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Theater Round-Up: Jack Thorne Treated for Possible Coronavirus, Sonia Friedman Calls Theatre Industry Resilient

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Apr 05, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

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Theater news has slowed since the spread of the coronavirus led to theater closings around the world, however, there are a few notable stories for theater fans and fans of Potter alums. Jack Thorne tweeted last week that he is being treated for a possible case of the coronavirus, and producer Sonia Friedman penned an …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Daniel Radcliffe on Life in Lockdown, Helen McCrory’s Feed NHS Scheme & More!

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Apr 05, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

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Despite the COVID-19 lockdown, news just keeps rolling in! J.K. Rowling launched a new hub for Harry Potter readers, we released an interview with Jason Isaacs on The Tales of Beedle The Bard audiobook, we shared Transfiguring Adoption’s call for support, and we announced a new giveaway of The Wand Collection.  In this week’s round-up we share Helen McCrory’s new …read more!

Free ‘Harry Potter’ Audiobook & More at J.K. Rowling’s New ‘Harry Potter At Home’ Hub

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Apr 01, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

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J.K. Rowling announced via Twitter today that a new Harry Potter hub had been launched via WizardingWorld.com: Harry Potter At Home! You might remember Rowling and The Blair Partnership announcing that they had granted an open licence for teachers to read Harry Potter to their class online. Now, thanks to collaborations with Audible, Scholastic, Pottermore Publishing, Bloomsbury and OverDrive, …read more!

EXCLUSIVE: Jason Isaacs Discusses ‘The Tales of Beedle The Bard’ Audiobook, Lumos & The Power of Storytelling

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Mar 31, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

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The Tales of Beedle The Bard audiobook, written by J.K. Rowling and released via Audible, released TODAY, and we had the chance to interview Jason Isaacs on narrating one of the stories in the collection, and his work with Rowling’s children’s charity, Lumos (whom the collection benefits). The audiobook unites the voices of Noma Dumezweni …read more!

Adopt an Owl Plushie and Help Transfiguring Adoption Support Foster & Adoptive Families!

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Mar 30, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

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Our friends at Transfiguring Adoption are doing vital work to support foster and adoptive families, and several projects in the pipeline for them have been affected by lockdown procedures protecting the public against the Covid-19 virus. Find out how you can get involved in supporting their projects, in turn supporting foster and adoptive families below (and …read more!

“Harry Potter: The Wand Collection” coming in paperback—Enter to win a copy here!

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Mar 30, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

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The Muggle world is on a nearly global lock-down in an effort to stop the spread of a novel coronavirus. The global economy is grinding to a halt, with longterm consequences for employment, education, politics, healthcare, demographics, and the looming fear of a recession. A record 3.3 million people filed for unemployment in the U.S. …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Wizarding World Actors Take to Social Media During Quarantine, A New Daniel Radcliffe Interview & More!

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Mar 29, 2020

Posted by: Kim McChesney

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Though the fandom may currently be in mid corona quarantine, the Wizarding World is still casting its magical spells. Wizarding World Digital shared how to draw one of its most Fantastic Beasts, the Niffler, MinaLima revealed an inside look at their upcoming illustrated edition of Sorcerer’s Stone, the Harry Potter Alliance announced their online Small …read more!

Dan Fogler Talks ‘Fantastic Beasts 3′ Script and Reprising the Role of Jacob

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Mar 28, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

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In an exclusive interview between Dan Fogler and SYFY WIRE about his Heavy Metal Comics, the conversation took a welcome turn into wizarding territory. The Fantastic Beasts star discussed the delay of the third installment, the script and his method for getting back into character as the beloved No-Maj Jacob Kowalski. Desperate for news about …read more!

Mischief From Home Online Potter Programming, Magical Merch & More From Mischief Management!

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Mar 28, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

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With many fans on lockdown, there’s never been a more important time to reach out to the Potter community and make sure you stay connected. Mischief Management, the team behind LeakyCon, BroadwayCon, PodcastCon, Con of Thrones, and Mischief Media (hosting PotterCast and other fan podcasts), are programming livestreams on Twitch that Potter fans will certainly …read more!

Inside the New Illustrated Edition of ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’ From MinaLima!

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Mar 28, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

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The Wizarding World team released a first look inside the new illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone from renowned design team MinaLima yesterday. The duo created the graphic design seen in the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films and brings their trademark stylistic flair to this magical edition set to release Oct. …read more!



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