Archive for March, 2018

Weekly Round-up: Get a Message From Percy Weasley, More ‘Harry Potter’ & ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Actors Join ‘Doctor Dolittle’ & More!

Mar 31, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Bonham Carter, Broadbent, de la Tour, Enoch, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fiennes, Gambon, Isaacs, Leung, News, Oldman, Staunton, Tennant, Thompson, Warner Bros., Wright, Wright Interviews

This week in Potter we’ve seen new pop-ups from MinaLima in Japan, the opening of a new Goblet of Fire feature at Warner Bros Studio Tour London, and the announcement of ticket release dates for the Harry Potter: A History of Magic exhibition in New York. Amongst these new additions, we’ve got some actor updates to keep you up-to-date with the casts …read more!

Ticket Sale Date Announced for Harry Potter: A History Magic New York

Mar 29, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Celebration of Harry Potter, Cover Art, Events, Interactive, J.K. Rowling, News, Pottermore, Sales, Television Programmes

US fans will soon be able to experience the Harry Potter: A History of Magic Exhibition on this side of the pond. The exhibit, which originated at the British Library, will make it’s new home at the New York Historical Society Museum and Library later this year and tickets for the US run of exhibition …read more!

‘Goblet of Fire’ Exhibit Opens at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London Tomorrow!

Mar 29, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fandom, Fans, Films, Fun, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Potter News, Props-Sets, Studio Tour, Warner Bros.

The Goblet of Fire exhibit opens at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London tomorrow, and we are thrilled at the prospect of viewing many of the splendid props and costumes which made Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire a magical film experience. The book, and its companion film adaptation, was a turning point in the series …read more!

MinaLima’s Japan Pop-Ups: Updates & Photos

Mar 29, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Art, MinaLima, Movie Art, News

We previously reported on MinaLima’s exhibit at Tokyo Sky Tree Town in Solamachi (15th March – 16th April), and have now received news that a pop-up has now opened in Nagoya! Their second exhibit in Japan can be found at JR Nagoya Takashimaya 10th Floor, and will be part of the British Fair 2018, running from 28th March – 1st April. Fans …read more!

GIVEAWAY: Weasleys’ Wizard Wares

Mar 27, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Contests, Fans, Fun, Fun - Contests, Leaky, News, Products, Toys

Thanks to the kind folks at, we’re bringing you an exciting giveaway with a Weasley theme. It is the month of Ron’s birthday, after all, and the week of Fred and George’s birthday! One lucky winner will be sent a haul of Weasley-themed goods, check out the grand prize below:   So, what’s included? First off, two …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Oliver Phelps’s Stage Debut, A Meet and Greet with Noma Dumezweni, Anthony Boyle’s Upcoming BBC Programs and More

Mar 26, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Anthony Boyle, Broadway, Coulson, Directors, Education, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Honors/Awards, John Tiffany, Misc, News, Noma Dumezweni, Phelps, Round-Up, Shaw, Television Programmes, Theater, Theater Round-Up

It’s been a memorable couple of weeks in the world of Harry Potter theater with Cursed Child’s first full week of previews on Broadway. The cast welcomed fans to the newly renovated Lyric Theater for a chance to be the first to see the play on the Great White Way and sat for a stunning …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Actors Joined #MarchForOurLives, Jessica Williams Addresses ‘Crimes of Grindelwald’ Apparition Controversy and More!

Mar 25, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Branagh, Conventions, Davis, Depp, Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Films, Fun, Gambon, Harry Potter Round-Up, Heyman, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Isaacs, J.K. Rowling, Leung, Lynch, Miller, Movies, News, Noma Dumezweni, Oldman, Potter News, Producers, Round-Up, Sakurai, Sonia Friedman, Staunton, Sudol, Television Programmes, Tennant, Trailers, Walters, Watson

It’s been an incredibly busy week in the Harry Potter fandom–not that that’s unusual! We celebrated the birthdays of David Thewlis and Gary Oldman, and heard Dan Fogler talk Fantastic Beasts, Brooklyn Gladiator and LeakyCon in his podcast. Where books are concerned, J.K. Rowling’s Crimes of Grindelwald screenplay became available for pre-order, and the final …read more!

More Magic for Universal Orlando’s Forbidden Journey

Mar 24, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

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

One of the most popular attractions at Universal Orlando’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter is about to become even more magical. Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey ride, which opened in 2010 in the Hogsmeade area of the park, is set to receive some enhancements  to its already spellbinding experience. The Orlando park is adding …read more!

J.K. Rowling Finishes Lethal White! (Plus ‘Strike’ DVD & Box Set Release Dates)

Mar 24, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Burke, Career of Evil, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Cormoran Strike TV Series, Cuckoo's Calling, Grainger, J.K. Rowling, Lethal White, News, The Silkworm

After patiently (and in some cases, impatiently) awaiting the fourth Cormoran Strike instalment by J.K. Rowling / Robert Galbraith, it appears Lethal White is finally finished! During periods of heavy snow in the U.K. over the past couple of months, Jo Rowling has been giving updates on her progress via Twitter, first in January, when she complained that …read more!

History of Magic Documentary Gets US Air Date

Mar 23, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Bloomsbury, Companion Books, Davis, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, Lynch, News, Products, Staunton, Television Programmes, Thewlis, Videos, Williams

US Potter fans will finally have the opportunity to explore the magic behind the Wizarding World when the BBC documentary of the British Library’s Harry Potter: A History of Magic Exhibition airs on The CW next month. The hour-long program, which originally aired in the the UK soon after the opening of the exhibition last fall, …read more!

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