Archive for June, 2019

Weekly Round-Up: Tom Felton’s ‘Ophelia’ Premieres, ‘Harry Potter’ Stars to Feature on Children In Need Album & More!

Jun 30, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Bonham Carter, Broadbent, Casting, Charity, Enoch, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Felton, Films, Harry Potter Round-Up, Jack Thorne, Miller, Movies, News, Rankin, Round-Up, Shaw, Television Programmes, Tennant, Waterston, Wright

After Harry Potter: Wizards Unite launched last week, we’ve been covering tips, tricks and events coming left, right and centre, as well as an official guide to the game from Scholastic. We learned that the hardback copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, thought to be the first signed by the young cast, including Dan, Emma and Rupert, sold …read more!

Accio Time Turners! LeakyCon Dallas Releases 2019 Program Schedule

Jun 29, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Events, Fan Events, Fandom, Fans, Fun, Leaky, LeakyCon, News

Get ready, Potter fans and Leaky followers, after viewing the early program schedule for LeakyCon Dallas, you may want to petition the Ministry of Magic for a time turner so you can take it all in! Following last year’s sold-out event, Mischief Management brings the premiere unofficial Harry Potter fan convention back to the Kay …read more!

Phelps Twins to Unveil New 3D Puzzle and More Magical Moments at Montreal Comic-Con!

Jun 29, 2019

Posted by: Lauren Osborne

Felton, Fogler, Fun, Games, HP Cast, Movies, News, Phelps, Products

Get ready for a magical weekend because Montreal Comic-Con is just around the corner and some Harry Potter favorites will be taking the stage! Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) is a guest of honor alongside James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley) and featured guest Fantastic Beasts’ Dan Fogler (Jacob Kowalski). The Phelps twins will …read more!

“Harry Potter: Wizards Unite” Tips, Tricks & First Real-World Fan Festival

Jun 28, 2019

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

Bloomsbury, Fans, Games, Harry Potter Wizards Unite, Interactive, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Media, News, Potter News, Products, Scholastic, Tech

It’s been quite a busy week since the call to arms for the S.O.S. Task Force united witches and wizards around the globe over Harry Potter: Wizards Unite. Developed by Niantic (the creators of Pokémon Go) and Portkey Games, the mobile augmented reality game has us brushing up on our flipendos and stuffing our faces on …read more!

‘Harry Potter’ Book Bearing Daniel Radcliffe’s First Autograph Smashes Auction Estimate

Jun 28, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Books, Coltrane, Columbus, Fandom, Fans, Felton, Films, Grint, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Movies, News, Radcliffe, Rankin, Sales, Watson

The hardback copy of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone bearing Daniel Radcliffe’s first autograph sold at Vectis Auctions in Thornaby, Stockton on Wednesday, June 26. When the hammer finally fell, the high bid came in at £2,600. Like a bludger to an unsuspecting chaser, the price smashed the initial estimate, coming in at over …read more!

Watch ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald’ on Hulu This Summer!

Jun 25, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Potter News, Television Programmes

For fans who have not already added the second installment in J.K. Rowling’s new Fantastic Beasts series to their collection, it’s about to get a lot more convenient to watch the film at your leisure. Beginning July 13, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald will be available for Hulu subscribers with an HBO add-on. According …read more!

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW: ‘Harry Potter in Concert’ Returns to The Hollywood Bowl THIS WEEK With ‘Order of The Phoenix’

Jun 25, 2019

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Composers, Films, Interviews, Movies, Music, News, Williams

Harry Potter in Concert will  return to The Hollywood Bowl in LA this week with Order of the Phoenix in a CineConcerts performance by The Hollywood Bowl Orchestra. We had the chance to speak to conductor Sarah Hicks, who will be leading the performance on the day, about what goes into these shows, and her experience working on the live …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Imogen Heap on NPR’s ‘Tiny Desk’ Series, Productions Coming to West End, Broadway and Shanghai–and More!

Jun 24, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Audio Books, Broadway, Casting, Fandom, Fry, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Henderson, HP Cast, Jack Thorne, Music, News, Potter News, Producers, Round-Up, Sonia Friedman, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

This week’s theater news spans the globe, as proves the case more and more often with our diverse cast of Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts and Cursed Child stars, as well as the expanding nature of the industry, and the wizarding world, itself. Imogen Heap cast her spell over audiences with an appearance on NPR’s Tiny …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Jason Isaacs and Dan Fogler Cast in Spinning Gold, New Posters for the Downton Abbey Movie with Maggie Smith and More!

Jun 23, 2019

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Casting, Depp, Education, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Fiennes, Film Images, Films, Fogler, Grainger, Harry Potter Round-Up, Heyman, Isaacs, Law, Melling, Miller, Movies, Music, Pattinson, Posters, Producers, Richardson, Round-Up, Rumor, Smith, Television Programmes, Tennant, Trailers, Wright

There’s no doubt that summer’s heating up when we take a look back at the past week in the Potterverse. Harry and the Potters released their first album in 13 years, Funko revealed magical San Diego Comic Con exclusives, Pottercast recorded live at the first PodX, and the Wizarding World received multiple nominations from the …read more!

New Photos Released From Emma Watson’s ‘Little Women’

Jun 21, 2019

Posted by: Becki Osborne

BigNews, Films, Gambon, Movies, Watson

Emma Watson is set to play eldest sibling Margaret – known as Meg – in Greta Gerwig’s film adaptation of Little Women. The classic novel, written by Louisa May Alcott, was originally published in 1868 and is reported to be semi-autobiograhical. Little Women tells the tale of the four March sisters coming of age during the American …read more!

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