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Where in the world is “Harry Potter: The Exhibition” now? SyFy catches up with curator Eddie Newquist

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Jul 17, 2018

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Potter fans are lucky to be able to see sets, costumes, props, artefacts, and actors from the films at a variety of permanent and temporary exhibits around the world.  Since 2009, the traveling Harry Potter: The Exhibition has showcased costumes and props from the films in a display environment that conjures up their magical settings. As …read more!

LeakyCon 2019 Venues Announced!

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Jul 17, 2018

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Events, Fans, Leaky, LeakyCon, News

That’s right, not venue, but venueS! LeakyCon 2019 will take place once again in Dallas, Texas, and Boston, Massachusetts, to celebrate 10 years of the biggest Harry Potter fan convention in the world! pic.twitter.com/GZpGxV9y3p — LeakyCon (@LeakyCon) July 17, 2018 You asked, we answered! To celebrate 10 years of LeakyCon we will be celebrating TWICE in …read more!

Call for Potters to assemble and be counted—no Polyjuice Potion allowed

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Jul 17, 2018

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Charity, Conventions, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fun, News, Rankin

A Harry Potter convention is hoping to assemble a record-setting number of Potters this weekend. DraigCon, an independent Harry Potter festival taking place July 21-22 at The Printworks in Manchester, England, is hoping to break the World Record for number of people dressed as Harry Potter. The convention will kick-off on Friday, July 20, at …read more!

Jude Law Talks Young Dumbledore in ‘Fantastic’ New Interview!

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Jul 17, 2018

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As San Diego Comic Con approaches and summer turns the mid-year corner, Warner Bros. is gearing up for the Nov. 16 release of the highly-anticipated wizarding sequel, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. In the last week, we’ve seen an exclusive featurette on the upcoming film and exciting “sneak peek” images from Entertainment Weekly. We’ve …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Interviews with Sonia Friedman and Steven Hoggett, Cursed Child Cast at Broadway Barks, Times Talk to Host Jessica Williams and More!

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Jul 17, 2018

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Broadway, Crew Interviews, Events, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Honors/Awards, Interviews, Jack Thorne, News, Noma Dumezweni, Producers, Products, Round-Up, Sales, Sam Clemmett, Sonia Friedman, Steven Hoggett, Television Programmes, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End, Williams

As has become the norm from the Wizarding World, we’ve got plenty of theater-related news to bring you this week. In addition to the big announcements that Harry Potter and the Cursed Child would be opening in San Francisco in 2019 and Hamburg, Germany in 2020, the casts of the current London and New York …read more!

Time-travelling back to 2005: New J.K. Rowling interview material (Part 3)

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Jul 17, 2018

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Books, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, JKR Interviews, News

Thirteen years ago today, Lev Grossman released his interview with J.K. Rowling, discussing all manner of plot points and theories after the long-awaited release of Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince. Thanks to guest writer Beatrice Groves, we’ve been bringing you exclusive new material from this interview, addressing J.K. Rowling’s response to readers, use of …read more!

Harry Potter Book Night 2019 Date & Theme Announced!

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Jul 16, 2018

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Aside from book and movie release dates, Harry Potter Book Night has to be the best day of the year for Harry Potter fans! Bloomsbury officially announced today that Harry Potter Book Night 2019 will take place on February 7th, and the theme will be Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry! We're delighted to announce that …read more!

Time-travelling back to 2005: New J.K. Rowling interview material (Part 2)!

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Jul 16, 2018

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On this day in 2005, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince was published, and we’re celebrating by bringing you exclusive new material from Lev Grossman’s interview with J.K. Rowling following the release of the sixth book! This analysis is written up by Potter expert and Research Fellow in Renaissance English at the University of Oxford,  Dr Beatrice Groves, …read more!

Time-travelling back to 2005: New J.K. Rowling interview material (Part 1)!

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Jul 15, 2018

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On July 17th 2005, the day after the publication of the Half-Blood Prince, Lev Grossman published a write up of his interview with J.K. Rowling in Time Magazine. On July 13th 2005 Grossman had an extensive, two-hour interview with Rowling but, as he has documented, only a small percentage of what Rowling said in that …read more!

Pack your trunk and cage your owl: A new unofficial Potter-themed tour is boarding in York

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Jul 14, 2018

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It’s not quite a ride on the Knight Bus or the Hogwarts Express, but a new Harry Potter-themed bus-and-train tour coming to York later this summer sounds like magical fun to us. Two York businessmen, Phil Pinder and Ben Fry, put their wizard hats on and conjured up this unofficial Wizard Bus Tour. The full-day tour …read more!



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