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Five things you should know about Tonks


We were very excited to be able to announce that Nat Tena, who potrayed Tonks in the "Harry Potter" films, would be attending MuggleNet Live! In a few weeks. To celebrate, here are some facts about Tonks, the scatty, loveable Hufflepuff who everyone loves. Read More »

Social Roundup: Superfans

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This week has been all about the fans and the "Harry Potter" fandom on social media. The week kicked off with Tom Felton’s BBC Three documentary, "Tom Felton Meets the Superfans", which featured interviews with J.K. Rowling, Daniel Radcliffe, and Rupert Grint, as well as several Potter superfans that Tom met along the way. Read More »

Alan Rickman to take part in BAFTA “A Life in Pictures” interview


Next month, Alan Rickman (Professor Snape) will take part in BAFTA's series of "A Life in Pictures". The event will take place on April 15 in London. Read More »

Sir Kenneth Branagh receives the Pragnell Shakespeare Birthday Award!

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A huge congratulations is in order for Sir Kenneth Branagh (Gilderoy Lockhart). It has been announced that Branagh is the latest recipient of the Pragnell Shakespeare Birthday Award. Read More »

Five things you should know about James Potter


As in our previous post, where we looked at five things about the young Sirius Black, we’re going to mainly consider the young James Potter in this post. Read More »

J.K. Rowling attends private ball in Nepal

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While in Nepal, J.K. Rowling attended a ball for the 200th anniversary of Gurkha Service to the Crown. Read More »

Tom Felton talks superfans and going incognito ahead of “superfan” documentary

Tom Felton Meets Superfans

Tom Felton's (Draco Malfoy) directorial debut, "Tom Felton Meets the Superfans", airs tonight on BBC Three at 9 p.m. GMT. Ahead of the show, Tom spoke on the UK morning show "This Morning" about why he made the documentary. Read More »

Matt Lewis joins brother Anthony Lewis for acting masterclass

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Last week, Matt Lewis, along with his brother Anthony, visited the Grammar School at Leeds (GSaL). At the school the brothers hosted workshops and taught pupils about preparing for auditions. Read More »

Alfie Enoch talks “How to Get Away with Murder” twists and turns and “Doctor Who”


Alfie Enoch (Dean Thomas) recently starred in the hit US drama "How to Get Away with Murder". In a new interview with "Digital Spy", Alfie spoke about the popularity and twists and turns of the series, as well as the popularity of "Harry Potter" and his connection with "Doctor Who". Read More »

New Lumos campaign to “leave no families behind”


The charity, founded by J.K. Rowling and official charitable beneficiary of MuggleNet Live!, is asking you to get involved in its latest campaign. Read More »

Five things you should know about Sirius Black

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For the purposes of this post – and the upcoming Expo, where Rohan Gotobed, who played the young Sirius Black in "Deathly Hallows - Part 2", is a guest – we’re going to focus on the young, school boy Sirius Black. Here are some of the most interesting things about the young Sirius Black. Read More »

Universal Orlando Diagon Alley to pick up Thea Award this weekend

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You might remember a little while ago that we posted the exciting news that the Universal Orlando Wizarding World of Harry Potter is going to receive a Thea Award. The award will be given to the theme park by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) as part of the annual TEA Summit this weekend. Read More »

Hogwarts Express launched at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London, CEO gives speech


Last night, the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter officially launched the new Hogwarts Express feature with a special event. The Warner Bros. CEO, Kevin Tsujihara, gave a speech at the event, which was hosted by British television presenter Alex Zane. Read More »

Social Roundup: the Hogwarts Express, Rugby, and Red Nose Day


In this week's social roundup, the "Potter" cast get fundraising, J.K. Rowling shows her rugby support, and Chris Rankin returns to the Studio Tour... Read More »

Five things you should know about Percy Weasley


Ah, Percy Weasley. Prefect. Head Boy. The middle Weasley brother. Perhaps the least favorite Weasley? But he came right in the end and has a place in everyone’s hearts, so really, that's all that matters. And everyone loves Percy, really. Am I right? Read More »

Helena Bonham Carter on bringing the Fairy Godmother to life

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We can't wait for "Cinderella" to hit the big screens this month, especially with Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange) starring as the Fairy Godmother. In a new interview, Helena has talked about playing the Fairy Godmother and how she went about reinventing the role. Read More »

Five things you should know about Griphook


This time, we’re turning our attention to Griphook, the scheming Gringotts goblin whom Harry rescues and then turns to in "Deathly Hallows" for help in finding another Horcrux. Read More »

MuggleNet interview with Mark Williams!

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Last week, as we previously mentioned in our review of the Hogwarts Express feature at the Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter, MuggleNet was lucky enough to be able to interview Mark Williams. Read More »

Alan Rickman takes center stage in “Empire Magazine” big interview

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The latest issue of "Empire Magazine" has just been released, and Alan Rickman (Severus Snape) takes center stage in the big interview. In the interview, Alan talks about his most well-loved roles, as well as his upcoming new film, "A Little Chaos". Read More »

A behind the scenes look at Sir Kenneth Branagh’s “Cinderella”!


We've all been excitedly anticipating Sir Kenneth Branagh's (Professor Lockhart) live-action "Cinderella", starring "Downton" Abby star Lily James and Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange), and it's very nearly time for the film to be released. In the build up to the release next week, a number of behind the scenes photographs have been released. Read More »