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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 »

Jason Isaacs, Jim Broadbent discuss new roles and acting

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Jason Isaacs has a lot to say about his upcoming miniseries, "Dig", in which he plays an FBI agent who uncovers a conspiracy. Meanwhile, Jim Broadbent discusses various aspects of acting. 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 »

Jim Broadbent backs campaign for play

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Jim Broadbent (Horace Slughorn) is just one of the famous names backing a campaign for an autobiographical play about author Robert Anton Wilson. The play, titled "Cosmic Trigger", is adapted from the author's autobiography of the same name. Read More »

UPDATED: New “Paddington” pictures, posters, and trailer released

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It was only a couple of months ago that the trailer for David Heyman's new film "Paddington", based on the famous bear from children's literature, hit our computer screens. Now, a couple of new pictures promoting the live action film are available to view, along with new posters and a full-length trailer. Read More »

“Postman Pat” DVD and soundtrack available for pre-order NOW!

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"Postman Pat" has only just opened in UK theaters, but you can already pre-order the DVD and the film's soundtrack. Find out all the info right here! Read More »

Role Call: Lily Potter is Dumbledore’s daughter?

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In this week's edition of Role Call, Michael Gambon gets Quirke-y with Geraldine Somerville, Cinderella's glass slipper gets a major upgrade, and we find one Hogwarts professor taking on the Nazi regime! All that and more in Casting News! Read More »

Rupert Grint talks “Postman Pat,” credits “Potter” with his professional freedom in new interviews; plus, check out his song!

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In two new interviews, Rupert Grint talks about his new animated film "Postman Pat" and how "Harry Potter" allowed him to pursue projects he's passionate about. Plus, listen to Rupert's song from his new movie and check out his awesome singing voice! Read More »

Potter Twitter Roundup: A Seal of Approval

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It was the week for announcements! Those and a couple of pinnipeds. Check out the Twitter Roundup to find out more. 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 »

MuggleNet Exclusive: New “Postman Pat” TV spots!

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Hot on the heels of the news that Rupert Grint will appear at the "Postman Pat" premiere later this week, MuggleNet has exclusively obtained two new TV spots for the upcoming animated film! Read More »

Rupert Grint to sing on “Postman Pat” soundtrack

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Guess what? Rupert Grint will be featured on the "Postman Pat: The Movie" soundtrack! Rupert-Grint.us reported just this morning that Rupert's song will be an original one - find out here what the song will be called. Read More »

Win tickets to “Postman Pat: The Movie” premiere!

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You could win tickets to the London premiere of "Postman Pat: The Movie" on May 11! The new animated feature film stars "Potter" alumni Rupert Grint, David Tennant, and Jim Broadbent, who portrayed Ron Weasley, Barty Crouch, Jr., and Professor Slughorn, respectively, in the "Harry Potter" films. Read More »

Artwork released for “Postman Pat: The Movie”

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"Postman Pat: The Movie" is a new film starring Potter-alumni Jim Broadbent, Rupert Grint, and David Tennant - who portrayed Professor Slughorn, Ron Weasley, and Barty Crouch, Jr., respectively - and is due to be released on May 23. Recently, however, RadioTimes.com released some exclusive images for the film. Read More »

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

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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 »

Trailer, stills for”‘Le Week-End”, starring Jim Broadbent

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In Le Week-End, Jim Broadbent (who played Professor Slughorn in the Harry Potter series) and Lindsay Duncan play a long-married British couple spending a weekend in Paris, where they spent their honeymoon 30 years earlier. Some new trailer stills have been released that hint at the exploits the duo may find themselves in. The film opens this month. Will you be checking it out? Read More »

March Madness Role Call: Voldemort wears a suit, and Sirius falls for Keyboard Cat?

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We're never quite sure which roles will be next for the former Potter cast, but it's always something interesting. In this edition of Role Call, we find our favorite actors as busy as ever with a variety of roles: Ralph Fiennes, Domhnall Gleeson, Emma Thompson, Jim Broadbent, Warwick Davis, Dame Maggie Smith, Gary Oldman plus many others! Read More »

Twitter Roundup: Good riddance January!

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It’s February! 1st Feb already! All the best people were born this month! — Afshan Azad (@afshan_azad) February 1, 2014 So what to do at the start of this mini month? Wonderland. Out February 7th. Afro Prada Bruiser or Elf Alien Queen. Your pick. #NOAH @wonderlandmag pic.twitter.com/lVkjCwCAyH — Emma Watson (@EmWatson) January 27, 2014 Perhaps hit up a live show in San Francisco TONIGHT! If anyone is in San Francisco, go see my good friends #TheGIRLS on Saturday 2/1 at 8pm and 10pm get your tickets!! http://t.co/POK1EPIXt5 — Tom Felton (@TomFelton) January 29, 2014 Or soak in the creative genius of MinaLima, down in Old London Town. There are a few tickets left for @minalima's talk on designing for the Harry Potter films next Thurs http://t.co/SReYF5QIYO we can't wait! — St Bride Library (@stbridelibrary) January 31, 2014 If you fancy staying in, why not watch Jessie Cave’s latest creation? It's Friday,here is a video, 1st of my new waiting room series. UNHAND ME ROGUE feat. the fabUlous @missemerkenny XxX http://t.co/VXxtWl28fh — Jessie Cave (@pindippycave) January 31, 2014 Or you could team up with Rankin and join Sherlock’s Network Got the Sherlock Network game on my iPhone bit too taxing for ... Read More »