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J.K. Rowling Awarded Companion Of Honour Title At Buckingham Palace!

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Dec 12, 2017

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Charity, Honors/Awards, J.K. Rowling, Lumos, News

Two decades after the release of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, J.K. Rowling has been honoured for her services to literature and philanthropy with the rare title of Companion of Honour, awarded by The Royal Family at Buckingham Palace. That’s to go with her OBE from 2001! Prince William (Duke of Cambridge) handed her the title …read more!

Apparate to Hogwarts with New Harry Potter Mystery Game

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Dec 12, 2017

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Fun, Games, Interactive, News, Pottermore, Products, Sales, Tech

How often while reading the books or watching the films have you dreamt of attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry with your favorite Harry Potter characters? A new mobile gaming experience from Portkey Games will be making your dreams a virtual reality in 2018. Announced today from Warner Bros Interactive Entertainment’s new gaming label …read more!

Award Season Begins! Nominations For Potter Actors In ‘Dunkirk’, ‘Beauty & The Beast’, ‘Darkest Hour’ & More!

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Dec 11, 2017

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Branagh, Events, HP Cast, Hurt, Jack Thorne, Kravitz, Law, News, Oldman, Tennant, Thewlis, Watson

A huge array of awards are lined up for Potter alumni this award season! Various alumni are nominated at the Critic’s Choice Awards and Golden Globe Awards, once again showing their capacity to ‘wow’ audiences in any role. Sir John Hurt is also nominated for a posthumous award, and Bill Nighy for a Spanish film award. First up: the …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Daniel Radcliffe Producing ‘Circus Kid’, An Emotional ‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Special & More!

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Dec 10, 2017

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Actor Interviews, Bradley, Bradley Interviews, Branagh, Broadbent, Burke, Cormoran Strike TV Series, Davis, Gleeson, Harry Potter Round-Up, HP Cast, Hurt, Interviews, Jack Thorne, Kravitz, News, Oldman, Pattinson, Pattinson Interviews, Radcliffe, Round-Up, Tennant, Thewlis, Thompson, Walters, Watson, Wright

This week has seen first look photos and filming wraps from Crimes of Grindelwald, as well as statements from Warner Bros and J.K. Rowling herself on Johnny Depp’s involvement in the film. Bloomsbury also announced that the theme for Harry Potter Book Night 2018 will be ‘Fantastic Beasts’ – so get planning! Danielle Nicole released an exclusive Harry Potter handbag/accessory line – just …read more!

Happy Birthday, Kenneth Branagh!

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Dec 10, 2017

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Actor Birthdays, Birthdays, Branagh

Gilderoy Lockhart’s alter-ego turns 57 on December 10th. Although most famous for his adaptations of Shakespeare, Belfast native Branagh is a versatile actor who could not have been more perfect for the part of narcissistic fraud Lockhart.  With his ageing, slightly dissipated good looks, Branagh was able to carry off Lockhart at his most dashing …read more!

That’s A Wrap! ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Actors Finish Filming on ‘Crimes Of Grindelwald’

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Dec 09, 2017

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Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fogler, J.K. Rowling, Kravitz, News, Redmayne, Sudol

Various Fantastic Beasts actors have been posting on social media to say they’ve finished filming on the latest film, meaning Crimes of Grindelwald will soon be going into post-production! We’re bringing you the latest news on filming, along with a few cast updates. Since the title of the film was announced (and along with it a cast photo), …read more!

Warner Bros. Announces 2018 London Studio Tours Experiences

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Dec 09, 2017

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19 Years Later, BigNews, Events, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fun, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Holidays, News, Props-Sets, Studio Tour, Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. Studio Tours London announced the new experiences on the docket for the 2018 year, and they sound truly magical. From an inside look at the Art Department behind the beloved film series to an exhibit delving deep into the Dark Arts, the line up of exhibits will offer something for every staunch fan …read more!

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Star Alison Sudol Releases Christmas Single For Lumos

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Dec 08, 2017

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Art, Charity, Lumos, News, Sudol

Fantastic Beasts star Alison Sudol recently brought out a new single, ‘Enough Honey’, and just in time for Christmas she’s delivering a new holiday single, the proceeds of which will go to Lumos! So happy to share ‘Christmas Will Be Waiting’ with you today! All proceeds go to @lumos to stop children growing up in orphanages and …read more!

From Mini Manuscripts to Full-Length Screenplays!

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Dec 07, 2017

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Books, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, J.K. Rowling, News

Back in 2004, the Harry Potter fandom was still in its fledging infancy, comparatively. Prisoner of Azkaban had been brought to film, but there were still more books to release and more adaptations to make. Rowling’s notoriety and the fame of her boy wizard were still growing–and at a rate no one could foresee! In …read more!

J.K. Rowling Addresses Grindelwald Casting Concerns

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Dec 07, 2017

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Casting, Depp, Directors, Fandom, Fantastic Beasts Movie, HP Cast, J.K. Rowling, Legal, Movies, News, Opinion, Warner Bros., Yates

J.K. Rowling has given her statement addressing growing concerns around the casting of Johnny Depp as Grindelwald, after he was accused by Amber Heard of domestic abuse in a complex legal case last year, ending in their divorce and a joint statement. Debates have addressed the allegations against him, the public nature of the case and …read more!



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