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Theater Round-Up: Images and Interviews From the New ‘Cursed Child’ Broadway Cast and Hamburg Tickets on Sale Today!


Mar 25, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Broadway, Burke, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, News, Noma Dumezweni, Round-Up, Sonia Friedman, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

Last week we bid a fond farewell to the original cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. After an incredible three-year run–two in the West End and one on Broadway–the curtain fell upon them for the final time, ushering another slate of actors into the wizarding world. The second Broadway cast then took to …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Rupert Grint’s First US Comic Con, Miranda Richardson Joins ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel and More!


Mar 24, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Bradley, Casting, Conventions, Fan Events, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Films, Grint, Grint Interviews, Harry Potter Round-Up, Law, Movies, Pattinson, Richardson, Round-Up, Television Programmes

Does a week ever go by that isn’t a momentous one in the Wizarding World? In the past seven days the original award-winning cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child took their final bow, Ralph Fiennes revealed he would like to play Voldemort again, Universal Hollywood announced they will host a Dark Arts at …read more!

A Hidden Treasure: Bespoke Handwritten Hogwarts Letters From MinaLima!

MinaLima_Prop Replica HP Hogwarts Acceptance Letter 2

Mar 22, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fans, Interviews, Leaky, MinaLima, Movie Art, News, Products

MinaLima have been designing graphics of the highest quality for J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World for over a decade. First they worked on the Harry Potter films, then went on to design aspects of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios theme parks. Now they continue their work on the Fantastic Beasts film series. Potter fans will …read more!

Geminio! Double Guest Announcements for Double LeakyCons


Mar 22, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Conventions, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fun, LeakyCon, News, Rankin

The first two special guests were revealed today for what is going to be an extra magical LeakyCon in 2019. As we shared last year, LeakyCon, one of the largest Harry Potter-themed events in the world will celebrate its tenth anniversary with two celebrations of The Boy Who Lived, including double the panels, performances, programs, …read more!

A First Look at Gringotts with James & Oliver Phelps & Warwick Davis!


Mar 21, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Davis, News, Phelps, Studio Tour

Gringotts Wizarding Bank opens at Warner Bros Studio Tour London on April 6th, and none other than the Weasley twins, James and Oliver Phelps, and Filius Flitwick / Griphook the goblin himself, Warwick Davis, gave us our first look at the set – and it doesn’t disappoint! Witches, Wizards and Muggles – here's your first …read more!

See Cursed Child with the Malfoys for Red Nose Day


Mar 20, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Charity, Contests, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Isaacs, McCrory, News, Theater, West End

Yes, you read that correctly. It may be for Comic Relief, but it’s no joke–we’re about as serious as Voldemort in the Priori Incantatem stance. Thanks to their 2019 prize draws for Red Nose Day, you have a chance to win tickets to see Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Palace Theatre in London …read more!

Universal Hollywood to Host ‘Dark Arts At Hogwarts Castle Premiere Event!

Dark Arts Premiere Event - WWoHP at Universal Studios

Mar 19, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

News, Theme Park, Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood

  Universal Studios Hollywood will host two exclusive after-hours premiere events next month, offering fans a first look at the upcoming Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle light projection show at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, taking place April 11th and April 12th. Fans will be greeted at Hogsmeade with a selection of shops (including Zonko’s, Olivander’s …read more!

Ralph Fiennes Says He’d Bring Voldemort Back


Mar 19, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fiennes, Films, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, HP Cast, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News

Since J.K. Rowling revealed her plans to write the Fantastic Beasts screenplays and extended the series to five full-length feature films, fans began doing the math to see how the storyline might overlap with what is already known about wizarding history as told in the Harry Potter series. In particular, fans have looked for recurring …read more!

Original ‘Cursed Child’ Cast Wraps Final Performance, But Memories and Magic Live On


Mar 18, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Anthony Boyle, BigNews, Broadway, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, News, Noma Dumezweni, Sam Clemmett, Theater, West End

Three years ago a magical new production came to the West End, bringing the wizarding world to audiences in an entirely new medium with an entirely new story. Some of the characters were old friends–Harry, Hermione, Ron and Draco. Some of the characters were new–Albus, Scorpius and Rose, to name a few. And they took …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Dame Maggie Smith Discusses Downton Abbey, Rupert Grint & Others Head to Cons & More!


Mar 16, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Bradley, Casting, Conventions, Coulson, Davis, Events, Fan Events, Fans, Felton, Films, Gleeson, Grint, Harry Potter Round-Up, Honors/Awards, Isaacs, Isaacs Interviews, Miller, Phelps, Round-Up, Smith, Smith Interviews, Television Programmes, Wright, Wright Interviews

It’s been an action-packed week in the Potterverse, as we got a first-look at the upcoming mobile game Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, as well as the new Universal Orlando Resort ride coming this Summer, Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, with the special guest appearances of Robbie Coltrane and Alan Gilmore at a launch event in London! …read more!

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