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Weekly Round-Up: Eddie Redmayne’s Madame Tussauds Wax Figure Unveiled, Tom Felton Talks ‘Ophelia’ At Sundance Festival & More!


Jan 26, 2018

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From new ticket releases to Cursed Child to Eddie Redmayne discussing Jude Law as Dumbledore, it’s been another great week for Potter fans, and to top it all off, A Celebration of Harry Potter begins TODAY! Oscar nominations saw a multitude of Potter alumni recognised for their work, and Bloomsbury released their paperback edition of Fantastic Beasts and Where to …read more!

Verified Fan Registration Open for Next Cursed Child Broadway Ticket Sale


Jan 25, 2018

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The opening of Cursed Child on Broadway is just around the corner and another group of lucky muggles are closer to scoring a ticket to the award-winning Harry Potter play. If you hadn’t downed your vial of Felix Felicis during the first ticket sale for the show last fall, another batch of tickets go on …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Evanna Lynch and Eddie Redmayne Attend Magical Productions


Jan 25, 2018

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In this week’s theater round-up, Evanna Lynch not only saw continued success for her current project, Disco Pigs, but she also visited another Off-Broadway stage for a return to the magical world. Eddie Redmayne found himself in the theater as well, charmed back to Hogwarts–perhaps missing J.K. Rowling’s enchanting story now that shooting on his …read more!

Eddie Redmayne Hints at Jude Law’s Take on Albus Dumbledore


Jan 24, 2018

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Eddie Redmayne is making the rounds to promote the upcoming release of his new film Early Man, and it’s no surprise his highly-anticipated return to the wizarding world as Newt Scamander in Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald would come up. He and his fellow costars are no doubt under strict orders to carefully guard …read more!

2018 Oscar Nominations Have Arrived!


Jan 23, 2018

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The 2018 Academy Award nominations were announced earlier today and considering the abundance of talent related to the Wizarding World, it’s no surprise that this year’s list of Oscar nominees is loaded with Potter alumni. Many of these Oscar hopefuls have been recognized throughout the awards season, including Gary Oldman, best known to Potter fans …read more!

More Magic Announced for A Celebration of Harry Potter


Jan 22, 2018

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Are you ready for the most magical event of the year Potter fans? Universal Orlando Resorts A Celebration of Harry Potter starts this Friday, and now the weekend looks even more spellbinding than ever! In addition to all of the exciting panels, demonstrations, and fan favorite activities previously announced, including appearances from five of your favorite actors …read more!

Harry Potter first edition amongst rare books stolen in Norfolk


Jan 22, 2018

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A first edition of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, stored in a red box and thought to be worth about £40,000, was one of 12 rare books taken in a break-in at SN Books on the night of 8-9 January. First editions of The Hobbit and The Great Gatsby, as well as a signed copy …read more!

Capture Bloomsbury’s ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’ in Paperback Next Week!


Jan 21, 2018

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Newt Scamander’s oft-referenced textbook Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them is essential reading for all young witches and wizards, including the muggles among us who aspire to dabble in the magical world and, like Jacob Kowalski, someday interact with the creatures described therein. Bloomsbury announced an updated edition of Scamander’s seminal work last year, …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Rupert Grint Lands ‘Snatch’ Season 2, National Film Award Nominations, Alison Sudol Named Antarctic Ambassador & More!


Jan 20, 2018

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It’s been another busy week in the wizarding world! Rehearsals have started for Cursed Child on Broadway,  Scholastic announced 20th anniversary covers for Sorcerer’s Stone, HBO announced their Hogwarts House Challenges to celebrate all 8 Harry Potter films and Fantastic Beasts coming to the network, Universal Studios Japan revealed plans to update the Forbidden Journey ride, Waterstones Piccadilly shared …read more!

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Jan 19, 2018

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Take a look at the cyber calendar these days and you’ll see some pretty interesting holidays pop up; just about one for every day of the year. A cauldron full of these special occasions seem like they were bewitched by some pretty internet-savvy wizards, or at least one or two Potter-obsessed muggles looking to schedule …read more!

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