This week’s Casting News is jam-packed full of our favorite “Harry Potter” cast members getting involved in the community, on stage, and on the big screen. It includes Gary Oldman’s mind-blowing transformation into Winston Churchill and a potential plot twist that never was between Stanislav Ianevski and Emma Watson.
Wed, Jan 20
Sophie Thompson's birthday
Mafalda Hopkirk (DH1)
Thu, Jan 21
Harry visits the prefects' bathroom with the golden egg and solves the clue
Fri, Jan 22
Sir John Hurt's birthday (RIP)
- “Hey! Mr. English guy! I think your egg is hatching!”
- December 13, 2007 – The Tales of Beedle the Bard goes up for auction at Sotheby’s and sells for nearly £2 million, far surpassing all expectations.
Did You Know
- When Arthur Weasley takes Harry Potter to the Ministry of Magic, they must first dial a secret code into a telephone keypad. He enters the number 62442. The letters underneath those numbers on a standard mobile phone spell out the word “magic.”