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Is niffler a valid Scrabble word? It is in the Harry Potter edition from USAopoly!


Feb 17, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fun, Fun - Games, Games, News

Have you tried to use words from the Potterverse when playing Scrabble with your friends and family and had them reject words for spells and magical creatures with an exasperated “That’s not in the dictionary!”?  Well, revenge will be sweeter than a treacle tart when Scrabble: World of Harry Potter is released this spring.  Retailing …read more!

U.S.’Crimes of Grindelwald’ Digital Giveaway & Exclusive Behind-The-Scenes Clip!


Feb 15, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fantastic Beasts Movie, Film Images, Home Video / DVD, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Media, Movies, News, Videos

Today’s the day! Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald is officially available in the U.S. for digital download, including the HD Extended Cut edition, with behind-the-scenes and deleted scenes features, and five lucky people could get free digital access to both the first and second film in our latest giveaway! DIGITAL RELEASE GIVEAWAY: Today we’re hosting a special …read more!

RUMOR: Universal’s New Hogsmeade Attraction–Has the Forbidden Finally Been Revealed?


Feb 13, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Fandom, Fans, News, Opinion, Rumor, Theme Park, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

Since Universal announced plans to dismantle the popular Wizarding World fixture the Dragon Challenge to begin construction on a new attraction in Hogsmeade, speculation over the thematic possibilities of such an endeavor have run rampant. Leaky regularly reported on progress in the Orlando theme park, discussing developments as major elements began to take shape, though …read more!

Celebrate Valentine’s Day With Hallmark, Hogwarts Mystery & Universal Orlando!

Love Potion - The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Feb 13, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

News, Studio Tour, Video Games, Warner Bros., WB Shop, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

Looking for last-minute Valentine’s Day inspiration? Hallmark and Universal Orlando have got you covered, and even Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery are celebrating the occasion this year! Wizarding World Valentine’s Cards At Hallmark Hallmark launched Harry Potter Valentine’s Day cards for 2019, available in Hallmark stores and The cards are available now in Hallmark stores and online, as …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!

Dan Fogler Says ‘Fantastic Beasts 3′ Will Be “Gigantic”!


Feb 08, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, BigNews, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Fogler, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Television Programmes, Warner Bros.

Dan Fogler grounds the Fantastic Beasts series with his heart and his humor as the relatable and loveable No-Maj Jacob Kowalski. He brought comic relief to Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, and he delighted us with his loyalty to new-found friend Newt Scamander and his affection for legilimens Queenie Goldstein. In Fantastic Beasts: …read more!

‘Cursed Child’ San Francisco Announces October Opening & Ticket Info


Feb 06, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News, Theater

As previously announced, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will be moving to San Fransisco’s Curran Theatre this Fall, and producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender just announced ticket release info and the official opening date! Preview performances will open on October 23rd 2019, and the official opening will take place on December 1st. Priority access registration for early …read more!

Accio Exhibition! Next stop: Valencia, Spain in April

NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 19:  Actors Oliver Phelps and James Phelps visit The Harry Potter Exhibit at Discovery Times Square on February 19, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images)

Feb 05, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Harry Potter:The Exhbition, News, Props-Sets

Harry Potter: The Exhibition is heading to Spain—again.  Since its premiere in Chicago in April 2009, the exhibit has so far apparated into Boston, Toronto, Seattle, New York, Sydney, Singapore, Tokyo, Edmonton, Sweden, Cologne, Paris, Shanghai, Brussels, the Netherlands, Milan, Berlin (where it is on display until March 10)—and Madrid, Spain. The exhibit showcases props, costumes, …read more!

Theater Round-Up: ‘Cursed Child’ and Sonia Friedman Win Industry Awards–and More!


Feb 05, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Anthony Boyle, Broadway, Burke, Cormoran Strike TV Series, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Honors/Awards, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Round-Up, Sonia Friedman, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

It’s been a quieter week in the wizarding world but not uneventful for our corner of the theater industry. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child continues to win awards, setting it apart as a unique production which conjures magic for both audiences and critics–and, more often than not, producer Sonia Friedman and her talented team …read more!

Weekly Round-up: Daniel Radcliffe Discusses Hogwarts Bathrooms, Jessica Williams at Sundance Film Fest & More!


Feb 03, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Charity, Davis, Depp, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Film Images, Films, Harry Potter Round-Up, HP Cast, Isaacs, Kravitz, Leung, Lumos, McCrory, Movies, News, Radcliffe, Redmayne, Round-Up, Television Programmes, Trailers, Williams, Williams Interviews

This week in the Potterverse, we were treated to the reveal of a new surprise in store this April at Warner Bros Studio Tour London – Gringotts Wizarding Bank! We also celebrated special honors for production designer Stuart Craig and cinematographer Roger Pratt, got excited for the release of Harry Potter Pop PEZ coming soon from …read more!

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