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“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

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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

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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

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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 »

John Hurt receives William Shakespeare Award for Classical Theatre

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In honor of John Hurt’s achievements he was presented with the William Shakespeare Award for Classical Theatre this past Sunday evening, and MuggleNet was in attendance. The gala took place at the William Shakespeare Company in Washington, D.C. Read More »

Role Call: The baddies are back!

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This week in Casting News, nearly every notorious villain in the "Potter" universe will be appearing in new projects - mobsters, a Sith, and even a king! Take a look at what's next for the cast of "Harry Potter", if you dare... Read More »

Social Roundup: HeForShe

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This week's Social Roundup does what it says on the tin and is almost entirely dedicated to the brilliant HeforShe campaign, fronted by Emma Watson. Discover who has spoken out in favor of the campaign over on the main site. Read More »

John Hurt to be honored by Shakespeare Theatre Company

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John Hurt (Mr. Ollivander) has been selected by the Shakespeare Theatre Company to receive an award at the 2014 gala. John Hurt is one of three actors to be honored by the theatre company this year. Read More »

Role Call: Jabberwockys and tigers, oh my!

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This week, we take another look at "Cinderella", learn some exciting casting news for "The Jungle Book", take some silly walks, and find out which television series has been granted a second season! All this and more in this week's edition of Casting News! Read More »

Role Call: Rumors, Release Dates, and Appearances Are Afoot!

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In the latest edition of MuggleNet Role Call, we find out which Harry Potter alum will be invading our televisions this fall, which long-awaited projects are slated for theatrical release, and which project has been placed on hold for the time being. Let's dive into the latest casting news like Harry in the Black Lake during his second Triwizard task, shall we? Read More »

Potter Twitter Roundup: When Katniss Met Hermione

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What could possibly make the latest Pottermore revelations any better? Seeing Evanna Lynch's reactions to them, of course! Read them, and more, in this week's Potter Twitter Roundup. Read More »

Role Call: Veela Love Story, All Hail Queen Narcissa!

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In this week's Role Call, we find out how Narcissa Malfoy became queen, find Ollivander performing for charity, and how squib Filch wormed his way up to Professor status - All this and more in Casting News! Read More »

Potter Twitter Roundup: Lights, Camera, Dog walk!

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Not sure what to watch, read or listen to this Sunday? Well the Potter alumni have a few a recommendations for you! All this and more in the latest Twitter roundup. Read More »