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Aden + Anais debuts Harry Potter collection for wee witches + wizards


Sep 20, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

News, Products

Do you have a small witch or wizard in your life, or are you expecting one soon?  If so, you might be interested in the new limited edition Harry Potter collection from children’s clothing brand Aden + Anais. The brand is known for its classic muslin swaddles.  There are three in the Harry Potter collection, …read more!

Strike Round-Up: Anniversary of “Lethal White” publication today, filming begins, Burke & Grainger interviews


Sep 18, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books - Release Dates, Burke, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Cormoran Strike TV Series, Grainger, Lethal White

And we’re off…! #lethalwhite #thestrikeseries pic.twitter.com/qB523SLuDE — Brontë Film and TV (@BronteFilmandTV) September 17, 2019 One year anniversary of Lethal White publication Has it really been a full year since Lethal White was released? Indeed, it was released on September 18, 2018. I remember diving into it that day, eager to find out the resolution of …read more!

Pottercast Episode 294: Much Ado About (Cursed Child) Branding


Sep 16, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Audio, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News, PotterCast

Episode 294 of Pottercast has arrived! Just five more episodes to squeeze in before the 10th Anniversary of Leakycon where Melissa, John and Frak will be there via Portkey LIVE to record number 300 in Boston together! 294 covers the new Harry Potter and the Cursed Child branding, a seriously advanced course on the Sorting Hat, supposition on how …read more!

Vote for ‘Crimes of Grindelwald’ to Win EFAs People’s Choice Award!


Sep 16, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Contests, Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Films, Honors/Awards, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News

Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is nominated for the European Film Awards 2019 People’s Choice Award, giving fans across Europe the opportunity to name the second installment in J.K. Rowling’s epic new film series as their favorite of the year. Fans can vote NOW through Oct. 31, and participating voters are entered for a …read more!

Theater Round-Up: ‘Cursed Child’ Broadway Heads to New York Comic Con and ‘Cursed Child’ London Releases More Tickets!


Sep 16, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Broadway, Conventions, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Films, Fun, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, HP Cast, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, News, Potter News, Round-Up, Staunton, Television Programmes, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

This week’s theater round-up begins with a recap of recent Cursed Child news, including cast involvement in “Back to Hogwarts” celebrations and the brand update introduced in Times Square following the Cursed Child Broadway performance on Sept. 5. But, as usual, that’s only the “tip of the iceberg” when it comes to the Harry Potter …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Downton Abbey Film Premiere, First Look at Rupert Grint in ‘Servant’, & More!


Sep 15, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Casting, Charity, Conventions, Davis, Davis Interviews, Events, Fan Events, Films, Gleeson, Gleeson Interviews, Grint, Interviews, Law, LeakyCon, Movies, News, Radcliffe, Smith, Staunton, Tennant, Thompson

The fall term in the Potterverse is in full swing! Warner Bros Studio Tour London announced the return of Hogwarts in the Snow, Pottermore and Bloomsbury unveiled new images from the soon-to-be-released illustrated edition of Goblet of Fire, and Leakycon revealed Potter Puppet Pals will join the lineup in Boston next month. We shared news …read more!

New Potter Fun On the Way From Funko and Noble Collection


Sep 14, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Conventions, Fan Events, Fun, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Products, Sales, Toys

Get your galleons ready Potterheads! Funko and the Noble Collection have revealed some magical new merch this week. The licensed collectible companies have the latest Pops and Plush essential for any complete Harry Potter collection. New York Comic Con is just around the corner and Funko has two new Potter exclusives for the event. First …read more!

J.K. Rowling Donates £15.3m to the Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic

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Sep 12, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

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The Anne Rowling Regenerative Neurology Clinic at the University of Edinburgh received a £15.3m donation (equivalent to $20 million) from J.K. Rowling this week. Named in memory of Rowling’s mother, who passed away at the age of 45 due to multiple sclerosis (MS) related complications, the Clinic reports that this donation will “help create new facilities and support vital …read more!

Portugal’s Enchanting Livraria Lello Will Host Global Book Launch Premiere for ‘Harry Potter Magical Places’

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Sep 12, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Books, Companion Books, Events, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, News, Products

Livraria Lello, Portugal’s most enchanting bookstore, will host The Magical Place tomorrow, Friday 13th September – a global book launch premiere of Harry Potter Magical Places, a special co-production edition with Insight Editions, inspired by the Harry Potter universe. If you’ve ever been to Portugal’s Livraria Lello bookstore, you’ll be aware of just how magical it looks and …read more!

Potter Puppet Pals’ Comedic Magic Comes to LeakyCon Boston!


Sep 11, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Conventions, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fun, Humor, News, Potter News

The parody group Potter Puppet Pals have joined the LeakyCon Boston special guest lineup, bringing their magical brand of hilarious puppeteering to the Seaport Convention Center for their first performance since 2017. According to Mischief Management, the Potter Puppet Pals specialize in “absurdist” Harry Potter videos featuring an “egomaniacal Harry Potter, a completely oblivious Ron, an …read more!

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