“MuggleCast” Episode 277: “On That Newt…” now available!

Hot on the heels of new Fantastic Beasts casting updates, your MuggleCast hosts have assembled, with special guest returning host Matt Britton, to discuss actor Eddie Redmayne, whom Variety reports is the “favorite” choice for the role of Newt Scamander. Fun segments and J.K. Rowling Twitter recaps abound in this, the 277th episode of MuggleCast!

On Episode 277, you will find discussion on:

    • This episode’s guest host is MuggleCast alumnus Matt! He currently hosts #Millennial with Andrew.
    • Eddie Redmayne is WB’s top choice for Newt Scamander in Fantastic Beasts. A good choice?
    • Other Beasts updates: JKR hasn’t finished the script, and new roles have been revealed.
    • First look inside the illustrated Potter books reveals beautiful experience.
    • Sorry, Jo is never writing Harry Potter 8.
    • Matt introduces a new game in which we figure out if a quote was said by Dumbledore or a non-fictional smart person.
    • This month in Harry Potter history.
    • Andrew is looking to sell his copy of The Casual Vacancy.
    • “Pen and paper are my priority” – What is Jo up to on Twitter?
    • Listeners sound off on Eddie Redmayne as Newt.
    • Listen to our other podcasts: #Millennial and Game of Owns!
    • And check out MuggleNet’s one-day event, Expo Patronum, on April 18, 2015, in London!

And much more! You may find the show on iTunes, and subscribe if you haven’t already, or you may direct download the show via this link. As always, check out the MuggleCast website for all of the latest news regarding the show.

Eric S.

Eric Scull joined MuggleNet in November of 2002. Since that time, he’s presided over a number of sections, including name origins and Dear Hogwarts, but none so long as the recently revived Crazy Caption Contest. Eric is a Hufflepuff who lives in Chicago and loves the outdoors.