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‘Cursed Child’ Wins Six Awards at The Tony Awards 2018!


Jun 11, 2018

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The 72nd annual Tony Awards took place last night (June 10th) at Radio City Music Hall, and broadcast live on CBS. After sweeping the Olivier Awards on the West End, the cast, crew and creative on Cursed Child once again proved their might, by clearing out at the Tonys! The production received TEN nominations in total, including …read more!

Strike Producer on Finding Chemistry and Planning for Lethal White


Jun 10, 2018

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CB Strike finally made its way to US audiences when the first episode of The Cuckoo’s Calling aired on Cinemax last week. The seven installments originally broadcast in the UK on BBC One cover the first three books of J.K. Rowling’s Strike Series, the mystery novels penned under pseudonym Robert Galbraith starring Tom Burke as …read more!

‘Cursed Child’ Actors Prep for Tony Awards!


Jun 10, 2018

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Heading into tonight’s Tony Awards–for which Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has an astounding 10 nominations!–anticipation could not be higher. The lead-up to the culminating ceremony of the Broadway season has included scores of luncheons, promotional events and interviews, and this week is no exception. In addition to breaking down the Tony predictions, we’ve …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Jessica Williams Shares How J.K. Rowling Created Her ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Character, Emma Thompson Made a Dame, & More!


Jun 09, 2018

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This week has been riddled with exciting announcements in the wizarding world! We received the announcement that there will be three Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald premieres (one for each city in the film: London, New York and Paris), and Lumos launched a campaign offering the chance to attend one of them, as well as other brilliant …read more!

REVIEW: ‘Harry Potter’ Temporary Tattoo Set By Cinereplicas


Jun 08, 2018

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Remember going to fairs, theme parks and events as a kid, and temporary tattoos being a highlight? Cinereplicas are making sure Potter fans of all ages can enjoy the fun, with their new set of 35 Harry Potter themed temporary tattoos. I was lucky enough to receive a set to review, and honestly had to stop myself using the whole …read more!

UPDATED: New Lumos Campaign Offers Chance to Attend Global ‘Crimes of Grindelwald’ Premieres!


Jun 08, 2018

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Today, J.K. Rowling’s international charity, Lumos, announced its biggest campaign and competition to date! Winning donors will attend the Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald premiere in New York, Paris or London–and meet the enchanting Warner Bros. cast. Would you like to attend a red carpet premiere of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald? Three …read more!

Devon Murray Joins LeakyCon 2018 Lineup!

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Jun 07, 2018

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Exciting news for LeakyCon attendees: Devon Murray (Seamus Finnigan) will be attending the biggest every Harry Potter convention  this year in Dallas! Since the announcement that LeakyCon 2018 would be held in Texas (now at Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center) guests have been regularly announced. Devon Murray will join a lineup of other Harry Potter …read more!

Daniel Radcliffe Returns to Broadway in ‘The Lifespan of a Fact’


Jun 06, 2018

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Though we will forever love Daniel Radcliffe for portraying The Boy Who Lived (a.k.a. The Chosen One) in the eight films adapting J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series and have closely followed his subsequent film career filled with eclectic choices, it seems the stage holds a special draw–and challenge–for him. He first tested his theater chops …read more!

Crimes of Grindelwald Wins at the Golden Trailer Awards


Jun 05, 2018

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The spellbinding first trailer of the upcoming Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, “Expelliarmus” took home a win last week from the 19th Annual Golden Trailer Awards. Warner Bros and film editing and marketing collective JAX Studios were awarded the prize for Best Fantasy/Adventure movie preview, at the ceremony, which honors excellence in motion picture …read more!

Bloomsbury Celebrates ‘Chamber of Secrets’ 20th Anniversary with House Champion Contest!

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Jun 05, 2018

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Bloomsbury Publishing posted on their Instagram about their House Champion contest, calling fans to celebrate the greatness of their Hogwarts house to mark the 20th anniversary of the original release of Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. They are asking fans to post their favourite photo that shows why you should be dubbed the ‘ultimate House …read more!

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