Tag Archives: Bill Nighy

Role Call: The Doctor Will See You Now

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There are many projects that the cast of "Harry Potter" tackle that get us excited. This week, David Tennant's new Netflix series has us completely geeking out, while a few other roles have piqued our interest but remain shrouded in mystery. Take a look at what's coming up for your favorite "Potter" cast members! Read More »

Role Call: Season of Entertainment

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In this week's Role Call, the season of entertainment begins! We have War Doctor news, our first look at Ralph Fiennes in both "Spectre" and the under-wraps "Hail, Caesar!", the first trailer for "Dad's Army" and learn a little more about Madam Maxime than we wanted to. Take a look at what your favorite cast members are up to these days! Read More »

Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman Back Mental Health Campaign


Emma Thompson (Professor Sybil Trelawney) and Alan Rickman (Professor Severus Snape) are among a host of famous faces who have backed a campaign called Equality for Mental Health, calling for increased funding from the British government for mental health services. Read More »

“Harry Potter” Alumni This Month on Netflix and Amazon Instant Video

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Amazon Instant Video and Netflix announce October releases featuring some of our favorite "Harry Potter" film alumni! Read More »

Role Call: The Journey Into Fall – Part 2

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Welcome to Part 2 of our Casting News this week! We've got more roles to explore, including another period piece set in India, Bellatrix starring in a music video, and one "Potter" star voicing an Arctic animal. Read on for the continuation of this week's Role Call! Read More »

Role Call: The Journey Into Fall – Part 1

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There have been a ton of new roles and project updates over the last few weeks and we just don't have enough room to talk about them all! For the first time, we're going to split up our Role Call, a la "Deathly Hallows". Check out Part 1 of this week's Casting News as we follow our favorite "Harry Potter" cast members in their latest roles! Read More »

Role Call: Summer Isn’t Over Yet!

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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! Read More »

Toby Jones talks “Dad’s Army” and upcoming TV show “Wayward Pines”

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Known in the "Potter"-verse for the voice of the beloved house-elf Dobby, Toby Jones has more than just a project or two on the horizon - Jones himself goes into detail about a couple of his other highly anticipated projects. Read More »

Role Call: Trailers, tales, and theaters!

It's taken us a bit of time to recover from the fun of our Expo Patronum event in London, but we're back! This week, we learn about a slew of new stage roles, get our hands on a few trailers, and continue our efforts to find out exactly which character Domhnall Gleeson will be portraying in the new "Star Wars"! Read on for all the scoop on the latest roles for our favorite cast members! Read More »

Bill Nighy has been nominated for a Tony Award

Bill Nighy

Bill Nighy has been nominated for a Tony Award for his role in "Skylight". Read More »

Bill Nighy to appear on Broadway once again in “Skylight”

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Bill Nighy is to appear on Broadway from March 13, alongside Carey Mulligan in "Skylight". Read More »

Imelda Staunton nominated for an Olivier Award


Imelda Staunton (Dolores Umbridge) has been nominated for an Olivier Award for Best Actress for her performance in David Lindsay-Abaire's "Good People". The David Hare play "Skylight", which stars Bill Nighy and is set to open on Broadway later this week, also picked up a nomination for Best Revival. Find out more here. Read More »

Role Call: The UK is calling, will you answer?


As fans and MuggleNet staff are dreaming about the fun they'll have at MuggleNet's Expo Patronum this April in London, this week's Casting News highlights events and films taking place in the UK! From Ireland to London, "Harry Potter" cast have the UK covered. Take a look at where your favorite cast members are currently appearing in the coming months! Read More »

Role Call: Singing Snape and TWO new guests for Expo Patronum announced!


It's an exciting week for "Harry Potter" fans - we've got tons of new roles to announce including TWO new Special Guests for MuggleNet Live! 2015: Expo Patronum, a music video starring Snape (who knew he could carry a tune?), another villainous role for a previous Doctor, new clips and trailers, and a look at new art from Diagon Alley artist Michael Curry and his design team. All that and more in this week's Role Call! Read More »

Role Call: Holy role-rs!

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In this week's role call, we get an all new look at "Effie Gray", see a beloved Hogwarts portrait-dweller return to her religious roots, and learn the next project that He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named will take on! Dive on in for MuggleNet's weekly Casting News! 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 »

“Potter” actors announced for Golden Globe nominations


"Harry Potter" actors took the Golden Globe nominations by storm. Who was recognized, and who was snubbed? Read More »

“Potter” alumni win big at the British Independent Film Awards

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The British Independent Film Awards were held in London tonight, and a number of former "Potter" alumni emerged victorious! Find out all the winners here. Read More »

Role Call: Magical time of year

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It's that wondrous time of year when we look forward to the holidays, feasts, and presents. In addition to the presents you can win during our annual (and awesome!) Advent Calendar Giveaway this year, we'd like to think that bringing you all the Role Call news every week is a gift, as well. This week, we bring you movies on Blu-ray, red carpet interviews (with animal guests, too!), George Clooney at Downton, a US series featuring a Slytherin baddie that has been added to a UK fall lineup, a "Harry Potter" ginger gracing the cover of a major film magazine, and a poster of a certain blonde Fairy Godmother. If we could wrap it up in a bow and hand it to you, we would! Take a look at this week's Casting News! Read More »

Role Call: It’s an army…of news!

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This week, an army practically takes over Role Call, the Dowager Countess dresses down, Santa is spotted, and Daniel Radcliffe's next magical role gets a title! All that and more in this edition of Casting News! Read More »