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Role Call: Did Someone Say Vogue?

Domhnall Gleeson Vogue

This week has been a busy one for the cast of "Harry Potter"! The first season of David Tennant's new series, "Jessica Jones", was released on Netflix, Domhnall Gleeson decided to channel his inner Naomi, while director Alfonso Cuarón shot a fashion film. All of that and more int this week's Role Call as we take a look at what your favorite cast members are up to these days! Read More »

Sir Kenneth Branagh to Receive Top Honor in London!

Kenneth Branagh

Sir Kenneth Branagh is set to start 2016 on a very positive note! It was announced today that Branagh will be honored January 17 at the London Film Critics' Circle Awards. Read More »

People’s Choice Awards 2016 Nominations Announced

People's Choice Awards 2016

The nominees for the 2016 People's Choice Awards have been announced, and a number of "Potter" alumni's projects have made the cut! Read More »

Zoë Wanamaker Returns to the West End


The one and only Zoë Wanamaker, who played the role of Madam Hooch in "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone", is returning to the West End to star in the upcoming productions of "All on Her Own" and "Harlequinade". Read More »

Sir Kenneth Branagh Named Ambassador for Film Charity in Northern Ireland


Ludicrously talented actor, filmmaker, and knight bachelor Sir Kenneth Branagh (Gilderoy Lockhart) was just appointed ambassador of the Into Film charity. Read More »

Role Call: The Monster Mash!

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This week, it appears to be all about the scare! We take you to all the darkest places as we see what horrors the "Harry Potter" cast have in store for us. Murder, monsters, poltergeists, premonitions, and even the First Order - this cast does it all! Read More »

Sir Kenneth Branagh Appointed President of Royal Academy of Dramatic Art

Kenneth Branagh

Congratulations to Sir Kenneth Branagh, who has just become the new president of the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA). Branagh, who himself graduated from RADA in 1981, will be the school’s 16th president. Read More »

Eddie Redmayne, “Potter” Alumni Make List of Most Influential People


Upcoming "Fantastic Beasts" star Eddie Redmayne and a host of former "Potter" alumni are featured on the London Evening Standard's list of the Most Influential People in London. Redmayne made the top 25 in a 1,000-strong list, which also consists of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" producer Sonia Friedman, Ralph Fiennes (Lord Voldemort), and Imelda Staunton (Dolores Umbridge). Read More »

Kenneth Branagh Adapting “Artemis Fowl” for Disney

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Sir Kenneth Branagh (Gilderoy Lockhart) has reportedly signed on to direct a film adaptation of "Artemis Fowl" for Disney! Find out more about it here! Read More »

Disney launches “A Million Words of Kindness” Campaign with “Cinderella” release

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To celebrate the DVD and Blu-ray release of "Cinderella", Disney is launching a new campaign to bring some happiness to the Internet! Read More »

Role Call: Trippin’ Over Trailers!

Eddie Redmayne Thomas and Friends

In this week's Casting News, we have ourselves an abundance of trailers! With such a large and talented cast, it isn't all that surprising that we get to see them in quite a few different projects each year. These stars of stage and screen continuously provide us with entertaining roles, so let's take a look at what's new this week! Read More »

Role Call: Suited for love

Freddie Stroma UnREAL

In this edition of Role Call, we get our first look at a suited Cormac McLaggen, Ralph Fiennes in "SPECTRE", and find out what some of the former "Harry Potter" cast are up to. All that and more in our weekly Casting News series! Read More »

Sir Kenneth Branagh receives Pragnell Shakespeare Birthday Award, announces Garrick season


Sir Kenneth Branagh (Gilderoy Lockhart) has been honored with the prestigious Pragnell Shakespeare Birthday Award! He has also announced a year-long run at the Garrick Theatre. Find out which show he will be directing and starring in here! Read More »

Role Call: “High Society” and the Dowager Countess reign!

Maggie Smith Downton Abbey

This week, our worst fears regarding the end of "Downton Abbey" might be soothed by some news from the series creator, we get our first look at the "Pixels" trailer, and see what projects our favorite cast and crew members have signed up for! Take a look! Read More »

Alan Rickman to take part in BAFTA “A Life in Pictures” interview


Next month, Alan Rickman (Professor Snape) will take part in BAFTA's series of "A Life in Pictures". The event will take place on April 15 in London. Read More »

Role Call: Spinoffs and Spies

Frank Dillane

There's a lot to cover in this week's Role Call - from the "Walking Dead" spinoff to a spy thriller, to a return to children's television, our favorite cast members are bringing us all sorts of interesting new entertainment this year! Take a look! Read More »

Sir Kenneth Branagh receives the Pragnell Shakespeare Birthday Award!

Kenneth Branagh

A huge congratulations is in order for Sir Kenneth Branagh (Gilderoy Lockhart). It has been announced that Branagh is the latest recipient of the Pragnell Shakespeare Birthday Award. Read More »

Helena Bonham Carter on bringing the Fairy Godmother to life

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We can't wait for "Cinderella" to hit the big screens this month, especially with Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange) starring as the Fairy Godmother. In a new interview, Helena has talked about playing the Fairy Godmother and how she went about reinventing the role. Read More »

Role Call: March movie madness

Nick Moran as Scabior

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 »

A behind the scenes look at Sir Kenneth Branagh’s “Cinderella”!


We've all been excitedly anticipating Sir Kenneth Branagh's (Professor Lockhart) live-action "Cinderella", starring "Downton" Abby star Lily James and Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange), and it's very nearly time for the film to be released. In the build up to the release next week, a number of behind the scenes photographs have been released. Read More »