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Brendan Gleeson discusses character depth in “Calvary”

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In a recent interview, Brendan Gleeson (Mad-Eye Moody) had a chance to talk about one of his more recent films, "Calvary," where he plays the character of Father James. During the interview, Gleeson got to talk about said character in great depth and how he approached it. Read More »

Role Call: Masters of disguise

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This week, the Dowager Countess is swept off of her feet by a movie star, Bond may face his youngest villain ever, and Dublin's Olympia Theatre hosts a family reunion - all that and more in MuggleNet's weekly Casting News! Read More »

“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 »

Win a copy of “Calvary” on Blu-ray

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Do you live in the UK and want a copy of "Calvary", the drama starring both Brendan Gleeson (Mad-Eye Moody) and Domhnall Gleeson (Bill Weasley)? Then you're in luck because Big Gay Picture Show is running a competition, and a copy of the Blu-ray is up for grabs! Read More »

Role Call: Fairy tale edition!

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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 »

Brendan Gleeson talks “Calvary”, dying on screen, and why he didn’t want to do “Harry Potter”

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Brendan Gleeson discusses some of his most recognizable characters, from Alastor "Mad-Eye" Moody to his newest role as Father James in "Calvary." Read More »

Gleesons reunite on screen in “Calvary”

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Brendan Gleeson recently sat down to discuss his role in the upcoming film "Calvary" alongside his son. Read More »

Win tickets to an advance screening of “Calvary” and a special Q&A with Brendan Gleeson

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Do you live near Washington, DC? Would like to attend an advance screening of the new film "Calvary", complete with a special Q&A with Brendan Gleeson? Find out how right here! Read More »

Role Call: Voldemort’s MI-5 Career is on Hold as Mad-Eye Joins Priesthood?

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Now that our O.W.L.s are taken and we have a moment to breathe a sigh of relief, let's take a look at what's happening this week for our favorite cast members! We have a few trailers, on-set film stills, a secret film project, and some rumored roles to discuss. Check it out! Read More »

Domhnall Gleeson talks “Fantastic Beasts” and “Star Wars: Episode VII”

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Domhnall Gleeson opens up about his upcoming role in "Star Wars: Episode VII" and the possibility of returning for the anticipated film series based on "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them". Find out what he had to say! Read More »

Role Call: Searching, Singing, and Suffering – HP cast does it all!

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In this week's Casting News, former cast members search for the truth in Jerusalem, make a cameo in a sports-themed music video, and face a film legend - Al Pacino! Check it out! Read More »

Role Call: Double, Double Toil and Trouble

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This week, we find out which "Potter" alum will be cooking for television, who is joining the sequel to Disney's "Alice in Wonderland", and which Order of the Phoenix member will be breaking the law in an upcoming film. All that and more in this week's Role Call! Read More »

Warwick Davis “would love” role in new “Star Wars”

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Warwick Davis (Professor Flitwick/Griphook) has been busy recently. Only this weekend he appeared at the second 2014 "Star Wars" Weekend, where he appeared alongside other "Star Wars" cast members Jeremy Bulloch and Tiya Sircar. There has been plenty of talk about "Star Wars" recently, with the announcement of the cast for "Star Wars: Episode VII" made last month. Warwick has spoken now about how much he would like to be involved with the new "Star Wars" films. Read More »

Role Call: Lily Potter is Dumbledore’s daughter?

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In this week's edition of Role Call, Michael Gambon gets Quirke-y with Geraldine Somerville, Cinderella's glass slipper gets a major upgrade, and we find one Hogwarts professor taking on the Nazi regime! All that and more in Casting News! Read More »

Domhnall Gleeson reveals doubts over father’s film “At Swim Two Birds”

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Domhnall Gleeson (Bill Weasley) has revealed his doubts in a new interview about Brendan Gleeson's (Alastor Moody) film "At Swim Two Birds" ever making it to the big screen. Read More »

Trailer released for “The Grand Seduction”, starring Brendan Gleeson

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Heads up, Brendan Gleeson fans! A new trailer has been released for his new film "The Grand Seduction". Read More »

Domhnall Gleeson talks about landing a lead role in “Star Wars: Episode VII”

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Domhnall Gleeson, who played Bill Weasley in the "Potter" films, and was this week announced as one of the new cast members for the upcoming "Star Wars: Episode VII", has spoken of landing a role in such an iconic franchise. 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 »

Brendan and Domnhall Gleeson, along with Ciarán Hinds, nominated for Irish Film and Television Awards

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ScreenDaily has revealed the list for the 11th annual Irish Film and Television Awards, and the Best Actor category sees not one, not even two, but three Harry Potter actors competing for the award! Father and son Brendan and Domnhall Gleeson (Mad-Eye Moody and Bill Weasley) have both been recognized for their work at this year's awards. Ciaran Hinds (Aberforth Dumbledore) is also nominated in the same category.The three Potter actors are up against Sherlock's Andrew Scott, who is the fourth nominee. Read More »

Role Call – No rest for the wicked!

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The popularity of our favorite Harry Potter actors often lead to new roles and projects that showcase just how talented they really are. In this edition of Role Call, we not only highlight some our favorites, but we also take a look at some upcoming projects from cast and crew who don't always get the spotlight but definitely have what it takes to shine! This week's edition includes Jon Campling, Brendan Gleeson, Helena Bonham Carter, Robert Pattinson, David Thewlis and others! Read More »