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A Hidden Treasure: Bespoke Handwritten Hogwarts Letters From MinaLima!

MinaLima_Prop Replica HP Hogwarts Acceptance Letter 2

Mar 22, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fans, Interviews, Leaky, MinaLima, Movie Art, News, Products

MinaLima have been designing graphics of the highest quality for the J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World for over a decade. First they worked on the Harry Potter films, then went on to design aspects of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios theme parks. Now they continue their work on the Fantastic Beasts film series. Potter fans …read more!

Geminio! Double Guest Announcements for Double LeakyCons


Mar 22, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Conventions, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fun, LeakyCon, News, Rankin

The first two special guests were revealed today for what is going to be an extra magical LeakyCon in 2019. As we shared last year, LeakyCon, one of the largest Harry Potter-themed events in the world will celebrate its tenth anniversary with two celebrations of The Boy Who Lived, including double the panels, performances, programs, …read more!

A First Look at Gringotts with James & Oliver Phelps & Warwick Davis!


Mar 21, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Davis, News, Phelps, Studio Tour

Gringotts Wizarding Bank opens at Warner Bros Studio Tour London on April 6th, and none other than the Weasley twins, James and Oliver Phelps, and Filius Flitwick / Griphook the goblin himself, Warwick Davis, gave us our first look at the set – and it doesn’t disappoint! Witches, Wizards and Muggles – here's your first …read more!

See Cursed Child with the Malfoys for Red Nose Day


Mar 20, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Charity, Contests, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Isaacs, McCrory, News, Theater, West End

Yes, you read that correctly. It may be for Comic Relief, but it’s no joke–we’re about as serious as Voldemort in the Priori Incantatem stance. Thanks to their 2019 prize draws for Red Nose Day, you have a chance to win tickets to see Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Palace Theatre in London …read more!

Universal Hollywood to Host ‘Dark Arts At Hogwarts Castle Premiere Event!

Dark Arts Premiere Event - WWoHP at Universal Studios

Mar 19, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

News, Theme Park, Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood

  Universal Studios Hollywood will host two exclusive after-hours premiere events next month, offering fans a first look at the upcoming Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle light projection show at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, taking place April 11th and April 12th. Fans will be greeted at Hogsmeade with a selection of shops (including Zonko’s, Olivander’s …read more!

Ralph Fiennes Says He’d Bring Voldemort Back


Mar 19, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fiennes, Films, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, HP Cast, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News

Since J.K. Rowling revealed her plans to write the Fantastic Beasts screenplays and extended the series to five full-length feature films, fans began doing the math to see how the storyline might overlap with what is already known about wizarding history as told in the Harry Potter series. In particular, fans have looked for recurring …read more!

Original ‘Cursed Child’ Cast Wraps Final Performance, But Memories and Magic Live On


Mar 18, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Anthony Boyle, BigNews, Broadway, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, News, Noma Dumezweni, Sam Clemmett, Theater, West End

Three years ago a magical new production came to the West End, bringing the wizarding world to audiences in an entirely new medium with an entirely new story. Some of the characters were old friends–Harry, Hermione, Ron and Draco. Some of the characters were new–Albus, Scorpius and Rose, to name a few. And they took …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Dame Maggie Smith Discusses Downton Abbey, Rupert Grint & Others Head to Cons & More!


Mar 16, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Bradley, Casting, Conventions, Coulson, Davis, Events, Fan Events, Fans, Felton, Films, Gleeson, Grint, Harry Potter Round-Up, Honors/Awards, Isaacs, Isaacs Interviews, Miller, Phelps, Round-Up, Smith, Smith Interviews, Television Programmes, Wright, Wright Interviews

It’s been an action-packed week in the Potterverse, as we got a first-look at the upcoming mobile game Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, as well as the new Universal Orlando Resort ride coming this Summer, Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure, with the special guest appearances of Robbie Coltrane and Alan Gilmore at a launch event in London! …read more!

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Star Ezra Miller to Take on ‘The Flash’ Standalone Script!


Mar 16, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fantastic Beasts Movie, Miller, Warner Bros.

Ezra Miller has been pretty enthusiastic about The Flash standalone movie since starring as the Scarlet Speedster in Justice League. He’s taken a leaf from J.K. Rowling’s book, and will team up with comic author Grant Morrison, to write a draft script for the movie, alongside continuing his starring role as Credence in the Fantastic Beasts film series, and …read more!

Theater Round-Up: ‘Cursed Child’ San Francisco Tickets Available Today, Casting News, Celebrity Visits, Trailers and More!


Mar 14, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Anthony Boyle, BigNews, Broadway, Enoch, Events, Fandom, Fans, Films, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, Law, Lynch, Movies, News, Rankin, Redmayne, Round-Up, Television Programmes, Theater, Theater Round-Up, Trailers, West End

This week’s theater news includes casting updates for Harry Potter series alums Evanna Lynch, Toby Jones and Alfred Enoch. We also have a teaser for Jack Thorne’s His Dark Materials and the latest trailer for Anthony Boyle’s Tolkien biopic. And not only have our favorite actors signed on to some incredible upcoming projects, but they …read more!

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