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Harry Potter Limited Edition PEZ Collector Set Now Available in U.S.

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Sep 02, 2015

Posted by: Milka

News

Warner Bros. and PEZ Candy Inc., have announced a limited edition collector set of Harry Potter PEZ figures, report Snitchseeker and Mugglenet. Only 100,000 sets will be released with each set having its own number indicated on the box. The set will consists of six Harry Potter character PEZ dispensers, including Harry Potter, Ron Weasley, …read more!

First Official Promo of Daniel Radcliffe in BBC2s ‘Game Changer’, set to air in September

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Sep 02, 2015

Posted by: Milka

News, Radcliffe

The first official promotion picture of Daniel Radcliffe as the Grand Theft Auto creator Sam Houser in Game Changer was published in the August issue of Edge Magazine and the article can be accessed from Snitchseeker. The BBC2 production is set to air sometime in September. Game Changer focuses on the rising prominence of the Grand Theft …read more!

‘Harry Potter’ Stars to attend Fan Expo Canada 2015

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Sep 02, 2015

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Conventions, Fan Events, Fans, HP Cast, News

Fan Expo Canada has confirmed that Tom Felton, Rupert Grint and the Phelps twins will be attending their convention this weekend, and taking part in a ‘Hogwarts Reunion’ panel running this Saturday (September 5th). This will mark the first fan convention that Grint has attended. The actors will also be participating in autograph and photobooth sessions, and SnitchSeeker …read more!

New Realistic Hermione Figurine!

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Aug 29, 2015

Posted by: Katie Eller

News, Products, Toys

Your eyes are not fooling you.  This figurine (doll) by Star Ace for Sideshow Collectibles must have taken some polyjuice potion, because it looks just like 11-year-old Emma Watson as Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. The Hermione Granger figurine is the latest addition to a collection of dolls based on characters …read more!

Harry Potter Lipsticks cast Makeup Magic

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Aug 29, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

News

LA Splash, a cosmetic company in Los Angeles, has created a line of Harry Potter inspired liquid lipsticks. The vibrant colors of the lipsticks are named after many of our favorite characters in Harry Potter, as well as shades for Nagini and “Spellbound.” The collection is composed of the most wild colors, as well as …read more!

See Tom Felton in New “Risen” Trailer!

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Aug 28, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Felton, J.K. Rowling, Lewis, Movies, News

A new trailer for the movie, Risen, starring Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) has been released. Tom Felton retweeted the news from MovieFone, with a picture of Tom Felton’s character, Lucius, grappling over a sword with Cliff Cutris’s character, Yeshua. Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom) was quick to tweet about the new Risen trailer, saying that he was …read more!

LeakyCon.com and Social Media Updates!

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Aug 27, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Fandom, LeakyCon, News

In preparation for the exciting LeakyCon 2016, LeakyCon is updating their website, Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr. These sites are currently veiled under an air of mystery, as they are being rebuilt from the ground up. With constructing a new theme, LeakyCon promises new and exciting details about the relaunch of LeakyCon in Los Angeles in …read more!

J.K. Rowling addresses Race in “Fantastic Beasts”

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Aug 27, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, J.K. Rowling, Movies

The controversy over the whiteness of the Harry Potter series, especially in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them films. Hypable recently posted an opinionated editorial on Fantastic Beast diversity–giving their reasoning for why the new movies series did not have to be all white. They addressed the historical accuracy of the films and …read more!

Rupert Grint featured in New “Moonwalkers” Trailer

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Aug 26, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Grint, Movies

Rupert Grint’s new movie, Moonwalkers, is set to release in Japan on November 14. (The film made it’s USA debut at the South by Southwest Film Festival, and was shown at the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival in South Korea.) Just in time for Rupert Grint’s birthday, Japan released a new trailer of the film. The trailer …read more!

Happy Birthday Dolores Umbridge

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Aug 26, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Birthdays, Character Birthdays

In true pink and kitten covered fashion, it is our duty today to wish Dolores Umbridge a happy birthday. Her party is probably designed and organized by herself, for she will have order. Though none of us are particularly keen on Dolores, especially after J.K. Rowling told us more of her on Pottermore, we wouldn’t …read more!

Happy Birthday, Rupert Grint!

