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Carmen Ejogo Praises Seraphina Picquery’s Wand

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Aug 27, 2016

Posted by: Storie Chastain

Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, News, Pottermore

Carmen Ejogo will be portraying the MACUSA (Magical Congress of the United States of America) President, Seraphina Picquery, in the upcoming Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them film. It is hard to miss the extravagantly dressed President in any of the movie trailers. With a headpiece holding up all of her hair –save a …read more!

A First Look at Characters in Emma Watson’s Beauty and Beast

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Aug 27, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

HP Cast, Movies, News, Thompson, Watson

In a series of Tweets yesterday, fans got a first look at other characters in Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast, starring Emma Watson. The pictures include side-by-side comparisons of animated and the new Lumiere (Ewan McGregor) and Cogsworth (Ian McKellen), a first look at Dan Stevens as the Prince (Beast), and a scene still …read more!

Alex Price on Playing Draco in ‘Cursed Child’

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Aug 25, 2016

Posted by: Sammie

Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News

As the Draco Malfoy to Jamie Parker’s Harry Potter in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Alex Price is obviously well aware of one crucial fact; in his own words, “At the heart of any drama is story and conflict.” The stories of Harry and Draco are still very much intertwined in the latest installment …read more!

Costume Designer Colleen Atwood on Working With Eddie Redmayne

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Aug 25, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fantastic Beasts Movie, Interviews, Movies, News, Redmayne

Three-time Academy Award winner Colleen Atwood has designed costumes for all manner of celebrities, but her latest partnership related to the wizarding world is with one Eddie Redmayne. E! spoke to Atwood about working with Eddie on set of The Huntsman: Winter’s War.  Apart from being a great person, Atwood said he’s interested in the process of …read more!

Original J.K. Rowling Sketches on Pottermore

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Aug 25, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Art, J.K. Rowling, News, Pottermore

We’re no stranger to J.K. Rowling’s fabulous artwork. She’s released some of her concept sketches for Harry Potter before, and she beautifully illustrated Tales of Beedle the Bard. Pottermore have been releasing various others of her drawings over the past few months, which you can see below. Some of the sketches have been shown prior to being on …read more!

Wizarding Wednesdays: Win Signed Fantastic Beasts Prizes!

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Aug 24, 2016

Posted by: Storie Chastain

Contests, Events, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, News, Warner Bros.

To celebrate the release of the film, every Wednesday from now until November 16, Fantastic Beasts will be giving the chance to win a once in a lifetime prize! You need only enter your name one time to be put in the drawing each week! The official Fantastic Beasts Twitter tweeted about it earlier today: #Win …read more!

Happy Birthday Rupert Grint and Stephen Fry!

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Aug 24, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Audio Books, Birthdays, Character Birthdays, Fry, Grint, J.K. Rowling, News, Pottermore

Today (24th August) marks the birthday of our very own Ron Weasley, Rupert Grint, as well as Harry Potter audiobook reader, Stephen Fry! J.K. Rowling took to Twitter to wish them a happy birthday: Happy birthday to 3 wonderful people: @stephenfry, @HelenMilburn and Rupert Grint! ????? — J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling) 24 August 2016 Stephen Fry posted …read more!

Rupert Grint Producing (and Starring in) a New Series!

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Aug 23, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

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Anybody familiar with Guy Ritchie’s 2000 cult film Snatch (which starred Jason Statham and Brad Pitt) will be pleased to hear that Sony’s streaming network Crackle is set to release a new 10-part series based on the movie. Not only that, but Rupert Grint will be an executive producer along with creator / writer Alex De Rakoff, and a starring actor in …read more!

Tom Felton on Joining ‘The Flash’

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Aug 23, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Felton Interviews, Interviews, News

Tom Felton appeared at San Diego Comic Con 2016  to talk about starring in CW’s The Flash. He will be appearing as a series regular, portraying Central City Police Department crime scene investigator, Julian Dorn. Showbiz Junkies interviewed him exclusively on his character, his views of the show, and if he’s seeing Cursed Child. He spoke about personally loving …read more!

Darren Criss, Margot Robbie and Ben Affleck Meet the ‘Cursed Child’ Cast!

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Aug 22, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News

There were not one, but two Harry Potters in the house when Starkid’s A Very Potter Musical star Darren Criss met the Cursed Child cast today. Suicide Squad‘s Margot Robbie and Ben Affleck also visited the cast. None of the stars have commented on seeing the play yet, although Darren Criss was clearly excited for the play come publication time at the …read more!

Happy Birthday, Percy Weasley!

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Aug 22, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Birthdays, Character Birthdays, News

Today marks the 40th birthday of Percy Weasley; infamous prefect and Head Boy. Although Percy’s story saw him break ties with his own family, he eventually proved his worth as a true Gryffindor in the courage displayed by admitting his faults, swallowing his pride and returning to his family (we don’t talk about what happened after that…). From Percy we …read more!

