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Role Call: What is the Countess hiding?

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This week, we get our first look at the new season of "Downton Abbey" including spoilers regarding the dowager Countess, find a professor taking on a role in the CIA, see why New York is so popular, and follow Peter Pettigrew into a haunted house. All that and more in Casting News! 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 »

“Potter” alumni feature heavily in BFI London Film Festival 2014 selections

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The full line-up for the 2014 BFI London Film Festival has been announced. A selection of former "Potter" alumni will be starring in films set to be shown at the festival. Find out more here. Read More »

Role Call: Jabberwockys and tigers, oh my!

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This week, we take another look at "Cinderella", learn some exciting casting news for "The Jungle Book", take some silly walks, and find out which television series has been granted a second season! All this and more in this week's edition of Casting News! Read More »

Role Call: Fairy tale edition!

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After our adventures at LeakyCon in Florida this last week and meeting some of the "Harry Potter" cast, the staff at MuggleNet is even more excited about upcoming projects by our favorite actors and actresses! There's a lot to cover from the past few weeks, and we hope that you'll be just as anxious to hear all about the new roles our HP alumni have taken on. Take a look! 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: 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: 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 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 »

Timothy Spall attended Q&A at “Love Punch” screening

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Timothy Spall, who portrayed Peter Pettigrew in the "Harry Potter" films, recently attended a special Q&A event following the premiere of his new film, "The Love Punch". 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 »

Role Call: Nearly Headless Nick vs. the CIA…in bathing suits?

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In this week's Role Call, we find out which Hogwarts teacher is taking a long hike through the Appalachian Trail, how sweet Rita Skeeter's Quick Quotes Quill can actually be, and which "HP" alum has accepted the role of a "Baywatch" villain. All this and more in the latest edition of Casting News! 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 »

Role Call: Wormtail is a Sucker

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In this edition of Casting News, Dobby takes a job with the Stoke City Football Club, Wormtail becomes a sucker, Dolores Umbridge takes center stage in two theater productions, and Gary Oldman talks our ears off without saying anything. Read More »

International trailer released for “The Love Punch”, starring “Potter” alumni

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The international trailer for "The Love Punch" has been released! The Joel Hopkins-directed comedy film stars two "Potter" alumni in the form of Emma Thompson and Timothy Spall. Read More »