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Theater Round-Up: Friday Forty News, Noma Dumezweni and Ralph Fiennes Recieve Industry Honors, ‘Cursed Child’ Stars Perform in BC/EFA’s ‘Red Bucket Follies’–and More!

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Dec 03, 2018

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Since Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald released in theaters, fan-sites have been saturated with news about the box office numbers, the huge questions raised (including the twist ending regarding the identity of Credence Barebone!) and even comparisons to the Harry Potter series. But the stage bows to no film, and Harry Potter and the …read more!

‘Crimes Of Grindelwald’ In The Box Office & David Heyman On The Future Of ‘Fantastic Beasts’

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Dec 03, 2018

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Box office numbers for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald have varied massively around the world, and though the sequel is currently underperforming in domestic markets compared to the first instalment, Crimes is still boasting decent achievements internationally! David Heyman spoke to Collider about the movie, and the franchise moving forward… The second movie with $253M globally. In the U.S. the film scored …read more!

The Identity of Aurelius Dumbledore: Grindelwald’s Greatest Lie or Game-Changing Truth?

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Dec 02, 2018

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In the lead-up to the release of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, trailers, images and interviews hinted that Credence Barebone would play a pivotal role in the film and that his true identity would be of great significance to the plot. All the teasers seemed to indicate this would play out in a big …read more!

Uncovering the Parallels Between the ‘Harry Potter’ and ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Series

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Dec 02, 2018

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Since Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald released in theaters, discussion over the merits–or, according to some, the lack thereof–of the film has spread across the globe, across the fandom and across the critical spectrum. The numerous plot twists have provided much fodder for debate, with Leaky addressing the questions raised and taking the stance …read more!

Weekly Round-up: A New Role for Rupert Grint, Awards and Nominations for Alfonso Cuarón, Emma Thompson and Brendan Gleeson, & More!

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Dec 01, 2018

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Another busy week has passed and we heard news from all corners of the Wizarding World. The Tony-winning Broadway production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child broke another record for weekly tickets sales and both the Melbourne and New York shows released new tickets, and a Weasley sibling reunion is heading to the Midwest. …read more!

25 of Our Biggest Questions About ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’

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Dec 01, 2018

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Today, December 1st, our lockdown on Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald spoiler content finally lifts, and Merlin’s beard, have we got theories to discuss! PotterCast’s first episode discussing the series made its debut this week, and we’ve already published a review of the film, a piece explaining why the various (and plentiful) twists of the film shouldn’t be confused for plot …read more!

Houses Assemble! Alexa Now Plays ‘Harry Potter Quiz’!

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Nov 30, 2018

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Audible and Pottermore Publishing are partnering to bring an exciting new Harry Potter Quiz to Amazon Echo, Spot and Show users today. Simply ask, “Alexa, play Harry Potter Quiz” to be challenged with three trivia questions, which will be updated daily! The interactive trivia game is hosted by Laurel Lefkow, who introduces each question with passages …read more!

PotterCast 282: ORLY?us discusses “Fantastic Beasts: The Retcons of Grindelwald”

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Nov 28, 2018

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Did you leave the cinema after seeing Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald bubbling over with zillions of issues with the film to research and debate and vent about?  Yeah, we did, too.  The second film of the five-film franchise raised more questions than it answered, to put it mildly.  The PotterCast cast, Melissa, Jon, …read more!

Daniel Radcliffe Voices Demelza Christmas Appeal Video For Children in Hospice Care

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Nov 27, 2018

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Daniel Radcliffe, Harry Potter star and Vice President of Demelza Children’s hospice charity, lent his talent to a special Christmas appeal to raise money for children with a terminal condition. The online appeal sees Dan – who is currently starring in Broadway’s ‘The Lifespan of a Fact’ – narrate a two-minute Christmas fundraising film for the …read more!

‘Cursed Child’ Sets Broadway Record For Weekly Ticket Sales

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Nov 26, 2018

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  Harry Potter and the Cursed Child set another Broadway record, reporting gross sales of $2,338,315 last week! The new record for weekly gross ticket sales passes the mark set by the play for the week ending June 17, 2018 ($2,277,446). Cursed Child is now the most awarded new play in theatre history, and has one 25 …read more!



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