Archive for November, 2015

Pottermore at the MinaLima Exhibit

Nov 30, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Movie Art, Movies, News, Props-Sets

As we reported previously, MinaLima has a special exhibition currently in London. The Pottermore Correspondent took a trip to the exhibition (and hinted that a Harry Potter actor or two may show up to see the exhibition themselves sometime). The PMC was also able to conduct an exclusive interview with Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima. Pottermore …read more!

Happy Birthday, Bill Weasley!

Nov 29, 2015

Posted by: Alysha McLeod

Birthdays, Character Birthdays

Today marks William Arthur “Bill” Weasley’s 45th birthday. Bill is the eldest of Molly and Arthur Weasley’s children, husband to Fleur Delacour, and father to Victoire, Dominique, and Louis Weasley. Described by Harry as “cool,” Bill is a known for being brave and having a penchant for adventure. After graduating from Hogwarts, Bill went to …read more!

Happy Birthday, Alfonso Cuarón!

Nov 28, 2015

Posted by: Alysha McLeod

Alfonso Cuaron, Birthdays, Filmmaker Birthdays, News

Please join us in wishing Alfonso Cuarón, director of Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, a very Happy Birthday!

J.K. Rowling Featured in the Guardian Weekend Conversation Special

Nov 27, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

J.K. Rowling, News

UPDATE: The very lengthy, but very interesting conversation between J.K. Rowling and Lauren Laverne can be read here! The Guardian announced today, through Twitter, that J.K. Rowling would be one of the many names taking part in their “Conversations Special” of their weekend edition. The tweet released a promotional picture featuring J.K. Rowling and Lauren …read more!

The Great Snape Debate

Nov 27, 2015

Posted by: Catherine


Ever since J.K. Rowling became more active on Twitter than posting twice a year, it has become almost impossible to report her Twitter activity as news–she’s on so often it’s difficult to keep up. It has also become a commonality in our lives: we sit, settle down with a mug of steaming hot tea, coffee, …read more!

HBO to Possibly take on “Comoran Strike” series in US

Nov 27, 2015

Posted by: Catherine

Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith

HBO has teamed up with BBC to bring the US adaptions of J.K. Rowling’s work before, with The Casual Vacancy mini series. The private cable network is once again looking at bringing a J.K. Rowling adaption to the United States: The Cormoran Strike Series . According to TV Wise, who received the story exclusively, HBO …read more!

Happy Birthday, Shirley Henderson!

Nov 24, 2015

Posted by: Alysha McLeod

Actor Birthdays, Birthdays, News

Please join us in wishing Shirley Henderson (Moaning Myrtle) a very Happy Birthday!

Daniel Radcliffe talks “magic” in ‘Now You See Me: The Second Act’

Nov 23, 2015

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, News, Radcliffe, Radcliffe Interviews

Daniel Radcliffe will be joining the cast of the Now You See Me prequel, the first of which was a smash hit film in 2013. In an interview with Buzzfeed, Radcliffe spoke about being in a movie that  involves “magic” again. Now You See Me: The Second Act will be released June 10th 2016. Watch the teaser trailer here. Radcliffe spoke about …read more!

‘Fantastic Beasts’ now filming at Cardington Sheds

Nov 23, 2015

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fantastic Beasts Movie, News, SetReports, Warner Bros.

Warner Brothers vans showed up at the former RAF station used to build airships in Bedfordshire, UK last month to shoot Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The spaces are huge, and have been renovated, named ‘Cardington Studios’ and used to film the new Star Wars film (The Force Awakens) and Christopher Nolan’s Inception and The Dark Knight series. Cardington is ever …read more!

Jenn Murray interview on ‘An Irishman Abroad’

Nov 23, 2015

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fantastic Beasts Movie, Interviews, News

Fantastic Beasts actress Jenn Murray recently appeared on the podcast An Irishman Abroad, answering questions about her character and the movie: “Jenn discusses how she landed the Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them role, how the job of an actor is much more than just auditioning and acting, how she handled the challenge of playing the lead …read more!

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