- Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie: "Emma Watson is so confident and she speaks out about her values"
Among the fast-rising talents presenting at the Cannes International Film Festival in May was Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie, a young New Zealander who plays the female lead in Debra Granik’s “Leave No Trace,” which opens today in the U.S.
Fellow New Zealander Jane Campion is a close family friend, and Harcourt McKenzie acted in a short directed by Campion’s daughter, Alice Englert, who she lists among her role models. Actors she admires include Emma Watson, “because she’s so confident and she speaks out about her values,” Meryl Streep and Frances McDormand.
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- Emma among highest grossing actors at the US box office
27. Emma Watson
Lifetime Total Gross: $3,206,395,771*
Average Gross: $178,133,098
Highest-Grossing Movie: Beauty and the Beast (2017), $504,014,165 (U.S.)
*Cameo or bit parts are not counted in totals and averages.
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- Emma part of a conspiracy theory
Baseball great Curt Schilling has quite a story he’d like to share—and it’s not about his famous “bloody sock” playoff game. On Tuesday, the retired Boston Red Sox pitcher promoted a video on his Facebook page explaining the pro-Trump QAnon conspiracy, which posits that President Trump and his allies in the military are about to sweep away a cabal of globalist elites responsible for all the evil in the world.
The video also includes allusions to the Pizzagate conspiracy, which has been embraced by many QAnon believers. The video shows an apparently random selection of celebrities, including Eminem, Jonah Hill, Jackie Chan, and Emma Watson, before showing an image of a child with a hand over its mouth.
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- 'The Perks of Being a Wallflower' arrives on Netflix
The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
Written and directed by Steve Chbosky, based on his best-selling book of the same name, it’s an engaging high school drama starring Emma Watson, Logan Lerman and Ezra Miller.