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‘Harry Potter’ Book Bearing Daniel Radcliffe’s First Autograph Smashes Auction Estimate

Jun 28, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Books, Coltrane, Columbus, Fandom, Fans, Felton, Films, Grint, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Movies, News, Radcliffe, Rankin, Sales, Watson

The hardback copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone bearing Daniel Radcliffe’s first autograph sold at Vectis Auctions in Thornaby, Stockton on Wednesday, June 26. When the hammer finally fell, the high bid came in at £2,600. Like a bludger to an unsuspecting chaser, the price smashed the initial estimate, coming in at over …read more!

‘Philosopher’s Stone’ Hardback With Daniel Radcliffe’s First Autograph Up for Auction!

Jun 15, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Books, Coltrane, Columbus, Fandom, Fans, Felton, Films, Grint, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Movies, News, Potter News, Radcliffe, Sales, Watson

A hardback copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone boasting the signatures of the first film’s cast, including the first-ever autograph from a young Daniel Radcliffe, goes up for sale at Vectis Auctions in Thornaby, Stockton on June 26. The signed copy will be part of a Harry Potter lot expected to bring bids between £300-£500. …read more!

Warner Bros. Three-Year Gap: ‘Fantastic Beasts’ and the Fandom

May 09, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Alfonso Cuaron, Celebration of Harry Potter, Conventions, Directors, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Fun, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Harry Potter:The Exhbition, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany, Movies, News, Opinion, Radcliffe, Rumor, Tech, Television Programmes, Theme Park, Warner Bros., Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando, Yates

Warner Bros. finally announced the official release date for the yet-to-be named third installment in the Fantastic Beasts series last month, and fans and fan sites alike were initially stunned by the announcement of the November 2021 date. By the time we meet Newt Scamander and Albus Dumbledore again, three years will have passed since …read more!

Battle of Hogwarts: Interpretations of The Final Battle

May 02, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Directors, Films, Movies, News, Warner Bros., Yates

May 2nd, 1998. It’s been 21 years since the Battle of Hogwarts took place, and J.K. Rowling took to Twitter today (a big deal, seeing as she hasn’t tweeted since March!) to first update her profile and header image – a move we know means one thing: CLUES. We’re still awaiting her to fulfil her …read more!

The Case for Reading the Screenplay

Apr 05, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Films, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Opinion, Yates

Perhaps you thought J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald screenplay was not worth reading. You might reason, what more can it reveal that I didn’t see in the film which is a direct adaptation of the script? You might think, I’ll be disappointed. What I wanted was a book, not a screenplay, so …read more!

Fantastic Beasts 3: Change in Production Schedule Doesn’t Spell Trouble for Upcoming Release

Mar 02, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Alfonso Cuaron, BigNews, Columbus, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Filmmaker Interviews, Films, Fogler, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, 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, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Opinion, Potter News, Redmayne, Warner Bros.

Fans of the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts series expected Warner Bros. to maintain a rapid-fire production schedule that churned out the new films in regular succession. With a November 2016 release for Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them followed by a November 2018 release for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, this seemed …read more!

‘Harry Potter’ Director Alfonso Cuarón Wins Three Oscars For ‘Roma’

Feb 26, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Alfonso Cuaron, Directors, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Film Awards, Honors/Awards, Kravitz, News, PoA Film

The Oscars took place last night in Los Angeles, and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban director Alfonso Cuarón took home three Academy Awards for his black-and-white movie Roma, set in 1970s Mexico. Accepting the award for Best Director from friend Guillermo del Toro, he paid tribute to domestic workers, and stressed the importance of telling the stories …read more!

Alfonso Cuaron Looks to Oscar Gold

Feb 21, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Alfonso Cuaron, BigNews, Events, Fandom, Fans, Filmmaker Interviews, Films, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Honors/Awards, Movies, News

Alfonso Cuarón is up for four personal Oscars at the Academy Awards for his Spanish-language labor of love Roma, which he wrote and directed. Cuarón also helmed the cinematography for the project when a scheduling conflict left his longtime collaborator Emmanuel Lubezk unavailable. The resulting film has been the darling of this awards’ season, winning …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Eddie Redmayne Supports Red Nose Day, Miracle Workers with Daniel Radcliffe Premieres on YouTube, Killing Eve and Harry Potter Comparisons Drawn and More!

Feb 10, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Alfonso Cuaron, Casting, Charity, Directors, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Fiennes, Film Awards, Film Images, Films, Films - Trailers, Harry Potter Round-Up, Honors/Awards, Kravitz, Melling, Miller, Movies, Oldman, Pattinson, Phelps, Radcliffe, Radcliffe Interviews, Rankin, Redmayne, Round-Up, Shaw, Spall, Staunton, Television Programmes, Trailers, Waterston

Exciting Wizarding World news this week from screen, stage and show. Harry Potter, the Exhibition is heading back to Spain, ticket sales and a premiere date for Cursed Child San Francisco were announced, and just a week from the digital release of Crimes of Grindelwald there was news on the delay of Fantastic Beasts 3. …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: David Tennant Launches New Podcast, Matthew Lewis Stars in YouTube Series & More!

Jan 27, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Alfonso Cuaron, Coulson, Events, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Fiennes, Film Images, Films, Harry Potter Round-Up, Honors/Awards, Law, Leung, Lewis, Lynch, McCrory, Movies, Music, News, Richardson, Round-Up, Shaw, Television Programmes, Tennant, Thompson, Thompson Interviews, Trailers, Videos, Walters

This week in the Potterverse has been a success all round, as we celebrated ten Academy Award nominations for Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma and a nomination for Alexandre Desplat, and Cursed Child even made TIME’s list of Ten Best Plays. We also received the news that Warner Bros Studio Tour London had something very special planned for Potter …read more!



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