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New ‘Cursed Child’ Cast Announced!


Mar 30, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

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The new cast of Cursed Child starting May 24th were introduced today, and they’re excited to get going on the second year of the show! Rehearsals began this week for new cast members joining @HPPlayLDN from 24 May 2017! Find out more: https://t.co/Lchf5o06HH pic.twitter.com/Ueu7oouz96 — Harry Potter Play (@HPPlayLDN) March 30, 2017 (Photography by Manuel Harlan) Sadly …read more!

The Wizarding World Expands!


Mar 30, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

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The wizarding world created by JK Rowling is so expansive, and has such a rich backstory, there are endless possibilities for new park and tour experiences for fans, a fact Warner Bros. and Universal Studios seem committed to exploring. Plans are already rolling to bring a new nighttime show to the Universal Studios Orlando and Japan skies using projection …read more!

Best Wishes to Robbie Coltrane on His Birthday


Mar 30, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney | Comments

Actor Birthdays, Actor Interviews, Birthdays, Coltrane, Films, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, National Treasure, News, Royal Television Society Awards, Television Program

Robbie Coltrane, the actor who so brilliantly brought to life Harry Potter’s beloved gamekeeper, Hagrid, celebrates his 67th birthday today. In honor of his special day, let’s take a look at some of his most recent work as well as a look back at how Coltrane so masterfully and memorably embodied Hogwart’s gentle giant. It’s …read more!

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Is Now Available on Blu-ray and DVD!


Mar 29, 2017

Posted by: Zack DiGirolamo | Comments

Fantastic Beasts Movie, Home Video / DVD, News

A reminder to all witches, wizards, and No-Majs: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is now available to own on Blu-ray and DVD! The Blu-ray comes with new special features, including deleted scenes and featurettes. If you’re in the United States, you can order your copy through Amazon here. Canadian and UK fans can order their copies …read more!

Mid-Week Round-Up: Johnny Depp, David Thewlis, Rupert Grint, and More!


Mar 29, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

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Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts alums are at it again, and we have loads of exciting news to report. Johnny Depp scores a role in an upcoming film and wraps another, David Thewlis has a new trailer out for season three of Fargo, Rupert Grint engages in some self-deprecating hilarity in two video clips, Jason Isaacs …read more!

Happy Birthday, Brendan Gleeson!


Mar 29, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

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Sorry, Mr. Gleeson, we just can’t keep quiet knowing there’s cause for celebration! It’s a happy birthday, today, for the man who’s been in Leaky news quite often of late. So we wish Brendan Gleeson another wonderful year–and another year of enjoying him in film! To start off the revelries, we cannot fail to mention his contribution to the …read more!

Happy Birthday to ‘Goblet of Fire’ Director Mike Newell


Mar 28, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney | Comments

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Mike Newell,  acclaimed director of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, celebrates his 75th birthday today. Newell is a British director and producer of television and film who won the 1994 Best Director BAFTA for Four Weddings and a Funeral. Prior to his work in the Potterverse, Newell directed a number of other Hollywood …read more!

Daniel Radcliffe’s Stage Run Extended


Mar 27, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney | Comments

Events, News, Radcliffe, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Theater, West End

It looks like the Boy Who Lived will be bringing Shakespearean laughs to the West End stage a little longer this spring than originally planned. Due to the popularity of director David Leveaux’s 50th anniversary presentation of Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Daniel Radcliffe and company’s run at the Old Vic Theatre has been extended …read more!

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Textbook 2017 Edition Misprint


Mar 27, 2017

Posted by: Sophia Cotraccia | Comments

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Select copies of the 2017 edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them are a paragraph shorter than they should be. Following Hypable‘s report of the misprint on March 18th, Scholastic acknowledged the error and promised a correct copy to anyone who received a book with the mistake. The error can be found in many of the box-sets that include Quidditch …read more!

Emma Watson’s Book Delivery to New Zealand


Mar 27, 2017

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz | Comments

Books, Info, Watson, Watson Interviews

Emma Watson adores sharing her love of books with anyone and everyone (just see her feminist book club). Starting in 2012, Books on the Underground (in London) strives to place books like a mobile, public library, allowing anyone to pick up the book and enjoy it – then leave it for someone else to love. …read more!

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