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Weekly Actor Round-Up: Umbridge the Environmentalist, Branagh’s Shakespeare, Toronto Film Fest & More

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Jul 28, 2017

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This week in the world of Potter and Fantastic Beasts, we’ve announced Tom Felton’s involvement in narrating Roald Dahl audiobooks, updates on alumni theater contributions, a new thrill ride set for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando, and three (1/2/3) articles summarising the action at San Diego Comic-Con. Pottermore also announced the release of an animated …read more!

‘Cursed Child’ Celebrates 19 Years Later with Special 400 for 40 Friday!

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Jul 28, 2017

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September 1, 2017 is the actual date that the epilogue of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows ends and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child begins. To mark this momentous occasion in the Potterverse the Harry Potter Play will be celebrating by making 400 tickets available at £40 each (£20 per part) next Friday, August 4 …read more!

Justice For Ginny: New ‘Harry Potter’ Funko Pop! Vinyl Characters Unveiled

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Jul 27, 2017

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A new round of Harry Potter Funko Pop! Vinyl figures appear to be a themed Prisoner of Azkaban set, including Harry with the Marauders Map, Hermione and the time turner, Luna with her Gryffindor headpiece, Remus Lupin, Ron with Scabbers, and FINALLY a full-sized Ginny Weasley figure (they have heard our prayers). They’ve even created a creepy Peter Pettigrew. Pop! …read more!

Ezra Miller Balances ‘Justice League’ Reshoots as ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Role Grows!

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Jul 27, 2017

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Ezra Miller attended the Justice League panel at San Diego Comic-Con Saturday to promote the upcoming installment in the Warner Bros. DC Comics superhero franchise. The panel was a hit with fans, featuring all the stars of the film and unveiling four minutes of exclusive footage! However, news that Justice League reshoots have gone on for …read more!

Tom Felton Narrates Roald Dahl Audiobooks For Penguin Random House UK

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Jul 26, 2017

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Recently, Tom Felton posted on Instagram to share a ‘fun day’ recording an audiobook. Well, we just happen to know exactly where he was! Fun day recording an audio book x A post shared by Tom Felton (@t22felton) on Jul 13, 2017 at 10:13am PDT Tom made his way to Penguin Random House UK’s studios …read more!

Happy Birthday to Producer David Heyman: Revisiting Leaky’s Exclusive ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Interview

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Jul 26, 2017

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Birthdays, DH, Directors, Exclusives, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Film Awards, Filmmaker Birthdays, Filmmaker Interviews, Films, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Heyman, Heyman Interviews, Interviews, News, Producers, TLC Interviews, Yates Interviews

David Heyman, acclaimed British film producer and common denominator behind the production of all eight Harry Potter films, as well as the first and upcoming second of the Fantastic Beasts series, celebrates his 56th birthday today. Heyman’s importance to the film aspect of the Wizarding World cannot be overstated. He has been referred to over …read more!

Theater Revived and Re-imagined: ‘Disco Pigs,’ ‘A Christmas Carol,’ ‘Figures of Speech,’ ‘Playcraft Live,’ and ‘Hamlet!’

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Jul 25, 2017

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Actor Interviews, Events, Fans, Films, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, HP Cast, Interviews, Jack Thorne, Katrina Lindsay, Lynch, Lynch Interviews, Movies, News, Noma Dumezweni, Producers, Round-Up, Sonia Friedman, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

This week’s theater round-up follows Harry Potter and Cursed Child cast through their involvement in other productions as they make their mark–and change things up–elsewhere in the performing arts industry. WhatsOnStage shared first-look images of Evanna Lynch and costar Colin Campbell in Disco Pigs to promote the premiere of the 20th-anniversary production at Trafalgar Studios …read more!

New Thrill Ride Coming to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

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Jul 24, 2017

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Fans, Fun, News, Theme Park, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

Hold on to your Sorting Hats Harry Potter fans–it looks like the ride’s getting a whole lot wilder at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter! According to Universal Orlando’s blog site a “new generation of thrill ride” is coming to Hogmeade at the Harry Potter Theme Park. These are the specifics the park revealed about this …read more!

Wrapping Up San Diego Comic Con 2017

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Jul 24, 2017

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San Diego Comic Con 2017 has come to a close, and all five days passed in a flurry of excitement and activity! Potter fans were able to follow many of their favorite Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts alums throughout the convention as they participated in panels to promote upcoming projects. David Tennant attended for Duck Tales …read more!

News from San Diego Comic Con’s Saturday Panels!

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Jul 23, 2017

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Actor Interviews, Bradley, Conventions, Events, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Felton, Films, Galleries (Site), HP Cast, Interviews, Isaacs, Miller, Movies, News, Props-Sets, Television Programmes, Trailers, Warner Bros.

It was another busy day at San Diego Comic Con Saturday–and especially so for Potter alums and their fans, who had the exciting opportunity to hear big news first and view exclusive footage at panels for Justice League, Star Trek: Discovery, and The Flash. Ezra Miller–Justice League The Justice League panel wasn’t held until Saturday afternoon, but that …read more!



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