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Role Call: The Doctor is In … AGAIN.

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Welcome to MuggleNet's weekly Casting News column, where we explore all the happenings with the cast and crew of the "Potter" films! This week, we get the inside scoop on what it feels like to play a spy, find out that Sirius Black is really a vampire, and celebrate with the Tenth Doctor as he becomes a Doctor again! All that and more in MuggleNet's Role Call! Read More »

“Potter” Alumni Nominated for BAFTA TV Awards 2016

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See which "Potter" actors are nominated for the 2016 BAFTA TV Awards! Read More »

Role Call: Awards, Trailers, and Fishy Tales

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In our final Role Call for March, we check out a few trailers, get a glimpse of a barely covered Professor Trelawney, and celebrate as members of the "Potter" cast are honored with numerous awards! All that and more in this week's Casting News! Read More »

Imelda Staunton, Sir Kenneth Branagh Receive Olivier Award Nominations

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Imelda Staunton (Professor Dolores Umbridge) and Sir Kenneth Branagh (Professor Gilderoy Lockhart) have both received nominations for the 2016 Olivier Awards. Other nominees include Sophie Thompson (Mafalda Hopkirk in "Deathly Hallows - Part 1"), Jamie Parker (Harry in "Cursed Child") and Sonia Friedman (Producer of "Cursed Child"). Read More »

Coming to a Netflix Near You – March Edition!

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Looking for something to keep yourself occupied in the evening or on the weekend? Perhaps something "Potter" cast-related? Well, you're in luck. We've got you covered with our latest Netflix update for next month. Read More »

Eddie Redmayne and Domhnall Gleeson Talk Oscar Nominations

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The 2016 Oscars are coming soon! Watch Eddie Redmayne and Domhnall Gleeson discuss their nominations! Read More »

Eddie Redmayne Among 2016 Oscar Nominees

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The Oscar nominations yesterday were rather overshadowed by the sad news that actor Alan Rickman had passed away. Nonetheless, despite the sad day, we were glad to see that there were some familiar names among the nominations. Read More »

“The Danish Girl”, “Brooklyn”, “Ex Machina” Lead BAFTA Nominations

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We're certainly in the thick of awards season at the moment - just yesterday, we learned about the Producers Award nominees, and today it's the turn of BAFTA, the British Academy Film and Television Awards. The nominations were announced this morning by Stephen Fry (British audiobooks) and actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw ("Belle", featuring Tom Felton). Read More »

Role Call: The Gleeson Effect

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It's a new year, which brings new roles and new beginnings for many of our favorite "Harry Potter" cast members. This week, see how Domhnall Gleeson's career has blossomed over the past couple of years, what David Tennant is up to this January, and fangirl over the confirmed cast for "Bridget Jones's Baby". All of this and more in MuggleNet's weekly Role Call! Read More »

Role Call: Making Music and Singing Praises

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It's a short Role Call this week as we find a few "Potter" cast and crew members receiving high praise all over London, find out when the music for "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" will be composed, get our first look at Voldemort's latest role, and check in on exactly what James Potter is up to these days. Take a look at the latest projects our cast have taken on and when you can expect to see them! Read More »

Role Call: Forceful Awakenings

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In this week's Casting News, Clémence Poésy gives us a glimpse of her new film, Michael Gambon becomes the voice of a TV ad campaign, and we take a look at how several stars are celebrating the release of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens". All that and more in this week's Role Call! Read More »

Theater Review: “A Christmas Carol”, Starring Jim Broadbent

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"A Christmas Carol" is a well known and beloved novella by Charles Dickens, which has been adapted for stage and screen on numerous occasions. The latest version, a West End stage production, stars Academy Award-, BAFTA-, and Golden Globe-winning actor Jim Broadbent in the role of Ebenezer Scrooge. Read More »

Maggie Smith, Eddie Redmayne Lead the 2016 Golden Globes Nominations

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The nominations for the 2016 Golden Globe Awards have been announced today, following yesterday's Screen Actors Guild Awards nominations, with Dame Maggie Smith (Professor Minerva McGonagall) and Eddie Redmayne (Newt Scamander) scoring major acting nods. Read More »

“The Casual Vacancy” Nominated for Writers’ Guild Award

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Great news for the TV adaptation of "The Casual Vacancy" - it's been nominated for a Writers' Guild Award. Read More »

Jim Broadbent Talks Role in “London Spy”

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Jim Broadbent (Professor Horace Slughorn) is making a return to the small screen in the new BBC five-part drama series "London Spy", which premiered last night on BBC2. In a new interview for "What's on TV", Broadbent explains why he can afford to now only choose roles that really appeal to him as actor. Read More »

Movie Review: “The Lady in the Van”, Starring Dame Maggie Smith

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Dame Maggie Smith (Professor Minerva McGonagall) stars in "The Lady in the Van". The film, which is based on the stage play of the same name by Alan Bennett, tells the "mostly true" story of an elderly lady named Margaret Shepherd (Smith) who lived in a van on the driveway of Bennett's house for 15 years. Read our review here! Read More »

Role Call: Dracula in Love

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In this week's Casting News, we explore science fiction thrillers, ninja turtles in space, Dracula in love, and Voldemort as a butler. All that and more, in MuggleNet's Role Call! Read More »

Dame Maggie Smith to appear on “The Graham Norton Show”

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The illustrious Dame Maggie Smith (Professor Minerva McGonagall) will make her first British chat show appearance in over 42 years later this month, when she appears on BBC's "The Graham Norton Show". Read More »

Jim Broadbent Takes the Stage Again at Lincolnshire

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Jim Broadbent is set to perform at an already-sold-out event at Lincoln Cathedral in his hometown. Get all the details of the return to his roots here! Read More »

“Potter” Alumni Star at the BFI London Film Festival This October!

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Last month, we saw how "Potter" alumni took over the Toronto Film Festival, and now it’s the turn of London! The BFI London Film Festival takes place this October, and many familiar faces will be featured in the films being shown over the course of the festival. Read More »