In this week’s Casting News, we gear up for the holiday season with several Christmas-themed projects. The trailer for the final episode of “Downton Abbey” was released, along with the first look at “Eye in the Sky”, which features Alan Rickman. Join us as we take a look at what your favorite cast members are up to this December!
- Sun, Aug 25
- Simon McBurney's birthday
- Angelica Mandy's birthday
- 422nd Quidditch World Cup
- Mon, Aug 26
- Dolores Umbridge's birthday
- Tue, Aug 27
- Strike premieres on BBC One (UK)
- 15th anniversary paperbacks with new cover art by Kazu Kibuishi
- Thu, Aug 29
- Lenny Henry's birthday
- Fri, Aug 30
- Helene Karp's Birthday
- Educational Decree No. 22 is passed
- Peter Cartwright's birthday (RIP)
- Sat, Aug 31
- Hermione purchases Crookshanks
- Hermione and Ron become prefects
- “That brings [Trelawney’s] total of real predictions up to two. I should offer her a pay raise. . . .”
- June 1, 2007 – It is revealed that the Harry Potter theme park will cost upwards of $295 million to build.
Did You Know
- J.K. Rowling’s Animagus form would be an otter.