The Daily Mail has revealed some of the cast members for BBC’s adaption of J.K. Rowling’s The Casual Vacancy. Potter alum Michael Gambon (Dumbledore) and Simon McBurney (Kreacher) are set to star.

Michael Gambon will play local council leader Howard Mollison with Julia McKenzie as his wife Shirley. Keeley Hawes will play their troubled daughter-in-law, Samantha. Simon McBurney will portray deputy headteacher Cubby Wall.

The BBC is creating a three-part mini-series around the book and will be aired some time in 2014.

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