Tag Archives: John Hurt

Sir John Hurt Awarded Knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II

John Hurt Knighted

Sir John Hurt has been awarded his knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II. Read about his thoughts on the honor, plus promising news on the state of his health! Read More »

Social Roundup: Love is All Around Us

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With Valentine's Day in the air, this week's roundup is filled with both the comical and romantic moments we love. Read More »

Role Call: Grindelwald to take the stage, new guests announced for Expo Patronum!

MuggleNet Live - Expo Patronum

In this week's Role Call, Grindelwald takes the West End, Molly Weasley takes the East, and Expo Patronum attendees take the ultimate grand prize as even more special cast and crew members are announced for MuggleNet Live's April event in London! Read More »

Sir John Hurt among voices of “The Chokeables” campaign

The Chokeables

Sir John Hurt voices an animated peanut in a new campaign by St. John Ambulance to prevent infants from choking. Find out more here! Read More »

Updated: John Hurt to be presented with knighthood

John Hurt

As we come to the end of another year, it has reached that time where the Queen's New Year honors list is making itself known, honoring those - celebrities and ordinary people alike - who have achieved enough in their life so far to be awarded with a special recognition. Read More »

“Harry Potter” alumni nominated for 2015 Critics’ Choice Awards

Critics Choice Movie Awards

Awards season is here, and plenty of "Harry Potter" alumni have been nominated for the 2015 Critics' Choice Awards! Find out who the nominees are! Read More »

“Snowpiercer”, Brendan Gleeson, win at Boston Online Film Critics Association Awards


The Boston Online Film Critics Association has chosen its favorite films of 2014, and "Potter" fans will recognize some familiar names among the winners. Read More »

Role Call: Magical time of year

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It's that wondrous time of year when we look forward to the holidays, feasts, and presents. In addition to the presents you can win during our annual (and awesome!) Advent Calendar Giveaway this year, we'd like to think that bringing you all the Role Call news every week is a gift, as well. This week, we bring you movies on Blu-ray, red carpet interviews (with animal guests, too!), George Clooney at Downton, a US series featuring a Slytherin baddie that has been added to a UK fall lineup, a "Harry Potter" ginger gracing the cover of a major film magazine, and a poster of a certain blonde Fairy Godmother. If we could wrap it up in a bow and hand it to you, we would! Take a look at this week's Casting News! Read More »

Role Call: London Calling

Muggle London

Our Casting News this week takes us to London, where a number of projects are currently afoot. Get all the latest news on what our favorite actors are up, including this week's television appearances, by reading below! Read More »

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


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 »

Painting by John Hurt to be auctioned for charity

John Hurt - Stars on Canvas

Another "Harry Potter" star does their bit for charity as John Hurt takes part in Stars on Canvas, a biannual charity auction of paintings created by famous names. Read More »

Role Call: Rags to Reunions


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 »

John Hurt receives William Shakespeare Award for Classical Theatre

John Hurt

In honor of John Hurt’s achievements he was presented with the William Shakespeare Award for Classical Theatre this past Sunday evening, and MuggleNet was in attendance. The gala took place at the William Shakespeare Company in Washington, D.C. Read More »

Role Call: The baddies are back!

Baddies Trio

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: Jabberwockys and tigers, oh my!

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This week, we take another look at "Cinderella", learn some exciting casting news for "The Jungle Book", take some silly walks, and find out which television series has been granted a second season! All this and more in this week's edition of Casting News! Read More »

Role Call: Rumors, Release Dates, and Appearances Are Afoot!

CTV Upfront 2014

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: Veela Love Story, All Hail Queen Narcissa!


In this week's Role Call, we find out how Narcissa Malfoy became queen, find Ollivander performing for charity, and how squib Filch wormed his way up to Professor status - All this and more in Casting News! Read More »

John Hurt talks about “Snowpiercer” role


Back in May, we posted a trailer for John Hurt's (Mr. Ollivander) upcoming film, "Snowpiercer". Now, a new interview with the actor reveals some of his thoughts about his character in the film, and more. Read More »

Role Call: Searching, Singing, and Suffering – HP cast does it all!

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In this week's Casting News, former cast members search for the truth in Jerusalem, make a cameo in a sports-themed music video, and face a film legend - Al Pacino! Check it out! Read More »

John Hurt visits library and reads “Harry Potter” to school children

John Hurt

John Hurt (Garrick Ollivander) paid a visit to the Belfry Primary School in Overstrand this week to mark the opening of their new library, and he even read a passage from "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" - find out all the details here. Read More »