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First scene released from Sir Kenneth Branagh’s “Cinderella”

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With only a couple of weeks to go until Sir Kenneth Branagh’s eagerly anticipated live-action "Cinderella" hits theaters, we now have the first scene from the film! Read More »

Sir Kenneth Branagh explains his take on “Cinderella”

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"It's not about a man rescuing a woman." Sir Kenneth Branagh talks about taking on a Disney classic and updating "Cinderella" for modern viewers. Read More »

Helena Bonham Carter congratulates London schoolgirls on Africa trip

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Helena Bonham Carter recently paid a visit to a group of schoolgirls at the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson School in Islington to congratulate them on their work in South Africa. Read More »

Role Call: Escape from reality

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In this week's Role Call, we visit a singing Gryffindor squire, an alien, a former bully from Dudley's gane, and the Android Bill Weasley is falling for. Take a look at the current and upcoming projects the Harry Potter cast are tackling this week! Read More »

UPDATED: Video: New year countdown “Cinderella” trailer and featurette released!

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The countdown to the New Year may be over, but now that we are well and truly in 2015, the official countdown to the release of the brand new "Cinderella" has begun! Read More »

Role Call: It’s a new year!

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In our final Role Call of 2014, we look to the new year and some interesting projects on the calendar! From serious dramas to light-hearted musicals, the "Harry Potter" cast show no signs of taking it easy in 2015. 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 »

Role Call: Spectre of Christmas

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In this week's Role Call, we find a Kickstarter campaign from one of our MuggleNet Live! Expo Patronum special guests, catch Voldemort getting a college degree, the new Bond film finally gets a title, and we find Father Christmas with a gun?!? All that and more as we check out what our favorite cast members are up to this week! Read More »

Role Call: Magical time of year

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It's that wondrous time of year when we look forward to the holidays, feasts, and presents. In addition to the presents you can win during our annual (and awesome!) Advent Calendar Giveaway this year, we'd like to think that bringing you all the Role Call news every week is a gift, as well. This week, we bring you movies on Blu-ray, red carpet interviews (with animal guests, too!), George Clooney at Downton, a US series featuring a Slytherin baddie that has been added to a UK fall lineup, a "Harry Potter" ginger gracing the cover of a major film magazine, and a poster of a certain blonde Fairy Godmother. If we could wrap it up in a bow and hand it to you, we would! Take a look at this week's Casting News! Read More »

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 »

Trailer for Sir Kenneth Branagh’s “Cinderella” premieres!

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We've all been waiting a long time for the trailer of Sir Kenneth Branagh's (Gilderoy Lockhart) live action "Cinderella" - and it's finally here! Read More »

Teaser trailer released for Kenneth Branagh’s “Cinderella”

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A teaser trailer has been released for Kenneth Branagh's (Gilderoy Lockhart) upcoming live action take on "Cinderella". A full-length trailer for the film, which stars Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange), Cate Blanchett, and Lily James, will debut later this week. Read More »

Role Call: London Calling

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Our Casting News this week takes us to London, where a number of projects are currently afoot. Get all the latest news on what our favorite actors are up, including this week's television appearances, by reading below! Read More »

Portrait of Helena Bonham Carter to feature at Laing Art Gallery

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The Laing Art Gallery will host an exhibition for artist Jonathan Yeo, including his unique portrait of Helena Bonham Carter, along with all new works featuring famous celebrity and political figures. Learn more here! Read More »

Animated version of Helena Bonham Carter to promote Children in Need

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This year, promotional advertisements are set to air in the form of animated super hero characters to help encourage people to "sign up, pledge their allegiance and Be A Hero" for BBC's Children in Need. Well-known British faces who will magically be transformed include Helena Bonham Carter! Read More »

Toby Jones talks animation, “Alice in Wonderland” sequel

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Toby Jones (the voice actor for Dobby) is at it again with his new voiceover role in "Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass". In a recent interview with "Belfast Telegraph", he shared his excitement about being a part of the movie. Read More »

UPDATE: Emma Watson receives BAFTA Los Angeles award

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Emma Watson is set to receive a BAFTA Los Angeles award in November for British Artist of the Year. Find out more here. Read More »

Social Roundup: Always

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The Potter family was all over one another this week, so we rounded up all their tweets and Instagrams for your delight in the latest Potter social roundup. Read More »

UPDATED: Harry Potter and the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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No doubt many of you have seen the latest videos gone viral featuring the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and wondered, "What are they doing?" Take a look at the familiar faces getting in on the challenge to help raise funds and awareness for a great cause! 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 »