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Bloomsbury Releases Cover Art for ‘Harry Potter’ Exhibition Companion Books!


Jul 20, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Bloomsbury, Books, Books - Release Dates, Companion Books, Cover Art, Events, Jim Kay

Bloomsbury released the cover art for the two companion books that will be released in conjunction with the British Library’s Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition today! According to the Bloomsbury website, Harry Potter: A History of Magic–The Book of the Exhibition will be available in hardback format and feature cover art adapted from …read more!

Experience ‘Christmas In The Wizarding World’ At Major Shopping Venues!

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Jul 19, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Events, Exclusives, News, Warner Bros.

The Wizarding World could be coming to a shopping venue near you, as Warner Bros have partnered with Global Experience Specialists to bring an all-new holiday experience for fans: Christmas in the Wizarding World! The producers of Harry Potter: The Exhibition – Warner Bros Consumer Products (WBCP) and Global Experience Specialists (GES) – are behind these pop-up attractions, …read more!

Dressing the Golden Trio: Us Magazine interviews costume designer Jany Temime


Jul 19, 2017

Posted by: Amanda Kirk | Comments

Films, Interviews, Movies

Award-winning costume designer Jany Temime clambered aboard the Hogwarts Express beginning with the third film, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.  Many fans noted the change in the style of the costumes from the first two films, the most obvious of which was new house scarves. Ms Temime applied her distinctive vision for each character’s wardrobe to …read more!

David Bradley and Jim Broadbent in ‘Game of Thrones’ Season Opening


Jul 18, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Bradley, Broadbent, News

Both David Bradley (Argus Filch) and Jim Broadbent (Professor Slughorn) featured in the first episode of the new season of Game of Thrones this week, and a slight Harry Potter reference didn’t go amiss amongst fans of our beloved series! Returning character Walder Frey isn’t the nicest guy (understatement of the century), but David Bradley certainly didn’t appear to disappoint in …read more!

‘Harry Potter’ Cast in Film News and Clips: ‘Dunkirk,’ ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi,’ ‘Mary Poppins Returns,’ and More!


Jul 18, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Actor Interviews, Branagh, Branagh Interviews, Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, Films, Gleeson, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Interviews, Movies, News, Props-Sets, Tennant, Trailers, Walters

The Harry Potter cast continues to lend its talents to the film industry’s most anticipated and acclaimed films. This week alums featured in news and clips for the WWII epic Dunkirk, the next eagerly-awaited Star Wars installment, The Last Jedi, Mary Poppins Returns, the sequel to one of Disney’s most beloved musicals, and the hippy-era …read more!

More Previews of ‘Prisoner of Azkaban’ Illustrated Edition by Jim Kay


Jul 18, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Art, Bloomsbury, Books, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, News, Publishers

We’re eagerly awaiting Prisoner of Azkaban as Jim Kay’s next instalment in the illustrated Harry Potter series, and after a first look at the cover by Pottermore (which features a glowing Knight Bus), Bloomsbury have released more previews of chapter pages and page layouts for the book. This title page (presumably featuring the outside of an Azkaban cell) …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Tickets and First Look for Imelda Staunton’s ‘Follies,’ Jack Thorne Adapts ‘The Children’s Monologues’ and More!


Jul 17, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Broadway, Charity, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, HP Cast, Interviews, Jack Thorne, News, Staunton, Staunton Interviews, Steven Hoggett, Television Programmes, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

This week’s theater round-up covers more exciting news for both Imelda Staunton and Jack Thorne, as well as the upcoming preview performance of movement director Steven Hoggett’s latest production! Leaky already reported that the National Theatre plans to broadcast Imelda Staunton’s Follies throughout international theaters Nov. 16. This was wonderful news for disappointed fans unable to …read more!

Emma Watson Interviews Latest “Shared Shelf” Author Margaret Atwood


Jul 17, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney | Comments

Actor Interviews, Emma Watson's Our Shared Shelf, Fans, Interviews, News, Television Programmes, Watson, Watson Interviews

Emma Watson’s “Our Shared Shelf” book club has achieved worldwide recognition since its inception in 2016. Most recently Watson announced the “Essential Feminist Bookshelf” which includes the 1984 dystopian novel The Handmaid’s Tale, by renowned Canadian author Margaret Atwood as reported here by Leaky. Watson had the opportunity to interview this literary treasure and discuss …read more!

Weekly Cast Round-up: Tom Felton’s Cricket Craze, Gary Oldman as Churchill, Comic-Con & More!


Jul 14, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Actor Interviews, Bonham Carter, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Felton, Fiennes, Gleeson, Gleeson Interviews, Harry Potter Round-Up, Movies, News, Round-Up, Tennant, Thewlis, Trailers, Walters, Warner Bros., Watson

In this week’s round-up we’ve got news from Tom Felton and Ezra Miller at San Diego Comic-Con, David Tennant’s new project, Emma Watson reaching out to Malala, Ralph Fiennes in a new documentary, a trailer and new film for the Gleesons, an interview with the producer of a short film starring the voice of Helena Bonham Carter and a …read more!

A New Spider Species is Named After Aragog!


Jul 13, 2017

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz | Comments

Info, Misc, News, Potter News, Science

According to dnaindia.com, researchers at the University of Tehran in Iran have named a recently discovered species of wolf crab spider after Aragog, Hagrid’s giant arachnid that lives in the Forbidden Forest. The discovery was of a spider that’s an inch long, with two black and three white stripes of hair on its upper body. …read more!

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