Frances de la Tour

Role Call: March movie madness

Nick Moran as Scabior

This week, we find a handful of Hogwarts professors and wizarding baddies taking the limelight with appearances, screenings, and new trailers! Take a look at what the "Potter" cast has in store for us in our first March Role Call! Read More »

“Harry Potter” alumni nominated for 2015 Critics’ Choice Awards

Critics Choice Movie Awards

Awards season is here, and plenty of "Harry Potter" alumni have been nominated for the 2015 Critics' Choice Awards! Find out who the nominees are! Read More »

Role Call: Rags to Reunions


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 »

“Potter” stars lend their voices to St. Mary’s Church audio guide

Alan Rickman in 'A Promise"

Former "Potter" cast members, including Alan Rickman (Severus Snape) and Bill Nighy (Rufus Scrimgeour), have lent their voices to an audio guide for St. Mary's Chuch in England. Find out more information here. --> Read More »

“Potter” stars land 2014 BAFTA nominations


The 2014 BAFTA nominations are in, and several talented "Potter" cast members have scored nominations! Read More »

New PBS special to honor historic National Theatre and showcase “Potter” actors

Dame Maggie Smith

This year, you can spend Valentine's Day with some of your favorite Harry Potter actors! PBS will be airing a very special event: National Theatre: 50 Years on Stage. The event will include archival scenes, involving several Potter actors, from past performances mixed in with live performances and even musical numbers. Read More »

Potter actors attend the 58th ‘London Evening Standard’ Theatre Awards 2012


Sunday evening saw Hollywood A-listers rub shoulders with British stage legends at the 2012 London Evening Standard Theatre Awards, held at the Savoy Hotel in London. Among the stars present at last night’s ceremony which celebrates the very best of British theatre, were a number of the Harry Potter cast, many of which took to the stage to present and receive awards. Imelda Staunton, known for playing Professor Umbridge, accepted the Ned Sherrin Award for Best Musical for “Sweeney Todd” in which she starred as Mrs. Lovett, whilst Bill Nighy (Scrimgeour) and Ralph Fiennes (Voldemort) presented the Editor’s Award and the Best Play Award, respectively. Also in attendance was Helen McCrory (Narcissa Malfoy), accompanied by her husband Damien Lewis, and Frances de la Tour (Madame Maxime). The night was hosted by British comic actor, James Corden. Thanks to Snitch Seeker for the tip! Read More »