Archive for March, 2019

Weekly Round-Up: David Tennant & Jason Isaacs Narrating H.G. Wells Audio Collection, Ezra Miller in Gucci & More!

Mar 31, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Casting, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Film Images, Films, Harry Potter Round-Up, Heyman, Honors/Awards, Margoyles, Movies, Round-Up, Shaw, Television Programmes, Thewlis, Trailers, Walters

This week was truly a record-breaker! Harry Potter fan Victoria Maclean set a Guinness World Record for the largest collection of Wizarding World memorabilia, and beating her record will certainly take some Galleons! We also saw new images from the new Cursed Child cast on Broadway, a first look at Tom Burke in his new London show, …read more!

Harry Potter Fan Sets World Record For Most Memorabilia!

Mar 30, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fans, Honors/Awards, News, Products

Victora Maclean set the record this week for the largest collection of Harry Potter memorabilia in the world! The previous Guinness World Record holder had 3,097 individual Harry Potter items (it really puts the amount of merchandise into perspective), and Maclean believed herself to have up to 4,000 items. Prior to winning the record, she told BBC News: …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Images and Interviews From the New ‘Cursed Child’ Broadway Cast and Hamburg Tickets on Sale Today!

Mar 25, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Broadway, Burke, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, News, Noma Dumezweni, Round-Up, Sonia Friedman, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

Last week we bid a fond farewell to the original cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. After an incredible three-year run–two in the West End and one on Broadway–the curtain fell upon them for the final time, ushering another slate of actors into the wizarding world. The second Broadway cast then took to …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Rupert Grint’s First US Comic Con, Miranda Richardson Joins ‘Game of Thrones’ Prequel and More!

Mar 24, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Bradley, Casting, Conventions, Fan Events, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Films, Grint, Grint Interviews, Harry Potter Round-Up, Law, Movies, Pattinson, Richardson, Round-Up, Television Programmes

Does a week ever go by that isn’t a momentous one in the Wizarding World? In the past seven days the original award-winning cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child took their final bow, Ralph Fiennes revealed he would like to play Voldemort again, Universal Hollywood announced they will host a Dark Arts at …read more!

A Hidden Treasure: Bespoke Handwritten Hogwarts Letters From MinaLima!

Mar 22, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fans, Interviews, Leaky, MinaLima, Movie Art, News, Products

MinaLima have been designing graphics of the highest quality for J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World for over a decade. First they worked on the Harry Potter films, then went on to design aspects of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios theme parks. Now they continue their work on the Fantastic Beasts film series. Potter fans will …read more!

Geminio! Double Guest Announcements for Double LeakyCons

Mar 22, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Conventions, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fun, LeakyCon, News, Rankin

The first two special guests were revealed today for what is going to be an extra magical LeakyCon in 2019. As we shared last year, LeakyCon, one of the largest Harry Potter-themed events in the world will celebrate its tenth anniversary with two celebrations of The Boy Who Lived, including double the panels, performances, programs, …read more!

A First Look at Gringotts with James & Oliver Phelps & Warwick Davis!

Mar 21, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Davis, News, Phelps, Studio Tour

Gringotts Wizarding Bank opens at Warner Bros Studio Tour London on April 6th, and none other than the Weasley twins, James and Oliver Phelps, and Filius Flitwick / Griphook the goblin himself, Warwick Davis, gave us our first look at the set – and it doesn’t disappoint! Witches, Wizards and Muggles – here's your first …read more!

See Cursed Child with the Malfoys for Red Nose Day

Mar 20, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Charity, Contests, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Isaacs, McCrory, News, Theater, West End

Yes, you read that correctly. It may be for Comic Relief, but it’s no joke–we’re about as serious as Voldemort in the Priori Incantatem stance. Thanks to their 2019 prize draws for Red Nose Day, you have a chance to win tickets to see Harry Potter and the Cursed Child at the Palace Theatre in London …read more!

Universal Hollywood to Host ‘Dark Arts At Hogwarts Castle Premiere Event!

Mar 19, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

News, Theme Park, Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood

  Universal Studios Hollywood will host two exclusive after-hours premiere events next month, offering fans a first look at the upcoming Dark Arts at Hogwarts Castle light projection show at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, taking place April 11th and April 12th. Fans will be greeted at Hogsmeade with a selection of shops (including Zonko’s, Olivander’s …read more!

Ralph Fiennes Says He’d Bring Voldemort Back

Mar 19, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fiennes, Films, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, HP Cast, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News

Since J.K. Rowling revealed her plans to write the Fantastic Beasts screenplays and extended the series to five full-length feature films, fans began doing the math to see how the storyline might overlap with what is already known about wizarding history as told in the Harry Potter series. In particular, fans have looked for recurring …read more!

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