Archive for June, 2017

Bloomsbury Brings Back Wizarding Wednesdays

Jun 22, 2017

Posted by: Lainey Ruffner

BigNews, Bloomsbury, Books, Contests, Fandom, Fans, Fun, Fun - Contests, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, News, Scholastic, Studio Tour, Theme Park, Warner Bros., WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

The 20th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is almost here and to celebrate Bloomsbury has brought us more exciting news by bringing back Wizarding Wednesdays (as you may recall from last year as we awaited the highly anticipated arrival of Fantastic Beasts)! Every Wednesday from now until August 2nd Bloomsbury will be …read more!

Pottermore Launches Wizarding World Book Club & Free eBooks!

Jun 22, 2017

Posted by: Sophia Cotraccia

Books, Fans, Fun, News, Pottermore

On June 19th, Pottermore officially launched its platform for a global reread of the Harry Potter books, the Twitter-based Wizarding World Book Club. New and old fans alike are encouraged to read the series and participate in guided themes and discussions along with Pottermore’s schedule,  beginning with Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone on June 23rd …read more!

Visit the Pottermore Pop-up Shop For One Week Only

Jun 20, 2017

Posted by: Lainey Ruffner

Art, Cover Art, Exclusives, Fan Events, Fans, Galleries, Media, News, Posters, Pottermore

Pottermore is hosting a Pop-up shop in London for one week only that will showcase their exclusive new Pottermore Art Collection that was announced earlier this month. The collection contains a variety of prints and posters featuring scenes and characters from the Wizarding World. Some of the featured art includes portraits of the Marauders by Montse Bernal, Olly …read more!

Grenfell Tower Benefit to Include Cursed Child’s Noma Dumezweni and Lin-Manuel Miranda

Jun 20, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Charity, Events, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, News, Noma Dumezweni

Noma Dumezweni, the award-winning actress who originated the role of Hermione Granger in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child and groundbreaking musical Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda will take part in an evening of entertainment to benefit those who were affected by the Grenfell Tower Fire that occurred on June 14 in London. It’s no surprise that …read more!

J.K. Rowling and Julie Walters Honoured By The Queen

Jun 19, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Cormoran Strike TV Series, Honors/Awards, J.K. Rowling, News, Walters

As part of The Queen’s Birthday Honours, both J.K. Rowling and Julie Walters were recognised for their contributions to public service and appointed honorary titles, with Rowling receiving one of the highest awards. J.K. Rowling was appointed a Companion of Honour, for major contributions to the arts. Nine new members were appointed to mark the centenary …read more!

Adult Actor Round-up: Beazley Dies Aged 101, Tennant in ‘Ducktales’ Preview & More

Jun 17, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Bonham Carter, Branagh, Davis, Gleeson, HP Cast, News, Shaw, Staunton, Tennant, Thompson, Walters, Williams

We have mostly good news for you this week, featuring inspiring talks from Emma Thompson and Imelda Staunton, event appearances from Warwick Davis and Johnny Depp, and trailers, sneak peaks and ads from Julie Walters, Mark Williams, David Tennant, Kenneth Branagh and Fiona Shaw. We’ll start, however, by honouring the loss of the oldest member …read more!

YA Actor Round-Up: Felton Serenades Prague, Radcliffe Opens Film Festival & More!

Jun 16, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Felton, Films, Gleeson, Grint, Harry Potter Round-Up, HP Cast, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Kravitz, Movies, News, Pattinson, Phelps, Phelps Interviews, Radcliffe, Television Programmes, Trailers, Watson, Wright, Wright Interviews

The young Harry Potter alums have been in the news frequently this week, with film distribution and promotional news for Robert Pattinson, Zoe Kravitz, Daniel Radcliffe, and Emma Watson, casting news for Rupert Grint’s Sick Note, a new trailer for Domhnall Gleeson, and interviews with Bonnie Wright and Oliver Phelps. Oh, and Tom Felton serenaded …read more!

Matthew Lewis on Acting after Potter

Jun 16, 2017

Posted by: Ashley Kurtz

Actor Interviews, Interviews, Lewis, Lewis Interviews, News

Like many of the younger Potter cast, Matthew Lewis (who played Neville Longbottom in the Harry Potter films) has spoken about his struggles with staying passionate about acting after over a decade of acting as Longbottom. Lewis said that felt like playing Neville was a privilege, but that the role felt slightly stagnant towards the last couple of films. …read more!

Evanna Lynch on ‘Disco Pigs’, Acting & Gilderoy Lockhart!

Jun 15, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, HP Cast, Interviews, Lynch, Lynch Interviews, News

As recently reported by Leaky, Evanna Lynch will star in the 20th anniversary production of Enda Walsh’s Disco Pigs, telling the story of two teenagers in Cork (Ireland) who are so close they even created their own language together! Evanna spoke to HuffPost about the production, speaking about her projects since Harry Potter. Check out @Evy_Lynch’s interview …read more!

Spellbinding Souvenirs: Official Albus and Scorpius’ Wands Now Available

Jun 14, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Fans, Fun, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Misc, News, Products, Theater, Toys, West End

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child announced earlier today that fans lucky enough to attend the Harry Potter play can now take home a bit of the award-winning magic from the Palace Theatre. According to the Tweet below, the Albus Potter and Scorpius Malfoy’s official replica wands can now be purchased at the theater as …read more!

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