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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


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 »

Alan Rickman discusses directing movies, “Alice in Wonderland”,”Potter”, and “A Little Chaos”

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In a new interview, Alan Rickman (Professor Severus Snape) has spoken about the challenges of directing movies, his latest roles, and what else he worked on while he was filming "Harry Potter". Read More »

Social Roundup: Fantastic Beasts, Helium Balloons, and 2015 Charity Awards

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This week saw the second big casting reveal for "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them," the grand recipient of the 2015 Charity Awards, and a certain beloved character get absolutely silly with the help of helium and Jimmy Fallon. Read More »

Role Call: Trailers, tales, and theaters!

It's taken us a bit of time to recover from the fun of our Expo Patronum event in London, but we're back! This week, we learn about a slew of new stage roles, get our hands on a few trailers, and continue our efforts to find out exactly which character Domhnall Gleeson will be portraying in the new "Star Wars"! Read on for all the scoop on the latest roles for our favorite cast members! Read More »

Interesting tales from the “Harry Potter” set


Alan Rickman (Professor Snape in the "Harry Potter" films) has revealed that child labor laws in the United Kingdom led to some scenes in the first movie being filmed with "very small adult actors... in wigs" standing in for Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint. Read More »

Helen McCrory discusses “A Little Chaos”, playing strong women, and acting

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In an interview with the "Telegraph"'s "Stella Magazine", Helen McCrory (Narcissa Malfoy) spoke about her role in Alan Rickman's (Severus Snape) new film, "A Little Chaos", as well as her family life and becoming an actress. Read More »

Alan Rickman and Helen McCrory talk meeting, acting, and… wine?

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During a recent interview with the "Independent", "Potter" and "A Little Chaos" co-stars Alan Rickman (Severus Snape) and Helen McCrory (Narcissa Malfoy) talk about one another in great detail since the time that they met, which was actually on the set of "Half-Blood Prince" back in 2008. 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 »

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 »

Alan Rickman to receive award and present his latest movie in Prague


Alan Rickman will receive a lifetime achievement award and present his new film, "A Little Chaos", at Febiofest International Film Festival in Prague. Read More »

Role Call: March movie madness

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This week, we find a handful of Hogwarts professors and wizarding baddies taking the limelight with appearances, screenings, and new trailers! Take a look at what the "Potter" cast has in store for us in our first March Role Call! Read More »

Role Call: The UK is calling, will you answer?


As fans and MuggleNet staff are dreaming about the fun they'll have at MuggleNet's Expo Patronum this April in London, this week's Casting News highlights events and films taking place in the UK! From Ireland to London, "Harry Potter" cast have the UK covered. Take a look at where your favorite cast members are currently appearing in the coming months! Read More »

Role Call: Prison cells and tea parties!


In this week's Role Call, Pettigrew is behind bars (finally!), Jason Isaacs dreams of more "Harry Potter", Daniel Radcliffe is set to shoot in Japan, and Professor Trelawney adds to her tea pot collection! Take a look at this week's casting news and find out all the latest on MuggleNet Live! 2015: Expo Patronum! Read More »

Role Call: Singing Snape and TWO new guests for Expo Patronum announced!


It's an exciting week for "Harry Potter" fans - we've got tons of new roles to announce including TWO new Special Guests for MuggleNet Live! 2015: Expo Patronum, a music video starring Snape (who knew he could carry a tune?), another villainous role for a previous Doctor, new clips and trailers, and a look at new art from Diagon Alley artist Michael Curry and his design team. All that and more in this week's Role Call! Read More »

Role Call: Escape from reality

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In this week's Role Call, we visit a singing Gryffindor squire, an alien, a former bully from Dudley's gane, and the Android Bill Weasley is falling for. Take a look at the current and upcoming projects the Harry Potter cast are tackling this week! Read More »

Role Call: A time for trailers

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This week in Role Call, we experience a number of trailers and clips from some of the most anticipated projects on the slate. From the upcoming series "Dig" to Alan Rickman's return to directing, we have a lot to show you. Dig on in! Read More »

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 »