The condolences for the loss of Alan Rickman keep rolling in.
Earlier today it was confirmed the beloved actor had passed away following a battle with cancer. Upon hearing the news, stars having been taking to social media to express their grief over the fallen actor.
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Following Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson's lead, Rupert Grint — AKA Ron Weasley — has spoken out about losing the very talented actor and mentor, who he starred alongside in all of the Harry Potter movies.
The 27-year-old told JustJared.com of the tragic news:
"I am devastated to hear about the passing of Alan Rickman, I feel so privileged to have had the opportunity to work with him on numerous occasions – Even though he has gone – I will always hear his voice. My thoughts are with his friends and family at this time."
So, so sad.
Our hearts break for all of Rickman's fans, family, and friends.
A true legend indeed.
Accio colorblind casting!
As you may have heard, the Internet freaked out for all the right reasons last month when it was revealed that black actress Noma Dumezweni had been cast as a grownup Hermione Granger in Harry Potter & The Cursed Child.
And while J.K. Rowling was quick to voice her support for the veteran stage actress, another person familiar with the part is excited about the casting news, as well — Emma Watson!
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The Beauty and the Beast star took to Twitter over the weekend to send a special shout-out to Noma, saying:
We can't even begin to express our heartbreak over the tragic situation in Paris.
Similarly to ourselves, many celebrities are horrified and sickened by the senseless terrorist attack.
Related: REPORT: Attacks In Paris — Dozens Dead, 100+ Taken Hostage
Take a look at the heartsick and supportive tweets (below):
This fledgling feminist friendship is a beautiful one!
On Wednesday, Emma Watson sat down with Malala Yousafzai at the Into Film Festival in the UK, and the British beauty could hardly contain her excitement!
The inspirational pair launched the festivities when the UN Women Goodwill Ambassador interviewed the 18-year-old about her life, her movement, and her new film He Named Me Malala.
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The teen says she hopes her movie's message will inspire change, saying:
"Hopefully the message will spread and influence more people to come together and join the campaign, the Malala Fund — hashtag with Malala. It's not just that you watch the film, but you do something. I want to to be not just a movie but a movement."
The Harry Potter alum was visibly in awe of the incredible woman when she admitted on Facebook to being starstruck during their exchange: