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“Paddington” character posters released, plus premiere details

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In the lead-up to the release of "Paddington", a set of character posters has been released. The posters include Jim Broadbent (Professor Horace Slughorn) as Mr. Gruber and Julie Walters (Mrs. Weasley) as Mrs. Bird. Read More »

Emma Watson’s “Paddington” statue has been unveiled!

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We announced a little while ago that a "Paddington" trail, with "Paddington" statues decorated by various well-known names, would be placed around London. The trail was unveiled today, and among the statues are the bears that "Potter" stars Emma Watson, Julie Walters (Mrs. Weasley), and Stephen Fry (UK audiobooks) have designed. Read More »

Video: Watch the brand new “Paddington” trailer!


With under a month to go until David Heyman's new film, "Paddington", is out in the UK, a new trailer has been released! The trailer shows us more than the previous ones have done, previewing the plot of the film and the adventures that are waiting for Paddington as he arrives in London and with the Brown family. Read More »

“Paddington” stars gather to preview film!

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It's not long until the new "Paddington" film, produced by "Harry Potter" producer David Heyman, is released. In the lead-up to the release, the stars of the film gathered to watch some of the preview footage from the film. Read More »

Role Call: Rags to Reunions


We have a lot to cover in this week's Casting News, including a first look at what a good Lucius Malfoy might have looked like, the secrets the Dowager Countess may be hiding, the "Harry Potter" reunion you weren't expecting, Stan Shunpike gets animated, and more details (finally!) on the new "Cinderella"! Read More »

UK release date set for David Heyman’s “Testament of Youth”


The UK release date for David Heyman's newest film, "Testament of Youth", has just been announced! Read More »

New “Paddington” trail announced, supported by “Potter” stars

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Today, it was announced that an official Paddington trail was being created by, NSPCC, and STUDIOCANAL. Many well-known faces have already given their support to the trail and will be designing their own statues, including Emma Watson. Read More »

RUMOR: “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” sequel release dates set

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Did Warner Bros. just spill the beans on the release dates for the much-anticipated "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" trilogy? Read More »

Role Call: It’s Good To Be Bad!

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This week's edition of Casting News finds an abundance of roles for the actors that we love to hate (or really love despite their faults, in some cases!). Take a look at what's next for Ralph Fiennes, David Bradley, Alan Rickman, and more! Read More »

Role Call: Rumors, Release Dates, and Appearances Are Afoot!

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In the latest edition of MuggleNet Role Call, we find out which Harry Potter alum will be invading our televisions this fall, which long-awaited projects are slated for theatrical release, and which project has been placed on hold for the time being. Let's dive into the latest casting news like Harry in the Black Lake during his second Triwizard task, shall we? Read More »

David Heyman signs on to produce “Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth”


"Harry Potter" producer David Heyman has signed on to produce the upcoming film adaptation of "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth". Read More »

UPDATED: New “Paddington” pictures, posters, and trailer released

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It was only a couple of months ago that the trailer for David Heyman's new film "Paddington", based on the famous bear from children's literature, hit our computer screens. Now, a couple of new pictures promoting the live action film are available to view, along with new posters and a full-length trailer. Read More »

“Gravity” nominated for Hugo Award

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Since its release in October "Gravity", directed and produced by Alfonso Cuarón and David Heyman, has won countless honors - most recently at the Oscars. Now, the highly-praised film has earned another honor. Read More »

Young theater group actors chosen for new David Heyman film


30 lucky students from the Young Theatre Company, based at the Acorn Theatre in Worksop, have recently been chosen to appear as extras in the new David Heyman film, Testament of Youth. According to the Worksop Guardian, the film is set during the First World War. Find out more about the new feature film right here! Read More »

David Heyman receives the Golden Sphinx Award!


David Heyman received the Order of the Golden Sphinx at the Hasty Pudding Institute's annual gala on Monday. The award celebrates “his career-long contributions to the arts.” The annual ceremony took place in New York City. Congratulations to David – a very well-deserved award! Read More »

Teaser trailer revealed for David Heyman’s “Paddington”


Gravity may have aced this weekend's Academy Awards, but David Heyman, producer of the Harry Potter series, is wasting no time in promoting his latest project. Returning to his passion for adaptation, Heyman has been in development for his new live action film "Paddington." Offering only the briefest glimpse of the bear in question, this newly released teaser offers an introduction to Paddington's Peruvian roots. Read More »

“Gravity” walks away with seven oscars, while Emma Watson presents an award!


This year's Oscars ceremony, hosted by Ellen DeGeneres, took place last night in Hollywood. The big winner of the night was Gravity, the movie directed and produced by Alfonso Cuarón and David Heyman. It walked away with seven awards. In addition, Earlier this week Cuarón spoke about his son's role in getting the concept of the movie off the ground as well as his initial expectations of the film's success. Emma Watson attended the Oscars for the first time, which we reported recently, presenting the award for special effects. Read More »

“Gravity” and “Doctor Who” nominated for Ray Bradbury Award

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The 2013 Nebula nominees have been announced by the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America. Of note for Potter fans, is the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation. Congratulations to both Doctor Who and Gravity for the nomination! Read More »

“Potter” Twitter Roundup: Awards All Around

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As we wind down the weekend, here is your weekly Potter roundup courtesy of Twitter. .@GravityMovieUK 's director Alfonso Cuarón backstage in the @BoothnationUK Selfie Pod. #EEBAFTAs — BAFTA (@BAFTA) February 17, 2014 Alfonso Cuarón & David Heyman on Gravity winning Outstanding British Film: #EEBAFTAs — BAFTA (@BAFTA) February 17, 2014 Emma also got lucky, winning another prize. Thank you @ELLEUK for my best actress award tonight and for all the support. Such a lovely evening. Xx — Emma Watson (@EmWatson) February 19, 2014 A starstruck @EmWatson and @Pharrell at the #ELLEStyleAwards — ELLEUK (@ELLEUK) February 18, 2014 While some were maturing this week, Hope @thisisbwright has had an incredible birthday! I love you and miss you so much my Cornish Ice cream friend!! — Afshan Azad (@afshan_azad) February 17, 2014 Thank you so much for all the birthday love — Bonnie Wright (@thisisbwright) February 18, 2014 … others appear to be regressing! Had so much fun today at D Land with the gang @cooperhefner @RHByrne @Emilyfelix @Maxwheeler13 Scott and — Scarlett Byrne (@ScarleyByrne) February 20, 2014 Just chillin with my new buddy — Devon Murray (@DevonMMurray) February 18, 2014 Tom was hard on ... Read More »

David Heyman awarded the Golden Sphinx Award by the Hasty Pudding Institute!


The Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770 has announced that David Heyman, the producer of all eight Harry Potter movies, is to receive the 2014 Order of the Golden Sphinx award. David, who recently won a BAFTA, will receive the prestigious award at the annual Order of the Golden Sphinx Gala. Congratulations to David! A very well-deserved award! Read More »