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Alfred Enoch to Star in ‘RED’ on London’s West End

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May 01, 2018

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As previously reported by Leaky, Alfred Enoch (Harry Potter‘s Dean Thomas) will star in a new revival production of RED at Wyndham’s Theatre on London’s West End, with preview performances beginning this week! The show tells the story of Mark Rothko (played by Alfred Molina, who is returning to the role for this revival performance), an artist commissioned to …read more!

Ten is the Magic Number! Cursed Child Brings Tony Nominations Home to Hogwarts

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May 01, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney | Comments

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Just two weeks after the Boy Who Lived made his debut on the Great White Way, it’s evident that Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has cast a spell on Broadway. The acclaimed stage depiction of the eighth installment of the Harry Potter saga has earned ten Tony Award nominations including the coveted Best Play. …read more!

The Great Escape

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May 01, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

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Harry stares at Griphook keenly, dead serious. He’s already sorted through a handful of plans in his head, and he knows they’re all rubbish. He needs Griphook’s expertise, desperately. And Griphook knows it. But he’s taken aback by Harry’s sheer nerve, that he would propose the doomed endeavor at all, so he sits there silently. …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Noma Dumezweni and Alex Price Interviews, Drama Desk Nominations and More!

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Apr 30, 2018

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Last week’s theater news focused on the magical opening of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. Now that the proverbial dust has begun to settle, Broadway almost returned to business as usual–if preparing for awards season could be called that. Noma Dumezweni gave a touching interview, which drew the support of fellow Hermione Granger actress, …read more!

Weekly Round-up: Rupert Grint Promotes ‘Snatch’ Season 2, Julie Walters Joins ‘The Secret Garden’ & More!

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Apr 29, 2018

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It’s been another busy week in the Potterverse! We interviewed stars at the New York  premiere of Cursed Child, and heard from J.K. Rowling on her hopes for the play (see more interviews with the golden trio here). After speaking to Fantastic Beasts star Jessica Williams at the premiere, her role in the film was revealed via Jo …read more!

‘Harry Potter’ Charms The Great American Read List!

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Apr 28, 2018

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Whether or not you’re a fan of Harry Potter, most of us know at least one reluctant reader who was transfigured by the Boy Who Lived. Parents whose children had no interest in cracking a book until they met the Golden Trio and their friends at Hogwarts, regularly profess their gratitude to J.K. Rowling, as …read more!

Happy Birthday, Horace Slughorn!

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Apr 28, 2018

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Horace Slughorn was a man of contradictions. He was, at times, both cowardly and brave, naïve and shrewd, uninspired and ambitious. But he was at all times an immensely talented and powerful wizard, and his inherent idiosyncrasies made him an interesting contribution to the Harry Potter story, which would be most gratifying to him. As …read more!

‘Lethal White’ Releasing This Year, Says J.K. Rowling

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Apr 27, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Cormoran Strike TV Series, J.K. Rowling, Lethal White, News

We’ve long awaited the release date of the fourth book in the Cormoran Strike series, and when (just following the hype surrounding the release of the Fantastic Beasts trailer) J.K. Rowling announced she’d finished Lethal White, we knew it’d only be a matter of time until we received another update! Rowling posted to Twitter yesterday, announcing that the fourth instalment will …read more!

‘Cursed Child’ Broadway’s Golden Trio in the Spotlight

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Apr 26, 2018

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Less than a week after J.K. Rowling and a star-studded list of guests descended on the newly transfigured Lyric Theatre for the official premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway, the production and its cast have been basking in the Lumos of the media spotlight. Just moments after the opening night curtain fell, …read more!

Tom Felton and Natalia Tena to Star in New YouTube Sci-Fi Series, ‘Origin’!

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Apr 26, 2018

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Harry Potter‘s Natalia Tena (Tonks) and Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) will star in newly announced sci-fi thriller, Origin, coming to YouTube’s subscription service, YouTube Red, later this year! The series is currently filming in South Africa, and comes from the producers of The Crown and Strike Back. The first two episodes of the 10-part series will be directed by Paul W.S. …read more!



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