Archive for September, 2015

J.K. Rowling Relaunches Pottermore!

Sep 22, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

News, Pottermore

This morning Pottermore announced that the Pottermore site has been relaunched. With this exciting news, the released a video/audio message from J.K. Rowling introducing the new site. She calls Pottermore her “little writing corner” and the right place to come if “you need a little more magic in your life.” This message can be seen …read more!

Harry Potter Memorabilia In Auction

Sep 21, 2015

Posted by: Katie Eller

Fandom, Films, Movie Art, Movies, News, Props-Sets

This week, someone will own a piece of Harry Potter film history.  Prop Store, a source for movie collectibles, will be holding its world-wide live auction on Wednesday, September 23rd.  In August, Entertainment Weekly reported on the upcoming sale, and now, Moviefone and others have articles about it.  Nearly 500 items related to film production, …read more!

Rupert Grint supports Fighting Cancer through “World’s Biggest Coffee Morning”!

Sep 21, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Charity, Grint

Like many of those in the Potter Universe, Rupert Grint is a big supporter of charities. This time he is showing support for those battling cancer, by contributing to a charity event called World’s Biggest Coffee Morning. The charity’s website states: Catch up over a cuppa, enjoy some gorgeous treats – and the money you raise at …read more!

Emma Watson talks of her New projects in Video and ELLE

Sep 21, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Movies, News, Watson, Watson Interviews

Emma Watson has been in Spain, promoting her new film projects–Regression and Beauty and the Beast. Emma will grace the covers of the ELLE Spain magazine for the October issue. In the magazine, she speaks of her work in the thriller, Regression. Some of the images from the October issue of ELLE Spain have made their way …read more!

Leavesden Studio Announces Expansion, September Screenings Begin

Sep 20, 2015

Posted by: Katie Eller

Movies, News, Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. is planning another multi-million dollar expansion of its Leavesden studios in Hertfordshire, England, according to a report from The Guardian.  The addition will enable the studios to better accommodate future large-budget films, including Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Improvements to the Harry Potter Studio Tour are also included in the expansion …read more!

Happy Birthday Hermione (Granger) Weasley!

Sep 19, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Character Birthdays, News

Today we wish Hermione Jean (Granger) Weasley a very Happy Birthday. Hermione is one of the brightest Witches of her time. As a true heroine, Hermione not only fought valiantly in the Battle of Hogwarts, but she made the defeat of Voldemort possible. As Ron admitted once about Harry’s quest for Horcruxes, “we wouldn’t last …read more!

Jim Kay Reveals New drawings for the Illustrated Edition of “Philosopher’s Stone”

Sep 17, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Books, News

Voldemort has been unveiled! In order to get fans excited and talking about Jim Kay’s illustrated editions of the Harry Potter books, the first due out October 6th, Scholastic and Bloomsbury asked fans to mention #UnveilVoldemort on social media. After so many mentions, the new illustration from Jim Kay would be revealed. It only took …read more!

Universal Studios Set to Open a Theme Park Near Beijing

Sep 16, 2015

Posted by: Milka Väinämö

News, Theme Park

According to Variety, Universal Studios has signed a contract for a new Hollywood-style theme park set to open near Beijing. The park is a joined project between Universal Parks & Resorts and Beijing Shouhuan, a corporation of four state owned companies. The deal for the new park was signed last week in the New York offices …read more!

Luke Evans Says Emma Watson is “Wonderful” in ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Sep 16, 2015

Posted by: Milka Väinämö

News, Watson

Luke Evans, Gaston of the upcoming Beauty and the Beast live-action remake (directed by Bill Condon), opened up about the process of filming the highly anticipated film, set to hit the theaters on March 17, 2017, while promoting his film High Rise at the Toronto International Film Festival. Though the film as a complete package sounds extremely exciting, …read more!

Rupert Grint in ‘Celebrity Tastemakers’ and ‘Moonwalkers’ Screening

Sep 15, 2015

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Grint, Grint Interviews, HP Cast, News

Rupert Grint appeared on the Celebrity Taste Makers show earlier this year, and several clips have started to emerge from the production company: “It does look like a snail, actually” Rupert says, as he tries a snail for the first time in this clip: Also published for us to enjoy were the first two parts of an exclusive …read more!

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