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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 »

Emma Watson Steps Up to Support the Small Steps Project

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Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) is one of many "Potter" alumni who has stepped up to sell a pair of her shoes for charity. The charity in question is the Small Steps Project, which is currently hosting its 2015 Celebrity Shoe Auction. Read More »

Role Call: Season of Entertainment

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In this week's Role Call, the season of entertainment begins! We have War Doctor news, our first look at Ralph Fiennes in both "Spectre" and the under-wraps "Hail, Caesar!", the first trailer for "Dad's Army" and learn a little more about Madam Maxime than we wanted to. Take a look at what your favorite cast members are up to these days! 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 »

“Harry Potter” Alumni This Month on Netflix and Amazon Instant Video

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Amazon Instant Video and Netflix announce October releases featuring some of our favorite "Harry Potter" film alumni! Read More »

Role Call: The Journey Into Fall – Part 2

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Welcome to Part 2 of our Casting News this week! We've got more roles to explore, including another period piece set in India, Bellatrix starring in a music video, and one "Potter" star voicing an Arctic animal. Read on for the continuation of this week's Role Call! Read More »

Role Call: The Journey Into Fall – Part 1

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There have been a ton of new roles and project updates over the last few weeks and we just don't have enough room to talk about them all! For the first time, we're going to split up our Role Call, a la "Deathly Hallows". Check out Part 1 of this week's Casting News as we follow our favorite "Harry Potter" cast members in their latest roles! Read More »

Role Call: Summer Isn’t Over Yet!

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The return to Hogwarts is nearly here! Before you pack your trunk or start studying for Charms class, why not make the most of your time by checking out what the "Potter" cast and crew are up to? We've got zombies, a sea witch, and an Irish love triangle to keep you occupied, so keep reading! Read More »

Toby Jones talks “Dad’s Army” and upcoming TV show “Wayward Pines”

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Known in the "Potter"-verse for the voice of the beloved house-elf Dobby, Toby Jones has more than just a project or two on the horizon - Jones himself goes into detail about a couple of his other highly anticipated projects. 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 »

Bill Nighy has been nominated for a Tony Award

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Bill Nighy has been nominated for a Tony Award for his role in "Skylight". 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 »

Bill Nighy to appear on Broadway once again in “Skylight”

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Bill Nighy is to appear on Broadway from March 13, alongside Carey Mulligan in "Skylight". Read More »

Imelda Staunton nominated for an Olivier Award


Imelda Staunton (Dolores Umbridge) has been nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Actress for her performance in David Lindsay-Abaire's "Good People". The David Hare play "Skylight", which stars Bill Nighy and is set to open on Broadway later this week, also picked up a nomination for Best Revival. Find out more here. Read More »

Competitions: Win copies of “Pride” and “The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman”

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Calling all UK residents: Fancy getting your hands on some rather wonderful goodies? Then you may just be in luck because Entertainment-Focus is running not one but TWO great competitions! Read More »

Congratulations to all of last night’s BAFTA Award winners!


The BAFTA Awards took place last night, showcasing the best of British and worldwide film over the past year. The night itself was hosted by Stephen Fry (UK audio books) for the tenth year in a row, and there were plenty of "Potter" alumni present who were both nominated for awards and involved in presenting awards. 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: Holy role-rs!

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In this week's role call, we get an all new look at "Effie Gray", see a beloved Hogwarts portrait-dweller return to her religious roots, and learn the next project that He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named will take on! Dive on in for MuggleNet's weekly Casting News! Read More »

Bill Nighy talks new projects and being a fan

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Nighy discusses his upcoming projects and dishes on what television show he happens to be a fan of. Find out which show it is, as well as some personal details from his past, here! 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 »