Archive for November, 2017

Weekly Round-Up: Alison Sudol Announces New Music, Emma Watson Joins #MexicoRises Campaign & More!

Nov 24, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Bonham Carter, Branagh, Broadbent, Charity, HP Cast, MinaLima, News, Spall, Studio Tour, Sudol, Tennant, Thompson, Warner Bros., Watson

  This week saw new additions to the chocolate frog collection in the Wizarding World, as well as Bonnie Wright being added to the guest list for A Celebration of Harry Potter, coming to Universal Orlando’s Wizarding World in January. WB Studio Tour London also launched Hogwarts in the Snow, which this year features the Yule Ball in …read more!

Evanna Lynch’s Launches Christmas Gift Basket With PETA

Nov 23, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Charity, Lynch, News

Teaming up with PETA’s youth division (peta2) once again, Evanna Lynch has created a limited-edition Vegan Gift Basket which is launching just in time for Christmas – we’re sure she’d be great friends with Newt Scamander. The basket features magical items such as vegan chocolate frogs, a ‘Vegans are Magical’ T-Shirt (which Evanna wore in her Hogwarts recipe …read more!

‘Christmas in the Wizarding World’ Comes to Utah

Nov 22, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fan Events, Fans, News, Products, Warner Bros.

Crowds of Potter fans welcomed the first ‘Christmas in the Wizarding World’ unique retail experience in Utah this month, where The Shops at South Town recreated a wintry Hogsmeade for visitors to enjoy, complete with wizarding pop-up shops! The experience is fully interactive, with animated shop windows and an interactive ‘Quaffle Toss’ game, surrounded by …read more!

New Chocolate Frog Card Added To Wizarding World Collection!

Nov 21, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fans, News, Theme Park, Universal Studios Japan, Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

The latest addition to Universal’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter Chocolate Frog card collection has been announced! The new card features Hengist of Woodcroft, the medieval founder of Hogsmeade, village, a wizard driven from his home by Muggle prosecutors, only to find his home in the Three Broomsticks: If you’re trying to collect this new card, …read more!

New Trailer for Harry Potter Wandlore Book

Nov 20, 2017

Posted by: Lainey Ruffner

Books, Companion Books, Fans, Films, Fun, News, Products, Warner Bros.

Wands, being one of the most essential assets for a wizard, are also one of the most intriguing and mystical elements of the wizarding world. It seems as if the greatest wandmakers, even including Ollivander, don’t have all the secrets behind them. The mystery and beauty behind these incredible magical items is the sole focus …read more!

Theater Round-Up: New Tickets to be Released for ‘Cursed Child’ London, Actors Support Local Theater, and More!

Nov 20, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Broadway, Burke, Charity, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Cormoran Strike TV Series, Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, J.K. Rowling, Law, News, Noma Dumezweni, Producers, Round-Up, Television Programmes, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

This week in theater news we get to see a few of the many ways the Harry Potter story continues to impact performing arts around the world. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child shows no sign of diminishing success in London as a new round of tickets will be released in December! The production, moving …read more!

Bonnie Wright Joins A Celebration of Harry Potter 2018

Nov 20, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney

BigNews, Celebration of Harry Potter, MinaLima, News, Phelps, Theme Park, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando, Wright

Breaking news from Universal Orlando on the upcoming 2018 Celebration of Harry Potter; it looks like a Weasley reunion is in store for Harry Potter fans this year! Bonnie Wright, the actress and filmmaker who played Ginny Weasley Potter, will be joining the previously announced lineup of special guests including two of her “older brothers”, …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Daniel Radcliffe in ‘Miracle Workers’, An Interview With Dame Julie Walters & More!

Nov 19, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Broadbent, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Harry Potter Round-Up, Heyman, HP Cast, Isaacs, Kravitz, Movies, News, Oldman, Pattinson, Pattinson Interviews, Radcliffe, Round-Up, Spall, Staunton, Thewlis, Walters, Walters Interviews, Warner Bros.

This week has seen the most exciting Fantastic Beasts 2 announcement yet: a title! The year-long wait for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald will take over all of our lives a little as we try to theorise our way through the anticipation, but here’s hoping our latest round-up on the current whereabouts of Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts actors will help …read more!

It’s Already Christmas at Hogwarts

Nov 18, 2017

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Holidays, News, Theme Park, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

The holiday decorations at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Orlando are up, perhaps a little early for the purists amongst us who think their debut should be post-Thanksgiving in the U.S., but, hey, if you are lucky enough to visit Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure in the run-up to the holiday season, why not …read more!

‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’–Still an Epic Film Twelve Years Later

Nov 18, 2017

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Directors, Events, Fandom, Fans, Films, Fun, Gambon, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling, Movies, Newell, News

It’s hard to believe 12 years have passed since Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire opened in theaters. The book had come out a little over three years earlier. Eager fans were already well-acquainted with the plot and, by that time, anxious to meet their beloved favorites again on the big screen. Following the …read more!

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