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Twitter and the Fantastic Beasts Stickers

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Aug 29, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, News

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is getting closer and closer. With the November 18th release of the film coming around in a couple months, Fantastic Beasts social media is trying to keep things interesting. Last week, Fantastic Beasts social media announced the chance for Harry Potter fans to win signed prizes on their …read more!

How Anthony Boyle Fell in Love with the Role of Scorpius Malfoy

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Aug 29, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News

Whether or not you liked Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. it can almost unanimously be decided that the character of Scorpius Malfoy is pretty great. As many of staff say, he is a cinnamon bun to precious for this world. The role of Scorpius Malfoy was trusted to Anthony Boyle for the Harry Potter …read more!

First Trailer For ‘A United Kingdom’ Starring Tom Felton

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Aug 27, 2016

Posted by: Milka Väinämö

Felton, News

The first trailer for A United Kingdom starring Tom Felton has been released. A United Kingdom is directed by Amma Asante and it focuses on the love story of Seretse Khama (played by David Oyelowo), a former African royal who marries a white Englishwoman called Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike). A United Kingdom is set to premiere …read more!

New Ilvermorny House Crests Released by Pottermore

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Aug 27, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fantastic Beasts Movie, Pottermore

Now that we’ve all been sorted into our Ilvermorny Houses, Pottermore have redesigned the House crests! Much to the dismay of those who’d already pledged Ilvermorny allegiance with fancy House crests tattoos, we now seem to have a more colourful theme, adding to the old gold and red simple colour scheme with some blue and green, …read more!

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Hardcover Journals and Notebooks

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Aug 27, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Art, Fantastic Beasts Movie, News, Products

Following announcements of the upcoming Fantastic Beasts merchandise, Insight Editions have released 5 new journals and notebooks, which will be coming soon. The books are priced at either $12.99 for the hardback notebooks (NY city skyline and ‘Obliviate’) or $19.95 for the journals (MACUSA seal, Newt Scamander’s journal or ‘Stupefy’). View the items below, and see more here. They …read more!

Dan Radcliffe Talks Cursed Child and Finding His Own Perfect Musical

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Aug 27, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

HP Cast, Movies, News, Radcliffe, Radcliffe Interviews

USA Today recently sat down to ask Harry Potter’s leading man, Daniel Radcliffe, about acting, especially in theater. This, of course, brought about the topic of the new Harry Potter stage play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Dan is known for his roles on stage. He made a very bold and exposing break out …read more!

Carmen Ejogo Praises Seraphina Picquery’s Wand

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Aug 27, 2016

Posted by: Storie Chastain

Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, News, Pottermore

Carmen Ejogo will be portraying the MACUSA (Magical Congress of the United States of America) President, Seraphina Picquery, in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film. It is hard to miss the extravagantly dressed President in any of the movie trailers. With a headpiece holding up all of her hair –save a …read more!

A First Look at Characters in Emma Watson’s Beauty and Beast

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Aug 27, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

HP Cast, Movies, News, Thompson, Watson

In a series of Tweets yesterday, fans got a first look at other characters in Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast, starring Emma Watson. The pictures include side-by-side comparisons of animated and the new Lumiere (Ewan McGregor) and Cogsworth (Ian McKellen), a first look at Dan Stevens as the Prince (Beast), and a scene still …read more!

Alex Price on Playing Draco in ‘Cursed Child’

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Aug 25, 2016

Posted by: Sammie

Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News

As the Draco Malfoy to Jamie Parker’s Harry Potter in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Alex Price is obviously well aware of one crucial fact; in his own words, “At the heart of any drama is story and conflict.” The stories of Harry and Draco are still very much intertwined in the latest installment …read more!

Costume Designer Colleen Atwood on Working With Eddie Redmayne

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Aug 25, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fantastic Beasts Movie, Interviews, Movies, News, Redmayne

Three-time Academy Award winner Colleen Atwood has designed costumes for all manner of celebrities, but her latest partnership related to the wizarding world is with one Eddie Redmayne. E! spoke to Atwood about working with Eddie on set of The Huntsman: Winter’s War.  Apart from being a great person, Atwood said he’s interested in the process of …read more!

Original J.K. Rowling Sketches on Pottermore

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Aug 25, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Art, J.K. Rowling, News, Pottermore

We’re no stranger to J.K. Rowling’s fabulous artwork. She’s released some of her concept sketches for Harry Potter before, and she beautifully illustrated Tales of Beedle the Bard. Pottermore have been releasing various others of her drawings over the past few months, which you can see below. Some of the sketches have been shown prior to being on …read more!

