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Role Call: Awards, Trailers, and Fishy Tales

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In our final Role Call for March, we check out a few trailers, get a glimpse of a barely covered Professor Trelawney, and celebrate as members of the "Potter" cast are honored with numerous awards! All that and more in this week's Casting News! Read More »

StarKid’s Joe Moses Teams Up with HPA’s Andrew Slack to Create “The US Rebel Alliance”

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Two figures well known to the "Harry Potter" community, StarKid's Joe Moses and founder of the Harry Potter Alliance Andrew Slack, have launched a new campaign to aid in the fight against darkness - The US Rebel Alliance. Read More »

“Potter” Parallels Found in “Star Wars: Episode IV”

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Have you ever watched "Star Wars" and thought, "I've seen/heard this in 'Potter'?" Here are a few parallels I found upon re-watching "Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope." Read More »

“The Danish Girl”, “Brooklyn”, “Ex Machina” Lead BAFTA Nominations

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We're certainly in the thick of awards season at the moment - just yesterday, we learned about the Producers Award nominees, and today it's the turn of BAFTA, the British Academy Film and Television Awards. The nominations were announced this morning by Stephen Fry (British audiobooks) and actress Gugu Mbatha-Raw ("Belle", featuring Tom Felton). Read More »

“Star Wars” Fans: “MuggleNet Academia” Lesson 41: “Lightsabers and Wands” is NOW Available for Download

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You can now download and enjoy "MuggleNet Academia" Lesson 41: "Lightsabers and Wands," which discusses the global phenomenon "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" and its comparisons and contrasts to the "Harry Potter" series. Enjoy the show! Read More »

Role Call: Forceful Awakenings

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In this week's Casting News, Clémence Poésy gives us a glimpse of her new film, Michael Gambon becomes the voice of a TV ad campaign, and we take a look at how several stars are celebrating the release of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens". All that and more in this week's Role Call! Read More »

Severus Snape and Darth Vader, Two Peas in a Pod?

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Darth Vader and Severus Snape are scarily alike (kind of like Harry Potter and Luke Skywalker)... Read More »

Tom Felton Among Rumored Actors Auditioning for Han Solo

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Casting directors are searching for the perfect actor to play young Han Solo in the planned "Star Wars" spin-off movie, and "Harry Potter" star Tom Felton is one of many who has reportedly auditioned. Read More »

Warwick Davis Talks “Potter”, “Star Wars”, and “Snow White”

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As Warwick Davis prepares to take on a new role in "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" at the Bristol Hippodrome as Prof and awaits the release of the new "Star Wars", there is undoubtedly much excitement surrounding his career at present. In an interview with the "Bristol Post", Davis discusses his most recent works and also heads down memory lane, remembering his role in "Potter." Read More »

John Williams’s Work Voted in Top Ten of Best Scores of All Time

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Recently, Classic FM listeners voted for the top 100 best movie soundtrack of all time. Racking up the most movie soundtracks within the top ten of this list is John Williams, the musical genius behind "Harry Potter". Read More »

Cosplay and Craziness: A Gallery of NYCC 2015!

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It's hard to believe that this past weekend New York Comic Con celebrated its tenth anniversary - and we were there to capture that sweet, sweet, exhausting Con magic just for you. We've got a lot of great coverage coming up in the next few days (Can you say "Shadowhunters"? How about "LEGO Marvel"? Plus more!), but for now we'll show you some of the sights of the Show Floor and beyond! Read More »

Domhnall Gleeson Discusses “Brooklyn”, “Star Wars”, and “The Revenant”

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Domhnall Gleeson discusses his upcoming films "Brooklyn", "The Revenant", and "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens". Read More »

“Downton Abbey” Meets… “Star Wars”?

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"Downton Abbey", the British period TV drama staring Dame Maggie Smith as the Dowager Countess, isn't something you might associate with science fiction film series "Star Wars". But stranger things have happened - and of course, for charity, anything can happen. Read More »

Social Roundup: A Week of Self-Promotion

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Wimbledon, Comic Con, a Royal christening - it has been quite the week! Check out the Potter alumni's involvement for these activities, in this week's social roundup. Read More »

Role Call: Trailers, tales, and theaters!

It's taken us a bit of time to recover from the fun of our Expo Patronum event in London, but we're back! This week, we learn about a slew of new stage roles, get our hands on a few trailers, and continue our efforts to find out exactly which character Domhnall Gleeson will be portraying in the new "Star Wars"! Read on for all the scoop on the latest roles for our favorite cast members! Read More »

Sci-fi and American accents in new Domhnall Gleeson interview

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Domhnall Gleeson talks about behind the scenes on his new sci-fi film "Ex Machina" and reveals more about his upcoming projects, "The Revenant" and "Star Wars". Read More »

Our top five things “Potter” to look forward to in 2015

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Happy new year from all of us at MuggleNet! 2014 has been a remarkable year - but 2015 might be an even better one! In anticipation of the coming year, we've put together a list of the top "Potter"-related things we're looking forward to in 2015! Read More »

Warwick Davis cast in “Star Wars: Episode VII”!

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The new "Star Wars" was announced last year and with that the news that former "Potter" cast member Domhnall Gleeson would be in the new film. There was speculation about whether another "Potter" cast member, Warwick Davis, would be cast due to his former "Star Wars" roles. Read More »

Warwick Davis hosts Golden Brickies

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In celebration of both LEGO and "Star Wars", Warwick Davis hosted the first ever UK LEGO "Star Wars" fan awards ceremony this week. Warwick begun his career in "Star Wars" and for this event, which was nicknamed the "Golden Brickies," took on the roles of both judge and host. Read More »

Domhnall Gleeson talks “Frank” and “Star Wars” – plus music video!

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Domhnall Gleeson has been busy recently promoting his new film, "Frank", and filming his role in the new J.J. Abrams's "Star Wars". In this new interview with "Vulture", he talks about his roles in these films, performing live, and more. Read More »