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“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!


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?


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


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 »

Alan Rickman takes part in telethon to raise money for Philippines typhoon victims


Alan Rickman is one of many celebrities who took part in a fundraising drive for the victims of the Philippines typhoon. On November 18 Alan participated in the DEC Telethon in London, manning the phones and taking calls. Read More »

Snape wears flannel, and Ron gets naked – Alan Rickman, Rupert Grint talk “CBGB”


With CBGB premiering in both NYC and LA last week, both Rupert Grint and Alan Rickman sat down with Vulture and Moviefone to dish about their roles in the film, meeting each other on non-Hogwarts sets, and what's next for them both. Read More »

Review: “CBGB”, starring Alan Rickman and Rupert Grint

You can still watch CBGB on DIRECTV until October 2. If you have DIRECTV you can watch it for a nominal fee. Even if you don't, the movie hits theaters on October 11. Read More »

CBGB available on DirecTV before theatrical release


Announced this week, DirecTV is airing CBGB from September 5 to October 2, prior to the theatrical release slated for October 11. Read More »

First images of Alan Rickman in new film “A Promise”

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Alan Rickman Daily has just posted images of Alan Rickman in his upcoming film, A Promise. Read More »

Official trailer released for Alan Rickman & Rupert Grint film “CBGB”


The Hollywood Reporter has just received a first look at the new film CBGB. The film documents the rise of the iconic New York punk rock club. Read More »

Twitter Round Up: Happy Birthday Jo!


As July drew to a close, three very special people celebrated their birthdays As most of you guessed correctly, today is Neville’s birthday. Retweet to celebrate! #HappyBirthdayNevilleLongbottom — Pottermore (@pottermore) July 30, 2013 Happy Birthday to Harry Potter and the author who created his magical world! #‎HappyBirthdayHarryPotterandJKRowling — WarnerBrosStudioTour (@wbstudiotour) July 31, 2013   for which, the Twittersphere was out in force to wish the latter a very happy day. Happy Birthday Jo Rowling. May your days be merry and bright and may all your christmasses be… no, hang on that’s not right…!#happybirthday — Chris Rankin (@chrisrankin) July 31, 2013 …But it’s all ok cos today is Jo & Harry’s birthday!!! Explosions of birthday love to the most beautiful & inspiring lady I’ll ever know. — Evanna Lynch (@Evy_Lynch) July 31, 2013   Happy birthday, J. K. Rowling! GIF: — Huffington Post (@HuffingtonPost) July 31, 2013 Happy birthday to Mr. Potter, Mrs. Rowling and especially I think, to Mr. Griffiths… — Kip Kasper (@WillDunn_) July 31, 2013 The woman herself was, once again, making the world a better place On her birthday, JK Rowling accepts a “substantial” charitable donation from law firm who leaked secret identity ... Read More »

Alan Rickman appears in new short film “Dust”

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Dust, a new short film starring Alan Rickman, has recently premiered at the Australian short film festival Flickerfest. In Dust, Rickman portrays Todd, a man with an unusual secret. Read More »

Alan Rickman to appear in “A Little Chaos”, Lionsgate UK to finance film

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Back in January, we reported that Alan Rickman (better known as Severus Snape) was set to direct A Little Chaos, an indie film starring Kate Winslet and Matthias Schoenaerts. Today, it was announced that Rickman himself will also star in the project! Read More »

Alan Rickman set to direct “A Little Chaos” beginning this spring

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One of the Potter fandoms favorite actors, Alan Rickman, will begin directing the film A Little Chaos this spring. Read More »

Alan Rickman attends charity event in London

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Earlier this week on December 5, Alan Rickman joined celebrities such as Goldie Hawn, Sean Bean, Twiggy, and Samantha Cameron for a charity event to raise money in London. Read More »