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J.K. Rowling to Attend Special Screening of “Fantastic Beasts” to Benefit Lumos Foundation

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J.K. Rowling will attend a special screening of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" at Carnegie Hall in New York on Saturday, November 12 to benefit the Lumos Foundation. Eddie Redmayne, director David Yates and additional cast members will also be present at the special screening in support of the author‘s non-profit children’s organization. Read More »

Role Call: Do You Remember Me, Batman?

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Welcome to April! In this week's Role Call, we get extended looks at several of our favorite "Potter" cast members in their upcoming roles, weaving through magical realms and dramatic realities. It has been a long week, but these projects will definitely not disappoint. Stick around and check out this week’s Casting News! Read More »

Role Call: The Gleeson Effect

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It's a new year, which brings new roles and new beginnings for many of our favorite "Harry Potter" cast members. This week, see how Domhnall Gleeson's career has blossomed over the past couple of years, what David Tennant is up to this January, and fangirl over the confirmed cast for "Bridget Jones's Baby". All of this and more in MuggleNet's weekly Role Call! Read More »

Role Call: Bedtime Stories and Singing Squires

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This week, Hagrid reads us a bedtime story, a familiar werewolf gets into a car accident, Professor McGonagall sets her sights on America, and a legend returns! Take a peek at what we have in store for you during MuggleNet's weekly Role Call! Read More »

Will Newt Be Just Like Harry Going Through His Awkward Stage?

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What David Heyman's latest interview tells us about the humor in "Fantastic Beasts". Read More »

Role Call: Did Someone Say Vogue?

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This week has been a busy one for the cast of "Harry Potter"! The first season of David Tennant's new series, "Jessica Jones", was released on Netflix, Domhnall Gleeson decided to channel his inner Naomi, while director Alfonso Cuarón shot a fashion film. All of that and more int this week's Role Call as we take a look at what your favorite cast members are up to these days! Read More »

Romance, Humor, and Darkness, Oh My! “Fantastic Beasts” May Remind You of “Goblet of Fire”

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If you weren't already excited about "Fantastic Beasts", you will be now! David Heyman compares the "Harry Potter" spin-off to "Goblet of Fire" . Read More »

12 Reasons to Stay Excited for “Fantastic Beasts”

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"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" comes to theaters one year from today! Here's a list of a dozen reasons to keep you excited for the next 12 months! Read More »

Important Set for Two “Fantastic Beasts” Main Characters Revealed!

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The Pottermore Correspondent released another report from the set of "Fantastic Beasts", revealing how they created New York City in jolly old England. What will this report reveal about two of the main characters? Read More »

RUMOR: Does “Fantastic Beasts” Have a Secret Code Name?

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Is it possible that "Fantastic Beasts" is going by a code name? Find out more here! Read More »

So what do we ACTUALLY know about the “Fantastic Beasts” film?

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In light of yesterday's casting announcement, we take a look at what we do AND don't know about the upcoming "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" film. Read More »

Tom Felton on his new documentary and being in Gryffindor

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How did Tom Felton react to being Sorted into Gryffindor? Read on to find out, as well as learn more about his new super fan documentary. Read More »

David Heyman reveals familiar face to help create “Fantastic Beasts”!

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In a new interview, David Heyman reveals that a familiar face will be taking part in creating the "Fantastic Beasts" series and when they anticipate filming to begin! Read More »

David Yates to direct “Fantastic Beasts”, plus more news from Warner Bros. on the upcoming films!

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After months of speculation, it has been announced that David Yates is set to direct "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find them", and the film series will be "at least" a trilogy. Find out more about what we've learned from the Time Warner Investor Meeting! Read More »

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 »

Daniel Radcliffe discusses future as director

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Daniel Radcliffe recently sat down with "Variety" magazine to discuss his life post "Potter", his upcoming film "What If", and his future goals in the entertainment business, one of which is to make his directorial debut. 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 »

Which director did it best?

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Every hardcore Harry Potter fan is very opinionated about the movie adaptation of their favorite series, whether it be good or bad. Many of those fans also have their favorite director of the Potter films, which has caused many conflicts in the fandom. So which director is really the best? You can decide for yourself, but I decided to weigh the general consensus of positives and negatives that came which each director. 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 »