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Two new Virtual Reality Experiences now open at NYC Harry Potter store!

Jul 15, 2021

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

Products, Warner Bros.

Are you ready to go back to Hogwarts? On Thursday, July 15, WarnerMedia (in partnership with Wevr, Keylight, and Dreamscape Immersive) opened two brand new immersive Harry Potter virtual reality experiences–“Chaos at Hogwarts” and “Wizards Take Flight”–at Harry Potter New York. These experiences, exclusive to the flagship New York store, are a state-of-the-art first-of-their-kind in …read more!

“Harry Potter: The Exhibition” to launch global tour in 2022

Jul 02, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Films, Harry Potter:The Exhbition, Movies, News, Props-Sets, Studio Tour, Warner Bros., WB Shop

Billed as “the most comprehensive touring exhibit ever presented about the Wizarding World,” Harry Potter: The Exhibition will include props and costumes, as in previous exhibits, but will also make use of the latest technology to create immersive experiences that will bring to life iconic moments in magical settings such as Hogwarts castle, Gringotts, and …read more!

EXCLUSIVE Look at Reopening of Warner Bros.’ Studio Tour Hollywood with Bonnie Wright

Jun 24, 2021

Posted by: Gianfranco Lentini

BigNews, Exclusives, Films, Info, Interviews, News, Potter News, Studio Tour, Warner Bros., Wright Interviews

Calling all Warner Bros. fans–grab your wand, pick up your Central Perk coffee, and beeline straight for the Bat-Signal in the sky! After more than a 15-month hiatus, the Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood (Burbank, California) has announced their grand reopening for June 26th, and they have more than a few enchantments up their robes. …read more!

BREAKING: Harry Potter TV Show Development Claims Denied By Warner Bros.

Jan 26, 2021

Posted by: Emma Pocock

Audio, HP Cast, Movies, News, PotterCast, Rumor, Warner Bros.

BREAKING: The Hollywood Reporter claims to have heard from official sources that a Harry Potter TV series is in development for HBO Max, WarnerMedia’s streaming service. The Hollywood Reporter reported on January 25th: “A Harry Potter live-action TV series is in early development at HBO Max. Sources tell The Hollywood Reporter that executives at the WarnerMedia-backed streamer …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!

Weekly Round-Up: Warner Bros. Announce Theatrical Release Changes, Daniel Radcliffe Supports Actors, & More!

Apr 26, 2020

Posted by: Becki Osborne

Actor Interviews, Bonham Carter, Bradley, Broadbent, Charity, Columbus, de la Tour, Directors, Events, Fantastic Beasts Round-Up, Farrell, Films, Harry Potter Round-Up, HP Cast, Interviews, Isaacs, Kravitz, Miller, Movies, Oldman, Pattinson, Phelps, Radcliffe, Radcliffe Interviews, Round-Up, Shaw, Staunton, Television Programmes, Thewlis, Trailers, Walters, Warner Bros.

Even with films postponed, events cancelled and venues closed, this week was as busy as ever in the Wizarding World. Leaky interviewed the director of Tom Felton’s upcoming film Braking for Whales, we shared reopening news from Universal, an anniversary celebration for Hogwarts Mystery, and a new snake named for the Slytherin Founder. The Italian …read more!

Behind-the-scenes at Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes

Apr 15, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

News, Products, Props-Sets, Theme Park, Warner Bros., WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes may be temporarily closed due to the dragon pox outbreak that has shuttered all of the shops in Diagon Alley (except Gringotts—goblins are immune, or so they believe), but thanks to the magic of the Internet, you can use this time to glean a bit of behind-the-scenes info about the toys, and …read more!

“Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” to get 4K 3D release when Chinese cinemas reopen

Mar 20, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Films, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, HPPS/SS Film, Movies, News, Posters, Warner Bros.

Warner Bros. announced today on the Chinese microblogging website Weibo that Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone will be re-released in Chinese cinemas in a remastered 4K 3d format when they re-open after their closure to stem the spread of COVID-19. It has been reported on Deadline that several major Hollywood studios have been approached to bring …read more!

Universal Orlando Resort to Temporarily Close Theme Parks

Mar 13, 2020

Posted by: Dawn Johnson

BigNews, Fandom, Fans, Fantastic Beasts Movie, News, Theme Park, Warner Bros., WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando

Universal Orlando Resorts announced it will temporarily close its theme parks after close of business this Sunday, March 15. The move comes after organizations around the United States began taking a proactive approach to minimize the spread of the coronavirus by suspending events and closing public facilities. Colleges and schools around the country are extending …read more!

Accio talent! Warner Bros. to use Wizarding World to inspire creative careers

Mar 04, 2020

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Colleen Atwood, Crew Interviews, Education, Filmmaker Interviews, Films, Heyman, Heyman Interviews, Info, Interviews, MinaLima, News, Studio Tour, Tech, Videos, Warner Bros.

Quick!  What are the twelve uses of dragon’s blood?  What are the names of all the behind-the-scenes creative careers that make the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts films look and sound so amazing?  Bet you could rattle off the answer to the first question easily but get Ron’s “Bloody hell, Professor McGonagall is calling on …read more!



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