Welcome back to MuggleNet’s weekly Casting News column! This week, we continue to adore David Tennant in all his geeky glory, get our first bit of news surrounding the return of “Peaky Blinders”, and go on a prehistoric adventure with Eddie Redmayne. All that and more in this week’s Role Call!
We’re certainly in the thick of awards season at the moment – just yesterday, we learned about the Producers Award nominees, and today it’s the turn of BAFTA, the British Academy Film and Television Awards. The nominations were announced this morning by Stephen Fry (British audiobooks) and actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw (“Belle”, featuring Tom Felton).
The return to Hogwarts is nearly here! Before you pack your trunk or start studying for Charms class, why not make the most of your time by checking out what the “Potter” cast and crew are up to? We’ve got zombies, a sea witch, and an Irish love triangle to keep you occupied, so keep reading!
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!
Next month, Alan Rickman (Professor Snape) will take part in BAFTA’s series of “A Life in Pictures”. The event will take place on April 15 in London.
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.