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9 New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ MinaLima Prints Revealed!


Nov 17, 2017

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Nine previously unseen Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them prints by MinaLima will be released today (17th November), in celebration of the one-year anniversary of the film. True to MinaLima’s style, the prints aren’t just beautiful to look at – the genius is in the finer details of each piece. We know the Mira and Eduardo undertake huge amounts of historical research …read more!

Fantastic Beasts 2 Title Announced!


Nov 16, 2017

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We finally have a title for the second Fantastic Beasts film! Yesterday, Warner Bros teased us with a shot of two wands – one of these is, of course, the Elder Wand, which we know Grindelwald stole when he was young and eventually loses to Dumbledore. The wand on the right, however, is pretty sleek, sophisticated and mysterious. …read more!

Anniversaries of first two Harry Potter film release dates


Nov 15, 2017

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Any excuse for a party, right?  Especially when the party has a Harry Potter theme.  With so many book and movie release date anniversaries to celebrate (and more releases on the horizon), you can have one practically every week. The first film adaptation, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s/Sorcerer’s Stone was released in the UK and …read more!

Theater Round-Up: A ‘Cursed Child’ Award, Christmas Benefit Concert, ‘King Kong’ Musical, and More!


Nov 14, 2017

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In this week’s theater news, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child picked up yet another award, Anthony Boyle announced plans to appear in Belfast for a Christmas benefit concert, Jack Thorne’s King Kong musical set a premiere date, Jim Broadbent is named as the star of a new play from Martin McDonagh, and Sonia Friedman, …read more!

BBC’s ‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ Documentary Releasing As DVD


Nov 13, 2017

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BBC Two’s Harry Potter: A History of Magic will release on DVD this month, so if you couldn’t watch live on BBC or want to own a physical copy of the documentary, you’re in luck! The documentary aired last month and introduced us to some of the fantastic items on display at The British Library’s History of Magic exhibition, …read more!

All Eight Harry Potter Films Coming to HBO for New Years


Nov 11, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney | Comments

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Get ready for a magical movie marathon to celebrate the arrival of 2018 Harry Potter fans! For the first time in history, all eight Harry Potter films, as well as Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, will be aired together on one network. The nine movies will be shown consecutively throughout New Years Day …read more!

Weekly Round-up: ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Flamel Teaser, Bonnie Wright’s Greenpeace Campaign & More


Nov 10, 2017

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This week has seen a huge announcement for Potter fans: a confirmation that there will, in fact, be a Pokémon GO style app for fans of the wizarding world! On top of this, Evanna Lynch’s podcast The ChickPeeps launched, we released our exclusive interview with Hero Fiennes Tiffin at LeakyCon, PotterCast released their first LeakyCon episode with members …read more!

Julie Walters and Helen McCrory Receive Royal Honors!


Nov 09, 2017

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Julie Walters and Helen McCrory appeared at London’s Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, Nov. 7 as special guests of the Queen, where she awarded both women distinguished honors! Walters, known to Potter fans as the beloved matriarch Molly Weasley, was officially named Dame Commander of the British Empire, an endowment which was first announced in June …read more!

Your Portkey to the Wizarding World is Coming Soon: Harry Potter AR Game is a Go


Nov 08, 2017

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It looks like the world of gaming is about to become a whole lot more magical. Pottermore made two giant-sized announcements today sure to excite fans who have been waiting for a Harry Potter AR game comparable to last year’s mammoth craze, Pokemon Go. After rumors of a “Harry Potter Go” equivalent surfaced last year, …read more!

UPDATED: Evanna Lynch Announces ‘Disco Pigs’ NYC Run & Launches Vegan Podcast


Nov 08, 2017

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Two exciting announcements from Evanna Lynch will delight vegan-curious, theater-loving Harry Potter fans – which we’re sure there are plenty of. Evanna will be reprising her role in Disco Pigs for the New York run of the show in early 2018, and her vegan podcast – The ChickPeeps – launched its first two episodes today! **UPDATED: Evanna will also be starring in …read more!

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