Miranda Richardson

David Thewlis Discusses His Role in “An Inspector Calls”

David Thewlis

David Thewlis (Remus Lupin) will next be seen on our screen in BBC's new feature length adaptation of the classic J.B. Priestly play "An Inspector Calls". In the drama, Thewlis will take on the role of Inspector Goole, a mysterious character whose investigation into the death of a young girl tears apart the peaceful world of the Birling family. Read More »

Role Call: The UK is calling, will you answer?


As fans and MuggleNet staff are dreaming about the fun they'll have at MuggleNet's Expo Patronum this April in London, this week's Casting News highlights events and films taking place in the UK! From Ireland to London, "Harry Potter" cast have the UK covered. Take a look at where your favorite cast members are currently appearing in the coming months! Read More »

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


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 »

Oscar Nominations, plus Oscar “Harry Potter” collection


A new "Harry Potter" collection has been released on the website,, highlighting some of the key moments from the history of the film series. Plus, the 2015 Oscar nominations have been announced. Read More »

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

Critics Choice Movie Awards

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 »

Role Call: The baddies are back!

Baddies Trio

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 »

UK release date set for David Heyman’s “Testament of Youth”


The UK release date for David Heyman's newest film, "Testament of Youth", has just been announced! Read More »

“Belle”, starring Tom Felton and Miranda Richardson, now available for digital download


Tom Felton’s "Belle" is now available for digital download in the US! The film is based on the true story of an illegitimate mixed race daughter raised among the aristocracy of 18th century England. Read More »

Role Call: So Much Talent, So Little Time!

David Tennant WWDOOH 2

With the amount of talent in the Harry Potter films, it really never comes as a surprise that there are always new projects to announce each week as part of our Casting News section. This week, however, it gets a little crazy! Take a break from those Ordinary Wizarding Level examinations and check in on your favorite Potter cast to see what they're up to this week! Read More »

Enter to win goodie bags for Tom Felton’s new film, “Belle”

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Tom Felton's new film, "Belle", hits Irish and UK theaters this Friday, but you can enter to win a goodie bag for the film right now! Find out all the info right here! Read More »

Interview with Imelda Staunton about her role in “Maleficent”


Imelda Staunton - who portrayed Dolores Umbridge in the "Harry Potter" films - was recently interviewed about her role in the upcoming Disney film "Maleficent". Find out what she said right here --> Read More »

Role Call: Nearly Headless Nick vs. the CIA…in bathing suits?

John Cleese 1

In this week's Role Call, we find out which Hogwarts teacher is taking a long hike through the Appalachian Trail, how sweet Rita Skeeter's Quick Quotes Quill can actually be, and which "HP" alum has accepted the role of a "Baywatch" villain. All this and more in the latest edition of Casting News! Read More »

Miranda Richardson discusses her work in “Belle”

Miranda at Belle Premiere

Miranda Richardson, who played Rita Skeeter in the "Potter" film series, has spoken about her role in the new British drama "Belle". In the interview for I Am Rogue, Richardson discusses what she learned about the time period the film is set in, the painting that inspired the project and much more. Read More »

Release date announced for “Belle” starring Tom Felton and Miranda Richardson

Tom Felton,actor,London 2011

Belle, a new drama starring Potter actors Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) and Miranda Richardson (Rita Skeeter), has recently been picked up by Fox Searchlight and is set to be released in theaters in the UK and North America in the spring of 2014. Read More »

WB releases cast list for Deathly Hallows – Part 1, Miranda Richardson confirmed

Warner Brothers has released a list of Deathly Hallows – Part 1 cast members in a 2010 Preview Kit for members of the press. There are several new-to-Potter cast members listed who we've confirmed over the past year, including Bill Nighy (Scrimgeour), Rhys Ifans (Xenophilius), Ciaran Hinds (Aberforth), Jamie Campbell-Bower (Grindelwald), and David O'Hara (Runcorn). But, we did notice one actress who we thought may not come back. Miranda Richardson, known to Potter fans for her role as Rita Skeeter in Goblet of Fire, will be in Deathly Hallows. She had made some (quite frankly) strange remarks about returning for future Potter films during Goblet of Fire's New York premiere in November 2005: “Why aren't I coming back? I don't know. Partly because it's always nice to see new people. And also because they'll have a different angle on the story. It's never going to be the book on film exactly. The book is one thing, the film is another. They'll take certain aspects from the book and, you know, make it something that they hope will be commercial and people will want to see.” You can see video from this interview with MuggleNet at this link, starting at the ... Read More »