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Aug 24, 2015

Posted by: Katie Eller

Grint, News

Today is the birthday of one of our favorite gingers, Rupert Grint.  Born on August 24, 1988, Grint turns 27 today. Earlier this year, Rupert Grint felt it was time to trade in the old ice cream truck for something faster, so here’s a video about the 1980s Ferrari Testarossa in tribute. Please join us …read more!

In Memory of Rob Knox (Marcus Belby)

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Aug 22, 2015

Posted by: Emma Pocock

HP Cast

Yesterday (21st August) marked what would have been Robert Knox (Marcus Belby)’s birthday. The eighteen year old actor was tragically killed on 24th May 2008, reportedly trying to protect his brother from a violent incident involving a stabbing. According to a statement by his parents in The Telegraph Rob was:  “kind and thoughtful and would always help …read more!

Happy Birthday Percy Weasley!

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Aug 22, 2015

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Birthdays, Character Birthdays, News

Today marks the 39th birthday of previous Gryffindor Head Boy, Percy Weasley. After the Second Wizarding War, Percy became Head of the Department of Magical Transportation, married a woman named Audrey and had two daughters – Molly and Lucy. Percy was spotted at the final of the 2014 Quidditch World Cup by Rita Skeeter, who noticed (via …read more!

Vacation Packages Now on Sale for Universal Orlando Resort’s A Celebration of Harry Potter

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Aug 21, 2015

Posted by: Alysha McLeod

HP Cast, News

Universal Orlando Resort’s beloved fan event, A Celebration of Harry Potter, will return from January 29th-31st 2016. Vacation packages are now on sale at the theme park’s official website, and this is the site’s official description of the event: Be a part of A Celebration of Harry Potter™ at Universal Orlando® Resort. Take part in …read more!

Pottermore Announces Final House Cup

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Aug 21, 2015

Posted by: Katie Eller

Fans, News, Pottermore

Pottermore, J.K. Rowling’s official website for all things Harry Potter books, made a startling announcement on Facebook.  The final House Cup for Pottermore members will be awarded on September 9. This is the latest in a series of changes to the Pottermore website that began in April 2015, with the closure of Pottermore Insider and …read more!

Evanna Lynch in new “Danny and the Human Zoo” Trailer!

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Aug 18, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Lynch, News

Danny and the Human Zoo, a new BBC drama that stars Evanna Lynch, has released it’s first trailer. Evanna plays the love interest of the protagonist, an actor/comedian growing up in 1970’s Dudley, England. The Independent reports: Written by Lenny Henry, it’s a fictionalized account of the actor and comedian’s life growing up in Dudley …read more!

“Victor Frankenstein” Trailer Released

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Aug 18, 2015

Posted by: Katie Eller

News, Radcliffe

Twentieth Century Fox has released the trailer of James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe in Victor Frankenstein.  With a personal introduction by McAvoy and Radcliffe, the YouTube trailer shows high drama and intense special effects.  Igor (Radcliffe) seems to have sincere doubts about the duo’s monstrous experimentation, but Frankenstein (McAvoy) has no qualms.  When the monster …read more!

Production starts today for Fantastic Beasts!

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Aug 17, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

News

Today, Monday, August 17, filming production begins at Warner Bros. Studios in London for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Yesterday Dan Fogler shared his excitement for beginning this “adventure” on his Instagram. This morning Pottermore officially tweeted that Fantastic Beasts production was to begin today, and shared an article from Businesswire. As we …read more!

Happy Birthday Evanna Lynch!

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Aug 16, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Actor Birthdays, News

Today, Evanna Lynch celebrates her 24th birthday! In the last year, Evanna has stepped far beyond her role as Luna Lovegood, though she will always be the face we imagine when we read of Luna’s character. In addition to moving on to new Post-Potter projects and independent films, Evanna has also taken time to reach …read more!

Ticket Sales Coming for “Cursed Child” Play

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Aug 15, 2015

Posted by: Katie Eller

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News

This week, Max Weitzenhoffer, co-owner of the Palace Theatre in London, gave a low-key interview to Oklahoma television’s Parties Extra!  Weitzenhoffer talked about his theater’s latest project, the much-anticipated Harry Potter and the Cursed Child play. In the course of the interview, Weitzenhoffer revealed that tickets to the play will go on sale in October.  …read more!



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