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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 »

Role Call: Season of Entertainment

John Hurt

In this week's Role Call, the season of entertainment begins! We have War Doctor news, our first look at Ralph Fiennes in both "Spectre" and the under-wraps "Hail, Caesar!", the first trailer for "Dad's Army" and learn a little more about Madam Maxime than we wanted to. Take a look at what your favorite cast members are up to these days! Read More »

Role Call: The Journey Into Fall – Part 2

Helena Bonham Carter

Welcome to Part 2 of our Casting News this week! We've got more roles to explore, including another period piece set in India, Bellatrix starring in a music video, and one "Potter" star voicing an Arctic animal. Read on for the continuation of this week's Role Call! Read More »

Role Call: The Journey Into Fall – Part 1

Scarlett Byrne TVD 5

There have been a ton of new roles and project updates over the last few weeks and we just don't have enough room to talk about them all! For the first time, we're going to split up our Role Call, a la "Deathly Hallows". Check out Part 1 of this week's Casting News as we follow our favorite "Harry Potter" cast members in their latest roles! Read More »

Role Call: Summer Isn’t Over Yet!

Hogwarts Summer

The return to Hogwarts is nearly here! Before you pack your trunk or start studying for Charms class, why not make the most of your time by checking out what the "Potter" cast and crew are up to? We've got zombies, a sea witch, and an Irish love triangle to keep you occupied, so keep reading! 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 »

The Life and Lies of… Michael Gambon?


Did Michael Gambon lie to get the part of Albus Dumbledore in the “Potter” films? Read More »

Toby Jones talks “Dad’s Army” and upcoming TV show “Wayward Pines”

Dad's Army

Known in the "Potter"-verse for the voice of the beloved house-elf Dobby, Toby Jones has more than just a project or two on the horizon - Jones himself goes into detail about a couple of his other highly anticipated projects. Read More »

Role Call: Trailers, tales, and theaters!

It's taken us a bit of time to recover from the fun of our Expo Patronum event in London, but we're back! This week, we learn about a slew of new stage roles, get our hands on a few trailers, and continue our efforts to find out exactly which character Domhnall Gleeson will be portraying in the new "Star Wars"! Read on for all the scoop on the latest roles for our favorite cast members! Read More »

Jonny Campbell, director of “The Casual Vacancy”, reveals intriguing information about the series!

JK Rowling Casual Vacancy

Our friends over at recently had the chance to sit down with Jonny Campbell, the director of "The Casual Vacancy" TV adaption. Find out which actor Jonny was looking forward to working with and if they lived up to his expectations! 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 »

Sir Michael Gambon talks “The Casual Vacancy” and “Harry Potter”!


In an in-depth interview for the "Sunday Times", Sir Michael Gambon talks about how he got started in acting, why he can't perform on stage any longer, "Harry Potter", and the upcoming HBO series by J.K. Rowling, "The Casual Vacancy". Read More »

Sir Michael Gambon and the polar bear of London

polar bear fortitude

Yesterday, a polar bear appeared in the middle of central London, taking a ride on the tube, as well as roaming through the city. The bear was also filmed crossing the river Thames, using the bridge that the Death Eaters infamously destroy in the film version of "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince". Read More »

First clip from “The Casual Vacancy”: Word of Barry Fairbrother’s death spreads


Are you excited for the television adaptation of "The Casual Vacancy"? BBC has released the first clip from the series, and it features Howard Mollison (Sir Michael Gambon) as he learns of Barry Fairbrother’s death and quickly springs into action. Read More »

David Heyman on “Paddington” as a “love letter to London”


In a new interview with the "Radio Times", producer David Heyman has spoken about how his latest film "Paddington" is a "love letter to London." The film, which starred several "Potter" alumni, including Julie Walters (Mrs. Weasley), Jim Broadbent (Professor Slughorn), Imelda Staunton (Professor Umbridge), and Sir Michael Gambon (Professor Dumbledore), was mainly set in London. Read More »

Watch the trailer for “The Casual Vacancy”!

Casual Vacancy_Featured

It's finally February, which means that it is just over two weeks until "The Casual Vacancy" finally premieres on television! As we get closer to the air date, BBC is finally releasing long-awaited new information about the show - including a trailer and an interview with screenwriter Sarah Phelps (which includes spoilers!). Read More »

Watch highlights from A Harry Potter Celebration at Universal Orlando!


Are you sad that you missed out on A Harry Potter Celebration at Universal Orlando this weekend? Well, luckily for all of us, several videos from the event have been posted online, which mean that we can catch up with many of the highlights from the weekend. Read More »

Sir Michael Gambon talks “Fortitude” and his roots in theater


Sir Michael Gambon will soon be seen in "Fortitude", the upcoming 12-episode series about a peaceful, remote Arctic town suddenly rocked by murder. In a new interview, Gambon speaks about his character, Henry, and also discusses how he got started in acting through theater. Read More »

Video: New interview on Sir Michael Gambon’s “Fortitude”

Michael Gambon in Fortitude

You may remember a couple of months ago we posted a promotional video for "Fortitude", the new television show that stars Sir Michael Gambon. We now bring to you a new interview just ahead of its release! Read More »

New BBC One tie-in edition of “The Casual Vacancy” released!

New Casual Vacancy Cover BBC One

A new edition of J.K. Rowling's "The Casual Vacancy" was released by publisher Little, Brown and Company today, to serve as a tie-in to the upcoming BBC One miniseries! Check out the new cover here! Read More »