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Watch Matthew Lewis Get Sorted on Pottermore!

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This week, after many years of wondering, we’re finally finding out whether some of our favorite "Harry Potter" actors are in the same Hogwarts Houses as their characters. Which House is Matthew Lewis in? Read More »

Video: Matthew Lewis Talks Geekery and Difficult Choices at “Me Before You” London Premiere

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Matthew Lewis was on the red carpet this week for the London premiere of "Me Before You", the much-anticipated film adaptation of the bestselling novel by Jojo Moyes. Among other things, he talks about the coincidence that a number of the cast, including himself, made their names in large fan franchises. Read More »

See Hagrid’s Flying Motorbike at the Museum of Liverpool

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If you’re near Liverpool, UK, get ready! For the next few weeks, the iconic motorbike and sidecar that Harry and Hagrid used to escape Privet Drive in "Deathly Hallows – Part 1" will be visiting the Museum of Liverpool. Read More »

Colin Farrell Says He’s Not Sure If He’s Returning for “Fantastic Beasts” Sequels

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Colin Farrell, who is playing the Auror Graves in the eagerly anticipated "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them", recently gave an interview saying that he has not yet seen any of the film and claiming that he doesn’t know whether his role will continue in the planned sequels. Read More »

Win a Visit to the Privet Drive Set at the WB Studio Tour!

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The Warner Bros. Studio Tour will be opening the set of number four, Privet Drive for a brief period, and now they are offering a chance for you and three friends to be the first visitors to see it! Read More »

UK Spy Agency Worked to Prevent “Half-Blood Prince” Leaking Online in 2005

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Remember the extreme security and the fear of leaks surrounding the release of the last few "Harry Potter" books? We’re now learning that even GCHQ, the UK’s secret intelligence agency, was involved in helping prevent "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" from leaking online in 2005. Read More »

Emma Thompson Backs Campaign to End Homophobia in Scottish Schools

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Emma Thompson (Sybill Trelawney) is showing her support for LGBT+ youth by endorsing the Time for Inclusive Education (TIE) campaign, which calls for all schools in Scotland to offer an LGBT-inclusive education that teaches about LBGT+ issues and provides an environment free from prejudice and discrimination. Read More »

“Harry Potter Film Concert Series” Coming to Los Angeles

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Last month, Warner Bros. and CineConcerts announced the “Harry Potter Film Concert Series” with plans to tour the United States. Now a new tour stop has been announced in Los Angeles! Read More »

New Fan Film “Severus Snape and the Marauders” from the Creators of “The Greater Good”

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You may remember the enormously successful fan-made film from 2013, "The Greater Good", which depicted the duel between Dumbledore and Grindelwald that resulted in the tragic death of Dumbledore’s sister, Ariana. Now, a new film, "Severus Snape and the Marauders", is completed and available for our viewing pleasure! Read More »

First Look at Sir Michael Gambon as Prime Minister Winston Churchill

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Sir Michael Gambon makes a pretty convincing Winston Churchill in these promotional photos for the upcoming TV movie "Churchill’s Secret". The drama is set in the summer of 1953, when Churchill suffered a stroke while in office – a fact that was hidden from the public. Read More »

Alfred Enoch Talks “How to Get Away with Murder”, Sorts Characters into Hogwarts Houses

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Tonight is the long-awaited mid-season premiere of "How to Get Away with Murder". Having just wrapped up filming for Season 2, Alfred Enoch is about to head back to England, but not before making the press rounds to talk about what fans can expect. Plus, which Houses does Alfred think Wes and his fellow "How to Get Away with Murder" characters would be Sorted into at Hogwarts? Read More »

Anime-Style “Harry Potter” Merchandise to Be Sold in Japan

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Fan artists have been depicting anime versions of our beloved "Harry Potter" characters for years, but now, officially licensed by Warner Bros. for the first time, anime-style "Harry Potter" merchandise will be sold in Japan! Read More »

What’s the Most Frequently Used Spell in “Harry Potter”? Pottermore Presents the Great Wand-O-Graphic!

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Have you ever wondered which characters use their wands the most in "Harry Potter"? Or which spells are the most popular? Pottermore has put together a cool new infographic tracking all kinds of statistics about wand usage in the series! Read More »

“Fantastic Beasts” Costume Designer Divulges Details on Colin Farrell’s Coat

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When we first saw Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander, many of us couldn’t take our eyes off his beautiful, stylish blue coat. But what about some of the other costumes in the film? Oscar-winning costume designer Colleen Atwood talks about how she designed the coat worn by Colin Farrell’s character, Graves. Read More »

Emma Watson Infiltrates Cult in New Trailer for “Colonia”

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We now have a thrilling second trailer for Emma Watson’s upcoming film "Colonia", which tells the story of a young couple that gets involved in the Chilean military coup of 1973. Watch it here! Read More »

MuggleNet’s 2015 Year in Review: “Fantastic Beasts”, “Cursed Child”, and Expo Patronum!

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It’s been another great year to be part of the "Harry Potter" fandom. From "Fantastic Beasts" news, to "Cursed Child" news, to MuggleNet's first-ever convention, relive all of 2015's best moments with our annual Year in Review! Read More »

“Philosopher’s Stone” Wins Audible UK’s Audiobook of the Year!

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The popularity of "Harry Potter" shows no signs of slowing down, as listeners voted "Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone" Audible UK’s Members’ Choice for Audiobook of the Year 2015! It was nominated alongside another J.K. Rowling book. Read More »

“Philosopher’s Stone” and “Career of Evil” Shortlisted for Audible UK’s Audiobook of the Year

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You can now vote for both "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" and Robert Galbraith’s third "Cormoran Strike" novel, "Career of Evil", for Audible UK’s Audiobook of the Year 2015! Read More »

Tom Felton Among Rumored Actors Auditioning for Han Solo

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Casting directors are searching for the perfect actor to play young Han Solo in the planned "Star Wars" spin-off movie, and "Harry Potter" star Tom Felton is one of many who has reportedly auditioned. Read More »

“Harry Potter” Funko Pop! Keychains Are Coming!

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We were all very excited when "Harry Potter" Funko Pop! vinyl figures went on sale earlier this year. Now, Funko has revealed mini Pocket Pop! Keychain versions of three characters. Read More »