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Role Call: Rags to Reunions

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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 »

Role Call: The baddies are back!

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This week in Casting News, nearly every notorious villain in the "Potter" universe will be appearing in new projects - mobsters, a Sith, and even a king! Take a look at what's next for the cast of "Harry Potter", if you dare... Read More »

Role Call: What is the Countess hiding?

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This week, we get our first look at the new season of "Downton Abbey" including spoilers regarding the dowager Countess, find a professor taking on a role in the CIA, see why New York is so popular, and follow Peter Pettigrew into a haunted house. All that and more in Casting News! Read More »

MuggleNet Interview with Jessie Cave: Pride, Hufflepuff, and Dominic West

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"I think with acting you just to have accept that whichever job you get, you were meant to get it because that's the only way you can find reason in this weird auditioning world." Jessie Cave talks to MuggleNet about her latest film, Pride, her fear of horses and the reasons she writes. Read More »

Movie Review: Pride starring Imelda Staunton & Bill Nighy

Pride, starring Potter alumni Imelda Staunton, Bill Nighy and Jessie Cave, is an uplifting tale of acceptance and solidarity. Read our full review now. Read More »

“Pride”, featuring Bill Nighy, Imelda Staunton, and Jessie Cave, trailer released

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Excited to see the new movie "Pride" with three HP stars? We've got the newest trailer here! Read More »

Trailer for “The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” arrives

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The first trailer for "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel" has been released. The sequel to 2012's sleeper hit stars Dame Maggie Smith (Minerva McGonagall) and Bill Nighy (Rufus Scrimgeour). Check it out here. Read More »

“Potter” stars lend their voices to St. Mary’s Church audio guide

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Former "Potter" cast members, including Alan Rickman (Severus Snape) and Bill Nighy (Rufus Scrimgeour), have lent their voices to an audio guide for St. Mary's Chuch in England. Find out more information 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 »

Role Call: Voldemort’s MI-5 Career is on Hold as Mad-Eye Joins Priesthood?

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Now that our O.W.L.s are taken and we have a moment to breathe a sigh of relief, let's take a look at what's happening this week for our favorite cast members! We have a few trailers, on-set film stills, a secret film project, and some rumored roles to discuss. Check it out! Read More »

West End’s “Skylight”, starring Bill Nighy, to be broadcast live to cinemas

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According to BroadwayWorld, the West End production of "Skylight", starring Bill Nighy (Rufus Scrimgeour), will be broadcast live to theaters via National Theatre Live. Read More »

Role Call: So Much Talent, So Little Time!

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With the amount of talent in the Harry Potter films, it really never comes as a surprise that there are always new projects to announce each week as part of our Casting News section. This week, however, it gets a little crazy! Take a break from those Ordinary Wizarding Level examinations and check in on your favorite Potter cast to see what they're up to this week! Read More »

Role Call: Trains, Caves, and Supermarkets – Wizards are everywhere!

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In this week's edition of Role Call, one member of the Weasley family helps Michael Caine on a bus ride, Scrimgeour reads some poetry, and Professor Sprout gives up her Hogwarts job for a supermarket gig! All that and more in Casting News! Read More »

Role Call: Double, Double Toil and Trouble

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This week, we find out which "Potter" alum will be cooking for television, who is joining the sequel to Disney's "Alice in Wonderland", and which Order of the Phoenix member will be breaking the law in an upcoming film. All that and more in this week's Role Call! Read More »

Stars come out for pre-Cannes Film Festival lunch

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Some of our favorite HP alumni are celebrating their upcoming trip to the Cannes Film Festival to represent British film - can you guess who they are? Take a look here! Read More »

Role Call: Nearly Headless Nick vs. the CIA…in bathing suits?

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In this week's Role Call, we find out which Hogwarts teacher is taking a long hike through the Appalachian Trail, how sweet Rita Skeeter's Quick Quotes Quill can actually be, and which "HP" alum has accepted the role of a "Baywatch" villain. All this and more in the latest edition of Casting News! Read More »

Role Call: Snape loses his black robes, Umbridge to record spoken-word album

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This week's Role Call finds us awkwardly staring at a naked Professor Snape, discussing more "Star Wars VII" casting rumors, Imelda Staunton's link to Mr. Carson on "Downton Abbey", and much more! Read More »

“Pride”, starring Imelda Staunton, Bill Nighy, and Jessie Cave, to premiere at Cannes 2014

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"Pride", the new film by director Matthew Warchus, is set to premiere at this year's Cannes Film Festival. The film, which is based on the true story of gay and lesbian UK activists who raised funds to support striking members of the National Union of Mineworkers, stars three former "Potter" alumni! Read More »

Movie Review: ‘About Time’ starring Domhnall Gleeson & Bill Nighy

This is a movie, literally and figuratively, about time. It reminds us all that time is fleeting and to make the most of it, even those who secretly have the power to time travel. Most of all, Tim and his time-traveling father reveal to us the ultimate secret to a happy life. Read More »