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PotterCast #271: The Boy Who Lived

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Jun 28, 2017

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Audio, Books, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, News, PotterCast

Welcome to another episode of PotterCast! In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Melissa, John, Frak and Zack will be discussing the entire Harry Potter series, episode-by-episode, chapter-by-chapter! What better place to start than the beginning? In the first chapter of Philosopher’s Stone, we are introduced to the “perfectly normal” Dursleys (Petunia, Vernon, and …read more!

Evanna Lynch In ‘Disco Pigs’ Rehearsal Images

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Jun 28, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Actor Interviews, HP Cast, Interviews, Lynch, Lynch Interviews, News

Images have recently been released from rehearsals for the 20th anniversary production of Enda Walsh’s Disco Pigs, starring Harry Potter‘s Evanna Lynch, along with Colin Campbell. The production will be opening at Trafalgar Studios in London on 12th July, and we’re excited to see more! Heading to Studio 2 on July 12th, check out the rehearsal shots …read more!

Pottermore Announces Additions to Exclusive Art Collection!

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Jun 28, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Art, Cover Art, Exclusives, Fans, Movie Art, News, Posters, Pottermore

Earlier this month Pottermore announced the creation of its exclusive Art Collection, available for purchase in the UK through the Pottermore shop. Today, Pottermore released images of the new posters and prints now added to this fantastic collection of one-of-a-kind artwork! As Leaky previously reported, the original collection consists of cover prints, watercolors, and abstracts, including beautiful …read more!

Hail to Our Hero Dobby on His Birthday

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Jun 27, 2017

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Birthdays, Book Seven, Character Birthdays, Films, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, News, Pottermore, Studio Tour

Today we celebrate the birthday of beloved house elf Dobby, who was not only one of the most significant magical creatures to appear in the pages and on-screen in the world of Harry Potter, he may just be the most cherished hero of the series. What is it about those peeping orbs and cavernous ears …read more!

The ‘Cursed Child’ Cast on Meeting The Boy Who Lived

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Jun 27, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Actor Interviews, Broadway, Crew Interviews, Fandom, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, News, Producers, Sonia Friedman, Theater, West End

Fans the world over celebrated the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone yesterday. The book, by then-unknown author J.K. Rowling, opened a portal to an incredible wizarding world and introduced readers of all ages to The Boy Who Lived. The first entry in the series of seven started a magical phenomenon that …read more!

Eduardo Lima and Miraphora Mina Talk ‘Harry Potter’ Films and Fans!

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Jun 27, 2017

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Art, Fandom, Fans, Films, Galleries (Site), Interviews, J.K. Rowling, MinaLima, Movies, News, Props-Sets

Eduardo Lima and Miraphora Mina of MinaLima are not only incredibly-gifted graphic designers whose contributions to the Harry Potter films truly brought J.K. Rowlings’ vivid wizarding world to life, but they are also fans themselves! In a recent interview with El Mundo, they spoke about their favorites from the series and the joy they derive …read more!

Happiest of Birthdays to Neville Longbottom’s Matthew Lewis!

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Jun 27, 2017

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz | Comments

Actor Birthdays, Info, Lewis, Lewis Interviews, News

Personally, I love, love,  love Neville Longbottom; so by proxy, I also love Matthew Lewis. So there isn’t a much better opportunity to rant about Neville/Matthew than on his 28th birthday!  While I don’t know him, I like to speculate about the similarities between the actor and their character. Not only is he the adorable, …read more!

20 Years Later: Celebrating Harry Potter, J.K. Rowling and Fans

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Jun 26, 2017

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Bloomsbury, Books, Composers, Events, Exclusives, Fan Art, Fan Events, Fan Sites, Fans, Films, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, HP Cast, Isaacs, Leaky, LeakyCon, MinaLima, Movie Art, Music, News, Pottermore, Publishers, Round-Up, Scholastic, Studio Tour, Wizard Rock, Wright

Today marks twenty (yup, 20) years since Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was published. It’s difficult to put into words appreciation for a series which has given all of us so much, or to thank all the people involved in bringing it to us in so many different forms, and before we show you all …read more!

20th Anniversary Special – Experiencing the Magic Again: “Philosopher’s Stone” Analysis, Part Three!

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Jun 26, 2017

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Art, Books, Fan Art, Fans, Fun, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, J.K. Rowling, News

On the 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, we’re concluding our re-read from where we left off last time at the end of Chapter 12 where Harry discovers the Mirror of Erised with the help of the invisibility cloak. Part three will cover everything from the discovery of the identity of Nicolas Flamel up until …read more!

New ‘Harry Potter’ Funko Pop Figures for Comic Con 2017!

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Jun 25, 2017

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Conventions, Events, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Movies, News, Warner Bros.

San Diego Comic Con is a favorite hotspot for numerous franchises, including the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts fandoms, and in addition to the panels, cosplay, and other events, access to exclusive merchandise is always a perk! Funko is the latest company to unveil its contributions to the annual convention and, while its new Marvel, DC, …read more!



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