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


Dec 10, 2017

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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!

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


Dec 09, 2017

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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


Dec 09, 2017

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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


Dec 08, 2017

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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!


Dec 07, 2017

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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


Dec 07, 2017

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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!

Bloomsbury Announces ‘Harry Potter Book Night 2018’!


Dec 07, 2017

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It’s that time again! No, we’re not starting a countdown to Christmas. (A little late for that, by the way.) And, no, we’re not yet counting down to the release of the next film. (That we’ll admit to publically, anyway.) It’s time to mark your calendars for Bloomsbury’s Harry Potter Book Night 2018, which will …read more!

First Look Photos from Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald


Dec 06, 2017

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An exciting Wizarding Wednesday brings a new look into the Fantastic Beasts sequel, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald with Warner Bros releasing two first-look photos today via Entertainment Weekly. The first shows the film’s protagonist, magizoologist Newt Scamander, below ground in a sewer system, perhaps under London or Paris, with what appears to be …read more!

Happy Birthday, Hagrid!


Dec 06, 2017

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Today, we mark the day of Rubeus Hagrid’s birth. Though he had humble beginnings and a life fraught with setbacks, he pressed on with good humor, good faith, and good heart. While Dumbledore may have served as the sage mentor of Harry’s growing-up years, Hagrid was his protector and friend, occupying a special place in …read more!

More LeakyCon 2018 Tickets Releasing Tomorrow!

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Dec 05, 2017

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Remember when LeakyCon 2018 in Dallas sold out in less than 24 hours? If you were utterly heartbroken we’re rooting for you, as more tickets will be released TOMORROW! LeakyCon is moving to make room for more fans, just down the street from original venue Hyatt Regency Dallas (Texas) to the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention …read more!

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