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More Exclusive Cast Interviews from ‘A Celebration of Harry Potter’!

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Feb 05, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Conventions, Cursed Child, Events, Exclusives, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Grint, Grint Interviews, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Interviews, Leung, Leung Interviews, Lewis, Lewis Interviews, Lynch, Lynch Interviews, News

Huffington Post and Hollywood Life have recently published two cast interviews with Matt Lewis, Rupert Grint, Evanna Lynch and Katie Leung following A Celebration of Harry Potter. Rupert Grint thinks Hermione and Ron would be separated (if not divorced), none of them would overlook a role in Star Wars, and Rupert thinks Cursed Child made a huge mistake. First up is …read more!

How are You Celebrating Harry Potter Book Night?

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Feb 04, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

Books, News

After the Celebration of Harry Potter last weekend, the celebrating and partying continues! Tonight, February 4th, is the night of the second annual Harry Potter Book Night. This is a night of celebrating the Harry Potter books and the significance they’ve made on our individual lives, and the entire publishing industry and literary world as …read more!

Happy Birthday Warwick Davis!

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Feb 03, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

Actor Birthdays, Davis, HP Cast, News

Today we honor and celebrate Warwick Davis’s birthday! This Harry Potter actor who played goblins and charms professors and choir directors throughout the Harry Potter films turns 46 today. In honor of his birthday, J.K. Rowling retweeted a picture that show a montage of Davis’s film roles over the years! Happy Birthday to @WarwickADavis! Star …read more!

New Trailer for Matt Lewis’s “Me Before You”

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Feb 03, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

Lewis, Movies, News

USA Today released the exclusive first trailer of Matt Lewis’s (Neville Longbottom) new film, Me Before You. The film stars Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin in the film adaptation of Jojo Moyes’ novel. Matt plays a character named Patrick, Lou’s (Clarke) small-town steady boyfriend before she goes and works for Will (Claflin). Though Matt’s “obsessed with with sports …read more!

Demand Prices Adopted for Opening of the ‘Wizarding World of Harry Potter’ at Universal Studios Hollywood

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Feb 03, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

News, Sales, Theme Park

In the run up to the April 7th opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood, the theme park is planning ahead to try to manage operations around this time. Their new pricing policy will reflect popular demand, so will charge higher for this period of massive fluctuations in visitors (attendance jumped …read more!

Analysis of Newest “Fantastic Beast” Clip, Everything We Know so Far

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Feb 03, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, J.K. Rowling, News, Opinion, Pottermore, Redmayne

This last weekend, Pottermore released a new clip from behind the scenes of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them at the 3rd annual Harry Potter Celebration. They also included an analysis of the video, that basically reiterated what the video showed. However, we Potter fans know that these things reveal much much more, if …read more!

NEW Harry Potter POP! Vinyl Figures announced!

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Feb 02, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

News, Products, Toys

Funko announced the newest Pop! Vinyl characters in their wave 2 exclusive Harry Potter collection yesterday, and Matthew Lewis is already showing his off! The first is a Barnes & Noble Exclusive Pre-Release – an absolutely adorable Neville Longbottom (with Trevor, too!), which Matthew Lewis posed with in his recent post (his moustache will be making its …read more!

Matt Lewis in “Happy Valley”

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Feb 02, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

Actor Interviews, Lewis, Lewis Interviews, News

News on Matt Lewis’s (Neville Longbottom) new role in BBC One’s popular dramatic TV series, Happy Valley, is starting to emerge. Radio Times gave insight into the second season of Happy Valley, which is to make its season premiere next week, February 9, at 9:00 PM. We’ve noticed that new mustache on Matt’s up lip, and …read more!

New Teasers for ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’, featuring Alan Rickman and Helena Bonham Carter.

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Feb 02, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Bonham Carter, Fry, News, Rickman

Yesterday, Disney released two new teasers for Alice Through the Looking Glass, in the run-up to the film’s release in May. The beloved Alan Rickman’s voice is heard in the clips, and the late actor will make his final appearance in the Alice In Wonderland sequel as the voice of the Blue Caterpillar. Helena Bonham Carter also appears in the teasers as the Red Queen, …read more!

Eddie’s Wand or Newt’s Wand?

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Feb 01, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, News

During the Celebration of Harry Potter, many news sites got the opportunity to sit down for exclusive interviews with many of the film experts that were there. Blastr and other interviews there released some vital information about Newt Scamander’s wand in the up coming wizarding world films, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.   “Bonus: In …read more!

Leaky Fans on the Ground at the HP Celebration- Part 1: Chelsea

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Feb 01, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

Celebs on HP, Events, Exclusives, Fandom, Featured News, News, Pottermore, Theme Park

Unfortunately, this last weekend, Leaky wasn’t able to attend the Harry Potter Celebration in Orlando. However, we do have marvelous Harry Potter fans who follow our site, and we invited them to share their experiences of the celebration. Chelsea Kleven, a Senior Production Editor for a Central Florida newspaper, was the first to share her …read more!

