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Role Call: Lady and Her Fans

THE LADY IN THE VAN

It's that time of the week again! Want to find out which one of your favorite "Harry Potter" alum are in the upcoming animated film "Trolls"? Feel like living in a van with Dame Maggie Smith? We've got it all here in this week's Role Call! Read More »

Role Call: Bring Tom Felton and Rupert Grint Home to Stay!

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In this week's Casting News, Alan Rickman is remembered, Domhnall Gleeson takes on even more work, Tom Felton and Rupert Grint can be brought home with you, and Sirius Black is about to become the British Prime Minister. All that and more in MuggleNet's Role Call! Read More »

Role Call: Come One, Come Spall

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This week has been full of interesting projects and appearances from our favorite "Potter" alumni. So interesting, in fact, that for the first time, Justin Bieber's name is in this article. Want to see why? That and more in this week's Role Call! Read More »

Role Call: Do You Remember Me, Batman?

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Welcome to April! In this week's Role Call, we get extended looks at several of our favorite "Potter" cast members in their upcoming roles, weaving through magical realms and dramatic realities. It has been a long week, but these projects will definitely not disappoint. Stick around and check out this week’s Casting News! Read More »

Coming to a Netflix Near You – March Edition!

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Looking for something to keep yourself occupied in the evening or on the weekend? Perhaps something "Potter" cast-related? Well, you're in luck. We've got you covered with our latest Netflix update for next month. Read More »

Role Call: Take a Trip Through Time and Space

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In this week's Role Call, the first glimpse at "Star Wars: Episode VIII" appears online, Emma Thompson and Brendan Gleeson address the importance of their film "Alone in Berlin", Katie Leung speeds through London, and Freddie Stroma travels through time! Read More »

Role Call: Smooth Criminal

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This week, we find Tom Felton going all the way back to the New Testament, learn about the dozens of new projects our favorite "Harry Potter" alum have signed on to do, and watch Gary Oldman fulfill his dream of becoming a rock star. All that and more in MuggleNet’s weekly Role Call! Read More »

Emma Thompson Dedicates Evening Standard Film Award to Alan Rickman

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While here in the US we're anticipating the upcoming Oscars, awards season is already underway here and around the globe. Just yesterday evening, the winners of the Evening Standard Film Awards were announced in London, and more than one "Potter" veteran was honored. Read More »

Role Call: Through the Looking Glass

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This week, we take a look at our first clip from "Alone in Berlin", catch up with Mrs. Weasley, and explore the last few films that will feature our beloved Alan Rickman. Check out MuggleNet's weekly Role Call! Read More »

A Celebration of Harry Potter Day 2 Highlights!

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Another busy day at Universal Orlando's A Celebration of Harry Potter has finished, and there are plenty of highlights to bring you - including new "Fantastic Beasts" and "Cursed Child" sneak peeks! Read More »

Alan Rickman Memorial Shield: 2016 – Always

Players involved in the first of the annual fantasy event

The University of Sunshine Coast Dementors, along with other Queensland Association of Quidditch players, have played the first of an annual fantasy Quidditch match in memorial of the late Alan Rickman. Read More »

Daniel Radcliffe Talks Oscars Diversity, Alan Rickman at Sundance

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Daniel Radcliffe is currently busy promoting his latest project, "Swiss Army Man", at the Sundance Film Festival. Yesterday, new stills were released for the film, and we received the official film synopsis. At the film's premiere, Radcliffe discussed the controversy surrounding the lack of diversity in the 2016 Academy Award nominations and the subsequent boycott of the ceremony by stars such as Will Smith and Spike Lee. Read More »

Role Call: The Beginning of the End

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It has been a difficult week for "Harry Potter" fans all over the world as we honor the life of our beloved actor Alan Rickman. Join us in this week's Casting News as we look ahead to Alan Rickman's final upcoming appearances on the big screen, watch Ralph Fiennes turn into a comedic genius in "Hail, Caesar!", and follow Emma Thompson in the UK as she raises awareness for TB. All that and more in MuggleNet’s Role Call! Read More »

Potter Alumni React to the Untimely Passing of Alan Rickman

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It's a sad day in the Potter fandom, but the fans of the series aren't the only ones truly affected by the incredible loss of Alan Rickman. Read More »

Alan Rickman Passes Away at the Age of 69

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It is with great sadness that we must report that Alan Rickman has passed away at the age of 69. The "Guardian" reports that he had been suffering from cancer and passed away in London today. Read More »

Role Call: Christmas Cheers

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In this week's Casting News, we gear up for the holiday season with several Christmas-themed projects. The trailer for the final episode of "Downton Abbey" was released, along with the first look at "Eye in the Sky", which features Alan Rickman. Join us as we take a look at what your favorite cast members are up to this December! Read More »

Role Call: The Doctor Will See You Now

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There are many projects that the cast of "Harry Potter" tackle that get us excited. This week, David Tennant's new Netflix series has us completely geeking out, while a few other roles have piqued our interest but remain shrouded in mystery. Take a look at what's coming up for your favorite "Potter" cast members! Read More »

Role Call: Dracula in Love

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In this week's Casting News, we explore science fiction thrillers, ninja turtles in space, Dracula in love, and Voldemort as a butler. All that and more, in MuggleNet's Role Call! Read More »

Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman Back Mental Health Campaign

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Emma Thompson (Professor Sybil Trelawney) and Alan Rickman (Professor Severus Snape) are among a host of famous faces who have backed a campaign called Equality for Mental Health, calling for increased funding from the British government for mental health services. Read More »

“Potter” Alumni Take Over the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival

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When you've got eight movies in a series, and three films set to be a part of an upcoming spin-off, that's a lot of actors and actresses to keep track of - but we wouldn't have it any other way! This year, the Toronto International Film Festival is featuring no fewer than 12 films that "Harry Potter" alumni and "Fantastic Beasts" cast members are a part of. Read More »