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The Original Belle Approves of Emma Watson for “Beauty and The Beast”

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This is sweet! As we all know, Emma Watson will be taking on the iconic role of Belle in Disney's upcoming live-action take on "Beauty and the Beast". Now, she's even got the seal of approval from the original Belle! Read More »

Emma Watson, Emma Thompson Set to Appear on US “Red Nose Day”

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After debuting on US television last year, "Red Nose Day" is set to return for a two-hour NBC special on May 26, and not one, but two "Harry Potter" cast members will be making an appearance! Read More »

Top Five Audiobooks “Potter” Alumni Should Narrate

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We learn about the new audiobook that Matthew Lewis stars in and dream about what books could come next. Read More »

Emma Thompson Backs Campaign to End Homophobia in Scottish Schools

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Emma Thompson (Sybill Trelawney) is showing her support for LGBT+ youth by endorsing the Time for Inclusive Education (TIE) campaign, which calls for all schools in Scotland to offer an LGBT-inclusive education that teaches about LBGT+ issues and provides an environment free from prejudice and discrimination. Read More »

Role Call: Awards, Trailers, and Fishy Tales

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In our final Role Call for March, we check out a few trailers, get a glimpse of a barely covered Professor Trelawney, and celebrate as members of the "Potter" cast are honored with numerous awards! All that and more in this week's Casting News! Read More »

Role Call: March of the Stars

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There are so many new projects in this week's Role Call! We've got award nominees, fan convention appearances, an animated trailer, and a four-part webseries to explore, just to name a few. Join us as we take a look at what's new for our favorite "Potter" cast members! Read More »

Role Call: A Flirty February

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Maggie Smith and Leonardo DiCaprio shared a kiss on Valentines Day?! Say What?! A lot of projects are in the works this week as well, with Stephen Fry, Toby Jones, Emma Thompson, Michael Gambon, and so many more about to step in front of the camera. See what our favorite "Harry Potter" alum are up to in MuggleNet’s weekly Role Call! Read More »

Role Call: Take a Trip Through Time and Space

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In this week's Role Call, the first glimpse at "Star Wars: Episode VIII" appears online, Emma Thompson and Brendan Gleeson address the importance of their film "Alone in Berlin", Katie Leung speeds through London, and Freddie Stroma travels through time! Read More »

Emma Thompson Dedicates Evening Standard Film Award to Alan Rickman

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While here in the US we're anticipating the upcoming Oscars, awards season is already underway here and around the globe. Just yesterday evening, the winners of the Evening Standard Film Awards were announced in London, and more than one "Potter" veteran was honored. Read More »

Role Call: Through the Looking Glass

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This week, we take a look at our first clip from "Alone in Berlin", catch up with Mrs. Weasley, and explore the last few films that will feature our beloved Alan Rickman. Check out MuggleNet's weekly Role Call! Read More »

Role Call: The Beginning of the End

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It has been a difficult week for "Harry Potter" fans all over the world as we honor the life of our beloved actor Alan Rickman. Join us in this week's Casting News as we look ahead to Alan Rickman's final upcoming appearances on the big screen, watch Ralph Fiennes turn into a comedic genius in "Hail, Caesar!", and follow Emma Thompson in the UK as she raises awareness for TB. All that and more in MuggleNet’s Role Call! Read More »

Emma Thompson, Alan Rickman Back Mental Health Campaign

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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 »

Emma Thompson, David Tennant Nominated for Scottish BAFTAs

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Nominations for this year’s Scottish BAFTA awards have been announced, and some familiar actors from the "Harry Potter" series are up for major awards. Read More »

Emma Thompson Speaks About Ageism in the Film Industry and the Value of Independent Thinking

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Emma Thompson has given a new interview in which she discusses her upcoming role in "The Legend of Barney Thomson", in which she plays a 77-year-old hooker, as well as shares some reflections about the current state of the film industry. Read More »

Role Call: It’s our party and we’ll sing if we want to!

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Do you have a headache from taking your O.W.L.'s? Why not grab some pumpkin juice and take a break with us as we discover the next roles and projects the "Harry Potter" cast will be involved with? In this edition, Nymphadora sings, Lucius is up to his old tricks, and Tom Riddle actually runs from inferi rather than controlling them! All that and more in this week's Role Call! Read More »

Role Call: Suited for love

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In this edition of Role Call, we get our first look at a suited Cormac McLaggen, Ralph Fiennes in "SPECTRE", and find out what some of the former "Harry Potter" cast are up to. All that and more in our weekly Casting News series! Read More »

Role Call: Aliens, tyrants, and singing squires at the ready!

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We're all over the entertainment map in today's Role Call - we've got aliens, British aristocrats, zombie apocalypse survivors, saucy ladies, and singing squires to tell you about! Take a peek at the latest characters and projects our Harry Potter alumnus will be tackling soon! 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 »

UPDATED: What do we know about “Beauty and the Beast”, starring Emma Watson, so far?

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It seems like everyone is excited about the upcoming live-action version of Disney's "Beauty and the Beast", and it's not hard to see why! With Emma Watson set to star as Belle, and Emma Thompson cast as Mrs. Potts, we look at all the information we know about the film so far. Read More »