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Competitions: Win copies of “Pride” & “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!

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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!

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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 »

“Potter” actors announced for Golden Globe nominations

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"Harry Potter" actors took the Golden Globe nominations by storm. Who was recognized, and who was snubbed? Read More »

“Potter” alumni win big at the British Independent Film Awards

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The British Independent Film Awards were held in London tonight, and a number of former "Potter" alumni emerged victorious! Find out all the winners here. Read More »

Role Call: Magical time of year

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It's that wondrous time of year when we look forward to the holidays, feasts, and presents. In addition to the presents you can win during our annual (and awesome!) Advent Calendar Giveaway this year, we'd like to think that bringing you all the Role Call news every week is a gift, as well. This week, we bring you movies on Blu-ray, red carpet interviews (with animal guests, too!), George Clooney at Downton, a US series featuring a Slytherin baddie that has been added to a UK fall lineup, a "Harry Potter" ginger gracing the cover of a major film magazine, and a poster of a certain blonde Fairy Godmother. If we could wrap it up in a bow and hand it to you, we would! Take a look at this week's Casting News! 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 »

Role Call: London Calling

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Our Casting News this week takes us to London, where a number of projects are currently afoot. Get all the latest news on what our favorite actors are up, including this week's television appearances, by reading below! Read More »

Nominees for British Independent Film Awards announced

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The list of nominees for the 17th annual Moët British Independent Film Awards is out, and there are plenty of "Potter" connections! Check it out! 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 »

Role Call: Rags to Reunions

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We have a lot to cover in this week's Casting News, including a first look at what a good Lucius Malfoy might have looked like, the secrets the Dowager Countess may be hiding, the "Harry Potter" reunion you weren't expecting, Stan Shunpike gets animated, and more details (finally!) on the new "Cinderella"! 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 »

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 »

Bill Nighy on the refreshing attitude in “Pride”

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Bill Nighy's (Rufus Scrimgeour) latest film "Pride", in which he co-stars with former "Potter" stars Imelda Staunton (Professor Umbridge) and Jessie Cave (Lavender Brown), was released in British theaters a couple of weeks ago. The film was shown at the Toronto International Film Festival, where Bill spoke to the "LA Times". In this interview, Bill talks about getting the film made, the way that attitudes have changed over the last 30 years, and his career so far. Read More »

Role Call: What is the Countess hiding?

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This week, we get our first look at the new season of "Downton Abbey" including spoilers regarding the dowager Countess, find a professor taking on a role in the CIA, see why New York is so popular, and follow Peter Pettigrew into a haunted house. All that and more in Casting News! Read More »

MuggleNet Interview with Jessie Cave: Pride, Hufflepuff, and Dominic West

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"I think with acting you just to have accept that whichever job you get, you were meant to get it because that's the only way you can find reason in this weird auditioning world." Jessie Cave talks to MuggleNet about her latest film, Pride, her fear of horses and the reasons she writes. Read More »

“Pride”, featuring Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, and Jessie Cave, trailer released

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Excited to see the new movie "Pride" with three HP stars? We've got the newest trailer here! Read More »