We need to talk about Lily James’ incredible transformation into Pamela Anderson
We need to talk about Lily James’ incredible transformation into Pamela Anderson

Jennifer McShane

Lockdown lifting: We are getting out, so why aren’t we happier?
Lockdown lifting: We are getting out, so why aren’t we happier?

Louise Slyth

‘Covid restrictions prevented us from sharing the birth of our first child’
‘Covid restrictions prevented us from sharing the birth of our first child’

Justine King

It’s no wonder young women are vaccine hesitant, we have been consistently marginalised by modern medicine
It’s no wonder young women are vaccine hesitant, we have been consistently marginalised by modern...

Lynn Enright

A ‘Bennifer’ reunion? Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck holiday together 17 years after split
A ‘Bennifer’ reunion? Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck holiday together 17 years after split

Jennifer McShane

Inside the secret world of Ireland’s kink, BDSM and swinging scene
Inside the secret world of Ireland’s kink, BDSM and swinging scene

Sophie White

The trending cuts and colours to know for your long-awaited hair appointment
The trending cuts and colours to know for your long-awaited hair appointment

Holly O'Neill

Image / Editorial

7 Young Stars Who’ve Neville Longbottomed SO Well


by IMAGE
05th Aug 2015
blank

Some of us absolutely dread getting older; the laughter lines, the sluggish metabolisms, the need to know that we’ve ‘still got it’ as we bust our ‘has been’ moves on a dance floor filled with prepubescents, the list goes on. But the passing of time isn’t all bad, there is one distinct silver lining and it’s now known as ‘Neville Longbottoming’, otherwise known as an unforeseen swan-like transformation that takes hold of very few young men.

Not so long ago it dawned on the world that Calvin Harris had Neville Longbottomed in the most ‘dayum’ of ways*.

LONDON, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 24: Calvin Harris attends the Elle Style Awards 2015 at Sky Garden @ The Walkie Talkie Tower on February 24, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 10: Calvin Harris performs on stage during the 2008 Good Vibrations Festival on the Riverstage in the City Gardens on February 10, 2008 in Brisbane, Australia. (Photo by Jonathan Wood/Getty Images)

Neville Longbottom himself (Matthew Lewis) continues to thrill the masses, as does Jonathan Lipnicki, more so because he’s no longer a large headed baby than the fact that he’s oddly ripped (his head still looks the same, mind).

jonathan2
jonathan

NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 12: Actor Matthew Lewis attends the Warner Bros. Pictures Premiere of "Harry Potter & The Goblet Of Fire" on November 12, 2005 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images)

ORLANDO, FL - JUNE 18: Matthew Lewis attends The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Diagon Alley Grand Opening at Universal Orlando on June 18, 2014 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images)

NEW YORK, NY - JULY 11: Matthew Lewis attends the New York premiere of "Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2" at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center on July 11, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Josh Peck from Drake and Josh also transformed before our very eyes (you may remember him from your Nickelodeon days), and some suggest Zac Efron didn’t always appear as though he was carved by angels.

UNIVERSAL CITY , CA - JUNE 24: Actor Zac Efron arrives for "The Revenge Of The Mummy - The Ride" Gala Benefit Opening At Universal Studios on June 24, 2004 in Los Angeles California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 13: Zac Efron (holding the Best Shirtless Performance award for'That Awkward Moment') attends the 2014 MTV Movie Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images for MTV)

HOLLYWOOD, CA - JANUARY 13: Actor Josh Peck attends the premiere of Universal Pictures''Ride Along' at TCL Chinese Theatre on January 13, 2014 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Imeh Akpanudosen/Getty Images)

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - AUGUST 15: Actor Josh Peck attends WWE & E! Entertainment's "SuperStars For Hope" at the Beverly Hills Hotel on August 15, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images for WWE)

LOS ANGELES - APRIL 14: Actor Josh Peck attends the premiere of the film "13 Going on 30" at the Mann Village Theater on April 14, 2004 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mark Mainz/Getty Images)

One of our all time favourite Neville Longbottomings has to be Nicholas Hoult whose eyes are so piercingly blue, we might actually cry. Jennifer Lawrence, what were you thinking?

CANNES, FRANCE - MAY 14: Actor Nicholas Hoult attends a photocall for "Mad Max: Fury Road" during the 68th annual Cannes Film Festival on May 14, 2015 in Cannes, France. (Photo by Tristan Fewings/Getty Images)

PARIS, FRANCE - MARCH 31: Actor Nicholas Hoult attends the'Dark Places' Paris Premiere at Cinema Gaumont Capucine on March 31, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

MADRID, SPAIN - JUNE 18: Actors Nicholas Hoult (L) and Hugh Grant (R) attend the Spanish premier of the movie "About a Boy" June 18, 2002 at Palacio de la Musica Cinema in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Carlos Alvarez/Getty Images)

New to the this crew is William Moseley who starred as the very cute Peter Pevensie in The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion The Witch And The Wardrobe. Sure, at the time of this movie’s release young teens would have been beside themselves with a case of fan-girl-itis but now grown adults can appreciate his handsome features too. And here we thought getting older was a curse…

LOS ANGELES, CA - FEBRUARY 17: Actor William Moseley attends Vanity Fair and FIAT celebration of Young Hollywood, hosted by Krista Smith and James Corden, to benefit the Terrence Higgins Trust at No Vacancy on February 17, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Mike Windle/Getty Images for Vanity Fair)

attends the John Varvatos 12th Annual Stuart House Benefit at John Varvatos on April 26, 2015 in Los Angeles, California.

narnia

(* = when you look at his before and after photos and say, like a good Southern woman, “dayuuuum”. See clip from Magic Mike XXL for demonstration.)

Also Read

blank
EDITORIAL
The unexpected benefit lockdown is having on our children

By Amanda Cassidy

blank
EDITORIAL
The Howth train attack represents a lawlessness that makes me fear for my daughters

I fear the true fallout of Covid on our cities...

By Amanda Cassidy

Women with MS who take medication, especially immunosuppressants, cannot become pregnant unless they come off medication.
premium HEALTH & WELLNESS, REAL-LIFE STORIES
I had to weigh up the possibility of losing my mind against losing my future children

Holograms of the children she may never have dance across Dearbhla Crosses' mind as an MS diagnosis and Covid-19 are unwelcome reminders of her biological clock ticking.

By Dearbhla Crosse

blank
HEALTH & WELLNESS
The trickle of information from the Government on restrictions has made a grim situation so much worse

By Amanda Cassidy

Rosanna Davidson and her twin boys
premium REAL-LIFE STORIES, PARENTHOOD
Rosanna Davidson: ‘I had sort of accepted that I was a girl who couldn’t have a baby herself’

For Mother's Day Lia Hynes sits down with Rosanna Davidson, whose exceptional journey into motherhood has given many hope.

By Lia Hynes

Has society become more tolerant of the idea of dating interracially?
premium IMAGE WRITES, REAL-LIFE STORIES, RELATIONSHIPS
Interracial dating: “People kept asking ‘where is she from?'”

With diversity on the rise, what struggles do interracial couples continue to face today? Filomena Kaguako speaks to three couples about their experiences.

By Filomena Kaguako

shells cafe
EDITORIAL
A Sligo cottage is transformed into a cool and cosy surfers’ haven

Still one of our favourite homes ever, the easy-breezy interiors...

By IMAGE Interiors & Living