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J.K. Rowling Writes Foreword to Henry Fraser’s ‘The Little Big Things’


Sep 08, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Books, Charity, J.K. Rowling, Lumos, News

Lumos are currently hosting a Crowdrise campaign (#LumosCrowdrise), which offers fans to win some great prizes including a chance to meet the cast of Fantastic Beasts on set, and a beautiful, signed artwork of Newt Scamander by the hugely talented mouth artist, Henry Fraser. My mouth painting of Newt Scamander from @FantasticBeasts. It has been signed by …read more!

Evanna Lynch’s Vegan Podcast Has a Name, and Hosts!


Sep 08, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Interviews, Lynch, Lynch Interviews, Movies, News

Evanna Lynch spoke to us back in February about a new project she was excited to be working on: a vegan podcast that would help people interested in having a cruelty-free lifestyle break into the world of veganism. Those thrilled by this idea (and those who even volunteered as hosts) will be pleased to hear …read more!

‘Harry Potter’ Actors Charm at Film Festivals Worldwide


Sep 08, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Bradley, Branagh, Events, Fans, Film Awards, Films, Gleeson, Grint, Harry Potter Round-Up, Henderson, HP Cast, Isaacs, Movie Reviews, Movies, News, Release Parties, Round-Up, Smith, Thompson, Trailers, Walters, Waterston

Harry Potter series alums have been remarkably busy over the last year, putting out an enviable body of work that could easily fill the docket of one film festival alone. However, this awards season will see this list of intriguing, dramatic, hilarious, and mysterious films featured at a variety of prominent festivals, drawing both accolades …read more!

Harry’s Hogwarts Letter Up for Auction


Sep 07, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney | Comments

Columbus, Events, Fans, Griffiths, Grint, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Misc, Movies, News, Props-Sets, Radcliffe, Warner Bros.

Are you a Harry Potter aficionado interested in owning a prop from one of the films? London-based Prop Store, one of the world’s largest collectors of movie memorabilia, is hosting a live auction on September 26th, from 12:00pm at the London ODEON BFI IMAX. Along with over 600 original props and costumes from 200 films …read more!

Winter Celebrations at the Wizarding World in Japan


Sep 06, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Events, News, Theme Park, Universal Studios Japan, Warner Bros.

Hogwarts is set to light up the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Universal Studios Japan this Christmas, as an all-new state-of-the-art projection mapping show is introduced this holiday season: The large-scale show – “Hogwarts Magical Nights – Winter Magic” – will transform Hogwarts castle with snow-capped spires and warm holiday lights emanating from inside. The show …read more!

Robes and Wands Ready for Halloween at Hogwarts


Sep 06, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney | Comments

Events, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, News, Studio Tour, Warner Bros.

Warner Bros Studio Tour London has announced the spooky details for a Halloween bash that sounds like every Harry Potter fan’s dream, or nightmare, on this particular occasion. Imagine entering the Great Hall, with tables stretched end to end, set with a spellbinding feast, and dozens of pumpkins floating overhead, exactly how you’ve seen them …read more!

New Kindle in Motion Sorcerer’s Stone!

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Sep 05, 2017

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz | Comments

Books, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Info, Interactive, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, Media, News, Pottermore, Sales, Videos

Following the success of the illustrated hardcovers of the first three books in the Potter series, Pottermore  announced earlier this summer the ‘Kindle in Motion’ version of the first book, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone as covered here by Leaky. This magical moving version of book one of our favorite story went on sale today! Pottermore says that …read more!

The Magical 19: Jack Thorne Productions, Theater Outreach, and Musicals!


Sep 05, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

19 Years Later, Branagh, Broadway, Charity, Coltrane, Events, Henderson, HP Cast, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, News, Round-Up, Smith, Smith Interviews, Television Programmes, Theater, Theater Round-Up, Walters, West End

Potter fans the world over have been celebrating Harry’s story “19 Years Later” throughout the last week. From LeakyCon to Cursed Child videos and meet-ups, the epilogue to J.K. Rowling’s magical series, now a veritable classic, has been fondly commemorated. Since the development of the Harry Potter and the Cursed Child stage production, fans have been …read more!

Pottermore Unveils ‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ Exhibition First Look!


Sep 05, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson | Comments

Bloomsbury, Books, Companion Books, Cover Art, Events, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fans, Jim Kay, News, Posters, Pottermore

The Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition does not open at the British Library until Oct. 20. But, in anticipation of the event, hints have been released along the way to tease eager fans–from the official poster featuring the work of illustrator Jim Kay to descriptions and cover art of the two incredible companion books. …read more!

Cursed Child’s Anthony Boyle in J.R.R. Tolkien’s Biopic and the IARA Awards


Sep 04, 2017

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz | Comments

Anthony Boyle, Broadway, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Honors/Awards, News, Theater, West End

Big news today for Anthony Boyle; the original  Scorpius Malfoy in Harry Potter and The Cursed Child!  He’s not only making the transfer from Cursed Child in London’s West End all the way across the pond to Broadway’s Lyric Theater, as covered here by Leaky, but he’ll be entering an entirely different sort of magical world. Boyle, who took home the Olivier …read more!

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