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Role Call: A countess, three contenders, and a chef walk into a pub…

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As fall approaches, our "Harry Potter" cast are returning to familiar and favorite roles as we take a look at the new season of "Downton Abbey", discuss possible Oscar noms, a return to Monty Python's roots, and a first look at "Medea"! Read More »

Role Call: Fairy tale edition!

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After our adventures at LeakyCon in Florida this last week and meeting some of the "Harry Potter" cast, the staff at MuggleNet is even more excited about upcoming projects by our favorite actors and actresses! There's a lot to cover from the past few weeks, and we hope that you'll be just as anxious to hear all about the new roles our HP alumni have taken on. Take a look! Read More »

Role Call: So Much Talent, So Little Time!

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With the amount of talent in the Harry Potter films, it really never comes as a surprise that there are always new projects to announce each week as part of our Casting News section. This week, however, it gets a little crazy! Take a break from those Ordinary Wizarding Level examinations and check in on your favorite Potter cast to see what they're up to this week! Read More »

Role Call: Searching, Singing, and Suffering – HP cast does it all!

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In this week's Casting News, former cast members search for the truth in Jerusalem, make a cameo in a sports-themed music video, and face a film legend - Al Pacino! Check it out! Read More »

Video: Stephen Fry backs Invictus Games for wounded armed forces members

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Stephen Fry (narrator of the UK "Harry Potter" audiobooks) has lent his support to the Invictus Games, a competition much like the Paralympics for wounded servicemen and women. The event was launched by Prince Harry and will include over 400 armed forces members from fourteen different countries. Read More »

UPDATED: Matt Lewis to appear as “superstar narrator” at Hay Festival – now includes audio!

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In a radio interview this morning, Matt Lewis (Neville Longbottom) spoke to DJ Chris Evans about the upcoming final of the 500 Words competition. The winners of the competition are due to be announced tomorrow morning on a live show. The winning entries will be read by a host of "superstar narrators," including our very own Matt Lewis. Today, Friday 30, Matt read a winning story live on radio. Read More »

Video: Stephen Fry supports charity fundraiser

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Now, Stephen Fry, the narrator of the British "Harry Potter" audio books, has appeared in a video in support of an upcoming fundraising soccer game. Fry is prolific in his support of charities, and this one is no different. The campaign video, called "I Can Do, What You Can Do," features several celebrities, including Fry, offering their support. Read More »

Jim Dale’s one-man show opens in New York!

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We posted last month about a Delaware run of Jim Dale's new one-man show "Just Jim Dale", but now this fascinating show is moving to Off-Broadway in New York City! Read More »

Role Call: There’s a new ghost in town – who you gonna call?

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In this week's Role Call, Dobby and Umbridge get animated, Professor McGonagall is homeless, and Bill Weasley dances with someone other then Fleur! Check out what your favorite HP alum are up to in the latest edition of Casting News! Read More »

Role Call: Snape loses his black robes, Umbridge to record spoken-word album

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This week's Role Call finds us awkwardly staring at a naked Professor Snape, discussing more "Star Wars VII" casting rumors, Imelda Staunton's link to Mr. Carson on "Downton Abbey", and much more! Read More »

“The Cripple of Inishmaan” lands several nominations for the 2014 Tony Awards

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"The Cripple of Inishmaan", which stars Daniel Radcliffe, has picked up several nominations for the 2014 Tony Awards! Read More »

Role Call: Festival appearances announced, new set photos released for upcoming projects

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With new projects and appearances slated for this spring, we're bringing you all the latest news on when and where you can catch a glimpse or two of your favorite cast members in this week's edition of Role Call! Take a peek at upcoming roles and events featuring Domhnall Gleeson, Gary Oldman, Fiona Shaw, and more... Read More »

Daniel Radcliffe, Stephen Fry choose sad poems for anthology

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What makes Daniel Radcliffe cry? That’s what Dan had to consider for his contribution to a newly published anthology titled "Poems That Make Grown Men Cry: 100 Men on the Words That Move Them". Read More »

Jim Dale one-man show makes stops in Delaware, New York City

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Jim Dale, the narrator for the American versions of the "Harry Potter" audiobooks, has created a one-man show, entitled "Just Jim Dale", that he will perform in limited engagements in Delaware and New York. Read More »

Stephen Fry wins at the Royal Television Society Awards

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Playbill.com reported that well-known British actor and presenter Stephen Fry - known in the Potter world as the narrator of the UK versions of the audio books - attended the Royal Television Society Awards in London on Tuesday evening and scooped up the award for Best Presenter. He won said award for his television show Stephen Fry: Out There, which showed him traveling the world to see how gay communities are treated in different countries. Read More »

Stephen Fry backs Mind charity event Happy Monday

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Stephen Fry, the narrator of the British Harry Potter audio books, has pledged his backing to Happy Monday, a charity fundraising event that will raise mental health awareness. In order to take part, participants are invited to host their own bake-off or cook-off at home, school or anywhere really. To this extent Stephen has provided the charity with his own personal favorite recipe tp indulge us all. Check it out right here! Read More »

New projects underway for HP stars!

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There's been quite an explosion of new casting and production new for HP stars lately, so MuggleNet is bringing you a round up of the most important news. Today we'll be touching upon the recent developments of Emma Thompson (Sybill Trelawney), Alexandre Desplat (Composer), Ralph Fiennes (Lord Voldemort), Frank Dillane (Tom Riddle), Domhnall Gleeson (Bill Weasley), Gary Oldman (Sirius Black), David Thewlis (Remus Lupin) and more! Read More »

BAFTA nominations announced!

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It's nomination time! This morning Helen McCrory (Narcissa Malfoy), alongside Luke Evans, announced this year's BAFTA nominations. As might be expected, the list includes several "Harry Potter" alumni. Read More »

“Potter” inspired Princess Beatrice to read despite her dyslexia

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According to the London Evening Standard, Princess Beatrice (the elder daughter of Prince Andrew, Duke of York and Sarah, Duchess of York) did not enjoy books as a child because her dyslexia made sitting and reading difficult. However, once she started reading Harry Potter her relationship with books became positive. Read More »

Stephen Fry reads from “Philosopher’s Stone” and Pottermore donates ebooks for Get Reading Campaign

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According to the London Evening Standard, Stephen Fry visited the Jubilee Primary School today and read from the book that he is forever linked to: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. He was with London Evening Standard owner Evgeny Lebedev, who provided an amusing warm-up act reading from Roald Dahl's The Witches on a NOOK eReader, ahead of the free Get Reading Festival organized by the Evening Standard and NOOK in Trafalgar Square on July 13. Read More »