Wizarding Wednesdays: Win Signed Fantastic Beasts Prizes!

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Aug 24, 2016

Posted by: Storie Chastain

Contests, Events, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, News, Warner Bros.

To celebrate the release of the film, every Wednesday from now until November 16, Fantastic Beasts will be giving the chance to win a once in a lifetime prize! You need only enter your name one time to be put in the drawing each week! The official Fantastic Beasts Twitter tweeted about it earlier today: #Win …read more!

Happy Birthday Rupert Grint and Stephen Fry!

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Aug 24, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Audio Books, Birthdays, Character Birthdays, Fry, Grint, J.K. Rowling, News, Pottermore

Today (24th August) marks the birthday of our very own Ron Weasley, Rupert Grint, as well as Harry Potter audiobook reader, Stephen Fry! J.K. Rowling took to Twitter to wish them a happy birthday: Happy birthday to 3 wonderful people: @stephenfry, @HelenMilburn and Rupert Grint! ????? — J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) 24 August 2016 Stephen Fry posted …read more!

Rupert Grint Producing (and Starring in) a New Series!

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Aug 23, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

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Anybody familiar with Guy Ritchie’s 2000 cult film Snatch (which starred Jason Statham and Brad Pitt) will be pleased to hear that Sony’s streaming network Crackle is set to release a new 10-part series based on the movie. Not only that, but Rupert Grint will be an executive producer along with creator / writer Alex De Rakoff, and a starring actor in …read more!

Tom Felton on Joining ‘The Flash’

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Aug 23, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Felton Interviews, Interviews, News

Tom Felton appeared at San Diego Comic Con 2016  to talk about starring in CW’s The Flash. He will be appearing as a series regular, portraying Central City Police Department crime scene investigator, Julian Dorn. Showbiz Junkies interviewed him exclusively on his character, his views of the show, and if he’s seeing Cursed Child. He spoke about personally loving …read more!

Darren Criss, Margot Robbie and Ben Affleck Meet the ‘Cursed Child’ Cast!

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Aug 22, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News

There were not one, but two Harry Potters in the house when Starkid’s A Very Potter Musical star Darren Criss met the Cursed Child cast today. Suicide Squad‘s Margot Robbie and Ben Affleck also visited the cast. None of the stars have commented on seeing the play yet, although Darren Criss was clearly excited for the play come publication time at the …read more!

Happy Birthday, Percy Weasley!

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Aug 22, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Birthdays, Character Birthdays, News

Today marks the 40th birthday of Percy Weasley; infamous prefect and Head Boy. Although Percy’s story saw him break ties with his own family, he eventually proved his worth as a true Gryffindor in the courage displayed by admitting his faults, swallowing his pride and returning to his family (we don’t talk about what happened after that…). From Percy we …read more!

Daniel Radcliffe Speaks Out Against Racism & Donald Trump in ‘Imperium’ Interview

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Aug 22, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Film Images, Movies, News, Posters, Radcliffe, Radcliffe Interviews

Daniel Radcliffe’s newest role in Imperium follows FBI agent Nate Foster, who goes undercover in a White Supremacist group. IGN published the newest movie poster, and some exclusive behind-the-scenes photos from the film: View more photos at IGN here. Daniel Radcliffe also spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about going undercover, portraying White Supremacists on-screen, and how the media has responded …read more!

UPDATE: Rowling hints toward another Comoran Strike Novel on Twitter!

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Aug 22, 2016

Posted by: Georgia Gates

Books, Career of Evil, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Cuckoo's Calling, Fans, J.K. Rowling, News, The Silkworm

UPDATE: J.K. Rowling more explicitly stated that she is indeed, working on Strike 4. However, given that it is getting later in the year, and her work on Fantastic Beasts and Cursed Child, fans probably shouldn’t expect a Strike novel in 2016. It is always exciting to hear that J.K. Rowling is writing, and we …read more!

Tickets on Sale for ‘A Celebration of Harry Potter’ 2017 at Universal Studios Orlando!

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Aug 19, 2016

Posted by: Sammie

Events, News, Theme Park

Yesterday, the dates for the fourth annual fan-favorite “A Celebration of Harry Potter” event was announced and vacation packages became available for purchase. The official event–taking place this year January 27-29, 2017–is a fun-filled three-day celebration, all set against the ever-magical backdrops of Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Vacation packages are available in …read more!



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