Daniel Radcliffe Speaks Out Against Racism & Donald Trump in ‘Imperium’ Interview

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Aug 22, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Film Images, Movies, News, Posters, Radcliffe, Radcliffe Interviews

Daniel Radcliffe’s newest role in Imperium follows FBI agent Nate Foster, who goes undercover in a White Supremacist group. IGN published the newest movie poster, and some exclusive behind-the-scenes photos from the film: View more photos at IGN here. Daniel Radcliffe also spoke to The Hollywood Reporter about going undercover, portraying White Supremacists on-screen, and how the media has responded …read more!

Rowling hints toward another Comoran Strike Novel on Twitter!

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Aug 22, 2016

Posted by: Georgia Gates

Books, Career of Evil, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Cuckoo's Calling, Fans, J.K. Rowling, News, The Silkworm

Last week on Twitter, J.K Rowling excited her Comoran Strike fans by promising a fourth installment in the highly acclaimed series of novels. With the subject of the gripping crime stories being discussed largely in recent months on social media, we can only hope in anitcipation the wait wont last much longer!     And …read more!

Tickets on Sale for ‘A Celebration of Harry Potter’ 2017 at Universal Studios Orlando!

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Aug 19, 2016

Posted by: Sammie

Events, News, Theme Park

Yesterday, the dates for the fourth annual fan-favorite “A Celebration of Harry Potter” event was announced and vacation packages became available for purchase. The official event–taking place this year January 27-29, 2017–is a fun-filled three-day celebration, all set against the ever-magical backdrops of Hogsmeade and Diagon Alley at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida. Vacation packages are available in …read more!

The Mudbloods, The Parselmouths to Reunite at LeakyCon 2016! See the Full Wizard Rock Lineup

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Aug 19, 2016

Posted by: Melissa Anelli

Conventions, Harry and the Potters, LeakyCon, Music, News, Wizard Rock

  LeakyCon 2016 has announced its wizard rock lineup. Harry and the Potters, Draco and the Malfoys, The Whomping Willows, Lauren Fairweather, Tonks and the Aurors, and Tianna and the Cliffhangers will perform at this year’s convention, from October 19-23, 2016 at the Marriott Burbank hotel. These bands will be joined by The Mudbloods and …read more!

Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson’s Jeans Auctioned for the ‘Jeans for Refugees’ Project

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Aug 19, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Charity, Events, News, Radcliffe, Watson

Emma Watson and Daniel Radcliffe have both donated to the  Jeans for Refugees project, joining over 100 other celebrities in raising money for the International Rescue Committee (IRC). Emma, Dan and other stars (including Elton John, Harry Styles and Kate Moss) have donated a pair of their jeans, which are then painted and customised by project leader, Johny Dar. Dar comments on the …read more!

Exclusive Pre-Order Gifts for Jim Kay’s Illustrated Edition of ‘Chamber of Secrets’!

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Aug 19, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Bloomsbury, Books, Exclusives, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Jim Kay, News, Publishers

When Jim Kay’s illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was published, pre-orders came with an exclusive Hedwig tote bag. Preorders of Chamber of Secrets (within the UK) have even more gifts on offer! The gift offered differs depending on which edition you preorder – the regular edition, the deluxe edition or both: 1. Pre-order Harry …read more!

Live from GeekyCon: The “Cursed Child” PotterCast!

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Aug 19, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

Leaky, News, Pottercast

PotterCast joined up with MuggleCast and others to produce a live podcast from GeekyCon in Orlando, titled “LeakyMug and the Cursed Child.” (This talk is full of spoilers! Listen on iTunes here, or by searching for PotterCast on services like Stitcher, or wherever you listen to podcasts. You can also direct download here!) This special group of …read more!

Pottermore Discusses Content of New ‘Pottermore Presents’ eBooks

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Aug 19, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Books, J.K. Rowling, News, Pottermore

This week, Pottermore revealed the newest ebooks to be released in the Potter-verse. Speaking to director of product, creative and content at Pottermore, Anna Rafferty, they discuss how the collections in the books were curated. The ebooks are actually compiled writings from Pottermore, with two of the books containing new, unpublished material from J.K. Rowling. One …read more!

New Hogwarts eBooks!

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Aug 17, 2016

Posted by: Justin Hart

Companion Books, Cover Art, J.K. Rowling, MinaLima, News, Pottermore

We all know that J.K. Rowling has built the vast and wide wizarding world in her head. Today Pottermore.com announced that Rowling will be releasing three new eBooks about Hogwarts! We will finally know more about the happenings of the wizarding school we all long to attend. There will be in total three eBooks that …read more!



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