Helen McCrory

John Hurt, Helen McCrory Nominated for BBC Audio Drama Awards

John Hurt and Helen McCrory

John Hurt (Garrick Ollivander) and Helen McCrory (Narcissa Malfoy) have both picked up nominations for the 2016 BBC Audio Drama Awards. McCrory is nominated for her performance in BBC Radio 4's "The Pumpkin Eater", while Hurt has received a nomination for his role as Jeffrey Bernard in Radio 4's adaptation of Keith Waterhouse's play, "Jeffrey Bernard Is Unwell". Read More »

Eddie Redmayne, “Potter” Alumni Make List of Most Influential People


Upcoming "Fantastic Beasts" star Eddie Redmayne and a host of former "Potter" alumni are featured on the London Evening Standard's list of the Most Influential People in London. Redmayne made the top 25 in a 1,000-strong list, which also consists of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" producer Sonia Friedman, Ralph Fiennes (Lord Voldemort), and Imelda Staunton (Dolores Umbridge). Read More »

Helen McCrory discusses “A Little Chaos”, playing strong women, and acting

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In an interview with the "Telegraph"'s "Stella Magazine", Helen McCrory (Narcissa Malfoy) spoke about her role in Alan Rickman's (Severus Snape) new film, "A Little Chaos", as well as her family life and becoming an actress. Read More »

Alan Rickman and Helen McCrory talk meeting, acting, and… wine?

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During a recent interview with the "Independent", "Potter" and "A Little Chaos" co-stars Alan Rickman (Severus Snape) and Helen McCrory (Narcissa Malfoy) talk about one another in great detail since the time that they met, which was actually on the set of "Half-Blood Prince" back in 2008. Read More »

Imelda Staunton and Helen McCrory win theater awards

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Many "Potter" alumni have taken to the stage over the last few years with great success, so it's no surprise that many of them have won awards for their roles. Today, the UK Critics' Circle Award winners were announced in a small ceremony in London. Read More »

Role Call: A time for trailers

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This week in Role Call, we experience a number of trailers and clips from some of the most anticipated projects on the slate. From the upcoming series "Dig" to Alan Rickman's return to directing, we have a lot to show you. Dig on in! Read More »

Helen McCrory and “Coriolanus” nab acting nominations for Evening Standard Theatre Awards

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This year marks the 60th year of the Evening Standard Theatre Awards, a ceremony that celebrates the best of what theater had to offer in London's famous West End during 2014, In this year's shortlists, a "Potter" actress has gained a pretty big nomination! Read More »

Video: Helen McCrory talks “Peaky Blinders” with Cillian Murphy

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During the end of September/beginning of October, videos surfaced on Youtube from the press junket of Peaky Blinders Season Two, which stars Harry Potter actress, Helen McCrory (Narcissa Malfoy). Read More »

Role Call: The Woman in Black….is back!


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 »

Alan Rickman discusses working as a director, playing Louis XIV

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Alan Rickman has given a new interview in which he discusses working as a director on "A Little Chaos", what it was like playing King Louis XIV, and his future career plans. Read More »

Role Call: The baddies are back!

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This week in Casting News, nearly every notorious villain in the "Potter" universe will be appearing in new projects - mobsters, a Sith, and even a king! Take a look at what's next for the cast of "Harry Potter", if you dare... 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 »

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: It’s Good To Be Bad!

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This week's edition of Casting News finds an abundance of roles for the actors that we love to hate (or really love despite their faults, in some cases!). Take a look at what's next for Ralph Fiennes, David Bradley, Alan Rickman, and more! Read More »

Role Call: Veela Love Story, All Hail Queen Narcissa!


In this week's Role Call, we find out how Narcissa Malfoy became queen, find Ollivander performing for charity, and how squib Filch wormed his way up to Professor status - All this and more in Casting News! Read More »

Role Call: Spy vs. Voldemort, Red Queen to return?


This edition of Role Call features the latest news among some of Potter's most prolific alumni: Helena Boneham Carter, Bill Nighy, Ralph Fiennes, Alan Rickman, Helen McCrory, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent and many others! Did any of the cast's upcoming projects get you excited? Tell us what you think about the roles they're taking on or perhaps what role you would like to see your favorite HP actor attempt. Read More »

BAFTA nominations announced!


It's nomination time! This morning Helen McCrory (Narcissa Malfoy), alongside Luke Evans, announced this year's BAFTA nominations. As might be expected, the list includes several "Harry Potter" alumni. Read More »

Several “Potter” stars sign Christmas cards for charity auction


TheLucky13Challenge is holding an auction of celebrity-autographed Christmas cards at reasonable prices, and hundreds of public figures have taken part, including many Harry Potter stars. Read More »

Helen McCrory set to star in “The Woman in Black” sequel


Helen McCrory - the actress who portrayed Narcissa Malfoy - has been announced to feature in the sequel to the horror film originally starring Daniel Radcliffe. Variety released the film's first still of her. Read More »

“Role Call” – Tom Felton’s fashionable photo shoot, love letters from Bellatrix, and more!

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In the post Potter era that we live in, it isn't uncommon to read about the new roles our favorite stars have recently signed on for. This week was no exception. Read More »