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Tickets on Sale for ‘Privacy’ Starring Daniel Radcliffe

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May 26, 2016

Posted by: Sammie

HP Cast, News, Radcliffe

Tickets are now available for purchase for the off-Broadway production of Privacy, starring Daniel Radcliffe. As announced last month, Radcliffe is set to take on the role of “The Writer” in the play, which is inspired by the revelations of Edward Snowden and explores the concept of privacy in the digital age.   This unusual play …read more!

Helena Bonham Carter Gives Insight on the Red Queen

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May 25, 2016

Posted by: Storie Chastain

Actor Interviews, Bonham Carter, Bonham Carter Interviews, Movies, News, Rickman

Helena Bonham Carter has always been one to take on more anomalous roles in her acting career. The Red Queen definitely does not differ from this pattern. With her abnormally large head and a tendency to order beheadings onto others, the role is one that Helena enjoys quite a bit. She gave a interview with …read more!

Rare Prisoner of Azkaban Poster to be Auctioned in Watford

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May 25, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Films, Movies, Oldman, Posters, Props-Sets, Sales

Excalibur Auctions will be selling off a Sirius Black ‘wanted’ style poster from the promotion of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban film in just a few days time. The promotional poster is one of less than ten of this kind known to be produced for the film, leading Excalibur Auctions to call this ‘one of the rarest posters …read more!

Funko Pop! Announce Hogwarts Express and Harry Potter Mystery Minis

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May 25, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

News, Products, Toys

Funko Pop! Rides will soon be releasing their newest addition: The Hogwarts Express! The train comes in three separate sets: the front engine (which comes with a Harry Potter figure) and two carriages, which come with Ron and Hermione. The complete train measures 45cm in length. Get your hands on the Funko Pop! Hogwarts Express this June!     Harry …read more!

Our First Look at Emma Watson in “Beauty and the Beast”

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May 23, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

HP Cast, Movies, News, Watson

This morning, the first trailer for Disney’s live-action Beauty and the Beast debuted on ABC’s Good Morning America (ABC is owned by Disney, and is a considered a Disney company). Many fans waited with anticipation since yesterday’s announcement. Fans were hoping for a first look at Emma Watson as Belle–in her classic blue dress and white …read more!

Stars Sign Letter To Keep Britain in the EU

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May 22, 2016

Posted by: Storie Chastain

Bonham Carter, HP Cast, News

Actors, authors, artists, and musicians alike are taking stand to urge voters against Britain leaving the EU. Stars, including our own Helena Bonham Carter and Sir John Hurt and Sherlock star Benedict Cumberbatch, argue that taking such a step would hurt the creative industries in Britain. Over 250 celebrities signed the letter, published by the …read more!

Christian Coulson Discusses Tom Riddle

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May 22, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Coulson, Coulson Interviews, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Interviews

Bustle recently sat down with Christian Coulson, to discuss his portrayal of young Tom Riddle in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Coulson revealed that he could empathise with his character relatively easily (minus the genocidal, racist tendencies, of course). Raised in Wool’s Orphanage in London, Tom Riddle was a troubled, isolated, child – Coulson says …read more!

First Look at ‘Beauty and the Beast’ Tomorrow!

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May 22, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Films, Thompson, Watson

Emma Watson will star as Belle in the live-action remake of the Disney classic, Beauty and the Beast in March 2017. Harry Potter‘s Emma Thompson is also set to feature in the film (as Mrs Potts). Paige O’Hara (who voiced Belle in the original animated Disney film) recently gave her verdict on Emma Watson as the leading lady, which …read more!

Here’s Your Chance for ‘Cursed Child’ Tickets: Introducing “The Friday Forty”

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May 21, 2016

Posted by: Sammie

Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News

If you missed your chance to snag tickets for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I and II when they went on sale, you’re in luck: Pottermore reports that starting June 3, the Cursed Child website will be releasing tickets for some of the best seats in the house as part of a special ticketing event called …read more!

Warick Davis Goes One-on-One with Lumos CEO

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May 21, 2016

Posted by: James

Charity, Extras Interviews, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, News

It seems sort of symbolic that JK Rowling, who made her fortunes writing a story about the good and bad outcomes of being an orphan, would then take that immense wealth and create one of the most impactful organizations on the planet. Lumos was started to eliminate orphanages on a global scale. One of our …read more!

