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J.K. Rowling Talks New Chinese ‘Fantastic Beast’–Will the Wizarding World Head There Next?

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Jul 27, 2018

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A Chinese film crew recently traveled to the U.K. to discuss Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald with series creator and screenwriter J.K. Rowling, and she obligingly revealed previously unknown details about one of the beasts Newt Scamander encounters in the official new trailer–the Zouwu. She described the ancient mythological creature as follows: “The Zouwu …read more!

Cover Revealed for U.S. Edition of ‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ Exhibition Companion Book!

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Jul 26, 2018

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Starting Oct. 5, U.S. Potter fans will be able to experience the incredible Harry Potter: A History of Magic Exhibition at the New York Historical Society Museum and Library after its hugely-successful run at the British Library, and now Pottermore has confirmed there will also be a U.S. edition of the official Harry Potter: A …read more!

Complete Hogwarts Castle Revealed by LEGO

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Jul 25, 2018

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On the heels of some incredible brick-built displays at San Diego Comic Con, LEGO has revealled the ultimate brick set for Harry Potter fans. To add to the growing number of Wizarding World-themed sets on the way, including scenes from the first three installments of Harry Potter, as well as from Fantastic Beasts, LEGO has …read more!

Accio JavaScript! New Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit available for pre-order

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Jul 24, 2018

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Educational tech company Kano is combining Muggle technology and magic in unprecedented fashion. Kano has created an app and software to enable you to learn coding magically, using your wand.  Actually, you have to use their wand, but it IS a wand, and it creates code when you wave it at your computer screen.  Yes, we were told that …read more!

Christian Coulson Added to LeakyCon Lineup

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Jul 24, 2018

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LeakyCon 2018 is just weeks away and another special guest has been added to the already magical lineup! Christian Coulson, best known to Harry Potter fans as Tom Riddle from Chamber of Secrets, will join six other former Hogwarts students, a Durmstrang Quidditch captain, and a spellbinding group of performers in Dallas, Texas August 10-12, 2018. We’ve …read more!

Watch ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Cast Talk Nicolas Flamel, Young Dumbledore, Relationships and More!

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Jul 24, 2018

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The cast of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald enchanted the crowd attending the Warner Bros. Theatrical Panel in Hall H at San Diego Comic Con on Saturday. Filled with magical moments including glowing wrist-bands, surround-screen footage, a Q&A with moderator Aisha Tyler, a surprise appearance from Johnny Depp in character as Grindelwald and, of …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Rupert Grint in ‘The ABC Murders’, Emma Watson Leads Global Summit & More!

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Jul 22, 2018

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This week has been absolutely monumentous in the realm of Wizarding World news and cast updates, so get ready for what’s probably our biggest and most exciting weekly recap yet! From San Diego Comic Con this past weekend, we not only saw the new Crimes of Grindelwald trailer, as well as a panel and interviews with the cast, …read more!

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Cast Lightens Up with Entertainment Weekly After Dark Reveals at SDCC

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Jul 22, 2018

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It’s been an epic day at San Diego Comic Con for Muggles and Wizards alike. After an all-star Crimes of Grindelwald panel followed the long-awaited second trailer for the film, the core cast met with Entertainment Weekly for some lighthearted fun to offset the growing darkness revealed in part two of the story. The group …read more!

From San Diego Comic Con: Scholastic’s 20th Anniversary Panel with Melissa Anelli!

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Jul 21, 2018

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This afternoon featured another exciting event for Harry Potter fans–a panel celebrating 20 years of Harry Potter with host Scholastic at San Diego Comic Con! The panel, moderated by Melissa Anelli, author of Harry, A History: The True Story of a Boy Wizard, His Fans, and Life Inside the Harry Potter and founder of LeakyCon, featured the artists …read more!

SDCC News: Cast of ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ Opens Warner Bros. Theatrical Panel

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Jul 21, 2018

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The Warner Bros. Theatrical Panel opened to spectacular effect Saturday afternoon at San Diego Comic Con 2018. As guests entered Hall H, they received custom wrist-bands inscribed with the Deathly Hallows insignia. Then, as the lights dimmed, curtains, which had completely covered the walls, drew back to reveal screens wrapping around the room. They encircle …read more!



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