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“Fantastic Beasts” actor Kevin Guthrie convicted of sexual assault

Apr 30, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fantastic Beasts Movie, News

Scottish actor Kevin Guthrie, 33, who played Abernathy in all three of the Fantastic Beasts films, has been convicted of sexual assault at Glasgow Sheriff Court. Leaky will not report details of the assault, but you can read about the case here or here. Guthrie is out on bail, but is likely facing a custodial …read more!

Fantastic Beasts 3 Updates: Head of the International Confederation of Wizards Joins The Cast & More

Feb 14, 2021

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Casting, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Movies, News, Round-Up

Since news that Fantastic Beasts 3 filming was paused due to a case of COVID-19 on set, a few new announcements and interviews have popped up – including the news that the Head of the International Confederation of Wizards will be making an appearance in the third film! Keep reading to find out more… Katherine …read more!

Production of FB3 paused due to COVID case on set

Feb 06, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Fantastic Beasts Movie, Films, Movies, News

Filming of the third Fantastic Beasts film at Warner Bros. Studios in Leavesden, Hertfordshire, has been suspended due to a positive COVID-19 test. All cast and crew members are tested regularly as part of the safety protocols that have enabled production to take place during the pandemic. Filming was originally to have commenced 16 March …read more!

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!

Mads Mikkelsen Confirmed As Gellert Grindelwald

Nov 26, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Casting, Depp, Fantastic Beasts Movie, HP Cast, Mikkelsen, Movies, News

Mads Mikkelsen will replace Johnny Depp, as confirmed by Warner Bros. Deadline confirmed the news recently, after hearing word that they were in talks with Mikkelsen about the role. For anybody familiar with Mikkelsen’s role in Hannibal, Casino Royale and Doctor Strange, there’s no doubt he’ll do a brilliant job of bringing the equally dark …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Rupert Grint Joins Instagram, Jude Law & Dan Fogler Comment on Depp’s Exit From Fantastic Beasts, Interview With Noma Dumezweni & More

Nov 16, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Depp, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Fogler, Grint, Harry Potter Round-Up, HP Cast, Interviews, Jack Thorne, Law, Lynch, Miller, Movies, News, Noma Dumezweni, Phelps, Products, Round-Up, Studio Tour, Wright, Wright Interviews

It’s been a strange year in the Wizarding World, and with events being cancelled, the Studio Tour closed once again, Fantastic Beasts 3 delayed and cast members confined to their homes for the most part, it’s been a strange year for Wizarding World news! However, we’re back with our weekly cast round-ups, and have plenty …read more!

Fantastic Beasts 3 To Release In July 2022

Nov 09, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fantastic Beasts Movie, Movies, News

Fantastic Beasts 3 will now release on July 15 2022, according to Deadline. The new summer release date announcement follows Johnny Depp’s resignation from his role as Gellert Grindelwald, after Warner Bros. requested he exit the movie. Previously the movie was expected to release on November 12 2021. A title for the third movie is …read more!

Harry Potter Cast Members Join uWin’s ‘Wonderful Wizarding Quiz’ For Charity!

Nov 09, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Charity, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Felton, HP Cast, Lewis, Lynch, Movies, News, Phelps, Radcliffe, Wright

Harry Potter cast members will be taking part in a “Wonderful Wizarding Quiz” (a Harry Potter themed virtual quiz!), fundraising for three brilliant charities, thanks to uWin! Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood), Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy), David Holmes (Daniel Radcliffe’s stunt double), Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom), James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley) and Bonnie …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!

U.K. Lifts Restrictions on Film Industry, ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Production Reportedly Still On Hiatus

May 14, 2020

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Fantastic Beasts Movie, Movies, News, Warner Bros.

After U.K. workers unable to work from home were urged to go back to work after an announcement by Prime Minister Boris Johnson, the U.K. film industry is able to resume productions, providing workplaces meet the government’s COVID-19 workplace guidelines. Film and television production are able to begin again in the U.K., the Department of Digital, …read more!



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