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Reducio! Utah Fan Creates Magical Scale Model of the Wizarding World!


Nov 12, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Art, Fan Art, Fandom, Fans, J.K. Rowling, News

Imagine having access to your favorite wizarding world settings–from Hogsmeade to Diagon Alley, the Burrow and Hogwarts!–any time you liked. Tony Rigby has worked a bit of his own magic in this regard, and with no need for Floo Powder or Portkey. He and his family can peruse the streets and courtyards to their hearts’ …read more!

Lightning Strikes Hamburg: Meet The Cast of ‘Cursed Child’ Coming to Germany in 2020!

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Nov 11, 2019

Posted by: Anne Pelzer

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is opening its first non-English production in Hamburg, Germany in Spring 2020. Recently, the production’s social media accounts allowed us to meet the main cast, and we’re hugely excited to see their take on the characters next year! View this post on Instagram Es ist soweit! ? Wir sind unglaublich stolz und aufgeregt, …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: A Closer Look at Rupert Grint in ‘Servant’, Colin Farrell in Talks to Join ‘The Batman’ and More!


Nov 10, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Bonham Carter, Bonham Carter Interviews, Bradley, Broadbent, Casting, Charity, Conventions, Education, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Farrell, Fiennes, Film Images, Films, Grint, Harry Potter Round-Up, Ianevski, Isaacs, Law, Lewis, Movies, Music, News, Pattinson, Round-Up, Staunton, Television Programmes, Tennant, Thompson, Thompson Interviews, Trailers, Wright

Holiday season is on the way and magical gifts are already rolling in from the Potterverse. Emma Watson graced the cover of British Vogue and spoke candidly in an interview with journalist and activist Paris Lees, Harry Potter illustrated edition artist Jim Kay talked to the New York Times, and the Wizarding World announced the …read more!

Jim Kay talks drawing magic from nature with the New York Times


Nov 08, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Art, Cover Art, Cover Artists, Jim Kay, News

We originally got to know artist Jim Kay’s work when he was chosen by J.K. Rowling to provide the illustrations for a new edition of the Harry Potter series.  This lavishly illustrated edition will be available in over 20 languages using the same art.  The first book in the series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, was …read more!

Hermione is back in Vogue, so to speak

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Nov 07, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Watson, Watson Interviews

Being the brightest witch of your age never goes out of fashion.  What we meant is that Emma Watson, who plays Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter films, is back on the cover of British Vogue for its December issue.  Wearing a silly confection of a dress that resembles a giant red carnation, and slicked back wet …read more!

‘Fantastic Beasts 3′ Will Head To Brazil: Production Updates & More!


Nov 04, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fantastic Beasts Movie, J.K. Rowling, News, Yates

In a production update on WizardingWorld.com, we found out today that Fantastic Beasts 3 will, indeed, be heading to Brazil! The film will begin production in Spring 2020 (Dan Fogler told us at LeakyCon that filming begins in February!) and will also be directed by David Yates, confirmed in the article. The film will bring back Eddie Redmayne …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Jack Thorne on ‘His Dark Materials,’ John Steiger on Scorpius Malfoy, ‘Cursed Child’ Awards Noms and Other News!


Nov 04, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Broadway, Burke, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Cormoran Strike TV Series, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, HP Cast, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, Margoyles, Neil Austin, News, Round-Up, Sonia Friedman, Television Programmes, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

In this week’s wide-ranging theater news, Jack Thorne discusses his adaptation of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials, which aired in the UK yesterday and premieres in the U.S. today, John Steiger talks about playing Scorpius Malfoy in the San Francisco production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and master magician James Harrison shares insight …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: A New Look at Emma Watson in Little Women, Helena Bonham Carter Receives British Icon Award and More!


Nov 03, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Bonham Carter, Bonham Carter Interviews, Broadbent, Burke, Casting, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Film Images, Films, Harry Potter Round-Up, Honors/Awards, Kravitz, Movies, News, Posters, Richardson, Round-Up, Television Programmes, Tennant, Thompson, Walters, Watson

There is always magic in the air the week of Halloween in the Potterverse and this year was no different. J.K. Rowling wrote a love letter to Europe to be included in a collection of essays published in response to Brexit, we reported what we learned at Leakycon on Wand Lore, fine art photography company Classic Stills …read more!

The ChickPeeps Return For Season 2, Plus Interviews With Evanna Lynch


Nov 02, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

HP Cast, Lynch, Lynch Interviews, News

Evanna Lynch and cohosts Momoko Hill, Robbie Jarvis and Tylor Starr kick off the episode with a catch-up on their whereabouts since Season 1, and a recap some controversies and milestones in the vegan movement in 2019. We also discovered in episode 1 that Harry Potter‘s Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley) will feature on Season 2! Evanna …read more!

PREVIEW: ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: The Journey’


Nov 01, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Books, Casting, Christine Jones, Exclusives, Gareth Fry, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany, Katrina Lindsay, Neil Austin, News, Sam Clemmett, Sonia Friedman, Steven Hoggett, Stuart Craig

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: The Journey is now available, and we’re absolutely loving our copy! Take a look at some of the revelations and interviews included in the book below: Aside from having a foreword by J.K. Rowling, who speaks of her pride in the team for having executed an idea she never would …read more!

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