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Theater Round-Up: ‘Cursed Child’ Boasts Record Sales and New Cast Photos While ‘King Kong’ Waits in the Wings!

Jun 18, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Actor Interviews, BigNews, Broadway, Burke, Casting, Christine Jones, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Events, Fandom, Fans, Fun, Gareth Fry, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Honors/Awards, HP Cast, Interviews, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, John Tiffany, Katrina Lindsay, Music, Neil Austin, News, Potter News, Round-Up, Sonia Friedman, Theater, Theater Round-Up, West End, Williams

This week in theater news the spotlight returns to Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. According to Broadway World, Cursed Child continued its record-breaking streak, posting a banner week of ticket sales and making Broadway history with the best week ever! The play reported a gross of $2,277,446 for the week ending yesterday, $138, 587 …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Jessica Williams Shares How J.K. Rowling Created Her ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Character, Emma Thompson Made a Dame, & More!

Jun 09, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Actor Interviews, Audio, Biggerstaff, Bonham Carter, Bonham Carter Interviews, Events, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Felton, Films, Gleeson, Harry Potter Round-Up, Heyman, Honors/Awards, J.K. Rowling, Lynch, McCrory, Miller, Movies, News, Producers, Round-Up, Television Programmes, Tena, Theater, Thompson, Williams

This week has been riddled with exciting announcements in the wizarding world! We received the announcement that there will be three Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald premieres (one for each city in the film: London, New York and Paris), and Lumos launched a campaign offering the chance to attend one of them, as well as other brilliant …read more!

Weekly Round-up: Updates on ‘The Flash’ From Ezra Miller, New Projects From Robert Pattinson, Adrian Rawlins, Emma Thompson & More!

May 27, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Branagh, Broadbent, Davis, Depp, Fogler, Grainger, Harry Potter Round-Up, McCrory, Miller, Murray, Pattinson, Round-Up, Television Programmes, Tennant, Thewlis, Thompson, Trailers, Warner Bros., Watson, Williams

Rarely a week goes by when news from the Wizarding World slows down. In the past seven days we’ve seen a changing of the guard for the West End Cursed Child cast, more interviews with the Tony-nominated Broadway cast, a new project for Rupert Grint, updates from Universal’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter Hollywood and Japan, a …read more!

Weekly Round-up: Evanna Lynch Supports Save the Asian Elephants, Warwick Davis Celebrates #Maythe4th, Miriam Margolyes Joins Call the Midwife and More!

May 05, 2018

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Bonham Carter, Bonham Carter Interviews, Branagh, Davis, Lynch, Margoyles, News, Oldman, Phelps, Tena, Williams, Williams Interviews

Some momentous events were celebrated and memorialized in the Wizarding World during the past week. After a week of glowing reviews, the New York production of the award-winning stage phenomenon Harry Potter and the Cursed Child received ten Tony Award nominations including Best Actor for Jamie Parker as Harry Potter, Best Featured Actor for Anthony …read more!

Reducio Fantastic Beast: LEGO Niffler Revealed!

Apr 24, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Fantastic Beasts, Fun, J.K. Rowling, Misc, News, Products, Williams

J.K. Rowling made the trek across the pond for Sunday’s mega premiere of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway, so it’s no surprise she would attend to other business while in New York. During an appointment yesterday with Warner Bros, undoubtedly regarding the Fantastic Beasts series, she shared, via Twitter, a glimpse of …read more!

History of Magic Documentary Gets US Air Date

Mar 23, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Bloomsbury, Companion Books, Davis, J.K. Rowling, Jim Kay, Lynch, News, Products, Staunton, Television Programmes, Thewlis, Videos, Williams

US Potter fans will finally have the opportunity to explore the magic behind the Wizarding World when the BBC documentary of the British Library’s Harry Potter: A History of Magic Exhibition airs on The CW next month. The hour-long program, which originally aired in the the UK soon after the opening of the exhibition last fall, …read more!

Happy Birthday, John Williams!

Feb 08, 2018

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

Birthdays, Composers, Fandom, Fans, Film Awards, Films, Films - Soundtracks, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Movies, Music, News, Williams

Today we celebrate the birthday and work of renowned composer John Williams. When we think of our favorite films we typically discuss the actors, the direction, even the writing, first. The music of film often subsists in the background, but as soon as we hear the unforgettable notes which spark our recognition and drive our …read more!

Weekly Round-Up: Changes for Jason Isaacs, Emma Watson Supports #Timesup at the BAFTAs, Jessica Williams in 2 Dope Queens & More

Feb 02, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Films, Gleeson, Harry Potter Round-Up, Harry Potter:The Exhbition, Isaacs, Isaacs Interviews, News, Redmayne, Round-Up, Television Programmes, Walters, Watson, Williams, Williams Interviews

It has been an epic week in the Potterverse! We celebrated the Boy Who Lived in spectacular fashion at Universal Orlando Resort where we saw exclusive footage of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, learned of Harry Potter: The Exhibition’s move to Milan, and saw a demonstration of the soon-to-be-released Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery roleplay …read more!

2018 Oscar Nominations Have Arrived!

Jan 23, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Branagh, Davis, Film Awards, Films, Gambon, Gleeson, Honors/Awards, McCrory, News, Oldman, Tennant, Watson, Williams

The 2018 Academy Award nominations were announced earlier today and considering the abundance of talent related to the Wizarding World, it’s no surprise that this year’s list of Oscar nominees is loaded with Potter alumni. Many of these Oscar hopefuls have been recognized throughout the awards season, including Gary Oldman, best known to Potter fans …read more!

Daniel Radcliffe Discusses Depp Casting Concerns

Jan 13, 2018

Posted by: Kim McChesney

Actor Interviews, Depp, Fans, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, JKR Interviews, News, Radcliffe, Radcliffe Interviews, Warner Bros., Watson, Waylett, Williams, Yates

As most fans of the Wizarding World are aware, controversy has surrounded Johnny Depp as dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald in the Fantastic Beasts films, since the his casting was announced in 2016. After his ex-wife Amber Heard accused Depp of domestic abuse, the fandom has been divided on whether someone tied to these allegations should …read more!

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