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A Very Happy Belated Birthday to Rubeus Hagrid

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Dec 07, 2016

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Birthdays, Books, Character Birthdays, Coltrane, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, 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, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Movies

Hagrid may look a little intimidating at first glance, but once you get to know him he has the kindest heart of anyone you will ever have the pleasure of knowing. All he ever wanted was for Harry to be happy, and for Hogwarts to always be a safe place for everyone. Yesterday, December 6th, …read more!

The Girl Who Lived

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Dec 07, 2016

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Yesterday, a women named Kelley Benham French uploaded an article to upworthy.com about the most terrifying six months of her life. Her baby girl was born 16 weeks too early, and in critical condition. She only weighed one pound and had to kept in a incubator for the majority of the time. One night, Kelley’s …read more!

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

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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

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Dec 06, 2016

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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’

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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

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Dec 06, 2016

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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

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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

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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

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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!



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