Tag Archives: BAFTA

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 »

Alan Rickman to take part in BAFTA “A Life in Pictures” interview

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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. Read More »

Congratulations to all of last night’s BAFTA Award winners!

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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. Read More »

2015 BAFTA nominations announced!

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It's award season, and the latest batch of announcements come from BAFTA. The nominations were announced this morning (January 9) bright and early, on Facebook, by Stephen Fry (UK audio books) and Sam Claffin ("The Hunger Games"). Read More »

Role Call: A time for trailers

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This week in Role Call, we experience a number of trailers and clips from some of the most anticipated projects on the slate. From the upcoming series "Dig" to Alan Rickman's return to directing, we have a lot to show you. Dig on in! Read More »

Video: Emma Thompson’s Screenwriters Lecture now online!

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Back in September, we posted about the BAFTA lecture that Emma Thompson gave about her writing process. Now BAFTA has posted the full lecture online! Read More »

Julie Walters on why she didn’t become a Hollywood star

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Julie Walters talks about why she chose to make her career in the UK and not Hollywood. Read More »

Julie Walters on aging and being considered a national treasure

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Julie Walters, who portrayed Molly Weasley in the "Harry Potter" films, discusses aging in the public eye and being considered a national treasure. Find out what she had to say! Read More »

UPDATED: BAFTA celebrates Julie Walters in “A Life in Television” event

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Update: Julie Walters will celebrate her acting career with BAFTA this month! The air date has been confirmed - find out when to set your DVR! Read More »

Katie Leung on her BAFTA award, acting, and “One Child”

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Last week, we revealed that Katie Leung had been chosen by BAFTA as a Breakthrough Brit. In a new interview with "The Daily Record", Katie discusses receiving the award, acting, and her upcoming role in "One Child". Read More »

Katie Leung named as a BAFTA Breakthrough Brit!

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BAFTA announced their Breakthrough Brits list this week, and "Potter" alumna Katie Leung (Cho Chang) is one of the names on the list, as well as engineer and producer Charu Desodt, who worked on "Wonderbook: Book of Spells". Read More »

New documentary announced to celebrate the career of Julie Walters

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A new BBC2 documentary has been announced to celebrate the illustrious career of Julie Walters! Read More »

Emma Thompson discusses her personal writing process

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Back in July, we mentioned to you that Emma Thompson (Sybill Trelawney) would be appearing at a BAFTA-run event in London to discuss her career as a screenwriter. The Screenwriter's Lecture, which took place recently, saw crowds flock to view the actress talk (to a sold out venue) in great detail about her own personal process to gear herself up for writing. Read More »

UPDATE: Emma Watson receives BAFTA Los Angeles award

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Emma Watson is set to receive a BAFTA Los Angeles award in November for British Artist of the Year. Find out more here. 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 »

Jason Isaacs, Jim Broadbent discuss new roles and acting

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Jason Isaacs has a lot to say about his upcoming miniseries, "Dig", in which he plays an FBI agent who uncovers a conspiracy. Meanwhile, Jim Broadbent discusses various aspects of acting. Read More »

“Potter” stars triumph at 2014 BAFTA TV Awards

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Former "Potter" stars triumphed at this year's BAFTA TV Awards. Find out which awards they won here. Read More »

John Hurt wants YOU to vote for “Doctor Who” to win a BAFTA – video

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In this fun video, John Hurt, who recently appeared on "Doctor Who"’s 50th anniversary special, encourages fans to vote for "Doctor Who" for the BAFTA Television Awards, where "The Day of the Doctor" is nominated for the Radio Times Audience Award. Read More »

Julie Walters to receive BAFTA Fellowship

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Julie Walters is set to be given a prestigious BAFTA Fellowship next month. BBC News reports that Walters will be recognized for her contribution to film and TV, where she first gained recognition partnering with the comedian Victoria Wood in shows such as "Wood and Walters". Read More »

“Potter” stars land 2014 BAFTA nominations

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The 2014 BAFTA nominations are in, and several talented "Potter" cast members have scored nominations! Read More »