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“Pride”, featuring Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, and Jessie Cave, trailer released

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Excited to see the new movie "Pride" with three HP stars? We've got the newest trailer here! Read More »

Role Call: Rumors, Release Dates, and Appearances Are Afoot!

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In the latest edition of MuggleNet Role Call, we find out which Harry Potter alum will be invading our televisions this fall, which long-awaited projects are slated for theatrical release, and which project has been placed on hold for the time being. Let's dive into the latest casting news like Harry in the Black Lake during his second Triwizard task, shall we? Read More »

Role Call: Voldemort’s MI-5 Career is on Hold as Mad-Eye Joins Priesthood?

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Now that our O.W.L.s are taken and we have a moment to breathe a sigh of relief, let's take a look at what's happening this week for our favorite cast members! We have a few trailers, on-set film stills, a secret film project, and some rumored roles to discuss. Check it out! Read More »

Role Call: Rumors, Recordings, and Appearances

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In this week's Casting News, we've uncovered a rumor, a first look, some film stills and trailers for upcoming films, and a lyric video for a spoken word album to calm your Diagon Alley Preview week-induced over-excited nerves. Take a look at what's happening for "Potter" alum in this week's Role Call! Read More »

Role Call: Double, Double Toil and Trouble

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This week, we find out which "Potter" alum will be cooking for television, who is joining the sequel to Disney's "Alice in Wonderland", and which Order of the Phoenix member will be breaking the law in an upcoming film. All that and more in this week's Role Call! Read More »

Imelda Staunton joins Animal Defenders International’s Stop Circus Suffering campaign

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Dolores Umbridge may have drafted anti-werewolf legislation, but Imelda Staunton is working with Sir Roger Moore and 75 other celebrities and politicians in support of Animal Defenders International’s Stop Circus Suffering legislation campaign. Find out all the info right here! Read More »

Interview with Imelda Staunton about her role in “Maleficent”

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Imelda Staunton - who portrayed Dolores Umbridge in the "Harry Potter" films - was recently interviewed about her role in the upcoming Disney film "Maleficent". Find out what she said right here --> Read More »

Role Call: There’s a new ghost in town – who you gonna call?

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In this week's Role Call, Dobby and Umbridge get animated, Professor McGonagall is homeless, and Bill Weasley dances with someone other then Fleur! Check out what your favorite HP alum are up to in the latest edition of Casting News! Read More »

Stars come out for pre-Cannes Film Festival lunch

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Some of our favorite HP alumni are celebrating their upcoming trip to the Cannes Film Festival to represent British film - can you guess who they are? Take a look here! Read More »

Win tickets to see Imelda Staunton in “Good People”

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How do you like the sound of watching Imelda Staunton live on stage in the West End? "Harlow Star" is running a competition where you could win one of five pairs of tickets to watch the Olivier-award winning actress, who played Professor Umbridge in the "Potter" films, in the smash-hit Broadway sensation "Good People". Read More »

Role Call: Snape loses his black robes, Umbridge to record spoken-word album

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This week's Role Call finds us awkwardly staring at a naked Professor Snape, discussing more "Star Wars VII" casting rumors, Imelda Staunton's link to Mr. Carson on "Downton Abbey", and much more! Read More »

Imelda Staunton discusses her career, new role in “Good People”

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Imelda Staunton, who played Dolores Umbridge in the "Potter" film series, can currently be seen treading the boards in the West End, in the critically acclaimed play "Good People". In a new interview, Staunton discusses her life, illustrious career, and role of Margi in "Good People". Read More »

“Pride”, starring Imelda Staunton, Bill Nighy, and Jessie Cave, to premiere at Cannes 2014

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"Pride", the new film by director Matthew Warchus, is set to premiere at this year's Cannes Film Festival. The film, which is based on the true story of gay and lesbian UK activists who raised funds to support striking members of the National Union of Mineworkers, stars three former "Potter" alumni! Read More »

Role Call: Festival appearances announced, new set photos released for upcoming projects

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With new projects and appearances slated for this spring, we're bringing you all the latest news on when and where you can catch a glimpse or two of your favorite cast members in this week's edition of Role Call! Take a peek at upcoming roles and events featuring Domhnall Gleeson, Gary Oldman, Fiona Shaw, and more... Read More »

Attend a Q&A session with Imelda Staunton for “Good People”

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The critically acclaimed play "Good People", which won the New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best Play of the Year when it premiered on Broadway, is now playing in the West End. Imelda Staunton, who plays sharp-tongued single mother Margie, will be part of the "WhatsOnStage" post-show Q& A session on May 1. Read More »

Role Call: Wormtail is a Sucker

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In this edition of Casting News, Dobby takes a job with the Stoke City Football Club, Wormtail becomes a sucker, Dolores Umbridge takes center stage in two theater productions, and Gary Oldman talks our ears off without saying anything. Read More »

Imelda Staunton and husband Jim Carter appointed as patrons for garden charity

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Real life married couple Imelda Staunton OBE (Dolores Umbridge) and Downton Abbey's Jim Carter have recently become patrons of the charity Greenfingers. This particular charity specializes in "creating magical gardens in children's hospices across the UK." Greenfingers is currently partaking in a project called the Rosy Cheeks Appeal, aiming to raise money to fund for at least 10 more gardens. Read More »

“Potter” stars doodle for charity auction to benefit Epilepsy Action

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National Doodle Day involves a charity auction that comprises doodles drawn by celebrities in order to raise funds and awareness for Epilepsy Action. The event raises money to help support the 600,000 people across the UK with epilepsy. This year, there are several celebrities who appeared in the Harry Potter film series who have drawn for the auction. Read More »

“Potter” stars donate sketches for National Doodle Day

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Several Harry Potter stars are participating in 2014's National Doodle Day, to raise funds for the charity Epilepsy Action, an organization that works to improve the lives of those living with epilepsy. We've got images of the Potter stars' contributions for you to check out right here! Which is your favorite of the doodles? Read More »

Three “Potter” actors receive Emmy nominations

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This morning the nominations for the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards were announced and three actors from the Harry Potter series received nominations. Read More »