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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 »

Movie Review: “Brooklyn”, Starring Domhnall Gleeson, Jim Broadbent, and Julie Walters

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The Toronto International Film Festival is in full swing. Check out our review of "Brooklyn", which stars "Potter" alumni Domhnall Gleeson, Jim Broadbent, and Julie Walters! Read More »

Role Call: The Journey Into Fall – Part 1

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There have been a ton of new roles and project updates over the last few weeks and we just don't have enough room to talk about them all! For the first time, we're going to split up our Role Call, a la "Deathly Hallows". Check out Part 1 of this week's Casting News as we follow our favorite "Harry Potter" cast members in their latest roles! Read More »

“Potter” Alumni Take Over the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival

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When you've got eight movies in a series, and three films set to be a part of an upcoming spin-off, that's a lot of actors and actresses to keep track of - but we wouldn't have it any other way! This year, the Toronto International Film Festival is featuring no fewer than 12 films that "Harry Potter" alumni and "Fantastic Beasts" cast members are a part of. Read More »

Role Call: Summer Isn’t Over Yet!

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The return to Hogwarts is nearly here! Before you pack your trunk or start studying for Charms class, why not make the most of your time by checking out what the "Potter" cast and crew are up to? We've got zombies, a sea witch, and an Irish love triangle to keep you occupied, so keep reading! Read More »

Emma Watson’s Latest Film Will Premiere at TIFF 2015

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This year’s Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) will feature several films starring "Potter" alumni, including Emma Watson, Dame Maggie Smith, Jim Broadbent, and David Thewlis. Click here to find out more. Read More »