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Helen Mirren to host Hogwarts house competition

Sep 16, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Films, Fun, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Movies, News, Warner Bros.

Finally, great British actress Helen Mirren will grace the Potterverse. According to Deadline, Mirren will host Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses, a new competition series created by Warner Bros. to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the release of the first film in the franchise, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Competitors will answer trivia …read more!

20th anniversary boxed set of Harry Potter films comes in Hogwarts Express-shaped box

Aug 31, 2021

Posted by: Amanda Kirk

Films, Movies, News, Warner Bros.

This 17 disc edition (yes, 17 discs for 8 films) includes both 4K UHD and Blue-Ray versions of the entire Harry Potter film series in a box that resembles the steam engine of the Hogwarts Express. You also get your own train ticket for departure on 1 September at 11am sharp. In addition to the …read more!

“Sorcerer’s Stone” film to get 20th anniversary release with special features

Jul 25, 2021

Posted by: Jacob Hoggan

Films, Home Video / DVD, HPPS/SS Film, Movies, News, Warner Bros.

Calling all Harry Potter film fans! In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the cinematic release of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, (yes, you read that right: it’s been 20 years), WB Studios is rereleasing the film on Digital, Blue-Ray, and DVD (4K Ultra HD) with a slew of new features and deleted scenes. …read more!

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!



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