Jude Law has been recognized for his portrayal of Albus Dumbledore in Fantastic Beasts: Dumbledore’s Secrets at the National Film Awards held at the Porchester in London last week.
Law’s best actor win is also Dumbledore’s secrets‘s first nomination and victory. In the category voted by fans, Law faced Riz Ahmed (Meet), Ben Wishaw (Surge), Michael Cain (Turn), Chiwetel Ejiofor (The man who fell to earth), Neil Maskel (Bull) and Stephen Merchant (The Outlaws).
national film awardswhich took place on July 4, also saw a number of Wizarding World alumni projects go gold.
by Sir Kenneth Branagh (Gilderoy Lockhart) Belfastwhich features Potter actor Ciarán Hinds (Aberforth Dumbledore), won Best British Film and Best Feature, adding even more accolades to his successful 2022 awards season. Actress Catherine Tennant (Barty Crouch, Jr., daughter of actor David Tennant) also won in the Best Newcomer category for her performance as Catherine in the film.
– National Film Awards (@NATFilmAwards) July 4, 2022
The best drama went to save the cinema, which stars Tom Felton and Samantha Morton (Mary Lou Barebone). The film tells the true story of a 1993 campaign to save a cinema in Wales which brought in Hollywood director Steven Spielberg and his blockbuster jurassic park. The only other Wizarding World alumni project to win an award was Last night in Sohostarring James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley), which won Best Thriller.
You can watch the full awards ceremony below, and while the Best Actor category doesn’t appear to have been captured, the other Wizarding World wins are available to watch. Congratulations to all the winners and nominees!