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Role Call: March movie madness

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This week, we find a handful of Hogwarts professors and wizarding baddies taking the limelight with appearances, screenings, and new trailers! Take a look at what the "Potter" cast has in store for us in our first March Role Call! Read More »

Social Roundup: Love is All Around Us

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With Valentine's Day in the air, this week's roundup is filled with both the comical and romantic moments we love. Read More »

Role Call: Prison cells and tea parties!

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In this week's Role Call, Pettigrew is behind bars (finally!), Jason Isaacs dreams of more "Harry Potter", Daniel Radcliffe is set to shoot in Japan, and Professor Trelawney adds to her tea pot collection! Take a look at this week's casting news and find out all the latest on MuggleNet Live! 2015: Expo Patronum! Read More »

Role Call: Singing Snape and TWO new guests for Expo Patronum announced!

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It's an exciting week for "Harry Potter" fans - we've got tons of new roles to announce including TWO new Special Guests for MuggleNet Live! 2015: Expo Patronum, a music video starring Snape (who knew he could carry a tune?), another villainous role for a previous Doctor, new clips and trailers, and a look at new art from Diagon Alley artist Michael Curry and his design team. All that and more in this week's Role Call! Read More »

Role Call: Grindelwald to take the stage, new guests announced for Expo Patronum!

MuggleNet Live - Expo Patronum

In this week's Role Call, Grindelwald takes the West End, Molly Weasley takes the East, and Expo Patronum attendees take the ultimate grand prize as even more special cast and crew members are announced for MuggleNet Live's April event in London! Read More »

Social Roundup: The Reveal of the Slythindor

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A Slythindor is exposed and other wild happenings, in the only social roundup focussed entirely on the beloved Potter cast! Read More »

Sir John Hurt among voices of “The Chokeables” campaign

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Sir John Hurt voices an animated peanut in a new campaign by St. John Ambulance to prevent infants from choking. Find out more here! Read More »

Social Roundup: Welcome to Twenty Fifteen!

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We might be four days into 2015 but how did the Potter cast ring in the New Year? And do they have any resolutions planned? Find out in MuggleNet's Potter Social Roundup! Read More »

Updated: John Hurt to be presented with knighthood

John Hurt

As we come to the end of another year, it has reached that time where the Queen's New Year honors list is making itself known, honoring those - celebrities and ordinary people alike - who have achieved enough in their life so far to be awarded with a special recognition. Read More »

“Harry Potter” alumni nominated for 2015 Critics’ Choice Awards

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Awards season is here, and plenty of "Harry Potter" alumni have been nominated for the 2015 Critics' Choice Awards! Find out who the nominees are! Read More »

Films featuring “Potter” alumni make Best Films of 2014 list

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"Indiewire" has released its film critic's Best Films of 2014 list. See which films featuring "Potter" alumni made the list here! Read More »

“Snowpiercer”, Brendan Gleeson, win at Boston Online Film Critics Association Awards

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The Boston Online Film Critics Association has chosen its favorite films of 2014, and "Potter" fans will recognize some familiar names among the winners. 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 »

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: 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 »

Social Roundup: Fix Up, Look Sharp

Matt Lewis

Giant men, giant snakes and giant stars at giant conventions, this week's Social Roundup has gone super sized. Catch up on the latest updates now! Read More »

Painting by John Hurt to be auctioned for charity

John Hurt - Stars on Canvas

Another "Harry Potter" star does their bit for charity as John Hurt takes part in Stars on Canvas, a biannual charity auction of paintings created by famous names. 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 »

Social Roundup: When Rowling Played Us All

Matt Lewis

From HeForShe to the JobLot, they're a busy bunch the "Big Seven"! Catch up on their antics in the latest social roundup. Read More »