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Role Call: Spectre of Christmas

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In this week's Role Call, we find a Kickstarter campaign from one of our MuggleNet Live! Expo Patronum special guests, catch Voldemort getting a college degree, the new Bond film finally gets a title, and we find Father Christmas with a gun?!? All that and more as we check out what our favorite cast members are up to this week! Read More »

Role Call: It’s an army…of news!

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This week, an army practically takes over Role Call, the Dowager Countess dresses down, Santa is spotted, and Daniel Radcliffe's next magical role gets a title! All that and more in this edition of Casting News! Read More »

Alan Rickman will be presented award at Camerimage Festival

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Alan Rickman will be presented with the Kryzstof Kieslowski Award for his directorial work on "A Little Chaos" during the upcoming Camerimage cinematography festival. Read More »

Role Call: The Woman in Black….is back!

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We finally get our greedy eyes on some set photos from "Dad's Army", get a peek at Domhnall in "Unbroken", and just in time for Halloween, we also get to throw our hands up in front of our faces as we try to hide from "The Woman in Black" sequel! All that and more in this week's Casting News! Read More »

Alan Rickman discusses working as a director, playing Louis XIV

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Alan Rickman has given a new interview in which he discusses working as a director on "A Little Chaos", what it was like playing King Louis XIV, and his future career plans. Read More »

Tights, corsets, and directing: Alan Rickman talks “A Little Chaos” at the London Film Festival

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What kept Alan Rickman from directing for more than 16 years? Find out in our interview from last night's "A Little Chaos" LFF screening. Read More »

Role Call: The baddies are back!

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This week in Casting News, nearly every notorious villain in the "Potter" universe will be appearing in new projects - mobsters, a Sith, and even a king! Take a look at what's next for the cast of "Harry Potter", if you dare... Read More »

Toby Jones talks animation, “Alice in Wonderland” sequel

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Toby Jones (the voice actor for Dobby) is at it again with his new voiceover role in "Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass". In a recent interview with "Belfast Telegraph", he shared his excitement about being a part of the movie. Read More »

Bill Nighy on why Rufus Scrimgeour was Welsh – and why he was glad to be in “Potter”

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In another interview at the Toronto International Film Festival, Bill Nighy (Rufus Scrimgeour) spoke about the different roles he has played in his career, including his role as Rufus Scrimgeour in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1". Read More »

Alan Rickman directorial debut to show at Kirkcaldy Film Festival

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The Kirkcaldy Film Festival begins today and will showcase Alan Rickman's directorial debut "The Winter Guest." Read More »

Alan Rickman discusses new film “A Little Chaos” at Toronto International Film Festival

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Alan Rickman is interviewed in Toronto as his film "A Little Chaos" prepares to debut at TIFF. Plus, could this role rival Snape? Find out more here! Read More »

“Potter” alumni feature heavily in BFI London Film Festival 2014 selections

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The full line-up for the 2014 BFI London Film Festival has been announced. A selection of former "Potter" alumni will be starring in films set to be shown at the festival. Find out more here. 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: It’s Good To Be Bad!

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This week's edition of Casting News finds an abundance of roles for the actors that we love to hate (or really love despite their faults, in some cases!). Take a look at what's next for Ralph Fiennes, David Bradley, Alan Rickman, and more! Read More »

“Potter” stars lend their voices to St. Mary’s Church audio guide

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Former "Potter" cast members, including Alan Rickman (Severus Snape) and Bill Nighy (Rufus Scrimgeour), have lent their voices to an audio guide for St. Mary's Chuch in England. Find out more information here. --> Read More »

Alan Rickman to receive lifetime achievement honor in Italy

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The Giffoni International Film Festival, taking place next month in Giffoni Valle Piana, Italy, will be honoring Alan Rickman with its lifetime achievement award. Over 100,000 attendees are expected at the festival, which is the oldest and largest children’s film festival in Europe. 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 »

Role Call: Spy vs. Voldemort, Red Queen to return?

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This edition of Role Call features the latest news among some of Potter's most prolific alumni: Helena Boneham Carter, Bill Nighy, Ralph Fiennes, Alan Rickman, Helen McCrory, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent and many others! Did any of the cast's upcoming projects get you excited? Tell us what you think about the roles they're taking on or perhaps what role you would like to see your favorite HP actor attempt. Read More »

Trailer for upcoming Alan Rickman film “A Promise”

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A trailer for Alan Rickman's (Severus Snape) new film, A Promise, has now appeared online for our viewing pleasure. Directed by Patrice Leconte, the film is set in Germany just before WWI and revolves around a married couple with the wife falling in love with her husband's protege. Read More »

“Potter” stars receive nominations for SAG Awards

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The awards season is just around the corner, and while there aren't any awards for Harry Potter to worry about (outside of our MuggleNet Oscar Awards), we are proud to follow our favorite stars as they achieve success in other roles. Read More »