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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 »

Jim Broadbent and Warwick Davis talk Christmas in “Get Santa” featurette

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Feeling festive yet? This new "Get Santa" featurette with Jim Broadbent and Warwick Davis should get you in the Christmas spirit! 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 »

Jim Broadbent discusses career and an unexpected hobby

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In a new interview, Jim Broadbent discusses his career in the film industry and his anti-establishmentarian attitude, as well as a most unexpected hobby. Read More »

New clip from Jim Broadbent and Warwick Davis’s “Get Santa” released!

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Get into the holiday spirit with a new clip from the upcoming film "Get Santa", which stars "Harry Potter" actors Jim Broadbent and Warwick Davis! Read More »

“Paddington” character posters released, plus premiere details

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In the lead-up to the release of "Paddington", a set of character posters has been released. The posters include Jim Broadbent (Professor Horace Slughorn) as Mr. Gruber and Julie Walters (Mrs. Weasley) as Mrs. Bird. 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 »

Role Call: It’s an army…of news!

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This week, an army practically takes over Role Call, the Dowager Countess dresses down, Santa is spotted, and Daniel Radcliffe's next magical role gets a title! All that and more in this edition of Casting News! 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 »

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

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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 »

Jim Broadbent hands out LAFTA Awards to Lincolnshire’s young filmmakers

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Professor Slughorn is once again surrounding himself with bright, young magic makers. Jim Broadbent handed out LAFTA Awards to Lincolnshire's best young filmmakers. Read More »

Trailer for “Get Santa” released, starring Jim Broadbent and Warwick Davis

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Jim Broadbent and Warwick Davis will be getting festive this holiday season in the upcoming film "Get Santa", where Santa gets into a little trouble with the law. See the trailer here! Read More »

“Paddington” stars gather to preview film!

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It's not long until the new "Paddington" film, produced by "Harry Potter" producer David Heyman, is released. In the lead-up to the release, the stars of the film gathered to watch some of the preview footage from the film. Read More »

Role Call: Rags to Reunions

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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 »

New “Paddington” trail announced, supported by “Potter” stars

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Today, it was announced that an official Paddington trail was being created by VisitLondon.com, NSPCC, and STUDIOCANAL. Many well-known faces have already given their support to the trail and will be designing their own statues, including Emma Watson. Read More »

Video: David Tennant talks his character in “Postman Pat: The Movie”

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"Postman Pat: The Movie" hit the big screen earlier this year and of course included the voices of various "Harry Potter" alumni: Rupert Grint, Jim Broadbent, and David Tennant. Now, with the release of the DVD and Blu-ray nearly upon us, Tennant talks about his character Wilf in a short interview. Read More »

Jim Broadbent on “Le Week-End” and Philip Seymour Hoffman

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We posted about Jim Broadbent's (Horace Slughorn) film "Le Week-End" way back in March, when it was released in theaters. In a new interview, Jim has spoken about his role in the film, Philip Seymour Hoffman, rebellion, and acting. Read More »

Role Call: What is the Countess hiding?

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This week, we get our first look at the new season of "Downton Abbey" including spoilers regarding the dowager Countess, find a professor taking on a role in the CIA, see why New York is so popular, and follow Peter Pettigrew into a haunted house. All that and more in Casting News! Read More »

Jim Broadbent visits St Andrew’s Hospice in Lincolnshire

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Jim Broadbent recently visited St Andrew’s Hospice, where he toured the facilities and met patients, staff, and volunteers. He discussed his experience with his mother's dementia and even "Harry Potter". Read More »

Jim Broadbent discusses his career at film club Q&A

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At a recent Q&A, which took place at Louth Film Club, Jim Broadbent (Horace Slughorn) discussed his long and successful acting career but told the audience that when he attended school, acting was just something he fantasized about. Read More »