Tag Archives: Downton Abbey

SAG Award winners announced, including “Downton Abbey” and “How to Get Away with Murder”

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The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Awards took place this weekend in Los Angeles. A notable number of "Potter" alumni were involved in projects that were nominated, and there were several "Potter" winners on the list. Read More »

David Tennant honored at the National Television Awards

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Congratulations to David Tennant on receiving the Special Recognition Award at the National Television Awards last night! Read on to see which other "Potter" alumni were there. Read More »

Role Call: Escape from reality

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In this week's Role Call, we visit a singing Gryffindor squire, an alien, a former bully from Dudley's gane, and the Android Bill Weasley is falling for. Take a look at the current and upcoming projects the Harry Potter cast are tackling this week! Read More »

“The Grand Budapest Hotel”, “The Theory of Everything” pick up Golden Globes

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The Golden Globe Awards took place yesterday and several films and TV shows involving "Potter" stars picked up awards. Congratulations to all the winners! Read More »

Dame Maggie Smith nominated for National Television Award

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The nominations for Britain’s 20th National Television Awards have just been announced, and Dame Maggie Smith is up for Drama Performance for her role as the Dowager Countess of Grantham in "Downton Abbey". Read More »

Role Call: It’s a new year!

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In our final Role Call of 2014, we look to the new year and some interesting projects on the calendar! From serious dramas to light-hearted musicals, the "Harry Potter" cast show no signs of taking it easy in 2015. 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

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

Several “Potter” alumni nominated for SAG Awards!

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The SAG nominees have been announced! The list features many "Potter" alumni in various projects. 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 »

Dame Maggie Smith talks about her career, “Harry Potter”, and being recognized

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In a new interview with the "Telegraph", Dame Maggie Smith (Professor McGonagall) has spoken about the way that "Downton Abbey" has changed the way she is recognized, the lasting legacy of "Harry Potter", and her status as an icon. Read More »

People’s Choice Award nominees announced

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People's Choice Awards 2015 nominees have been announced, and you'll recognize a few names on this year's list! Whom will you be voting for? Read More »

Role Call: The Woman in Black….is back!

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We finally get our greedy eyes on some set photos from "Dad's Army", get a peek at Domhnall in "Unbroken", and just in time for Halloween, we also get to throw our hands up in front of our faces as we try to hide from "The Woman in Black" sequel! All that and more in this week's Casting News! Read More »

“Downton Abbey” costumes to be exhibited in Liverpool

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Beginning October 10, fans of "Downton Abbey" will be able to see some of the show's costumes in person! The best part? It's FREE. Read More »

Role Call: Masters of disguise

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This week, the Dowager Countess is swept off of her feet by a movie star, Bond may face his youngest villain ever, and Dublin's Olympia Theatre hosts a family reunion - all that and more in MuggleNet's weekly Casting News! 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 »

Role Call: A countess, three contenders, and a chef walk into a pub…

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As fall approaches, our "Harry Potter" cast are returning to familiar and favorite roles as we take a look at the new season of "Downton Abbey", discuss possible Oscar noms, a return to Monty Python's roots, and a first look at "Medea"! Read More »

The colliding worlds of “Harry Potter” and “Downton Abbey”!

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Sometimes the "Potter" world and projects that "Harry Potter" alumni are involved with collide in the strangest of ways. Alnwick Castle in Nothumberland, England, has become well known for doubling for Hogwarts and the background of the Quidditch lessons in "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone", but it is also set to appear in a somewhat related production... Read More »

Role Call: It’s Good To Be Bad!

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This week's edition of Casting News finds an abundance of roles for the actors that we love to hate (or really love despite their faults, in some cases!). Take a look at what's next for Ralph Fiennes, David Bradley, Alan Rickman, and more! Read More »

Maggie Smith and Helena Bonham Carter nominated for Emmy Awards!

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The 2014 Emmy Award nominees were announced this morning, and two Potter alumnae have scored nominations! Read More »