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Jim Broadbent Talks Role in “London Spy”

Jim Broadbent in "London Spy"

Jim Broadbent (Professor Horace Slughorn) is making a return to the small screen in the new BBC five-part drama series "London Spy", which premiered last night on BBC2. In a new interview for "What's on TV", Broadbent explains why he can afford to now only choose roles that really appeal to him as actor. Read More »

Movie Review: “The Lady in the Van”, Starring Dame Maggie Smith

"The Lady In the Van Poster"

Dame Maggie Smith (Professor Minerva McGonagall) stars in "The Lady in the Van". The film, which is based on the stage play of the same name by Alan Bennett, tells the "mostly true" story of an elderly lady named Margaret Shepherd (Smith) who lived in a van on the driveway of Bennett's house for 15 years. Read our review here! Read More »

Role Call: Dracula in Love

Jason Isaacs Hook

In this week's Casting News, we explore science fiction thrillers, ninja turtles in space, Dracula in love, and Voldemort as a butler. All that and more, in MuggleNet's Role Call! Read More »

Role Call: Season of Entertainment

John Hurt

In this week's Role Call, the season of entertainment begins! We have War Doctor news, our first look at Ralph Fiennes in both "Spectre" and the under-wraps "Hail, Caesar!", the first trailer for "Dad's Army" and learn a little more about Madam Maxime than we wanted to. Take a look at what your favorite cast members are up to these days! Read More »

Dame Maggie Smith to appear on “The Graham Norton Show”

Dame Maggie Smith

The illustrious Dame Maggie Smith (Professor Minerva McGonagall) will make her first British chat show appearance in over 42 years later this month, when she appears on BBC's "The Graham Norton Show". Read More »

Role Call: The Journey Into Fall – Part 1

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There have been a ton of new roles and project updates over the last few weeks and we just don't have enough room to talk about them all! For the first time, we're going to split up our Role Call, a la "Deathly Hallows". Check out Part 1 of this week's Casting News as we follow our favorite "Harry Potter" cast members in their latest roles! Read More »

Role Call: Will Minerva Sing for Downton?

Minerva McGonagall

In this week's Role Call, we get our first look at Nat Tena's "10,000 km", congratulate a cast member whose television series has just hit a milestone, and take a look at those "Downton Abbey" musical rumors! All that and more in Casting News! Read More »

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

Luke Youngblood Galavant 4

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: 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 »