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Timothy Spall talks studying for his role in “Mr. Turner”

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In a new interview with "NOW Magazine", Timothy Spall (Peter Pettigrew) shows commitment to his craft as he discusses the lengthy process of researching for his role as J.M.W. Turner. 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 »

Timothy Spall wins for “Mr. Turner” at 2014 European Film Awards

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Last night, the 27th annual European Film Awards took place in Riga, Latvia, and a "Harry Potter" actor walked away with one of the biggest awards of the night. Read More »

Role Call: Spectre of Christmas

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In this week's Role Call, we find a Kickstarter campaign from one of our MuggleNet Live! Expo Patronum special guests, catch Voldemort getting a college degree, the new Bond film finally gets a title, and we find Father Christmas with a gun?!? All that and more as we check out what our favorite cast members are up to this week! Read More »

Timothy Spall receives Best Actor award from New York Film Critics Circle

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The New York Film Critics Circle announced its winners for this year - read on to see which former "Potter" stars were among them! Read More »

“Potter” alumni nominated for Best Actor at upcoming European Film Awards

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A pair of "Harry Potter" alumni are vying for Best Actor at the European Film Awards this coming December. Read More »

Nominees for British Independent Film Awards announced

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The list of nominees for the 17th annual Moët British Independent Film Awards is out, and there are plenty of "Potter" connections! Check it out! 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 »

Timothy Spall’s Turner pictures to go on display!

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In preparation for his role as the artist Turner in new film "Mr. Turner", Timothy Spall (Peter Pettigrew) spent years learning to paint. For the role, he recreated many of Turner's famous works. Now, a collection of the pictures that Spall created for the role will go on display. Read More »

Timothy Spall talks the genius of J.M.W. Turner in new interview

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"Mr. Turner" is set to have its Canadian premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival this weekend. Read what Timothy Spall (Peter Pettigrew) has to say about the genius of J.M.W. Turner right here! 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 »

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 »

Role Call: Veela Love Story, All Hail Queen Narcissa!

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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 »

Timothy Spall’s wife talks about Cannes win

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Earlier this year, Timothy Spall (Wormtail) was awarded Best Actor at the Cannes Festival for his lead role in the film "Mr. Turner". Yet, as his wife, Shane Spall, recalls, they did not make immediate plans to arrive at Cannes because they did not want to tempt fate. The last time that Timothy had been nominated, and won, he had been diagnosed with leukemia and therefore unable to attend the ceremony. Shane tells this year's story in a moving piece. Read More »

Timothy Spall spent four years learning to paint for his role in “Mr. Turner”

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Did you hate the traitorous Wormtail in the "Potter" movies? Then thank Timothy Spall for his amazing performance. Now, the actor is talking about how he got into character for the role that won him the Best Actor gong at this year's Cannes Film Festival! Check it out here! Read More »

Timothy Spall named Best Actor at Cannes

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Timothy Spall (Wormtail) was surprised this week when he was named Best Actor at the Cannes Film Festival. Although Spall has previously been nominated for BAFTAS, he has always missed out. Congratulations! Read More »

First trailer and clips revealed for Timothy Spall’s “Mr. Turner”

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The first trailer and two clips have been revealed for Timothy Spall's (Wormtail) upcoming film, "Mr. Turner". Read More »

Stars come out for pre-Cannes Film Festival lunch

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Some of our favorite HP alumni are celebrating their upcoming trip to the Cannes Film Festival to represent British film - can you guess who they are? Take a look here! Read More »

Films starring “Potter” alumni Timothy Spall and Robert Pattinson to premiere at Cannes 2014

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This year's Cannes Film Festival will feature films starring former Potter alumni Timothy Spall (who portrayed Peter Pettigrew/Wormtail) and Robert Pattinson (who portrayed Cedric Diggory). "Mr Turner" stars Spall as the artist JMW Turner, while Pattinson will play the lead in "Map to the Stars". Read More »