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Role Call: The Absolem Truth

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Welcome to this week's Role Call! There are A LOT of new projects in the works for our favorite "Harry Potter" alum, including those of David Tennant, David Thewlis, and David Heyman (Wow! That's a lot of Davids!), and of course, we prepare for Alan Rickman's last film: "Alice Through the Looking Glass". Check out what is in the works below! Read More »

Role Call: Lady and Her Fans

THE LADY IN THE VAN

It's that time of the week again! Want to find out which one of your favorite "Harry Potter" alum are in the upcoming animated film "Trolls"? Feel like living in a van with Dame Maggie Smith? We've got it all here in this week's Role Call! Read More »

Role Call: Come One, Come Spall

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This week has been full of interesting projects and appearances from our favorite "Potter" alumni. So interesting, in fact, that for the first time, Justin Bieber's name is in this article. Want to see why? That and more in this week's Role Call! 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 »

“Potter” Alumni Nominated for BAFTA TV Awards 2016

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See which "Potter" actors are nominated for the 2016 BAFTA TV Awards! 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: Smooth Criminal

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This week, we find Tom Felton going all the way back to the New Testament, learn about the dozens of new projects our favorite "Harry Potter" alum have signed on to do, and watch Gary Oldman fulfill his dream of becoming a rock star. All that and more in MuggleNet’s weekly Role Call! Read More »

John Hurt, Helen McCrory Nominated for BBC Audio Drama Awards

John Hurt and Helen McCrory

John Hurt (Garrick Ollivander) and Helen McCrory (Narcissa Malfoy) have both picked up nominations for the 2016 BBC Audio Drama Awards. McCrory is nominated for her performance in BBC Radio 4's "The Pumpkin Eater", while Hurt has received a nomination for his role as Jeffrey Bernard in Radio 4's adaptation of Keith Waterhouse's play, "Jeffrey Bernard Is Unwell". Read More »

Sir John Hurt Awarded Knighthood by Queen Elizabeth II

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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!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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!

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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 »

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

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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 »