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“Harry Potter” voted Best Fandom Forever at mtvU Fandom Awards

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In the first ever mtvU Fandom Awards, the "Harry Potter" fandom emerged victorious for the Tumblr-voted Best Fandom Forever Award! The ceremony will soon be airing on TV. Read More »

Natalia Tena talks “Game of Thrones”, long distance relationships, and “10,000 KM”

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Natalia Tena recently spoke with Vulture about the troubles with long distance relationships in her new film, "10,000 KM", as well as how she herself handles distance in relationships. She also discussed the possible future of her "Game of Thrones" character, Osha. Read More »

Teaser trailer for Tom Felton’s “Ghosts of the Pacific” released!

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Tom Felton’s upcoming film, "Ghosts of the Pacific", is based on the true story of three WWII US Navy flyers whose plane crash lands in the South Pacific. See the teaser trailer here! Read More »

Jason Isaacs, Jim Broadbent discuss new roles and acting

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Jason Isaacs has a lot to say about his upcoming miniseries, "Dig", in which he plays an FBI agent who uncovers a conspiracy. Meanwhile, Jim Broadbent discusses various aspects of acting. Read More »

Complete “Harry Potter” movie marathon to air on ABC Family

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If you can’t get enough of the "Harry Potter" movies, you’re going to love this coming weekend’s aptly named “Potterhead Weekend” on ABC Family! For the first time ever, all eight films will be aired. Read More »

UPDATED: Rumored location emerges for “The Casual Vacancy” filming

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Filming for the television adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s "The Casual Vacancy" has been set to get underway this summer. Now, the "Stroud News and Journal" is reporting that a school in Gloucestershire may be used as a filming location! Read More »

Warwick Davis talks “Harry Potter”, “Star Wars”, and more in Reddit AMA

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Warwick Davis recently took part in a Reddit Ask Me Anything interview, where he discussed several of his past projects, including "Harry Potter", "Star Wars", and "Life's Too Short". He shared several interesting tidbits, including his all-time favorite role and his thoughts on the evolving appearance of Professor Flitwick! Read More »

“The Silkworm” and “The Cuckoo’s Calling” among top-selling Apple iBooks

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"The Silkworm", J.K. Rowling’s new novel as Robert Galbraith, was just released last week, and now both it and "The Cuckoo's Calling" are near the top of Apple’s iBook chart! Find out how they rank. Read More »

David Bradley discusses his new series, “The Strain”

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With the series debut of "The Strain" just a few weeks away, David Bradley is speaking about his role as a vampire hunter and what viewers can expect. Read More »

Rupert Grint remains thankful for “Harry Potter”, discusses post-“Potter” roles

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Rupert Grint recently chatted with "The Independent" about his experience working on "Harry Potter" and what it's like interacting with fans in public. He also discussed his assortment of roles since leaving Ron Weasley behind. Read More »

New title, official synopsis for Daniel Radcliffe’s “Frankenstein”

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Dan Radcliffe's upcoming film, formerly titled "Frankenstein", has just been retitled! And although we still have a long wait until we can see it, the official synopsis has now been released. Read More »

Alan Rickman to receive lifetime achievement honor in Italy

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The Giffoni International Film Festival, taking place next month in Giffoni Valle Piana, Italy, will be honoring Alan Rickman with its lifetime achievement award. Over 100,000 attendees are expected at the festival, which is the oldest and largest children’s film festival in Europe. Read More »

Listen: Excerpt released from “The Silkworm” audiobook

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With a little over a week to go until Robert Galbraith’s "The Silkworm" becomes available, Audible has released an excerpt from the audiobook, narrated by Robert Glenister. Listen here! Read More »

Video: Daniel Radcliffe discusses the differences between American and British audiences

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Daniel Radcliffe continues to make the interview rounds for his play, "The Cripple of Inishmaan". He recently sat down with the "Wall Street Journal" to talk about how British and American theater audiences differ in their humor and reactions and discuss his upcoming role in "Frankenstein". Read More »

Video: Stephen Fry backs Invictus Games for wounded armed forces members

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Stephen Fry (narrator of the UK "Harry Potter" audiobooks) has lent his support to the Invictus Games, a competition much like the Paralympics for wounded servicemen and women. The event was launched by Prince Harry and will include over 400 armed forces members from fourteen different countries. Read More »

DVD release date announced for “Noah”

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Paramount Home Media Distribution has announced the DVD and Blu-ray release date for "Noah", starring Emma Watson. The Blu-ray combo pack will include over an hour of special features! Read More »

New Diagon Alley commercial keeps us “dreaming”

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Universal Orlando has released a new commercial for the opening of Diagon Alley, featuring brief glimpses of Gringotts, the fire-breathing dragon, and more. Check it out here! Read More »

“The Tonight Show” offering VIP preview of Diagon Alley!

On Tuesday, May 13, 2014, Universal Orlando Resort will reveal all-new details about Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts – the revolutionary new attraction found within The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley. It will be a groundbreaking, multi-dimensional thrill ride that will place riders in the middle of an incredible adventure as they navigate their way through the Gringotts vaults. The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley will open this summer, located within Universal Studios Florida, will double the size of the sweeping area already dedicated to Harry Potter’s adventures at Universal’s Islands of Adventure, expanding it across both Universal theme parks. It will create new experiences based on the signature areas of London, Diagon Alley and Knockturn Alley. HARRY POTTER, characters, names and related indicia are trademarks of and © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. Harry Potter Publishing Rights © JKR. © 2014 Universal Orlando Resort. All rights reserved.

Can’t wait to see Diagon Alley for yourself? "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" will be heading out on the road to Universal Studios in Orlando for the taping of new shows, and they’re offering a “first look” at the Diagon Alley theme park! Read More »

Fiona Shaw to participate in live webchat with the “Guardian” – submit your questions!

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Next week, the "Guardian" will be hosting a live webchat with the talented Fiona Shaw to discuss her career, and they want to hear your questions! Read More »

Rupert Grint attends “Postman Pat” world premiere

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Rupert Grint appeared today on the red carpet at London’s Leicester Square for the premiere of his new animated film, "Postman Pat: The Movie". Check out photos and video from the red carpet here! Read More »