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Warwick Davis Backs Scope’s “End the Awkward” Campaign

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Warwick Davis (Professor Flitwick, Griphook) has backed the latest campaign of UK disability charity Scope, called End the Awkward. Scope explains that the new campaign seeks to end awkwardness surrounding disability. Read More »

The Life and Lies of… Michael Gambon?

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

Social Roundup: Game of Thrones meets Harry Potter, Modesty auditions, and Wimbledon finals

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With casting calls for the first publicly advertised "Fantastic Beasts" role, Daniel Radcliffe doing his thing at Comic-Con, and Wimbledon finals, it's time for the latest edition of Social Roundup. Read More »

Thousands Turn Out for “Fantastic Beasts” Modesty Auditions

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It's been an exciting day in the "Harry Potter" fandom; Warner Bros. hosted an open casting call in London for "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them". They were looking for Modesty, a "haunted" 8-12-year-old girl with "an inner strength and stillness. She has an ability to see deep into people and understand them." In all likelihood, they found Modesty today among the thousands of hopefuls who turned up to audition. Read More »

“Fantastic Beasts” Open Casting Call: Break a Leg!

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The open casting call for the role of Modesty in "Fantastic Beasts" is HERE! Check it out! Read More »

Sir John Hurt Awarded Knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II

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Sir John Hurt has been awarded his knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II. Read about his thoughts on the honor, plus promising news on the state of his health! Read More »

Major Changes Coming to Muggle Quidditch

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New leadership for both UK and US Quidditch, a new strategic plan from US Quidditch (USQ) outlining their goals and priorities for the sports future, and possibly even high school Quidditch leagues in the future! Read on to learn more! Read More »

Giveaway: Win One-Day Admission to GeekyCon for You and a Friend!

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Are you attending GeekyCon this month in Orlando, Florida? Perhaps you're still on the fence about attending? Let MuggleNet help you out with FREE ADMISSION - get all the details on how you can enter to win here! Read More »

“Potter” Actors Announced for Emmy Nominations

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The nominations for the 67th Emmy Awards were announced this morning with many shows featuring some of our own "Harry Potter" alumni. Read More »

Is This Our First Look at the “Fantastic Beasts” Set?

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We're only a couple of days away from the first open casting call for "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" (is anyone you know trying their luck at auditions?), and we now may have our first glimpse at the film's set! Read More »

Gruellingly Nauseating and Onerous MuggleNet Exercise – Hogwarts Secrets

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MuggleNet GNOMEs - Hogwarts Secrets Read More »

“MuggleNet Academia” Lesson 32: “Medieval Motifs in Harry Potter” Is Now Available for Download

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"MuggleNet Academia" returns with this exciting discussion on "Medieval Motifs in Harry Potter" - Download to listen NOW! Read More »

Bloomsbury Announces Deluxe Edition of Illustrated “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone”

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While we all eagerly await the fully illustrated edition of the first "Harry Potter" book, set to be released in October, Bloomsbury has announced something exciting for collectors - there will be a deluxe edition of the book. Read More »

“Harry Potter: Magical Places from the Films” Giveaway!

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Entertainment Focus is giving its UK readers the chance to win one of three free copies of the newly released "Harry Potter: Magical Places from the Films: Hogwarts, Diagon Alley, and Beyond". Read on to learn how! Read More »

“Fantastic Beasts” Open Casting Call!

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Ever wanted to take part in the "Harry Potter" films? Well, now is your chance to take part in the new "Fantastic Beasts" trilogy! Warner Bros. Pictures is holding an open casting call this Saturday! Read More »

Review: Fathead “Harry Potter” Movie Poster Collection Wall Decals

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Ever wondered what magic a Fathead "Harry Potter" wall decal can add to your life? Let me break it down for you: Oodles and oodles of magic! Check out our review of the wall decals here! Read More »

BAFTA Auctions Exclusive Backstage Photography for Charity

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BAFTA is currently auctioning 17 images from their exclusive “BAFTA, Backstage” photography collection. These photographs provide viewers with a behind-the-scenes glimpse of the British Academy Film Awards and include images of actors from the "Harry Potter" universe! Read More »

Daniel Radcliffe promotes his new film around Comic-Con!

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Daniel Radcliffe has been busy of late promoting his new film. See what he's been up to at and around San Diego Comic-Con! Read More »

“Fantastic Beasts” Has Cast Jacob!

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Warner Bros. announces the casting of Newt's rival, Jacob - get all the details we know about the latest "Fantastic Beasts" casting so far here! Read More »

Fantastic Beasts Casting News: Queenie Has Been Found!

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"Dig" actress Alison Sudol has been cast as Tina's younger sister, Queenie. Read More »