Tag Archives: Sir Michael Gambon

Role Call: The UK is calling, will you answer?

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As fans and MuggleNet staff are dreaming about the fun they'll have at MuggleNet's Expo Patronum this April in London, this week's Casting News highlights events and films taking place in the UK! From Ireland to London, "Harry Potter" cast have the UK covered. Take a look at where your favorite cast members are currently appearing in the coming months! Read More »

Sir Michael Gambon talks “The Casual Vacancy” and “Harry Potter”!

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In an in-depth interview for the "Sunday Times", Sir Michael Gambon talks about how he got started in acting, why he can't perform on stage any longer, "Harry Potter", and the upcoming HBO series by J.K. Rowling, "The Casual Vacancy". Read More »

Video: New interview on Sir Michael Gambon’s “Fortitude”

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You may remember a couple of months ago we posted a promotional video for "Fortitude", the new television show that stars Sir Michael Gambon. We now bring to you a new interview just ahead of its release! Read More »

New BBC One tie-in edition of “The Casual Vacancy” released!

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A new edition of J.K. Rowling's "The Casual Vacancy" was released by publisher Little, Brown and Company today, to serve as a tie-in to the upcoming BBC One miniseries! Check out the new cover here! Read More »

Role Call: It’s a new year!

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In our final Role Call of 2014, we look to the new year and some interesting projects on the calendar! From serious dramas to light-hearted musicals, the "Harry Potter" cast show no signs of taking it easy in 2015. Read More »

Role Call: It’s an army…of news!

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This week, an army practically takes over Role Call, the Dowager Countess dresses down, Santa is spotted, and Daniel Radcliffe's next magical role gets a title! All that and more in this edition of Casting News! Read More »

UPDATED: “Harry Potter” cast members to appear at A Celebration of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort!

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Universal Orlando Resort's A Celebration of Harry Potter is getting closer, and there are going to be some magical special guests in attendance! Find out who will be there! 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 »

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 »

Role Call: The baddies are back!

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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: Rumors, Release Dates, and Appearances Are Afoot!

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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: So Much Talent, So Little Time!

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With the amount of talent in the Harry Potter films, it really never comes as a surprise that there are always new projects to announce each week as part of our Casting News section. This week, however, it gets a little crazy! Take a break from those Ordinary Wizarding Level examinations and check in on your favorite Potter cast to see what they're up to this week! Read More »

CONFIRMED: Michael Gambon to star in BBC’s adaptation of “The Casual Vacancy”

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Two previous actors from the HP series have been cast in J.K. Rowling's television production of "The Casual Vacancy"! Find out who here, and tell us what you think about the casting choices! Read More »

Role Call: Lily Potter is Dumbledore’s daughter?

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In this week's edition of Role Call, Michael Gambon gets Quirke-y with Geraldine Somerville, Cinderella's glass slipper gets a major upgrade, and we find one Hogwarts professor taking on the Nazi regime! All that and more in Casting News! Read More »

Sir Michael Gambon reveals how he almost became a dancer, plus his thoughts on “Potter” films

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Sir Michael Gambon has revealed in a new interview how he almost became a dancer, how he manages to cry on cue, and his thoughts on the "Potter" films. Read More »

Trailer released for “Quirke”, starring Sir Michael Gambon and Geraldine Somerville

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A trailer has been released for the new BBC drama series "Quirke", which stars former "Potter" alumni Sir Michael Gambon and Geraldine Somerville. Read More »

Daniel Radcliffe nominated for Drama League Award

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Daniel Radcliffe has once again been recognized for his work on Broadway. Nominations were announced this morning for the Drama League Awards taking place next month. Read More »

Sir Michael Gambon speaks about his fears of Alzheimer’s disease

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Sir Michael Gambon - who portrayed Albus Dumbledore in the "Harry Potter" films from "Prisoner of Azkaban" onward - opened up in a recent interview about his Alzheimer's fears and upcoming roles. The Irish-born 73-year-old actor revealed that he is so concerned about his memory loss, he wears an earpiece when acting on stage in case he forgets his lines. Read More »