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Michael Gambon to Star in "The Casual Vacancy" Mini-Series

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Posted by: Mel
June 06, 2014, 08:48 PM

Harry Potter film alum Michael Gambon will be portraying Howard Mollison in the BBC adaptation of J. K. Rowling's novel, "The Casual Vacancy." Simon McBurney, who voiced Kreacher in "Deathly Hallows" will also be starring in the mini-series:

Dumbledore and J.K. Rowling are reunited once again! Well, kind of.

The BBC and HBO have announced the cast for the upcoming miniseries adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s novel The Casual Vacancy. Leading the cast is Michael Gambon (Harry Potter) as Howard Mollison, as well as Keeley Hawes (Line of Duty, Ashes To Ashes), Rory Kinnear (Skyfall, Penny Dreadful), Monica Dolan (Alan Partridge: Alpha Papa), Julia McKenzie (Notes on a Scandal), and newcomer Abigail Lawrie.

The story focuses on a local election in Pagford after a sudden death.

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3 Comments

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921 Points

This is a book written for adults so the mini series will definitely not be suitable for young ears, not that they would find everyday small town life very interesting.

Posted by Graymayne on June 07, 2014, 04:22 PM report to moderator
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27 Points

Let’s hope he reads the book on this one.

Posted by DannyDubner on June 11, 2014, 11:29 AM report to moderator
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80426 Points

Does he know how to read?

Posted by Won_Two on July 04, 2014, 01:33 AM report to moderator
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