Paul has had a number of roles on shows such as Simple Rules, American Dreams, Army Wives, Cane, Everwood, Guiding Light, Smallville, The O.C. and Wolf Lake. He also starred oppositeAmber Tamblyn in CBS' The Russell Girl and had the lead role in Fallen miniseries.
Wesley is currently starring as vampire Stefan Salvatore in The Vampire Diaries which premiered September 2009 on The CW. In May 2011, he joined the cast of The Baytown Disco. He has been offered the role of Paris in a 2012 film adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, scheduled to shoot in September.
James is a Scottish stage and screen actor. He made his acting debut as a teen in 1995's The Near Room and continued to make mostly television appearances until the early 2000s. His notable television work includes State of Play, Shameless, and Frank Herbert's Children of Dune. Besides screen acting, McAvoy has appeared on stage with Three Days of Rain in 2009, and in 2011 he did voice work for animated films including Gnomeo & Juliet and Arthur Christmas.
Starting in 2003, McAvoy began to build his film resume with Bollywood Queen. That film was followed with The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005), a commercial hit. His performance in Kevin Macdonald's The Last King of Scotland achieved him not only critical praise, but several award nominations. 2007's critically acclaimed Atonement marked the breakthrough in McAvoy's career. It also earned him a Golden Globe Award nomination and his second BAFTA nomination. Another big point in the actor's career was starring in Wanted (2008). Since then, he is notable for playing Professor X in X-Men: First Class.
Harry Potter is a series of seven fantasy novels written by the British author Joanne Rowling. The books chronicle the adventures of a wizard, Harry Potter and his friends Ronald Weasley and Hermione Granger, all of whom are students at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The main story arc concerns Harry's quest to overcome the Dark wizard Lord Voldemort, whose aims are to become immortal, to conquer the wizarding world, subjugate non-magical people, and destroy all those who stand in his way, especially Harry Potter.
Since the release of the first novel Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone on 30 June 1997, the books have gained immense popularity, critical acclaim and commercial success worldwide. The series has also had some share of criticism, including concern for the increasingly dark tone. As of June 2011, the book series has sold about 450 million copies, making it the best-selling books series in history and has been translated into 67 languages, and the last four books consecutively set records as the fastest-selling books in history.
Sergei first became well known when he starred in John Woo's 1996 film Once a Thief, and then returned along with the rest of the cast for the 1997 television series, which only lasted one season. His next series was starring with Amanda Peet in Jack & Jill which ran from 1999 to 2001, and after this he joined the cast of the abruptly cancelled Wednesday 9:30 (8:30 Central) (2002). From 2003 to 2004, he starred on Crossing Jordan, and then in 2004 was part of the cast of the cancelled NBC series Hawaii.
Sergei has also had roles in If Someone Had Known (1995), Dangerous Minds (1995), Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? (1996), The Opposite of Sex (1998), and 10.5 (2004). He has guest starred on Touched by an Angel, Cybill and Party of Five. In 2005 and 2006, he starred in Charmed as Henry Mitchell, the boyfriend and later husband of the character Paige Matthews. He also had a minor role in The Break-Up with Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn. He co-starred with Jenny McCarthy in Santa Baby. He guest-starred in the October 2008 CSI: Miami episode "Raging Cannibal". Sergei has also played the lead character in the TV mini-series Jack Hunter and the Lost Treasure of Ugarit (2008). Among Sergei's recent roles are the Lifetime Nora Roberts' series movie High Noon where he portrayed Duncan (April 2009) and a guest role in episode 3 of Warehouse 13 with his Jack Hunter co-star Joanne Kelly.