The Jim Kay “Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets” Illustrated edition will be released this coming October, following on from the stunning “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone/Sorcerer’s Stone” that was released last year. Just like with the first in the series, Bloomsbury UK have announced that there will be an exclusive deluxe edition.
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For many of us, being Sorted into one of Ilvermorny’s Houses has shed new light on our connections with the original Hogwarts Houses. Horned Serpent may be a place for scholars, but Isolt Sayre’s Gaunt heritage has been making me think about my Slytherin side.
Could we see Daniel Radcliffe return to the role that made him a household name if a film of the new play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” were ever made? It’s a possibility! The actor has spoken in a new interview of how he is reluctant to completely rule out a return to the “Potter” franchise.
Emma Watson has been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The actress is among the 683 new members invited to join the Academy, the largest and most diverse class of new members in its 89-year history. Other invitees include “Fantastic Beasts” actress Carmen Ejogo and “Harry Potter” film producer David Barron.
In case your “Harry Potter” collection isn’t yet large enough, Warner Bros. is about to release new DVD and Blu-ray sets of the “Harry Potter” films with beautifully redesigned covers.
Since we first learned about Ilvermorny, the American wizarding school, we’ve all been longing to know more about the school, as well as learn the identity of the four Houses. Well, finally we’ve got our wish. Today, Pottermore has revealed the history of the school, as well as the names of the four Houses!
J.K. Rowling will attend a special screening of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” at Carnegie Hall in New York on Saturday, November 12 to benefit the Lumos Foundation. Eddie Redmayne, director David Yates, and additional cast members will also be present at the special screening in support of the author‘s non-profit children’s organization.