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Interview: ‘Fantastic Beasts: The Wonder of Nature’ Exhibit Opens Today At The Natural History Museum in London!

Dec 09, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Books, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Movies, News

The Natural History Museum’s Fantastic Beasts: The Wonder of Nature exhibit opens today, and we spoke with Lorraine Cornish, Science Lead on the exhibit and Head of Conservation at the museum, as well as Louis Buckley, Exhibition Lead, about bringing the exhibit to life. The exhibit draws upon comparisons between Newt Scamander’s role as a …read more!

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Alison Sudol and Dan Fogler Announced as Next ‘Philosopher’s Stone’ Readers!

Jun 01, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Books, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fogler, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, HP Cast, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Potter News, Sudol, Wizarding World Digital

Today, Wizarding World Digital announced the ninth chapter of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone will be read by Fantastic Beasts stars Alison Sudol and Dan Fogler. As part of the free Harry Potter -at-Home initiative, they will reunite to take on “The Midnight Duel,” and fans will undoubtedly rejoice to see them collaborating again onscreen! Sudol plays American legilimens Queenie Goldstein, who …read more!

Dan Fogler Talks ‘Fantastic Beasts 3’ Script and Reprising the Role of Jacob

Mar 28, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Fogler, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Movies, News, Potter News

In an exclusive interview between Dan Fogler and SYFY WIRE about his Heavy Metal Comics, the conversation took a welcome turn into wizarding territory. The Fantastic Beasts star discussed the delay of the third installment, the script and his method for getting back into character as the beloved No-Maj Jacob Kowalski. Desperate for news about …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Victoria Yeates Talks ‘The Dog Walker,’ Rhys Ifans, Geraldine Somerville and Jamie Parker Return to the Stage

Feb 24, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Broadway, Casting, Events, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, News, Round-Up, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

This week’s theater news covers the upcoming theater work of Fantastic Beasts’ Victoria Yeates, Harry Potter’s Rhys Ifans and Geraldine Somerville and Cursed Child’s Jamie Parker. It also touches on two new Jack Thorne projects: Netflix series The Eddy and the stage production After Life. Cursed Child Melbourne gets a new cast for its second …read more!

Theater Round-Up: Daniel Radcliffe Talks ‘Endgame’ in Voices Off Q&A, Trailer Released for Anthony Boyle’s ‘Plot Against America’ and More!

Feb 10, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, Anthony Boyle, BigNews, Bonham Carter, Bonham Carter Interviews, Broadway, Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, HP Cast, Interviews, Media, Miller, News, Noma Dumezweni, Radcliffe, Radcliffe Interviews, Round-Up, Television Programmes, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End

This week’s theater news may be eclipsed by the Academy Awards, but golden statues notwithstanding, there are some exciting developments for Potter alums connected to the industry. Daniel Radcliffe will join Endgame costars in a Voices Off Q&A about the production, the trailer for HBO’s The Plot Against America, featuring Cursed Child’s Anthony Boyle, released …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Imelda Staunton Confirmed as The Crown’s Last Queen, Jude Law Prepping for Fantastic Beasts 3 and More!

Feb 02, 2020

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Davis, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Farrell, Fiennes, Film Awards, Films, Gleeson, Harry Potter Round-Up, Henderson, Herdman, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Interviews, Kravitz, Law, Melling, Movies, News, Pattinson, Radcliffe, Radcliffe Interviews, Rankin, Round-Up, Staunton, Television Programmes, Waylett

Hot off our weekend at Broadwaycon where we saw the New York cast of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, we’ve apparated home to news of a Wizarding World Funko pre-release exclusive, we remembered Lily Potter on her birthday and celebrated International LEGO Day looking at one of our favorite Harry Potter brick builds. This …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!

Golden Globe Wins for Producer David Heyman, ‘1917’ and ‘Chernobyl’!

Jan 06, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Bonham Carter, Events, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Films, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Heyman, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Kravitz, Movies, News, Producers, Television Programmes

Harry Potter alums were well represented at the Golden Globes Awards last night with prestigious nominations across multiple categories, but the big wins went to producer David Heyman’s Once Upon a Time in…Hollywood, 1917, which featured Harry Potter and the Cursed Child lead Jamie Parker, and HBO mini-series Chernobyl, starring Adrian Rawlins, known for his portrayal …read more!

A LeakyCon Lesson in Wandlore

Oct 30, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, J.K. Rowling, LeakyCon, News

While at LeakyCon Boston not too long ago, we had the privilege of attending numerous spotlight panels on the MainStage and, happily, our foray into the wizarding world didn’t end there. We discovered many other panels of interest, including “Wandlore: An Ancient and Mysterious Magic” with Greg Laslo. Laslo is the founder of The Hungarian …read more!

Epic Universe: Universal Orlando’s Fourth Theme Park Expected To Open 2023

Oct 25, 2019

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fun, J.K. Rowling, News, Theme Park, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

Comcast NBCUniversal reportedly confirmed in a third-quarter earnings call with Orlando Park Stop yesterday that their new theme park, Epic Universe, will open in 2023. Universal officially announced the planned fourth park in August. At the time, Leaky reported the statement from Brian L. Roberts, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Comcast Corporation, on the …read more!



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