“Bringing the Films to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter” Q&A with the Universal Orlando Creative Team

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Jan 31, 2016

Posted by: Alysha McLeod

Events, Fans, News, Pottermore, Theme Park

The final live stream from Universal Orlando’s A Celebration of Harry Potter was broadcast today. The live Q&A featured a panel of members from Universal Orlando’s creative team, who were there to talk about bringing the magic and wonder of the films to life in the theme park. The live stream itself was quite short, …read more!

Closing Q&A From Today’s Live Stream from the HP Celebration

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Jan 30, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

Books, Conventions, Events, Grint Interviews, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling, Leung Interviews, Lewis Interviews, Lynch Interviews, Movies, News, Wright Interviews

The Harry Potter Celebration wrapped up its first day with a live Q&A from Rupert, Bonnie, Evanna, Katie, and Matt. The Harry Potter actors did a live Q&A earlier that afternoon that was exclusive to guests with premium passes. Earlier in the day, WB Studio Tour did a Q&A with the prop makers and hosted a …read more!

Behind the Scenes of “Cursed Child,” “Fantastic Beasts” and More Surprises from the HP Celebration

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Jan 30, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

Fantastic Beasts Movie, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling, News, Pottermore, Theme Park

Pottermore is releasing surprise after surprise from the Harry Potter Celebration in Orlando. Pottermore has released a short video from behind the scenes of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child as well as Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Here’s an exclusive message from #CursedChild producers, Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender #HPCelebrationhttps://t.co/t1L157VABT — Harry Potter Play …read more!

WB Studio Tour’s Q&A with ‘Harry Potter’ Prop Makers (featuring Matthew Lewis!)

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Jan 30, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Events, Exclusives, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Interviews, Lewis, News, Props-Sets, Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London held an exclusive panel with Prop Makers for the Harry Potter films, as part of A Celebration of Harry Potter! The event started with Head Prop Maker – Pierre Bohanna – talking about Philosopher’s Stone: On wand design: Fantastic Beasts was also discussed – the briefcase is very important (as we saw in the …read more!

Coverage of ‘A Celebration of Harry Potter’ Talent Q&A, And More!

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Jan 30, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Conventions, Events, Fan Events, Grint, Grint Interviews, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Leung, Leung Interviews, Lewis, Lewis Interviews, Lynch, Lynch Interviews, News, Pottermore, Theme Park, Wright, Wright Interviews

Earlier today we published coverage of Bonnie Wright and Katie Leung’s Facebook Q&A as a part of the various Celebration of Harry Potter events, and now the Harry Potter Film‘s Twitter (@HarryPotterFilm) have published coverage of the Talent Q&A, featuring Wright, Leung, Matthew Lewis, Evanna Lynch and Rupert Grint! On working on the Harry Potter …read more!

J.K. Rowling, “Keep Watching Pottermore…”

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Jan 30, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

J.K. Rowling, News, Pottermore

The Harry Potter Celebration in Orlando has just begun, and there must be more surprises in store, to be revealed this weekend. After last night’s reveal of other wizarding schools, including the name of the North American school to be featured in Fantastic Beasts, many fans have been wondering about schools that have yet to …read more!

Bonnie Wright and Katie Leung Answer Fan Questions on Facebook

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Jan 30, 2016

Posted by: Katie Eller

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Leung Interviews, News, Wright Interviews

 As part of the A Celebration of Harry Potter 2016 festivities, the official Harry Potter Facebook page hosted Katie Leung (Cho Chang) and Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley) today.  Fans submitted questions for the pair to answer.  See the video below. #KatieLeung and #BonnieWright are live now! #AskHPCast #HPCelebration Posted by Harry Potter on Saturday, January …read more!

Happy Birthday Lily Potter

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Jan 30, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

Character Birthdays, News, Pottermore

Today we would like to honor the birthday of Harry Potter’s mother, Lily. Lily (Evans) Potter was known to be the brightest student in her class at Hogwarts; even more she was kind, loving, and remembered as such. Though Lily does not often appear directly within the Harry Potter books, and we hear little from …read more!

Michael Gambon says he’d like to be in ‘Fantastic Beasts’

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Jan 30, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Gambon, Gambon Interviews, News

Earlier this week, Michael Gambon attended the premiere of his newest film appearance, Dad’s Army. He reportedly told the Express that he would love a role in the Fantastic Beasts film series, perhaps as a ‘young Dumbledore': “I want to be in it, yes,” he confirmed.  “They’ve got a Dumbledore. They’ll have a young Dumbledore, won’t they? But I could be …read more!



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