Timothy Spall

Role Call: Prison cells and tea parties!

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In this week's Role Call, Pettigrew is behind bars (finally!), Jason Isaacs dreams of more "Harry Potter", Daniel Radcliffe is set to shoot in Japan, and Professor Trelawney adds to her tea pot collection! Take a look at this week's casting news and find out all the latest on MuggleNet Live! 2015: Expo Patronum! Read More »

Congratulations to all of last night’s BAFTA Award winners!

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The BAFTA Awards took place last night, showcasing the best of British and worldwide film over the past year. The night itself was hosted by Stephen Fry (UK audio books) for the tenth year in a row, and there were plenty of "Potter" alumni present who were both nominated for awards and involved in presenting awards. Read More »

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

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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 »

Role Call: Holy role-rs!

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In this week's role call, we get an all new look at "Effie Gray", see a beloved Hogwarts portrait-dweller return to her religious roots, and learn the next project that He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named will take on! Dive on in for MuggleNet's weekly Casting News! Read More »

Oscar Nominations, plus Oscar “Harry Potter” collection

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

Role Call: Escape from reality

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In this week's Role Call, we visit a singing Gryffindor squire, an alien, a former bully from Dudley's gane, and the Android Bill Weasley is falling for. Take a look at the current and upcoming projects the Harry Potter cast are tackling this week! Read More »

2015 BAFTA nominations announced!

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It's award season, and the latest batch of announcements come from BAFTA. The nominations were announced this morning (January 9) bright and early, on Facebook, by Stephen Fry (UK audio books) and Sam Claffin ("The Hunger Games"). Read More »

British character actor David Ryall has died

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We are saddened to report that actor David Ryall, who played Elphias Doge in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1", has died at the age of 79. Read More »

Timothy Spall talks studying for his role in “Mr. Turner”

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In a new interview with "NOW Magazine", Timothy Spall (Peter Pettigrew) shows commitment to his craft as he discusses the lengthy process of researching for his role as J.M.W. Turner. Read More »

“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 »

Social Roundup: Owl Post Again

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Everyone is feeling festive and Rowling's back on top tweeting form, in this week's Potter Social Roundup. Read More »

Timothy Spall wins for “Mr. Turner” at 2014 European Film Awards

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Last night, the 27th annual European Film Awards took place in Riga, Latvia, and a "Harry Potter" actor walked away with one of the biggest awards of the night. Read More »

Role Call: Spectre of Christmas

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In this week's Role Call, we find a Kickstarter campaign from one of our MuggleNet Live! Expo Patronum special guests, catch Voldemort getting a college degree, the new Bond film finally gets a title, and we find Father Christmas with a gun?!? All that and more as we check out what our favorite cast members are up to this week! 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 »

UPDATED: Timothy Spall receives Best Actor award from New York Film Critics Circle

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The New York Film Critics Circle announced its winners for this year - read on to see which former "Potter" stars were among them! Read More »

“Potter” alumni nominated for Best Actor at upcoming European Film Awards

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A pair of "Harry Potter" alumni are vying for Best Actor at the European Film Awards this coming December. Read More »

Nominees for British Independent Film Awards announced

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The list of nominees for the 17th annual Moët British Independent Film Awards is out, and there are plenty of "Potter" connections! Check it out! 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 »

Timothy Spall’s Turner pictures to go on display!

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In preparation for his role as the artist Turner in new film "Mr. Turner", Timothy Spall (Peter Pettigrew) spent years learning to paint. For the role, he recreated many of Turner's famous works. Now, a collection of the pictures that Spall created for the role will go on display. Read More »

Toby Jones talks animation, “Alice in Wonderland” sequel

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Toby Jones (the voice actor for Dobby) is at it again with his new voiceover role in "Alice in Wonderland: Through the Looking Glass". In a recent interview with "Belfast Telegraph", he shared his excitement about being a part of the movie. Read More »