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Stephen Fry Reads Chapter 4 of ‘Philosopher’s Stone’ For Harry Potter At Home Free Readings

May 14, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Audio Books, Books, Fry, News

Stephen Fry, U.K. Harry Potter audiobook reader, is the fourth Wizarding World name to read a chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone for the Harry Potter at Home hub. The hub on WizardingWorld.com provides free initiatives and resources to help families, students and fans enjoy J.K. Rowling’s Wizarding World whilst in lockdown. The free readings initiative sees celebrities …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Jude Law & Other Wizarding World Actors Read Children’s Book For Charity, A Weasley Reunion & More!

May 09, 2020

Posted by: Becki Osborne

Bonham Carter, Charity, Events, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Fry, Harry Potter Round-Up, Henderson, HP Cast, Interactive, Interviews, Law, McCrory, News, Pattinson, Phelps, Radcliffe, Radcliffe Interviews, Redmayne, Round-Up, Staunton, Staunton Interviews, Television Programmes, Walters, Williams, Williams Interviews, Wright, Wright Interviews

This week in the Wizarding World, fans around the globe (many of whom are still in lockdown) received a Grawp-sized surprise when it was revealed that Book One would be read aloud in its entirety for free via WizardingWorld.com by various Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts actors, beginning with the Chosen One himself, Daniel Radcliffe.  Leaky …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Imelda Staunton Talks Umbridge & Social Distancing, Daniel Radcliffe’s ‘Kimmy Schmidt’ Special & More!

May 03, 2020

Posted by: Becki Osborne

Casting, Charity, Events, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Felton, Fiennes, Films, Fry, Harry Potter Round-Up, HP Cast, Info, Interactive, Interviews, Lynch, Movies, News, Phelps, Radcliffe, Round-Up, Shaw, Staunton, Television Programmes, Tennant, Thompson, Trailers

Congratulations on making it to May Potterheads! This week we commemorated the Battle of Hogwarts, announced our Harry Potter reread discussion group, reviewed Tom Felton’s new film Braking for Whales, shared a venue for Harry Potter themed weddings and covered updates on Universal Orlando’s future fourth park Epic Universe. In addition, Wizarding World graphic designers MinaLima …read more!

“Alexa, Read Harry Potter Book One”: Audible Adds Free ‘Harry Potter’ Book To Alexa Devices

Apr 15, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Audio Books, Books, Dale, Exclusives, Fandom, Fans, Fry, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, J.K. Rowling, News

In a new addition to Alexa home devices, Harry Potter fans and new readers with an Alexa device can, from today, listen to the first Harry Potter book as if by magic, by simply saying “Alexa, Read Harry Potter Book One”! The new addition to Alexa home devices is part of the Harry Potter at Home initiative by Wizarding World Digital, helping fans …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Rupert Grint & Georgia Groome Announce Pregnancy, Daniel Radcliffe Narrates ‘Modern Love’ & More!

Apr 12, 2020

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Audio, Broadbent, Charity, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Film Images, Films, Fry, Gleeson, Harry Potter Round-Up, HP Cast, Humor, Interviews, Isaacs, Movies, News, Noma Dumezweni, Radcliffe, Round-Up, Shaw, Staunton, Television Programmes, Tennant, Thompson, Trailers, Videos, Walters

Ahead of the globe’s first locked down Easter Sunday, magic was brewing in Wizarding World as always. Leaky revealed the gorgeous 20th Anniversary Thai editions of the Harry Potter books and covered a Digital Hogwarts Escape Room from the Peters Township Public Library. We also reported on a recent controversial video of Ezra Miller, Universal’s …read more!

Free ‘Harry Potter’ Audiobook & More at J.K. Rowling’s New ‘Harry Potter At Home’ Hub

Apr 01, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Audio Books, Books, Fandom, Fans, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, J.K. Rowling, News, Pottermore

J.K. Rowling announced via Twitter today that a new Harry Potter hub had been launched via WizardingWorld.com: Harry Potter At Home! You might remember Rowling and The Blair Partnership announcing that they had granted an open licence for teachers to read Harry Potter to their class online. Now, thanks to collaborations with Audible, Scholastic, Pottermore Publishing, Bloomsbury and OverDrive, …read more!

EXCLUSIVE: Jason Isaacs Discusses ‘The Tales of Beedle The Bard’ Audiobook, Lumos & The Power of Storytelling

Mar 31, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Audio Books, Books, Charity, Companion Books, Davis, Exclusives, HP Cast, Interviews, Isaacs, Isaacs Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Law, Lumos, Lynch, News, Noma Dumezweni, Pottermore, Tales of Beedle the Bard, Wright

The Tales of Beedle The Bard audiobook, written by J.K. Rowling and released via Audible, released TODAY, and we had the chance to interview Jason Isaacs on narrating one of the stories in the collection, and his work with Rowling’s children’s charity, Lumos (whom the collection benefits). The audiobook unites the voices of Noma Dumezweni …read more!

‘Wizarding World’ Actors to Narrate ‘Tales of Beedle The Bard’ Audiobook

Feb 26, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Audio, Audio Books, BigNews, Books, Companion Books, Davis, Fantastic Beasts Movie, HP Cast, Isaacs, J.K. Rowling, Law, Lumos, Lynch, News, Noma Dumezweni, Publishers, Tales of Beedle the Bard, Wright

A big Wizarding World project has been secretly in the works with Audible! A Tales of Beedle The Bard audiobook, featuring the voices of Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child stars, will release this year. Noma Dumezweni (the original Hermione in Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) , Jason Isaacs (Lucius Malfoy), Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood), Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley), …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Daniel Radcliffe In ‘Miracle Workers’ & ‘Guns Akimbo’ Trailers, David Heyman Sits on Producers Guild Awards Panel & More!

Jan 19, 2020

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Depp, Events, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Film Images, Films, Fry, Gleeson, Harry Potter Round-Up, Interviews, Jack Thorne, Kravitz, Kravitz Interviews, Miller, Movies, News, Radcliffe, Round-Up, Television Programmes, Trailers, Watson

More Wizarding World gold for Harry Potter and Fantastic Beast cast and creative this week. On the heels of their Golden Globe wins, many familiar names from on screen and stage and behind the scenes of the Wizarding World franchise are involved with this year’s Oscar nominated films. Also this week, Leaky had the magical …read more!

Spellbinding Exhibit & Documentary Based on ‘Fantastic Beasts’ & The Natural World Coming in 2020!

Jan 08, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Audio Books, Bloomsbury, Books, Companion Books, Education, Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fry, News, Pottermore, Publishers, Warner Bros.

In Spring 2020, Warner Bros. will work with the Natural History Museum, BBC, Bloomsbury and Pottermore Publishing to create a new exhibition, documentary and written material based on the magic of Fantastic Beasts.  These new experiences will offer a close look at some of the real-life inspirations behind magical creatures in the wizarding world, muggle …read more!



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