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Tom Felton cast in television program “Full Circle”

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Producers for the DIRECTV program Full Circle have announced that Tom Felton will be among the cast for the 10-episode series. UPI.com reports that Felton will join Kate Walsh, Julian McMahon, and David Boreanaz on the series written by Neil LaBute. Read More »

Casting News: Tom Felton, Bonnie Wright, Gary Oldman & more

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In the post Potter era that we live in, it isn't uncommon to read about the new roles our favorite stars have recently signed on for. This week was no exception. Read More »

Latest update on “Potter” stars upcoming roles – Includes Rupert Grint joining Alan Rickman in “CBGB”

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We reported previously of Alan Rickman's upcoming role in CBGB, the Hilly Kristal rock 'n' roll flick, which is based on the owner and founder of the CBGB club in New York. It is now reported that Rupert Grint will be joining Rickman as Cheetah Chrome Read More »

Rupert Grint to lend voice for upcoming Postman Pat movie

Britain's iconic "post man," Postman Pat, of the 1981 BBC One stop-motion animated series, is getting his own movie. Harry Potter's own Rupert Grint will be lending his voice to the movie alongside a few other Potter alums. Find out what Rupert's past with the series was like here. Read More »

Natalia Tena stars in new UK romantic comedy “You Instead”

Think Jam and Icon Films Distribution have sent us an exciting new video for the upcoming film "You Instead", which stars Natalia Tena - the actress who portrayed Nymphadora Tonks in the "Harry Potter" series. "You Instead" opens in UK cinemas on September 16, 2011. Read More »

Tom Felton appears on TV show 8 Out Of 10 Cats

Update: Part two can now be viewed here and the final part is available here. Earlier today actor Tom Felton, who plays Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter films, appeared on the British television quiz show 8 Out Of 10 Cats. In this special movie edition of the show Tom Felton talks briefly about his role in the films and revealed that in the past he has received hate mail for his potrayal of Draco. We captured this video and have the first part online here. UK viewers can watch the show on Channel 4's on demand service, 4OD. Part two will be uploaded shortly. Please note that this clip contains strong language that may be unsuitable for younger viewers. Read More »

Jessie Cave back for Deathly Hallows

There is a new interview with Jessie Cave, who plays Lavender Brown in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, in the July issue of Tatler magazine. In the interview, she discusses her “crush” on co-star Rupert Grint and how she got the part of Lavender Brown: For the final audition I was kitted out in Hogwarts uniform and driven in a golf- buggy to the Gryffindor common room. I had to improvise in front of a room full of people with Rupert and a paper biscuit for half an hour. The article also states that Jessie will be back for the final Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows film. One might recall that Lavender fights in the Battle of Hogwarts at the end of Deathly Hallows. Thanks to JessieCave.com for the scans! Read More »

Simon McBurney cast as Kreacher in Deathly Hallows

We've learned that the casting agency representing actor Simon McBurney lists him as having the role of Kreacher in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Presumably he will just be lending his voice for the character. McBurney has also starred in such films as The Golden Compass and The Duchess. Thanks to Val for the tip! Read More »

Emma Watson becomes new face of Burberry

UPDATE: Perez Hilton has a couple more photos of Emma's modeling work right here! This is London is reporting this morning that the actress who plays Hermione has kicked off her first major advertisement campaign with clothing company Burberry: “Having known and admired the lovely Emma Watson for quite some time, she was the obvious choice for this campaign,” said Burberry's creative director, Christopher Bailey. “I wanted the images to represent the rich history and modernity of Burberry while reflecting a quiet beauty, timelessness and strength that is particularly significant today. Emma has a classic beauty, a great character and a modern edge. Her charm, intellect and brilliant sense of fun made the whole shoot feel like a picnic on the Thames.” He added: “I felt Emma would be strong enough to hold the campaign as the only girl, and I loved the idea of her being surrounded by these young, cool British guys.” Read More »

Smaller Half-Blood Prince casting roles revealed

Casting Call Pro UK has several actors and actresses listed for roles in Half-Blood Prince, and one of them may suggest how the film opens up. Teresa Mahoney, pictured left, has been cast as “Sofie” in “Boardroom – Opening Scene”. This leads us to believe that Half-Blood Prince's opening may stay true to the book. Other casting includes a Slytherin Student, a Death Eater, and a Slughorn Ball Graduate. Thanks to Ryan for the tip! Read More »

Tony Coburn cast as Young Lucius Malfoy

BlogHogwarts.com has online an interview with Tony Coburn, who will be playing Young Lucius Malfoy in Half-Blood Prince. In the interview, he talks about what scenes he's filmed and who he's worked with: BH: Have you filmed your scenes for Half-Blood Prince? In which scenes are you involved? TC: The scenes have been shot and I was in a dinner scene with Professor Slughorn. I was also an extra in Dumbledore’s death scene which was a night shoot. BH: Who did you work with? Who did you meet? TC: I acted with Jim Broadbent and was in the death scene with Michael Gambon, Daniel Radcliffe, Maggie Smith and Robbie Coltrane. To read more of what he has to say, including how he prepared for the role, check out this translation at The-Portkey.com. Thanks to them for the tip! Read More »

Suzanne Toase to play Alecto Carrow in HBP

According to United Agents, actress Suzanne Toase is currently filming her role as Alecto Carrow for the sixth Harry Potter film. It is yet unknown whether she'll reprise the role in Deathly Hallows. Thanks to everyone who emailed in! Read More »

Greyback, Carrow cast for HBP

Reports have emerged online today that two new actors have been cast for Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. David Legeno will play the role of the werewolf, Fenrir Greyback and Ralph Ineson has been cast for the part of Death Eater Amycus Carrow. We will keep you posted as more information becomes available. Thanks to Read More »

New actors cast for Half-Blood Prince

CBBC Newsround has revealed information about casting for the following Hogwarts student roles in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince: Cormac McLaggen – Freddie Stroma Blaise Zabini – Louis Cordice Romilda Vane – Anna Shaffer Katie Bell – Georgina Leonidas Leanne (Katie Bell's friend) – Isabella Laughland Marcus Belby – Robert Knox All the actors and actresses are relative newcomers so not much is known about them at the moment – we will update you as information is released. The film is set to be shown in theatres from November 21st, 2008. Read More »