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REVIEW: Inlustret Lumine! HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD Re-Opens on Broadway

Dec 08, 2021

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

19 Years Later, BigNews, Broadway, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Info, News, Potter News, Review, Theater

“Our journey has only just begun” … again! The Broadway production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has officially reopened, this time as a brand-new one-part play. Returning home to New York City’s Lyric Theatre, this production began previews on November 12th, exactly 20 months since COVID-19 shuttered all Broadway productions on March 12, …read more!

EXCLUSIVE Look at Reopening of Warner Bros.’ Studio Tour Hollywood with Bonnie Wright

Jun 24, 2021

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

BigNews, Exclusives, Films, Info, Interviews, News, Potter News, Studio Tour, Warner Bros., Wright Interviews

Calling all Warner Bros. fans–grab your wand, pick up your Central Perk coffee, and beeline straight for the Bat-Signal in the sky! After more than a 15-month hiatus, the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood (Burbank, California) has announced their grand reopening for June 26th, and they have more than a few enchantments up their robes. …read more!

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Alison Sudol and Dan Fogler Announced as Next ‘Philosopher’s Stone’ Readers!

Jun 01, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Books, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fogler, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, HP Cast, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Potter News, Sudol, Wizarding World Digital

Today, Wizarding World Digital announced the ninth chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone will be read by Fantastic Beasts stars Alison Sudol and Dan Fogler. As part of the free Harry Potter -at-Home initiative, they will reunite to take on “The Midnight Duel,” and fans will undoubtedly rejoice to see them collaborating again onscreen! Sudol plays American legilimens Queenie Goldstein, who …read more!

J.K. Rowling Releases Chapters One and Two of New Children’s Fairytale, ‘The Ickabog’

May 26, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Books, Contests, Fandom, Fans, J.K. Rowling, News

J.K. Rowling released the first two chapters of her new 34-chapter children’s fairytale, The Ickabog, and they immediately introduced the reader to another sumptuous world of fantasy and intrigue. The chapters, which will quickly become must-reads for young and old alike, will be published online and available for free either one at a time or in groups …read more!

Universal Orlando Resort to Re-Open June 5!

May 24, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Fandom, Fans, News, Theme Park, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

Universal Orlando Resort is set to re-open Universal Studios Florida, Islands of Adventure and Volcano Bay theme parks on June 5. Preparations are underway to welcome guests in accordance with CDC guidelines and new Universal Orlando policies to keep the experience as safe as possible, while also acknowledging that some risk of exposure will be …read more!

‘Cursed Child’ Ensemble Reads Chapter Six of ‘Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone’

May 20, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Books, Broadway, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, HP Cast, J.K. Rowling, News, Potter News, Theater, West End

Wizarding World Digital released the sixth chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone as part of the free Harry Potter at Home initiative, and this time they gathered a veritable ensemble to create the read-aloud experience. Actors from the Broadway cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child joined together to narrate and voice …read more!

Accio Master Builders! LEGO Announces Six All-New Wizarding World Sets

Apr 28, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Fandom, Fans, Fun, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, News, Products, Toys

LEGO and Warner Bros. Consumer Products announced the summer release of six magical new Harry Potter-themed sets for the master-building wizard and witch. On June 1, fans will be able to create and experience enchanting wizarding world adventures featuring favorite characters, creatures and scenes from across the eight film adaptations of J.K. Rowling’s popular book …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Ralph Fiennes’s ‘Antony & Cleopatra’ to Stream on National Theatre at Home, Celebrating Shakespeare and More!

Apr 27, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Anthony Boyle, BigNews, Broadway, Events, Fandom, Fans, Fiennes, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, News, Round-Up, Sonia Friedman, Television Programmes, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

In this week’s theater round-up, news abounds of the remarkable way the industry is adapting to the coronavirus pandemic. Ralph Fiennes’ Antony & Cleopatra will stream through National Theatre at Home, James Snyder rehearses with the Cursed Child cast through Zoom sessions, Fiennes and Stephen Fry both joined online campaigns to celebrate the life and …read more!

Inside the New Illustrated Edition of ‘Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone’ From MinaLima!

Mar 28, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Art, BigNews, Bloomsbury, Books, Books - Release Dates, Cover Artists, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, J.K. Rowling, MinaLima, Movie Art, News, Potter News, Scholastic

The Wizarding World team released a first look inside the new illustrated edition of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone from renowned design team MinaLima yesterday. The duo created the graphic design seen in the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films and brings their trademark stylistic flair to this magical edition set to release Oct. …read more!

J.K. Rowling Announces Relaxed Licensing for Virtual Learning During COVID-19 Pandemic

Mar 20, 2020

Posted by: Kim McChesney

BigNews, Books, Education, J.K. Rowling,, Legal, News

How often has the Harry Potter series been Lumos in the darkness for millions of its fans? Today its creator brought the magic once again on a global scale, just when the world needed it most. J.K. Rowling reemerged on Twitter today to announce a new initiative from the Wizarding World franchise allowing teachers to …read more!

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