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Role Call: Lady and Her Fans

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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 »

“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: 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 »

Role Call: March of the Stars

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There are so many new projects in this week's Role Call! We've got award nominees, fan convention appearances, an animated trailer, and a four-part webseries to explore, just to name a few. Join us as we take a look at what's new for our favorite "Potter" cast members! 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 »

Role Call: Through the Looking Glass

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This week, we take a look at our first clip from "Alone in Berlin", catch up with Mrs. Weasley, and explore the last few films that will feature our beloved Alan Rickman. Check out MuggleNet's weekly Role Call! Read More »

Role Call: One Fiennes Year

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This week has been pretty busy in the world of "Harry Potter" alum, but none seem to be busier than Ralph Fiennes. Join us as we dive into his year of on-screen and on-stage productions, learn life lessons from Julie Walters, and get styling tips from none other than Luke Newberry. All that and more in MuggleNet’s weekly Role Call! Read More »

Role Call: The Beginning of the End

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It has been a difficult week for "Harry Potter" fans all over the world as we honor the life of our beloved actor Alan Rickman. Join us in this week's Casting News as we look ahead to Alan Rickman's final upcoming appearances on the big screen, watch Ralph Fiennes turn into a comedic genius in "Hail, Caesar!", and follow Emma Thompson in the UK as she raises awareness for TB. All that and more in MuggleNet’s Role Call! Read More »

How Stephen Fry Learned Not to Question Rowling’s Writing

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Many readers have enjoyed Stephen Fry's audio recordings of the books - but it seems JKR might have been trying to trip him up! Read More »

Role Call: The Gleeson Effect

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It's a new year, which brings new roles and new beginnings for many of our favorite "Harry Potter" cast members. This week, see how Domhnall Gleeson's career has blossomed over the past couple of years, what David Tennant is up to this January, and fangirl over the confirmed cast for "Bridget Jones's Baby". All of this and more in MuggleNet's weekly Role Call! 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 »

Role Call: Tales from the Red Carpet

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In this week's Casting News, Kenneth Branagh experiences a huge success with his theatre company, Domhnall Gleeson is given an unconventional title, and Stephen Fry is celebrated. All that and more in MuggleNet's Role Call! Read More »

The “Harry Potter” Audiobooks Finally Arrive on Audible

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There's been one big thing missing from Audible's library of audio fiction - the "Harry Potter" audiobooks. That is, until now. Read More »

Stephen Fry to be Honored with Rose d’Or Lifetime Achievement Award!

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We all know and love presenter, actor, and comedian Stephen Fry as the voice of the British "Harry Potter" audiobooks that kept us company through our childhoods (and now). So we're delighted to learn that Fry will be awarded a Rose d'Or Lifetime Achievement Award this coming December. Read More »

Role Call: Dracula in Love

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In this week's Casting News, we explore science fiction thrillers, ninja turtles in space, Dracula in love, and Voldemort as a butler. All that and more, in MuggleNet's Role Call! Read More »

Stephen Fry Among Artists for Hospice Campaign

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Stephen Fry is among the celebrities who have decorated wooden hearts in support of a hospice's fundraising campaign! Find out more about it here! Read More »

Role Call: The Journey Into Fall – Part 1

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There have been a ton of new roles and project updates over the last few weeks and we just don't have enough room to talk about them all! For the first time, we're going to split up our Role Call, a la "Deathly Hallows". Check out Part 1 of this week's Casting News as we follow our favorite "Harry Potter" cast members in their latest roles! Read More »

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 »

“Potter” stars’ “Paddington” statues help raise over $1.4 million for charity!

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We previously posted that "Potter" stars Emma Watson and Julie Waters, as well as British audiobook narrator Stephen Fry, had designed bears for the Paddington Trail, a charity effort where celebrities designed bears that were placed around London and later auctioned for charity. In December, "Potter" producer David Heyman, who also served as the producer for "Paddington", hosted an auction at Christie's to auction off 15 of these lively statues to benefit the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children. An additional online auction was also hosted, together raising over $1.4 million for the charity. Read More »