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EXCLUSIVE: Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle Premiere Event at Universal Studios Hollywood

“Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle,” a dynamic, all-new light projection experience, comes to “The Wizarding World of Harry Potter” at Universal Studios Hollywood and Universal Orlando Resort

Apr 17, 2019

Posted by: Sydney Dean

Events, Exclusives, News, Theme Park, Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood

This weekend, Universal Studios Hollywood debuted their new “Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle” light show. We were lucky to be given tickets to attend the premiere event and be among the first to see this spectacular new addition to the Hollywood Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Through the use of incredible technology and artistry, Hogwarts …read more!

First-Look at ‘Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure’ From Universal Orlando!

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Apr 15, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

News, Theme Park, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

All this week Universal Orlando Resort will be giving Harry Potter fans a first-look at the magical creatures set to feature on the upcoming “story coaster” (as Universal described it to us), Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure! Each day at 11am EDT through April 19, the Universal Orlando Blog will give guests a first-ever look at the magical …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Warwick Davis Takes the Stage at Star Wars Celebration, Cast Trailers & Interviews & More!


Apr 14, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Anthony Boyle, Casting, Composers, Conventions, Davis, Depp, Enoch, Events, Fan Events, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Film Images, Films, Gambon, Harry Potter Round-Up, Isaacs, Kravitz, Law, Leung, Movies, Music, News, Round-Up, Shaw, Spall, Television Programmes, Trailers, Watson

News from Potter parks and products this week as well as J.K. Rowling’s other projects! The latest book in the Cormoran Strike Series, Lethal White is headed to paperback and the author is supporting a crime writing campaign for women, Microsoft stores will be hosting Harry Potter Kano coding kit workshops for kids this summer …read more!

Harry Potter: The Exhibition opens in Valencia, Spain today


Apr 13, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Actor Interviews, Costumes, Harry Potter:The Exhbition, News, Phelps, Phelps Interviews, Props-Sets, Tena, Tena Interviews

For its 20th stop on its worldwide tour, Harry Potter: The Exhibition opens at the Museu de les Ciències at La Ciutat de Les Arts i Les Ciències in Valencia, Spain starting April 13, 2019.  You can purchase tickets here. This is the exhibition’s second sojourn in Spain, its having visited Madrid in 2017.  Over 5 million people …read more!

“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” costumes now on display at WB Studio Tour Hollywood


Apr 12, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Costumes, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, News, Props-Sets, Studio Tour, Warner Bros.

If you are a Harry Potter fan planning your spring and/or summer vacation now, you should know that Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood has expanded its Fantastic Beasts display to include new, authentic costumes and props from the second film, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Costumes on display include those worn by Newt Scamander (Eddie …read more!

Pokemon GO Players Can Reserve Usernames for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite!


Apr 12, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fandom, Fans, Fun, Games, Interactive, News

If you’re a Harry Potter fan and a regular gamer, you’re probably aware that Niantic’s highly-anticipated upcoming release is the real-world AR app Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Now, Niantic has announced that Pokémon GO players can reserve their names for use in the new game–if they’re still available! According to Nintendo Life, fans should take …read more!

J.K. Rowling to help Killer Women. Wait—that’s not what it sounds like!


Apr 11, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Contests, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, J.K. Rowling, News, Publishers

No, our beloved author has not joined the Death Eaters.  Killer Women is an author collective of female crime writers.  They are launching a mentoring scheme for aspiring female crime writers from minority and working-class backgrounds.  Writers who fit the demographic requirements can submit synopses and sample chapters of work in the crime, psychological thriller, or …read more!

Learn to Code at Microsoft’s Harry Potter Workshops for Kids!


Apr 11, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Education, Events, Fans, Fun, Interactive, News, Products

Beginning in May, Microsoft stores will be offering Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit workshops for children, and we can’t think of a more magical way to have fun and exceed educational expectations for the summer! According to Romper, Microsoft will offer two camps geared toward varying interest and skill levels. The first workshop is for …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Production Photos of Evanna Lynch, an Interview With Jenny Jules and New Casting Updates!


Apr 10, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Broadbent, Broadway, Casting, Charity, Events, Fans, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Interviews, Leung, Lynch, News, Noma Dumezweni, Round-Up, Television Programmes, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

It has been a relatively light week in terms of theater news, but for fans who follow the comings and goings of Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts and Cursed Child stars on stage, there is much to look forward to! Evanna Lynch is currently starring in The Omission of the Family Coleman, which released production photos …read more!

“Lethal White” available in paperback soon, pre-order now


Apr 07, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books - Release Dates, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Lethal White, News, Paperbacks

If you’re a fan of J.K. Rowling’s murder mystery series featuring detective Cormoran Strike and his partner Robin Ellacott, which Rowling writes under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, you probably read Lethal White, the latest novel in the series, as soon as it came out in hardcover last September.  But if you haven’t read it yet (we recommend …read more!

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