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Harry Potter Cast Round Up: Matt Lewis’s Special T-Shirt, Emma as Belle, and more!

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Emma Watson as Belle

Dec 06, 2016

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Fantastic Beasts Movie, Grint, HP Cast, Lewis, Movies, News, Redmayne, Watson

It’s been a busy week for Harry Potter/Fantastic Beasts stars. Matt Lewis has been designing t-shirts, Emma Watson declined to be a corseted Disney princess, Eddie Redmayne received OBE, and Rupert Grint was photographed filming his new Crackle crime thriller series, Snatch.   Matt Lewis designed his own Neville/Matt t-shirt, featuring his 11-year-old face to …read more!

Harry Potter Sites to See: Fantastic Beasts Exhibit, Philosopher Stones on Display, More


Dec 06, 2016

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Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, News

This Christmas season, there are a couple sites where Harry Potter fans may venture to add a little more magic to their holiday vacation. If museums and studio tours are to your liking, add Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood and Edinburgh’s Writers’ Museum, across the pond, to your list of possible Christmas destination vacations this year. …read more!

Emma Watson stars in the first trailer for sci-fi thriller, ‘The Circle’

Emma Watson

Dec 06, 2016

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Films, News, Watson

Emma Watson will star alongside Tom Hanks, John Boyega and Karen Gillan in The Circle – a sci-fi movie adapted from Dave Egger’s novel.  in the first trailer released forThe movie, based on Dave Egger‘s sci-fi novel of the same name. The film released its first trailer today! The movie follows recent graduate Mae Holland in her …read more!

Evanna Lynch thinks J.K. Rowling is Secretly in Contact with Wizards


Dec 06, 2016

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Actor Interviews, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Interviews, Lynch, Lynch Interviews, News

In a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly’s Binge podcast, Evanna Lynch ponders the possibility that J.K. Rowling is actually a muggle trusted with wizard secrets. The episode covered Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2: “Every now and then I’ll just be like, ‘Is this all an elaborate cover up and the wizards are …read more!

Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey Removes 3D Effects


Dec 04, 2016

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News, Theme Park

The original 2D animation used in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando will be used in the California park after multiple incidents involving the new 3D effects on the ride making riders motion sick. The 3D conversion was also criticised for taking away from the animation, due to riders having to wear 3D glasses. When …read more!

Bonnie Wright at Denver Comic-Con 2017!

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Dec 04, 2016

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News, Wright

Bonnie Wright will be attending Denver Comic-Con in July 2017, at Colorado Convention Center! The three-day convention will take place from June 30th- July 2nd 2017. DCC is a  ‘family-friendly pop culture fan extravaganza, featuring the best in pop culture entertainment’, and will help to fund educational nonprofit Pop Culture Classroom, which aims to ‘increase literacy, celebrate diversity and …read more!

HP Fan Trips: Fantastical Tour Press Release


Dec 04, 2016

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Back in the Potter days, Leaky reported often about HP Fan Tours. As the Potter Universe grows and expands, HP Fan Tours is back with a “Fantastical Tour”–a tour that perfectly blends the new Fantastic Beasts part of the wizarding world, with a 20th anniversary celebration of the story that started it all, Harry Potter and …read more!

Pottermore Discusses the Life of Ariana Dumbledore


Dec 02, 2016

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Fantastic Beasts Movie, News, Pottermore

WARNING: Fantastic Beasts Spoilers below! As we know from the Harry Potter series, Albus and Aberforth Dumbledore’s younger sister, Ariana, was killed tragically at aged 14. Pottermore has discussed the circumstances leading to her death. We don’t know much about Ariana Dumbledore, but the effects of her tragic death had far-reaching consequences: https://t.co/cNp7xvmPls pic.twitter.com/t5Y8Pzf8Cd — Pottermore …read more!

Harry Potter/Fantastic Beasts Round Up: Fiennes Possessive of Voldemort, Jared Harris Comments on Dumbledore Rumors, More


Dec 01, 2016

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Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fiennes, Fiennes Interviews, HP Cast, Movies, News

A lot has been happening in the Harry Potter world this year, both with Cursed Child and Fantastic Beasts adding to the Wizarding World. Looking forward, it is just going to get crazier with four more Fantastic Beasts films and Cursed Child coming to America. Jared Harris commented on fans calling for him to reprise …read more!

Pottermore OFFICIALLY Says “Cursed Child” in talks to Open on Broadway in 2018


Dec 01, 2016

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Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News

Pottermore just announced that Broadway talks for J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany’s Harry Potter play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, are officially underway. The lengthy article gave an estimated date of 2018, and the Lyric Theater as Cursed Child’s New York home. Pottermore reports:   After a hugely successful, award-winning opening at London’s …read more!

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