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Role Call: Veela Love Story, All Hail Queen Narcissa!

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In this week's Role Call, we find out how Narcissa Malfoy became queen, find Ollivander performing for charity, and how squib Filch wormed his way up to Professor status - All this and more in Casting News! Read More »

Role Call: Voldemort’s MI-5 Career is on Hold as Mad-Eye Joins Priesthood?

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Now that our O.W.L.s are taken and we have a moment to breathe a sigh of relief, let's take a look at what's happening this week for our favorite cast members! We have a few trailers, on-set film stills, a secret film project, and some rumored roles to discuss. Check it out! Read More »

Role Call: Rumors, Recordings, and Appearances

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In this week's Casting News, we've uncovered a rumor, a first look, some film stills and trailers for upcoming films, and a lyric video for a spoken word album to calm your Diagon Alley Preview week-induced over-excited nerves. Take a look at what's happening for "Potter" alum in this week's Role Call! Read More »

Role Call: So Much Talent, So Little Time!

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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 »

Role Call: Trains, Caves, and Supermarkets – Wizards are everywhere!

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In this week's edition of Role Call, one member of the Weasley family helps Michael Caine on a bus ride, Scrimgeour reads some poetry, and Professor Sprout gives up her Hogwarts job for a supermarket gig! All that and more in Casting News! Read More »

Role Call: Searching, Singing, and Suffering – HP cast does it all!

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In this week's Casting News, former cast members search for the truth in Jerusalem, make a cameo in a sports-themed music video, and face a film legend - Al Pacino! Check it out! Read More »

Role Call: Double, Double Toil and Trouble

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This week, we find out which "Potter" alum will be cooking for television, who is joining the sequel to Disney's "Alice in Wonderland", and which Order of the Phoenix member will be breaking the law in an upcoming film. All that and more in this week's Role Call! Read More »

Role Call: Lily Potter is Dumbledore’s daughter?

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In this week's edition of Role Call, Michael Gambon gets Quirke-y with Geraldine Somerville, Cinderella's glass slipper gets a major upgrade, and we find one Hogwarts professor taking on the Nazi regime! All that and more in Casting News! Read More »

Role Call: There’s a new ghost in town – who you gonna call?

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In this week's Role Call, Dobby and Umbridge get animated, Professor McGonagall is homeless, and Bill Weasley dances with someone other then Fleur! Check out what your favorite HP alum are up to in the latest edition of Casting News! Read More »

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

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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 »

Role Call: Snape loses his black robes, Umbridge to record spoken-word album

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This week's Role Call finds us awkwardly staring at a naked Professor Snape, discussing more "Star Wars VII" casting rumors, Imelda Staunton's link to Mr. Carson on "Downton Abbey", and much more! Read More »

Role Call: The Dowager Countess is back…with Gregorovitch?

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In this week's edition of Casting News, we find out who's joining the cast of two popular British television drama series, who's visiting a late night talk show, and more! Read More »

Role Call: Festival appearances announced, new set photos released for upcoming projects

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With new projects and appearances slated for this spring, we're bringing you all the latest news on when and where you can catch a glimpse or two of your favorite cast members in this week's edition of Role Call! Take a peek at upcoming roles and events featuring Domhnall Gleeson, Gary Oldman, Fiona Shaw, and more... Read More »

Role Call: Wormtail is a Sucker

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In this edition of Casting News, Dobby takes a job with the Stoke City Football Club, Wormtail becomes a sucker, Dolores Umbridge takes center stage in two theater productions, and Gary Oldman talks our ears off without saying anything. Read More »

Role Call: Spy vs. Voldemort, Red Queen to return?

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This edition of Role Call features the latest news among some of Potter's most prolific alumni: Helena Boneham Carter, Bill Nighy, Ralph Fiennes, Alan Rickman, Helen McCrory, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent and many others! Did any of the cast's upcoming projects get you excited? Tell us what you think about the roles they're taking on or perhaps what role you would like to see your favorite HP actor attempt. Read More »

March Madness Role Call: Voldemort wears a suit, and Sirius falls for Keyboard Cat?

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We're never quite sure which roles will be next for the former Potter cast, but it's always something interesting. In this edition of Role Call, we find our favorite actors as busy as ever with a variety of roles: Ralph Fiennes, Domhnall Gleeson, Emma Thompson, Jim Broadbent, Warwick Davis, Dame Maggie Smith, Gary Oldman plus many others! Read More »

Role Call – No rest for the wicked!

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The popularity of our favorite Harry Potter actors often lead to new roles and projects that showcase just how talented they really are. In this edition of Role Call, we not only highlight some our favorites, but we also take a look at some upcoming projects from cast and crew who don't always get the spotlight but definitely have what it takes to shine! This week's edition includes Jon Campling, Brendan Gleeson, Helena Bonham Carter, Robert Pattinson, David Thewlis and others! Read More »

Role Call: Scrimgeour a spy, Dumbledore & Dursley take center stage at HighTide Festival

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This edition of Role Call is chocked full of a roundup of the latest casting and production news of many of Harry Potter's most esteemed alum. This week we'll be taking a look at the latest developments concerning Jason Isaacs, Gary Oldman, David Thewlis, Sir Michael Gambon, Harry Melling, David Yates, Bill NIghy, Ralph Fiennes, Helena Boneham Carter and Alfonso Cuarón. Read More »

New projects underway for HP stars!

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There's been quite an explosion of new casting and production new for HP stars lately, so MuggleNet is bringing you a round up of the most important news. Today we'll be touching upon the recent developments of Emma Thompson (Sybill Trelawney), Alexandre Desplat (Composer), Ralph Fiennes (Lord Voldemort), Frank Dillane (Tom Riddle), Domhnall Gleeson (Bill Weasley), Gary Oldman (Sirius Black), David Thewlis (Remus Lupin) and more! Read More »

Role Call: Murder, music, and… plants?

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After last week's exciting news regarding the opening of new areas at Universal Orlando, we didn't think anything could get us more amped up. Leave it to the cast of the Harry Potter series to pleasantly surprise us with new projects that pique our interest. Hang on, MuggleNetters – we have lots of casting news to share with you! Read More »