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Emma Watson’s Book Delivery to New Zealand

Mar 27, 2017

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz

Books, Info, Watson, Watson Interviews

Emma Watson adores sharing her love of books with anyone and everyone (just see her feminist book club). Starting in 2012, Books on the Underground (in London) strives to place books like a mobile, public library, allowing anyone to pick up the book and enjoy it – then leave it for someone else to love. …read more!

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Sequel to Begin Filming in August

Mar 16, 2017

Posted by: Sophia Cotraccia

Actor Interviews, Box Office, Depp, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Info, Kravitz, Kravitz Interviews, Movies, News, Yates, Yates Interviews

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them was met with overwhelming success at the box office in November. Many fans were left with a deep satisfaction, perhaps a sense of relief, and most overwhelmingly an insatiable (for now) hunger for more. The sequel to Fantastic Beasts is slated to release in 2018, and Warner Bros. is …read more!

J.K. Rowling: Tweets of the Week

Jan 15, 2017

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz

Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Fantastic Beasts, FAQs, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Info, J.K. Rowling, JKR Interviews, Misc, News

Author and Twitter queen J.K. Rowling (@jk_rowling ) has grown increasingly active on Twitter, and this week has been particularly busy on her feed. From political posts, to Fantastic Beasts related tidbits, to Hermione Granger and Cormoran Strike. She’s popular for her outspokenness about all topics political, her charities, the Potter-verse and everything in-between. Fantastic Beasts kept cropping …read more!

Rowling Teases New Books are On The Way!

Dec 21, 2016

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz

Career of Evil, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Cuckoo's Calling, Info, J.K. Rowling, JKR Interviews, Media, News, The Silkworm

On Wednesday, Rowling tweeted a lot, revealing quite a bit! When Twitter user @sharonshh tweeted at Rowling about loving the Fantastic Beasts screenplay, she also asked about any other books being written. We don’t know whether it will be a Cormoran Strike novel (under her pseudonym Robert Galbraith), a Potter related book, or something else …read more!

Handwritten Beedle the Bard Manuscript Sells for $468,000

Dec 15, 2016

Posted by: Sophia Cotraccia

Companion Books, Fans, Info, J.K. Rowling, Misc, News, Products, Tales of Beedle the Bard

A beautifully bound copy of The Tales of Beedle the Bard handwritten and illustrated by JK Rowling was auctioned on December 13th by Sotheby’s. Bound in leather and inset with semi-precious stones and a silver skull, the storybook was sold to an anonymous telephone bidder for £ 368,750 (468,383 USD). Sotheby’s stated in its review of the “English Literature, …read more!

Newly Discovered Spider Named After Hogwarts Founder

Dec 11, 2016

Posted by: Sophia Cotraccia

Books, Education, Fandom, Fans, Films, HP References, Info, J.K. Rowling, Media, Misc, Movies, News, Science

A new species of spider discovered in India was named  “Eriovixia gryffindori” after Godric Gryffindor, one of the four founders of Hogwarts, and original owner of the Sorting Hat. Researchers discovered the spider in forestlands of the central Western Ghats, Karnataka, India. The spider camouflages itself by mimicking dry-foliage, and (as an added bonus) resembles …read more!

Coming Soon: Fantastic Beasts e-book!

Dec 11, 2016

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz

Audio Books, Bloomsbury, Books, Books - Release Dates, Charity, Companion Books, Fantastic Beasts, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Info, iTunes Downloads, J.K. Rowling, News, Pottermore, Publishers, Quidditch Through the Ages, Titles

Following the trend of Pottermore’s release of books such as Quidditch Through the Ages and The Tales of Beedle the Bard,  Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them will finally be getting it’s own E-book release on the website. While the Fantastic Beasts Original Screenplay has it’s own e-book adaptation, we’re still patiently waiting for the original book version to be available. …read more!

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Sequel Release Date Confirmed

Aug 06, 2016

Posted by: Storie Chastain

Directors, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Info, News, Warner Bros., Yates

On Wednesday, Warner Bros. Studio officially confirmed that a sequel to the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them movie was already in the works. With David Yates remaining the director, the sequel is set for worldwide release November 16, 2018! It’ll be a two year wait from the release of the first film and it’s continuation. J.K. …read more!

Gary Oldman in “The Space Between Us”

May 31, 2016

Posted by: Storie Chastain

Films, Info, Media, Movies, News, Oldman

Come August 19th, we will be able to see our beloved Sirius Black, a.k.a Gary Oldman, on the big screen once again. Gary will be playing Nathaniel Shepherd, a NASA scientist in charge of sending astronauts to live on Mars. With Gary Oldman alongside Asa Butterfield and Britt Robertson, The Space Between Us is about a boy …read more!

Harry Potter Events Calendar 2016

Jan 01, 2016

Posted by: Katie Eller

Events, Fandom, Info, Misc, News, Potter News

Happy new year!  There’s much to anticipate in the Potterverse for 2016, from a new theme park at Universal Studios Hollywood to J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and Cursed Child and Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.  To help prepare for all of the biggest Harry Potter events, here is a look ahead to what is …read more!

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