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Emma Thompson Dedicates Evening Standard Film Award to Alan Rickman

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While here in the US we're anticipating the upcoming Oscars, awards season is already underway here and around the globe. Just yesterday evening, the winners of the Evening Standard Film Awards were announced in London, and more than one "Potter" veteran was honored. Read More »

Role Call: Through the Looking Glass

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This week, we take a look at our first clip from "Alone in Berlin", catch up with Mrs. Weasley, and explore the last few films that will feature our beloved Alan Rickman. Check out MuggleNet's weekly Role Call! Read More »

Role Call: One Fiennes Year

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This week has been pretty busy in the world of "Harry Potter" alum, but none seem to be busier than Ralph Fiennes. Join us as we dive into his year of on-screen and on-stage productions, learn life lessons from Julie Walters, and get styling tips from none other than Luke Newberry. All that and more in MuggleNet’s weekly Role Call! Read More »

Role Call: The Beginning of the End

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It has been a difficult week for "Harry Potter" fans all over the world as we honor the life of our beloved actor Alan Rickman. Join us in this week's Casting News as we look ahead to Alan Rickman's final upcoming appearances on the big screen, watch Ralph Fiennes turn into a comedic genius in "Hail, Caesar!", and follow Emma Thompson in the UK as she raises awareness for TB. All that and more in MuggleNet’s Role Call! Read More »

Set Your Reminders – Rupert Grint’s “Moonwalkers” to Hit Netflix!

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Last month, you may remember we brought you some updates regarding Rupert Grint's new film "Moonwalkers" - this included a short clip and stills, not to mention a red band trailer. Now we bring you yet another new update regarding its release! Read More »

Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman Back Mental Health Campaign

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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 »

Emma Thompson, David Tennant Nominated for Scottish BAFTAs

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Nominations for this year’s Scottish BAFTA awards have been announced, and some familiar actors from the "Harry Potter" series are up for major awards. Read More »

Another “Potter” Actor Joins The Cast of “Beauty and the Beast”!

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In a short interview with "What's On Stage", Ray Fearon, who voiced Firenze in "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone", revealed that he is part of the upcoming live action "Beauty and the Beast" adaptation. Since Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) wrapped filming last month, we haven't heard much about the film. Read More »

Emma Thompson Speaks About Ageism in the Film Industry and the Value of Independent Thinking

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Emma Thompson has given a new interview in which she discusses her upcoming role in "The Legend of Barney Thomson", in which she plays a 77-year-old hooker, as well as shares some reflections about the current state of the film industry. Read More »

“Potter” Actors Announced for Emmy Nominations

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The nominations for the 67th Emmy Awards were announced this morning with many shows featuring some of our own "Harry Potter" alumni. Read More »

Role Call: It’s our party and we’ll sing if we want to!

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Do you have a headache from taking your O.W.L.'s? Why not grab some pumpkin juice and take a break with us as we discover the next roles and projects the "Harry Potter" cast will be involved with? In this edition, Nymphadora sings, Lucius is up to his old tricks, and Tom Riddle actually runs from inferi rather than controlling them! All that and more in this week's Role Call! Read More »

Role Call: Suited for love

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In this edition of Role Call, we get our first look at a suited Cormac McLaggen, Ralph Fiennes in "SPECTRE", and find out what some of the former "Harry Potter" cast are up to. All that and more in our weekly Casting News series! Read More »

Role Call: Aliens, tyrants, and singing squires at the ready!

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We're all over the entertainment map in today's Role Call - we've got aliens, British aristocrats, zombie apocalypse survivors, saucy ladies, and singing squires to tell you about! Take a peek at the latest characters and projects our Harry Potter alumnus will be tackling soon! 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 »

UPDATED: What do we know about “Beauty and the Beast”, starring Emma Watson, so far?

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It seems like everyone is excited about the upcoming live-action version of Disney's "Beauty and the Beast", and it's not hard to see why! With Emma Watson set to star as Belle, and Emma Thompson cast as Mrs. Potts, we look at all the information we know about the film so far. Read More »

Role Call: “High Society” and the Dowager Countess reign!

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This week, our worst fears regarding the end of "Downton Abbey" might be soothed by some news from the series creator, we get our first look at the "Pixels" trailer, and see what projects our favorite cast and crew members have signed up for! Take a look! Read More »

Alan Rickman to take part in BAFTA “A Life in Pictures” interview

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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 »

Emma Thompson joins the cast of “Beauty and the Beast”

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Emma Thompson has joined the cast of Disney's live-action version of "Beauty and the Beast". The actress will reunite with her former "Potter" co-star Emma Watson for the project. Find out whom she will be playing here. Read More »

Role Call: Prison cells and tea parties!

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In this week's Role Call, Pettigrew is behind bars (finally!), Jason Isaacs dreams of more "Harry Potter", Daniel Radcliffe is set to shoot in Japan, and Professor Trelawney adds to her tea pot collection! Take a look at this week's casting news and find out all the latest on MuggleNet Live! 2015: Expo Patronum! Read More »