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First Look at Matt Lewis in “Happy Valley”

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The second series of BBC drama "Happy Valley" is due to start next week. With the air date just round the corner, we're finally getting some more information about the series, as well as our first glimpse of Matt Lewis in character. Read More »

Alumni Roundup: Welcome to Hufflepuff, Rupert!

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Welcome to a special edition of the Alumni Roundup, featuring some of the highlights from this weekend's A Celebration of Harry Potter in Orlando. Read More »

A Celebration of Harry Potter Day 2 Highlights!

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Another busy day at Universal Orlando's A Celebration of Harry Potter has finished, and there are plenty of highlights to bring you - including new "Fantastic Beasts" and "Cursed Child" sneak peeks! Read More »

A Celebration of Harry Potter Day 1 Highlights!

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Wow, it's already been a busy weekend at the "Harry Potter" celebration in Orlando, and we're only a day into the event! See our highlights from the first day of festivities, including displays by MinaLima, Pottermore, Scholastic - and more! Read More »

“Fantastic Beasts” Roundup: Award Season and Behind the Scenes

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We're nearly a month into the new year, and "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" news has been slow to get going. All the same, a few things have trickled our way so far, and we're here to round them up for you in one handy place - including award nominations and Pottermore interviews. Read More »

Alumni Roundup: The “Potter” Cast Work Hard, Play Hard

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It's our first Alumni Roundup of 2016! We're here to see what the "Potter" alumni have been up to this week - or at least, what they have shown us through the delights of social. Read More »

Role Call: Singing the “Star Wars” Blues

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This week, we take a journey with an old friend to India, catch up with a troubled royal, get a peek at what Oliver Wood's been up to, and lament the release date delays in a galaxy far, far away. All that and more in MuggleNet's weekly Role Call! Read More »

Would Matthew Lewis Like a “Fantastic Beasts” Cameo?

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In a recent interview with MTV while promoting "Ripper Street", Matthew Lewis talks "Fantastic Beasts" and... whether he would like a cameo? Read More »

Role Call: The Beginning of the End

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It has been a difficult week for "Harry Potter" fans all over the world as we honor the life of our beloved actor Alan Rickman. Join us in this week's Casting News as we look ahead to Alan Rickman's final upcoming appearances on the big screen, watch Ralph Fiennes turn into a comedic genius in "Hail, Caesar!", and follow Emma Thompson in the UK as she raises awareness for TB. All that and more in MuggleNet’s Role Call! Read More »

UPDATED: Matt Lewis Can’t Wait to Showcase His Cockney Accent

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Last summer we were excited when Matt Lewis (Neville Longbottom) posted a picture of himself dressed as a Victorian policeman. We soon found out that Matt had taken a role in the upcoming Amazon Prime drama "Ripper Street". Read More »

Matthew Lewis Talks “Ripper Street”, “Happy Valley”, and “Attitude” Photoshoot

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In a recent interview with the "Evening Standard", Matthew Lewis discusses what life after "Harry Potter" has been like, from being the cover model for "Attitude" magazine last June to taking on challenging roles in both "Ripper Street" and "Happy Valley" and training to play the role of a triathlete in the upcoming film "Me Before You". Read More »

J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne Address “Cursed Child” Casting Choices

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J.K. Rowling and Jack Thorne, the writer of the upcoming stage play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child", have both taken to social media to address the controversy surrounding the recent casting announcements. Read More »

Five Reasons Why Matthew Lewis Deserves His Own Late Night Show

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To add to his eclecticism, Matt, along with comedians Tom Parry and Clint Edwards, joined Tom Price two nights ago on BBC Radio Wales’s "The Leak" to review the current affairs from Wales and beyond. Matt was his charming self, delivering a genuinely interesting podcast. This led to the catchy hashtag #Neville4NewsNight and to us thinking that maybe Matt Lewis would host a great late night radio show and perhaps even has a few more undiscovered tricks up his sleeve. To get you up to speed, allow us to demonstrate why Matt having his own show would make absolute sense. Read More »

Social Roundup: Around The World In Many Selfies

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This edition found some of the alumni off on adventures scattered across the world. We can only hope this means that Hogwarts is finally recruiting international students for next fall's first year intake. Read More »

Role Call: Christmas Cheers

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In this week's Casting News, we gear up for the holiday season with several Christmas-themed projects. The trailer for the final episode of "Downton Abbey" was released, along with the first look at "Eye in the Sky", which features Alan Rickman. Join us as we take a look at what your favorite cast members are up to this December! Read More »

Catch Matthew Lewis in the New “Ripper Street” Trailer

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See Matthew Lewis in the trailer for the fourth season of "Ripper Street"! Read More »

Matthew Lewis Drama “Me Before You” Release Moves Up Three Months

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As we reported earlier, Matthew Lewis, our beloved Neville Longbottom, will be starring in the film adaptation of Jojo Moyes’s 2012 novel, "Me Before You". The film was initially scheduled to be released on June 3, but the date has been moved up to March 4. Read more about the film here! Read More »

A Celebration of Harry Potter Announces Celebrity Line-up and Panels!

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For the past few years, Universal's A Celebration of Harry Potter, held at its theme park in Orlando each January, has been an amazing experience for fans. This year is sure to be no different, especially since the celebrity guests have just been announced, and for the first time ever, they've secured one of the big three for this event! Read More »

Social Roundup: Malala, Cats, and John Lewis Adverts

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After the excitement of Halloween last week, it seems that many of our "Potter" stars have been rather quiet online this week, and so it’s a mixed bag of highlights this week, ranging from cat pictures to Christmas adverts. Read More »

Matthew Lewis Gives Children’s Dreamflight a Magical Send-Off

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Neville Longbottom actor Matthew Lewis recently helped charity organization Dreamflight give a special send-off to 200 children as they embarked on a grand adventure to Florida. Read More »