lynch seemed particularly impressed by Jude Law's portrayal of a young Dumbledore.

"He is so perfect," Lynch toldThe Hollywood Reporter while on the red carpet at Animal Equality's annual gala. "He totally captures that serenity, that inner peace. He captures the manipulative side of Dumbledore. Dumbledore’s a kind person, he's nice. He’s not manipulative in an evil way. He wants to get people on his side, fighting for the right thing."

"You see that in book six, and that’s really shown more, explored more, in this movie. From what I’ve seen, I think he’s perfect," the actress added. As an unofficial expert on all things Potter and a respectable thespian in her own right, Lynch's endorsement speaks volumes.

Watch One Second From Every Game of Thrones Episode in Under Two Minutes

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Helen Sloan/HBO

Game of Thrones aired its final episode on May 19, and despite some harsh reviews, many fans are finding it hard to accept the show’s end. While some consider Thrones counseling or rewatching the series with a tissue box handy, others on the internet are creating really cool montage videos.

Twitter user Andy Kelly recently posted a fan-made video of one-second clips from all 73 Game of Thrones episodes. The video shows the most memorable scenes from the series, such as Ned Stark’s decapitation, the Red Wedding, King Joffrey being poisoned, Jon Snow’s resurrection, the killing of the Night King, and Daenerys Targaryen’s death.

You really can’t capture all of the action-packed events and shocking twists that happened within the eight seasons of Game of Thrones so quickly, but the video does a good job of giving encapsulating it in under two minutes. And it’s easier than binge-watching it again.

[h/t ScreenRant]

Jimmy Kimmel Shows Us What a Game of Thrones/Full House Mashup Would Look Like

Two of the least-similar shows in television history just came together … in a parody courtesy of Jimmy Kimmel Live. The hilarious video depicts a hypothetical Game of Thrones spinoff series where Jaime Lannister joins two classic characters from Full House for a show appropriately titled Full House Lannister.

While there is at least one Thrones spinoff already in the works, Kimmel couldn’t wait for the series to premiere, so he made his own to deal with the post-Thrones blues.

The video starts off in typical Full House fashion with Joey (Dave Coulier) trying to open a pickle jar, which Jaime (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau) stabs with his sword and destroys. After a few pun-filled jokes, Jaime gets upset and Danny (Bob Saget) sits down with him to talk. Jaime explains that he had a fight with his sister, but when he reveals it’s because he got Cersei pregnant again, a creeped out Danny flees the situation. Joey then comes over to seemingly console Jaime, but instead hilariously says, “I was just going to tell you to stop f***ing your sister.”

The parody perfectly combines the silliness of Full House and the darker topics of Game of Thrones—and the cherry on top is a shadow of a dragon flying over San Francisco in the credits.

[h/t: ScreenRant]

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