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Pottermore Discusses the Life of Ariana Dumbledore


Dec 02, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Fantastic Beasts Movie, News, Pottermore

WARNING: Fantastic Beasts Spoilers below! As we know from the Harry Potter series, Albus and Aberforth Dumbledore’s younger sister, Ariana, was killed tragically at aged 14. Pottermore has discussed the circumstances leading to her death. We don’t know much about Ariana Dumbledore, but the effects of her tragic death had far-reaching consequences: https://t.co/cNp7xvmPls pic.twitter.com/t5Y8Pzf8Cd — Pottermore …read more!

Harry Potter/Fantastic Beasts Round Up: Fiennes Possessive of Voldemort, Jared Harris Comments on Dumbledore Rumors, More


Dec 01, 2016

Posted by: Catherine | Comments

Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fiennes, Fiennes Interviews, HP Cast, Movies, News

A lot has been happening in the Harry Potter world this year, both with Cursed Child and Fantastic Beasts adding to the Wizarding World. Looking forward, it is just going to get crazier with four more Fantastic Beasts films and Cursed Child coming to America. Jared Harris commented on fans calling for him to reprise …read more!

Pottermore OFFICIALLY Says “Cursed Child” in talks to Open on Broadway in 2018


Dec 01, 2016

Posted by: Catherine | Comments

Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News

Pottermore just announced that Broadway talks for J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, and John Tiffany’s Harry Potter play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, are officially underway. The lengthy article gave an estimated date of 2018, and the Lyric Theater as Cursed Child’s New York home. Pottermore reports:   After a hugely successful, award-winning opening at London’s …read more!

TOMORROW: Evening at Waterstones with 3 Authors of “Fantastic Beasts” Film Companion Books; Harry Potter Ball


Dec 01, 2016

Posted by: Catherine | Comments

Books, Fantastic Beasts Movie, News

There are two exciting bookstore events coming around the corner, this Friday and next Fridayy. Tomorrow, Friday December 2, Waterstones London – Piccadilly location will be hosting an evening with three authors of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them companion books. The guest speakers of the evening include Dermot Power (concept artist on the film and author …read more!

Matthew Lewis Leads ‘Into Film’ Q&A Events at Schools in Leeds


Dec 01, 2016

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Lewis, News

Yesterday, Matthew Lewis visited a number of schools in leads, to talk to Primary and Secondary school pupils about the film industry. Matt led a Q&A event hosted by Into Film, an organisation which aims to educate children about the film industry, and enables children to learn through film. He spoke to 600 pupils at Pudsey …read more!

Pottermore Uncovers Details on British Library’s 20th anniversary of Harry Potter Celebration

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Dec 01, 2016

Posted by: Catherine | Comments

Books, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, J.K. Rowling, News

As Leaky reported back in August, The British Library will be the 20th anniversary of the publication of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s (Sorcerer’s) Stone.  The anniversary celebration will include a year long campaign, special anniversary edition books and co-hosting an exhibition from The British Library. Pottermore spoke with the medieval curator Julian Harrison, and uncovered details on the …read more!

‘Harry Potter’ Stars’ Sunglasses up for grabs in in charity appeal


Dec 01, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Charity, Coltrane, Fry, News, Radcliffe, Watson

You could own Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Robbie Coltrane, Dawn French, Zoe Wanamaker or Stephen Fry’s glasses, if you bid in an Specs Appeal’s charity auction! Until the 5th December, bidding is open on more than 120 celebrity sunglasses for Specs Appeal, which will help the charity’s work in helping blind people to see again, and improving …read more!

“Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” Box Office Update


Nov 30, 2016

Posted by: Catherine | Comments

Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Movies, News

UPDATE: Fantastic Beasts has surpassed $500 million, as reported just a few hours ago. Half a billion dollars! Variety reported,   “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” has passed $500 million at the global box office in less than two weeks of release worldwide. The studio’s domestic distribution president, Jeff Goldstein, issued a bullish forecast: …read more!

Happy Belated Birthday Bill Weasley!


Nov 30, 2016

Posted by: Catherine | Comments

Character Birthdays, News, Pottermore

Yesterday was the eldest Weasley child’s birthday. Pottermore celebrated by posting fun facts about Bill Weasley. Tweets included trivia questions and polls on when Bill met Harry, how many OWLs he received (same as his brother, Percy), the date of his wedding to Fleur Delacour, his middle name and more. How many of these trivia …read more!

Giving Tuesday: Stand with Aleppo


Nov 29, 2016

Posted by: Catherine | Comments

Charity, J.K. Rowling, News

After Black Friday and Cyber Monday comes the most important, yet least heard of, day in post-Thanksgiving tradition: Giving Tuesday. It is incredibly important to play our part in helping the world heal–one individual does make a difference. Earlier this week, we brought you the story of Bana, a little girl who is suffering so …read more!

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