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Emma Watson on Feminism and Becoming a Woman

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Mar 01, 2017

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Emma Watson’s recent interview with Vanity Fair discusses just about everything you can imagine including her upcoming movie, Beauty and the Beast, as well as her transformation from our cherished Hermione Granger to a U.N. ambassador and feminist activist. Interviewing everyone from Gloria Steinem to Lin Manual Miranda and a few others; it’s a long in-depth look at the …read more!

A Magical Mid-Week Round-Up!


Mar 01, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Beauty and the Beast, Bonham Carter, Charity, Davis, Events, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fiennes, Films, HP Cast, J.K. Rowling, Kravitz, Lumos, Movies, News, Trailers, Waterston, Watson

There never seems to be a shortage of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts news, and this week is no exception. So here’s a mid-week update on exciting developments in the wizarding world, including a new Alien: Covenant trailer featuring Katherine Waterston, a new Beauty and the Beast featurette with Emma Watson, news of magical contributions to Lego …read more!

Weasley is Our King! Ron Turns 37


Mar 01, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney | Comments

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If you were to poll the fandom on their favorite Potter character, what percentage do you think would cast their votes for Ron Weasley? Happy Birthday to #RonWeasley, played by @paulfthornley in #CursedChild. pic.twitter.com/vrcSS63L9b — Harry Potter Play (@HPPlayLDN) March 1, 2017 Ron is the loyal best friend, the quintessential sidekick, the wingman extraordinaire, the …read more!

JK Rowling Tweets ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Sneak Peek!

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Feb 28, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Charity, Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fantastic Beasts script, J.K. Rowling, Kravitz, Lumos, News, Warner Bros.

JK Rowling is known for being a prolific poster on twitter. She offers generous support to deserving causes, including her charity foundation, Lumos, and others. Sometimes she’ll dive into the choppy sea of political debate. At other times she engages with delighted fans and answers their burning questions about favorite characters and plot points from …read more!

Happy Birthday, Poppy Miller!

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Feb 28, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

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Today we wish a very happy birthday to our new Ginny Weasley, Poppy Miller! Aside from being Ginny, Poppy has appeared in multiple theatre productions (Macbeth, Twelfth Night, Three Sisters) and  Line of Duty, House of Anubis and Marigold Hotel on screen, amongst many more credits. Miller does a fantastic job in Cursed Child, embodying the balance of fieriness and …read more!

Fantastic Theories: Is There a Real Percival Graves?


Feb 28, 2017

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Percival Graves – The man that 50 Shades forgot. One of the greater mysteries to come from Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them concerns the mysterious man of MACUSA – Percival Graves. Upon our first viewing of the character, we learn that Graves is a symbol of authority, a man in high places with …read more!

Happy Birthday to Timothy Spall


Feb 27, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney | Comments

Actor Birthdays, Denial, News, Peter Pettigrew, Spall

Renowned British actor Timothy Spall, familiar to Harry Potter fans as the traitorous Peter Pettigrew, celebrates his 60th birthday today! Like many Harry Potter alums, Spall has been busy in the entertainment industry lately. Last year he won the Edgeware Outstanding Achievement Award at the UK Film Festival in London for his role in the …read more!

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Wins Best Costume Design Oscar!


Feb 27, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Academy Awards, Colleen Atwood, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Film Awards, Honors/Awards, Movies, News, Pottermore

Colleen Atwood is now a four-time Academy Award winner, after her work on Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was honoured with an Oscar last night. Atwood won the title of Best Costume Design over fellow nominees LaLaLand, Jackie, Allied and Florence Foster Jenkins. In a ceremony pretty much dominated by LaLaLand, it was an amazing year …read more!

World Book Day: ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Costumes


Feb 26, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

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World Book Day is fast approaching! The annual global celebration of all things literature takes place on March 2nd 2017, and on double the 20th anniversary year of World Book Day and Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, why not go all-out and dress as your favourite wizarding world character? (Not that we doubt that you dress …read more!

New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ MACUSA Commemorative Coin


Feb 26, 2017

Posted by: Lainey Ruffner | Comments

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A new commemorative coin released by Coin Invest Trust features a glimpse into the incredible magical world of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The obverse side of the coin features a portrait of Elizabeth II of England, her name, the title of the issuing nation, and the nominal value. The reverse side displays the MACUSA emblem, featuring …read more!

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