Harry Potter News

Gringotts Expansion Coming to Warner Bros Studio Tour London!


Jan 29, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

News, Studio Tour

Warner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter have been teasing at a new reveal on social media for the past week, and just revealed that the newest addition is a permanent Gringotts Wizarding Bank expansion! Fans had been busy plotting away: could it be a Chamber of Secrets experience? An escape …read more!

Special Honors for ‘Harry Potter’s’ Stuart Craig and Roger Pratt!


Jan 28, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Honors/Awards, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Props-Sets, Stuart Craig

Two Harry Potter alums have been selected to receive special honors during this year’s award season! According to Deadline, production designer Stuart Craig has been tapped to receive the Lifetime Achievement award at the British Film Designers Guild awards on Feb. 9 after a prolific career including three Oscar wins and three BAFTA nods. Craig worked …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: David Tennant Launches New Podcast, Matthew Lewis Stars in YouTube Series & More!


Jan 27, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Alfonso Cuaron, Coulson, Events, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Fiennes, Film Images, Films, Harry Potter Round-Up, Honors/Awards, Law, Leung, Lewis, Lynch, McCrory, Movies, Music, News, Richardson, Round-Up, Shaw, Television Programmes, Tennant, Thompson, Thompson Interviews, Trailers, Videos, Walters

This week in the Potterverse has been a success all round, as we celebrated ten Academy Award nominations for Alfonso Cuarón’s Roma and a nomination for Alexandre Desplat, and Cursed Child even made TIME’s list of Ten Best Plays. We also received the news that Warner Bros Studio Tour London had something very special planned for Potter …read more!

Flickering Myth interviews “Crimes of Grindelwald” VFX Supervisor Christian Manz


Jan 27, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Crew Interviews, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Film Awards, Honors/Awards, Interviews, Movies, News, Tech

We fans may disagree on which Crimes of Grindelwald cliffhanger was the most frustrating, but no-one has disputed the quality of the special effects, from Newt’s wild underwater ride to the apocalyptic vision conjured by Grindelwald to recruit followers. VFX Supervisor Christian Manz has worked on Potter films since 2004.  In a telephone interview with …read more!

Pre-Order Your 20th Anniversary Edition of ‘Prisoner of Azkaban’ and Recieve a House Pin Badge!


Jan 25, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Bloomsbury, Books, Books - Release Dates, Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, J.K. Rowling, News, Potter News, Products

It is hard to believe it has been almost 20 years since J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban hit store shelves and, shortly thereafter, won over fans’ imaginations with a darker storyline (was that possible?), the Marauders, time travel, more intriguing backstory and a teenage boy wizard. That means that in addition …read more!

Galloping gargoyles! It’s already time for Harry Potter book night 2019!


Jan 24, 2019

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Bloomsbury, Books, Contests, Cover Art, Cover Artists, Events, Fan Events, Fun, Jim Kay, News, Rankin

Seems like we were just writing about last year’s Harry Potter Book Night.  How did the year fly by so quickly?  It must have been the excitement of the release of Crimes of Grindelwald and a new Cormoran Strike mystery that kept us busy.  Have you begun revising for your O.W.L.s yet?  Not too soon …read more!

Producer of ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald – Makers, Mysteries and Magic’ Takes Us Behind The Scenes


Jan 24, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Audio, Audio Books, Casting, Directors, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Interviews, News, Pottermore, Producers, Review, Warner Bros.

Since Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes Of Grindelwald released, we’ve been theorising, re-watching, preordering and trying to soak up as much bonus material on the film as possible. Now, thanks to Pottermore Publishing and Audible, fans can delve into a complete audio documentary narrated by Dan Fogler, letting us go behind the scenes of the second film. Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald …read more!

Oscars 2019: Alfonso Cuarón’s ‘Roma’ Scores 10 Nominations!


Jan 23, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Alfonso Cuaron, Honors/Awards, News, Stuart Craig

The 91st Oscar nominations were announced this morning, and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban director Alfonso Cuarón topped the list with ten nominations in total for his autobiographical drama, Roma. A nomination was also given to Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows P1&2 composer, Alexandre Desplat. Roma is nominated for Best Picture, Best Lead Actress (Yalitz Aparicio), Best Supporting …read more!

New Harry Potter Funko Revealed for London Toy Fair


Jan 22, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Conventions, Events, Fun, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Products, Sales, Toys

The holidays are in the rear view mirror, but that means Toy Fair season is upon us. What is Toy Fair season you ask? That time of year when toy and game manufacturers, retailers and influencers gather to see the latest merch for the coming year that fans will see on shelves in time for …read more!

Alohomora! Warner Bros Studios Tour London to Unveil ‘Biggest Secret Yet’

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Jan 22, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

News, Studio Tour

Today, Warner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter surprised Potter fans with the announcement that we’d soon be hearing details on their ‘biggest secret yet’, inviting us all to #UnlockTheMagic… We're getting ready to reveal our biggest secret yet! Tune in on Facebook now: https://t.co/6NNEaHTt5P — WB Tour London (@wbtourlondon) January …read more!

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