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“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 »

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: 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 »

Role Call: The Dowager Countess is back…with Gregorovitch?

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In this week's edition of Casting News, we find out who's joining the cast of two popular British television drama series, who's visiting a late night talk show, and more! Read More »