Archive for May, 2016

Gary Oldman in “The Space Between Us”

May 31, 2016

Posted by: Storie Chastain

Films, Info, Media, Movies, News, Oldman

Come August 19th, we will be able to see our beloved Sirius Black, a.k.a Gary Oldman, on the big screen once again. Gary will be playing Nathaniel Shepherd, a NASA scientist in charge of sending astronauts to live on Mars. With Gary Oldman alongside Asa Butterfield and Britt Robertson, The Space Between Us is about a boy …read more!

Rupert Grint is…a Hufflepuff!

May 31, 2016

Posted by: James

Grint, Grint Interviews, News, Pottermore

Rupert Grint as Ron Weasley is what sold many fans on the Harry Potter movies. He was the embodiment of the beloved character of Ron Weasley. He brought many fans’ favorite character to life. Rupert Grint had the honor to play Ron in all 8 films. He loves the world of Harry Potter, and to …read more!

Pottecast Episode #257: Cursed Child Party at GeekyCon!

May 31, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

Fan Events, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, iTunes Downloads, LeakyCon, Media

We know you have all been waiting with anticipation for the return of your favorite podcasters…and it’s time! There is a new Pottercast available on iTunes. Episode #257 talks about the upcoming fan convention unlike any other–GeekyCon. Pottercast and Leaky will take part in hosting GeekyCon and its Harry Potter events, including the Cursed Child …read more!

Pottermore’s Guide to Movie-Making: Shadowing David Yates

May 31, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Directors, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Movies, News, Pottermore, SetReports, Yates

This week, Pottermore gave us a look inside what David Yates actually does as Director of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Apparently it’s not all yelling ‘Cut!’ and ‘Action!’ – at least not for David Yates. A team of Assistant Directors ensures filming runs as smoothly as possible, and according to Pottermore, most of …read more!

First Look at Harry, Ginny, and Albus in ‘Cursed Child’ Cast Photos

May 31, 2016

Posted by: Sammie

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News

With only a week until the previews begin, Pottermore confirmed the casting of Ginny and Albus in the upcoming production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child–and included a few sneak peeks at the actors (including our new Harry) in-character in new cast photos!   This Potter family portrait introduces us to Cursed Child’s Ginny …read more!

UPDATE: Privet Drive at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London

May 29, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

News, Pottermore, Shaw, Warner Bros.

We recently gave you an exclusive sneak peak at the interior of Privet Drive at The Making of Harry Potter tour in London. Fiona Shaw (Aunt Petunia Dursley) opened the doors of her on-film house, leading guests in to tour the set. UPDATE: Pottermore also recently reported on their visit to the set. They had the chance to …read more!

Emma Watson, Emma Thompson, and others Take Part in Red Nose Day 2016 Celebrity Plea

May 28, 2016

Posted by: Sammie

Charity, News, Thompson, Watson

On May 26, Emma Watson, Emma Thompson, and other celebrities got silly for a cause to raise awareness for Red Nose Day, a global fundraising event that uses comedy to help raise funds for children living in poverty. Spot our Hermione and Professor Trelawney in the video below as they fight other celebrities for the …read more!

J.K. Rowling: ‘Harry Potter and The Cursed Child’ WILL Make You Cry!

May 27, 2016

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling, News

This morning, one Potter fan on Twitter had a very important question for J.K. Rowling: ‘Will the Cursed Child make me cry?’ J.K. Rowling tweeted back pronto, and now it’s official: if you don’t cry, they haven’t done their job right! With preview performances starting next month, we’ll be able to test Jo’s statements and confirm whether …read more!

“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” Midnight Release Party Slated for GeekyCon!

May 27, 2016

Posted by: Catherine

Books, Events, Fans, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, LeakyCon, News, Release Parties

GeekyCon 2016 has just announced that it is creating a large-scale, old-school, Harry Potter release party to celebrate the release of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. The book comes out on July 31, 2016, the last day of the convention, which means that it will be the site of one of the biggest midnight parties in the …read more!

Fantastic Beasts of the Wizarding World

May 26, 2016

Posted by: Storie Chastain

Fandom, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Fun, Interactive

With the wizarding world returning to the big screen with a movie called Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, not only will the magic return but so will the many magical creatures we have come to love. But which ones will we meet again, and how many new ones will we be introduced to for …read more!

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