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“Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” costumes now on display at WB Studio Tour Hollywood


Apr 12, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Costumes, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, News, Props-Sets, Studio Tour, Warner Bros.

If you are a Harry Potter fan planning your spring and/or summer vacation now, you should know that Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood has expanded its Fantastic Beasts display to include new, authentic costumes and props from the second film, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Costumes on display include those worn by Newt Scamander (Eddie …read more!

Pokemon GO Players Can Reserve Usernames for Harry Potter: Wizards Unite!


Apr 12, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fandom, Fans, Fun, Games, Interactive, News

If you’re a Harry Potter fan and a regular gamer, you’re probably aware that Niantic’s highly-anticipated upcoming release is the real-world AR app Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Now, Niantic has announced that Pokémon GO players can reserve their names for use in the new game–if they’re still available! According to Nintendo Life, fans should take …read more!

J.K. Rowling to help Killer Women. Wait—that’s not what it sounds like!


Apr 11, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Contests, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, J.K. Rowling, News, Publishers

No, our beloved author has not joined the Death Eaters.  Killer Women is an author collective of female crime writers.  They are launching a mentoring scheme for aspiring female crime writers from minority and working-class backgrounds.  Writers who fit the demographic requirements can submit synopses and sample chapters of work in the crime, psychological thriller, or …read more!

Learn to Code at Microsoft’s Harry Potter Workshops for Kids!


Apr 11, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Education, Events, Fans, Fun, Interactive, News, Products

Beginning in May, Microsoft stores will be offering Harry Potter Kano Coding Kit workshops for children, and we can’t think of a more magical way to have fun and exceed educational expectations for the summer! According to Romper, Microsoft will offer two camps geared toward varying interest and skill levels. The first workshop is for …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Production Photos of Evanna Lynch, an Interview With Jenny Jules and New Casting Updates!


Apr 10, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Broadbent, Broadway, Casting, Charity, Events, Fans, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Interviews, Leung, Lynch, News, Noma Dumezweni, Round-Up, Television Programmes, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

It has been a relatively light week in terms of theater news, but for fans who follow the comings and goings of Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts and Cursed Child stars on stage, there is much to look forward to! Evanna Lynch is currently starring in The Omission of the Family Coleman, which released production photos …read more!

“Lethal White” available in paperback soon, pre-order now


Apr 07, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Books - Release Dates, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Lethal White, News, Paperbacks

If you’re a fan of J.K. Rowling’s murder mystery series featuring detective Cormoran Strike and his partner Robin Ellacott, which Rowling writes under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, you probably read Lethal White, the latest novel in the series, as soon as it came out in hardcover last September.  But if you haven’t read it yet (we recommend …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Ralph Fiennes Discusses Voldemort, Potter Trivia with Tom Felton, Rumors of ‘Fantastic Beasts 3′ Sighting & More!


Apr 07, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Casting, Davis, Depp, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Felton, Felton Interviews, Fiennes, Fiennes Interviews, Films, Films - Trailers, Fun, Harry Potter Round-Up, Humor, Interviews, Isaacs, Isaacs Interviews, Movies, Radcliffe, Round-Up, Shaw, Shaw Interviews, Smith, Thompson

Another magic filled week in the Potterverse! Leaky apparated to Planet Comicon for a Weasley sibling reunion, and to the unveiling of the new Gringotts Wizarding Bank feature at Warner Bros Studio London, we’re making room in our Potter collections for an illustrated version of Quidditch Through the Ages, a new Chocolate Frog Card and …read more!

Wizards In Space Magazine Issue 4: Review & Interview


Apr 05, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fan Sites, Fandom, Fans, Interviews, Leaky, Misc, News, Review

We love to read (especially Harry Potter!), but we know there are plenty of incredible writers in the fandom who are itching to connect with others and share their work. Whether you write poems, creative musings on life and love, create art that tells a story, comics that simultaneously entertain and inspire, or non-fiction pieces on identity, …read more!

The Case for Reading the Screenplay


Apr 05, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Films, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Opinion, Yates

Perhaps you thought J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald screenplay was not worth reading. You might reason, what more can it reveal that I didn’t see in the film which is a direct adaptation of the script? You might think, I’ll be disappointed. What I wanted was a book, not a screenplay, so …read more!

Team Starkid Celebrate 10 Years With Homecoming Reunion Event!


Apr 04, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, News

There’s a special place in the Harry Potter fandom for those who are also fans of Team Starkid’s work. Many will be familiar with the A Very Potter musical series, which parodied the books in a brilliantly unique, musical performance that started  as a free show in a tiny theater at the University of Michigan on April …read more!

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