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‘Wizarding World’ Actors to Narrate ‘Tales of Beedle The Bard’ Audiobook


Feb 26, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

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A big Wizarding World project has been secretly in the works with Audible! A Tales of Beedle The Bard audiobook, featuring the voices of Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child stars, will release this year. Noma Dumezweni (the original Hermione in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) , Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy), Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood), Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley), …read more!

A Celebration of Slytherin Coming to Warner Bros Studio Tour London!


Feb 26, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

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Warner Bros. announced that The Making of Harry Potter Studio Tour London will undergo a green and silver makeover in April, just in time to celebrate the highly-underrated house of Slytherin. Say what you will about the infamous wizards who hail from this house, and its notorious links to dark magic, many of its members …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Victoria Yeates Talks ‘The Dog Walker,’ Rhys Ifans, Geraldine Somerville and Jamie Parker Return to the Stage


Feb 24, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

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This week’s theater news covers the upcoming theater work of Fantastic Beasts’ Victoria Yeates, Harry Potter’s Rhys Ifans and Geraldine Somerville and Cursed Child’s Jamie Parker. It also touches on two new Jack Thorne projects: Netflix series The Eddy and the stage production After Life. Cursed Child Melbourne gets a new cast for its second …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Daniel Radcliffe Talks ‘Escape From Pretoria’, Julie Walters Shares Good News & More!

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Feb 23, 2020

Posted by: Kim McChesney

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Big news in the world of J.K. Rowling this week with the title and release date of the fifth Cormoran Strike novel announced. The Harry Potter Alliance kicked off their Vote Hermione Granger in 2020 campaign on President’s Day and we took a look back at Snape’s double agency ahead of Alan Rickman’s birthday. This …read more!

Breaking News: The fifth Cormoran Strike novel has a name and a release date!


Feb 20, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

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The fifth crime novel from J.K. Rowling’s alter-ego Robert Galbraith will be called Troubled Blood, and it will be released on September 29, 2020. The fifth Robert Galbraith crime novel, TROUBLED BLOOD, will be published on 29th September! Are you excited for the next chapter in #StrikeandRobin’s story? — Robert Galbraith (@RGalbraith) February 19, 2020 …read more!

Vote Granger 2020! The Harry Potter Alliance Announce Latest Campaign


Feb 17, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

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Hermione Granger, noted activist and leader, announced her 2020 Presidential Campaign on February 17th, 2020 via a video at Granger2020.org: “After a lifetime of activism and a decorated political career, Hermione Granger is leading a visionary policy agenda for social justice in the United States. Together we can rewrite and reclaim the story of democracy.” …read more!

Friend or Foe? The Genius of Severus Snape’s Double Agency


Feb 16, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

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Within the Harry Potter series, Slytherins are not typically revered by those outside their own house. For good reason, their shrewd, ambitious natures often prevent them from making friends or allies with those who do not share their values and priorities. Outright champions among them are few, and they are far more well known for …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Weasley Reunion, Interviews With Imelda Staunton & Callum Turner, & More!


Feb 16, 2020

Posted by: Kim McChesney

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It was the week of love in the Potterverse as fans the Wizarding World over celebrated Valentine’s Day. We shared news of the first Yiddish translation of the Harry Potter books, David Tennant’s return to the West End stage, a first look at Robert Pattinson in the Batsuit and   Leakycon opened their call for 2020 …read more!

First-Look at Robert Pattinson as The Batman Arrives, Plus Zoë Kravitz on Playing Catwoman


Feb 15, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

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After it was announced that Robert Pattinson (Cedric Diggory in the Harry Potter series) would be portraying Batman alongside Fantastic Beasts star Zoë Kravitz (Leta Lestrange) as Catwoman in the upcoming Matt Reeves take on the classic hero, we’ve long awaited a first look at the iconic Batsuit, and that arrived this week! New footage, along with a snippet of …read more!

‘Cursed Child’ To Premiere in Tokyo Summer 2022!


Feb 13, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is becoming a truly global phenomenon, and, it seems, will continue to awe more theaters across the globe–the production is set to expand to Tokyo in Summer 2022! Announced by producers Sonia Friedman, Colin Callender, Harry Potter Theatrical Productions and Japanese partners TBS and HoriPro, and the Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG). …read more!

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