Life Beyond Hogwarts: 'The Ultimate Guide to the World of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts'
The following gallery is a preview from Entertainment Weekly‘s collector’s edition of The Ultimate Guide to the World of Harry Potter & Fantastic Beasts. For more on the magical world, purchase this special issue now.
Robert Pattinson (Cedric Diggory), Cosmopolis, 2012
Three years after he starred in Potter, Pattinson landed the role of a lifetime as Edward in Twilight. His later career includes indie films like this Cannes drama.
Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood), G.B.F., 2013
The Irish actress memorably revisited her Potter role in Darren Criss and StarKid’s unofficial musical A Very Potter Senior Year during 2013’s LeakyCon. She’s picked up roles in indie teen films, including G.B.F. and My Name Is Emily (2015).
Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom), Me Before You, 2016
The Potter hottie famously took his shirt (and pants) off for a cover of the British magazine Attitude and appeared on TV and a romantic film, here opposite Emilia Clarke.
Tom Felton Draco Malfoy), Risen, 2016
He went bananas in Rise of the Planet of the Apes, then explored the origins of Christianity opposite former costar Ralph Fiennes’s bro Joseph.
Katie Leung (Cho Chang), One Child, 2014
Potter’s former sweetheart has spent time on the stage, including a 2012 run of Jung Chang’s best-selling memoir Wild Swans, and starred in this BBC drama miniseries.
Domhnall Gleeson (Bill Weasley), Star Wars: The Force Awakens, 2015
Nominated for a Tony Award before he even set foot on the Potter set, Gleeson continues to rack up roles, including an impressive four movies in 2015: Ex Machina, Brooklyn, The Revenant, and The Force Awakens.
Alfred Enoch (Dean Thomas), How to Get Away with Murder, 2014
Following a string of guest roles on TV shows, including Sherlock in 2014, the former school rower struck gold on this Shonda Rhimes hit.
Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley), Before I Sleep, 2013
In addition to roles in movies like this indie drama, Wright presented her directorial debut, the coming-of-age Separate We Come, Separate We Go, at Cannes in 2012.