Toby Jones Joins The Cast of BBCs ‘Sherlock’

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May 20, 2016

Posted by: Storie Chastain

News

Only days ago it was announced that the voice of our beloved Dobby, Toby Jones, is joining the cast of Sherlock season 4. It is currently a mystery as to who exactly Toby will be playing, but Steven Moffat, co-creator of the series, has teased that he will be introduced as the new villain of …read more!

Harry Potter Still Profitable for Bloomsbury

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May 20, 2016

Posted by: Justin Hart

Bloomsbury, Book Reviews, Cover Art, Cover Artists, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, News, Publishers

19 years ago the publishing house, Bloomsbury, released the first book in the Harry Potter Series. Today they are still finding success with this beloved story. Now, thanks to last year’s publication of an illustrated version of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, Bloomsbury is seeing great growth in their children’s book division. Check out our review of …read more!

The Goldstein’s Apartment

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May 19, 2016

Posted by: Storie Chastain

Actor Interviews, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Interviews, Media, Movies, News, Pottermore

Imagine frequenting a place for months, getting so comfortable it becomes like a second home to you. Then imagine watching as it gets torn down. That’s how Alison Sudol and Katherine Waterston felt today when their characters, Queenie and Tina’s apartment in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was getting torn down. A representative …read more!

Emma Watson Thrills In Latest UK Trailer for “Colonia”

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May 19, 2016

Posted by: James

HP Cast, Movies, Watson

Actors and actresses of any ability look for roles that challenge them to extend and expand their skills and talents. Like many older, and well known actors with expansive profiles, Emma Watson is doing her very best to spread her acting wings with her latest film The Colony (previously released as Colonia). A new trailer for …read more!

The Dursleys Misunderstood?

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May 19, 2016

Posted by: James

Actor Interviews, HP Cast, Shaw

Fiona Shaw, known to fans in the Potter Universe as Mrs. Dursley, brought to light an interesting thought on the family we love to hate while giving an interview to the RadioTime. Fiona Shaw said, “I was always very pro the Durlseys, I liked who they were, because they’re just trying to do well in …read more!

Domhnall Gleeson To Star Writer As A.A Milne

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May 19, 2016

Posted by: James

Casting

Domhnall Gleeson, who plays Bill Weasley in the Harry Potter films, is set to star in Goodbye Christopher Robin, a Simon Curtis-directed feature (via IMDB.com). This film is about the creator of Winne the Pooh A.A. Milne. Many fans are familiar with the Disney retelling of the Winnie the Pooh stories, but this film is going …read more!

Do we Catch a glimpse at Brandon Gleeson in New ASSASSIN’S CREED Trailer?

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May 19, 2016

Posted by: James

Casting, Gleeson

The latest trailer for ASSASSIN’S CREED came out recently so, as the video game world holds their collective breath hoping that the movie studios have finally gotten a movie based on a game right. Potter fans are hoping to lay their eyes on our favorite one-eyed teacher (see what I did there) Brandon Gleeson, who …read more!

Backstage at ‘Cursed Child': See the New Hogwarts Cloaks in Action

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May 18, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News

@HPPlayLDN tweeted preliminary designs of new Hogwarts robes for Cursed Child a couple of weeks ago, and now new photos of Hogwarts cloaks can be seen on the official Twitter of the London play. Steve Hoggett (Movement Director) is in charge of making sure the choreography of the show runs as smoothly as possible – he …read more!

Rupert Grint Filming New TV Series

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May 18, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Films, Grint, News

Rupert Grint has been spotted on set of a new TV series: Sick Note. Ice Cream Man reports that this is a comedy series for Sky Atlantic, directed by Matt Lipsey and produced by King Bert Productions. Nick Frost and Camilla Beeput will also star in the series.   More footage can be found at News Flare here. Thanks …read more!

Rowling Wins PEN Award and Discusses Trump

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May 17, 2016

Posted by: Justin Hart

Honors/Awards, J.K. Rowling, News

As Leaky reported previously, J.K. Rowling intended to attend the PEN gala and was shortlisted for an award. J.K. Rowling has been honored by receiving PEN’s Literary Service Award. PEN is a literary and humanitarian organization that focuses on various issues, including free speech. Rowling has long been an advocate for  free speech over censorship. …read more!



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