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Revelio! A Sneak Peek at the New Harry Potter Mobile Roleplay Game

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Jan 18, 2018

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Late last year, word of a Harry Potter role-playing game arrived under the new Wizarding World label Portkey Games, and fans were clamoring for details. Today a trailer for the mobile experience has been revealed by the creators at Jam City, a Los Angeles based mobile games studio in partnership with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. You won’t need …read more!

Voila! EW Reveals Details About the Wizarding World in France

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Jan 18, 2018

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For the second time this week Entertainment Weekly released details hinting at what fans can expect from upcoming films in the Fantastic Beasts series–and it only leaves us wanting more! Yesterday Leaky covered the news that the next three films will be set in different cities. Though it’s always possible Newt, Dumbledore, and the cast …read more!

Enhanced Effects Coming to ‘Forbidden Journey’ Ride at Universal Studios Japan

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Jan 18, 2018

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Whilst Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey is already a state-of-the-art immersive ride, Universal Studios Japan has plans to update the ride with brand new technology by March 16th, 2018! The newly improved ride will immerse guests even further into the story by introducing more powerful special effects. When faced with a dragon, riders will see the …read more!

Theater Round-Up: News of New Beginnings!

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Jan 18, 2018

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This week’s theater round-up brings news of new beginnings–a popular production transfers to reach a new audience, a classic returns to a new stage, a television program comes to a new network, and a cast gains new insight into their story and the wealth of history behind it! Girl From the North Country Opens in …read more!

Scholastic Commissions New Cover Illustrations for the 20th Anniversary of ‘Sorcerer’s Stone’!

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Jan 17, 2018

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While the UK celebrated the 20th Anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone (1997) last year and has now moved on to commemorating the 20th Anniversary of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (1998), fans in America have patiently waited to mark the occasion of Harry Potter’s introduction to the United States in …read more!

Will Credence’s True Identity Be Revealed in ‘Crimes of Grindelwald’?

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Jan 17, 2018

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Recently, Twitter account Fantastic Beasts Fan noticed a new addition to the IMDB cast of Crimes of Grindelwald, Linda Santiago, in the role of Credence’s aunt: Linda Santiago is listed on IMDB in the role of Credence's aunt in #CrimesOfGrindelwald Will we find out more about who Credence really is in #FBCOG? Does Credence himself already know?Tell us …read more!

‘A Celebration of Harry Potter’ Exclusive Merchandise Announced, Including New Chocolate Frog Card!

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Jan 14, 2018

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A Celebration of Harry Potter 2018 is less than two weeks away, and more exciting details have been revealed! After confirming special guests James and Oliver Phelps (the Weasley twins),  Stanislav Yanevski (Viktor Krum), Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley) and Natalia Tena (Nymphadora Tonks), Universal Orlando announced a few fan favourites would be returning to the event, …read more!

Waterstones London to Host Jim Kay and Olivia Lomenech Gill for ‘Harry Potter Book Night’!

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Jan 14, 2018

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Waterstones announced special plans for celebrating Bloomsbury’s Harry Potter Book Night 2018 event at its London-Picadilly location. Europe’s largest bookshop will host renowned illustrators Jim Kay and Olivia Lomenech Gill for a discussion touching on this year’s announced theme–Fantastic Beasts! According to Waterstones’ official site, the event will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. …read more!

Daniel Radcliffe Discusses Depp Casting Concerns

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Jan 13, 2018

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As most fans of the Wizarding World are aware, controversy has surrounded Johnny Depp as dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts films, since the his casting was announced in 2016. After his ex-wife Amber Heard accused Depp of domestic abuse, the fandom has been divided on whether someone tied to these allegations should …read more!

HBO Hosts “Hogwarts House Challenges” in Atlanta, Boston, and Denver!

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Jan 13, 2018

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Prepare yourselves, Potter fans. All the hours of reading dog-eared books, scouring fan sites for details, collecting obscure memorabilia, and intense late-night discussions (you know you’ve had them) is about to pay off! HBO will host “Hogwarts House Challenges” in Atlanta, Boston, and Denver this month to commemorate the entire unedited, commercial-free Harry Potter series …read more!



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