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Emma Thompson to receive Richard Harris Award

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Emma Thompson has been chosen to receive the Richard Harris Award, following in the footsteps of many "Potter" alumni. 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 »

Emma Thompson to appear on “LIVE with Kelly and Michael”

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After the news that Daniel Radcliffe is due to appear on Ellen's Halloween special next week, we now have another "Potter" actor-related TV appearance for you to set your reminders for - Emma Thompson is scheduled as a guest on "LIVE with Kelly and Michael". Read More »

Emma Thompson and John Cleese appear on “The Graham Norton Show”

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Emma Thompson and John Cleese recently made appearances on "The Graham Norton Show". The actress discussed her famous photobombing skills while Cleese caused a stir after he insulted Taylor Swift's cat - find out more here. Read More »

Emma Thompson backs new TB specialist center

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Emma Thompson has backed the opening of a new specialist clinic in North London, designed to treat tuberculosis. Find out more here. Read More »

Emma Thompson on “The Tonight Show”, “The Graham Norton Show”

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After opening a new "Peter Rabbit" library last week, and launching her new "Peter Rabbit" book in Barnes & Noble, Emma Thompson has appeared on a number of chat shows this week. Promoting her new "Peter Rabbit" book, "The Spectacular Tale of Peter Rabbit", Emma first appeared on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon". Read More »

Emma Thompson opens new “Peter Rabbit” library

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Last week, we posted that Emma Thompson (Sybill Trelawney) would be reading from her new children's story in New York on October 2. Ahead of this appearance, however, Emma was in Manchester, UK yesterday (September 29) to open a brand new "Peter Rabbit" children's section at Gorton Library. Read More »

Emma Thompson to make an appearance at Barnes & Noble in New York!

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To promote her newest book, "The Spectacular Tale of Peter Rabbit", writer and actress Emma Thompson (Sybill Trelawney), will be making a very special appearance at Barnes & Noble in New York City... THIS THURSDAY (October 2)! Read More »

Video: Emma Thompson performs songs from “Sweeney Todd”

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Emma Thompson returned this year to the stage in the musical "Sweeney Todd". The musical had a limited run in New York earlier this year but will return to the stage in London next year. You can find out more about Emma's return to the stage here. We posted earlier this year about a special PBS broadcast of the musical - well, the day of the broadcast is finally here! 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 »

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 »

Emma Thompson discusses her personal writing process

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Back in July, we mentioned to you that Emma Thompson (Sybill Trelawney) would be appearing at a BAFTA-run event in London to discuss her career as a screenwriter. The Screenwriter's Lecture, which took place recently, saw crowds flock to view the actress talk (to a sold out venue) in great detail about her own personal process to gear herself up for writing. Read More »

Alan Rickman directorial debut to show at Kirkcaldy Film Festival

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The Kirkcaldy Film Festival begins today and will showcase Alan Rickman's directorial debut "The Winter Guest." Read More »

Emma Thompson talks return to “Sweeney Todd”

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What did actress Emma Thompson describe as being so "magical" about "Sweeney Todd"? Read more here about her return to the stage! Read More »

First trailer for Emma Thompson’s “Effie Gray” released

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We reported to you earlier this year that Effie Gray, the period drama starring "Potter" alumni Emma Thompson (Sybill Trelawney), Julie Walters (Molly Weasley), and Robbie Coltrane (Rubeus Hagrid), was put on hold for release due to a few legal matters. Now, we can bring you the first trailer. Read More »

Role Call: A countess, three contenders, and a chef walk into a pub…

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As fall approaches, our "Harry Potter" cast are returning to familiar and favorite roles as we take a look at the new season of "Downton Abbey", discuss possible Oscar noms, a return to Monty Python's roots, and a first look at "Medea"! 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 »

Role Call: Tom Riddle learns about strange love

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In this week's Casting News, we find Oscar winners inhabiting the jungle, Tom Riddle learning all about love (finally!), and Arthur Weasley continuing his foray into the Muggle world of daytime quiz shows. All that and more...Check it out! Read More »

Role Call: Jabberwockys and tigers, oh my!

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This week, we take another look at "Cinderella", learn some exciting casting news for "The Jungle Book", take some silly walks, and find out which television series has been granted a second season! All this and more in this week's edition of Casting News! Read More »

Twitter Roundup: Surprise!

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Hot on the heels of our LeakyCon special, we're back with our normal Twitter roundup. This week features one surprise birthday, two smashing Throwback Thursdays, and three pictures of Mr. Radcliffe in a smashing navy suit. Check it out! Read More »