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BBC to Host John Williams 85th Birthday Tribute Concert!

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Apr 23, 2017

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A celebration of legendary, five time Academy Award winning composer John Williams is set to occur this July as part of BBC Proms, to celebrate Williams’s 85th birthday. Unfortunately, Williams himself will not be in attendance due to no longer being able to fly long-haul. His scores for Star Wars, Schindler’s List, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, …read more!

Callum Turner In Talks to Play Theseus Scamander in ‘Fantastic Beasts 2′

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Apr 22, 2017

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Variety and Pottermore are reporting that Theseus Scamander, the war hero and older brother of Newt, is being cast! English actor Callum Turner is reportedly in talks to play the character in Fantastic Beasts 2, which begins filming this summer. Newt’s brother Theseus Scamander will appear in the next Fantastic Beasts movie: https://t.co/lxd02WK50f pic.twitter.com/JU85PrUyyY — Pottermore (@pottermore) April 21, 2017 This …read more!

Weekly Roundup: John Hurt’s Last Film, Matthew Lewis on Playing Snooker With Rupert Grint

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Apr 21, 2017

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The past week has seen the launch of the Wizarding World in Japan’s Expecto Patronum night show, news on the Potter trio’s latest projects, curious updates from James and Oliver Phelps, Warwick Davis at the Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, an interview with Fantastic Beasts‘ Alison Sudol on art and nature and clips from Katherine Waterston’s Alien: …read more!

Terrifying Transmissions and Posters Released for Katherine Waterston’s ‘Alien: Covenant’

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Apr 20, 2017

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Katherine Waterston, known to Potter fans as Tina Goldstein in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, stars in the upcoming entry into the Alien sci-fi thriller franchise, Alien: Covenant. Promotional clips and posters for the film, directed by Ridley Scott, are rolling out as it nears its May 19th release, whipping fans into a frenzy. Over …read more!

Future ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Specials Could Be Even More Special for Potter Fans

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Apr 20, 2017

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New information regarding the popular Doctor Who Christmas specials could mean big things for those who love both Harry Potter and Doctor Who. From David Bradley guest starring as the First Doctor in this year’s upcoming special to a Harry Potter–Doctor Who mash-up that never came to pass, we’re really hoping these are more than just rumors. An anonymous source leaked …read more!

Harry Potter Trio’s Latest Stage & Screen Appearances

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Apr 20, 2017

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Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint are well known for their role as the Golden Trio in the Harry Potter movies, but they’ve been busy in other roles of late, and are being recognised for their work in various ways! Emma Watson has just finished up on Beauty and the Beast, and she’s making a comeback in …read more!

Warwick Davis Celebrates a Life-Long Love for ‘Star Wars’–and Exciting News!

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Apr 20, 2017

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Long before Warwick Davis joined the Harry Potter series as Professor Flitwick and the goblin Griphook, he had a magical connection with the Star Wars universe. It began in 1977 when he fell in love with Star Wars: A New Hope, little knowing that Star Wars would, only a few years later, kick off his professional career and …read more!

Alison Sudol’s Magical Connection to Art and Nature

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Apr 19, 2017

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Before Alison Sudol became known for portraying Queenie Goldstein in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, she was already well established in the performing arts, putting out music under the name A Fine Frenzy. Her songs have long highlighted her close personal connection to the natural world, so it seems fitting that she not only …read more!

James and Oliver Phelps Tease New Project–Will They Make the Move to Television?!

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Apr 19, 2017

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James and Oliver Phelps have always been fan favorites at conventions, bringing the cheeky wit and affable demeanors that made them so endearing as the Weasley twins to the stage time after time.  Their visit to MegaCon in Florida last June was no exception, and they threw out some exciting news while there, hinting at a potential upcoming …read more!

Wizarding World’s New ‘Expecto Patronum’ Night Show!

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Apr 18, 2017

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Events, Fans, Interactive, News, Theme Park, Universal Studios Japan

Tonight, the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Universal Studios Japan unveiled their brand new Expecto Patronum Night Show, the biggest show by far in the park. Over 200 fans attended the preview performances, joined by special guest and huge Harry Potter fan Saori Yoshida, who commented on the show, “All the experiences in the Wizarding …read more!



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