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Librarian to host “Harry Potter” workshop in Washington, DC

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In 2014, classes about "Harry Potter" are nothing new - we've seen everything from college courses to summer camps to fitness classes—but one librarian from George Washington University has yet another creative take on teaching the boy wizard. Tolonda Henderson will lead an exciting "Potter"-themed learning opportunity—an event series, Mr. Potter Goes to Washington, where she leads students around the capital while reading excerpts from the book that apply to particular landmarks. Read More »

Book trailer for “Harry Potter: The Creature Vault” released!

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We got the official press release about Harper Design's upcoming publication "Harry Potter: The Creature Vault" yesterday - now you can watch the book trailer for this exciting volume! Read More »

New photo of Rupert Grint as Frank Finger in “It’s Only a Play” released!

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We saw the first official promotional photos of Rupert and the rest of the cast of "It's Only a Play" last month, but now we actually have a glimpse of Rupert Grint's Frank Finger on stage! Read More »

Emma Watson to co-host special event for UN Women campaign

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Emma Watson, who was named a UN Goodwill Ambassador back in July, is set to co-host a special event in New York City for the United Nations HeForShe campaign. Read More »

“Mental Floss” picks Daniel Radcliffe’s brain in new interview

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You've really got to wonder if Daniel Radcliffe ever sleeps. Following the closing of his Broadway production of "The Cripple of Inishmaan", Dan was on a whirlwind media tour promoting the recently released "What If?" and the upcoming "Horns". In his most recent interview with "Mental Floss", Dan answers questions not about characters he plays but about his favorite karaoke songs and his perfect pizza. Read More »

In memoriam: Bob Weitkamp, WB SVP Global Themed Entertainment

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We true fans know that literally hundreds of people contributed to creating the world of "Potter" films that we love - Not just actors, directors, and screenwriters but also people who worked behind the scenes in props, costuming, negotiations - the list is endless. This week the "Potter" community has lost one of the little-known but influential people who helped shaped the "Potter" fandom: Bob Weitkamp. Read More »

Warwick Davis to host new season of “Celebrity Squares”

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'Tis the season for game shows if you're a "Harry Potter" fan! Just weeks after we posted the casting call for "The Link", a new game show hosted by Mark Williams, we now have an air date for the new season of "Celebrity Squares", which will be hosted by none other than Warwick Davis! Read More »

“Harry Potter: The Creature Vault” to be published October 2014!

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Harper Collins, the publisher that brought us "Harry Potter Film Wizardry," "Harry Potter Page to Screen: The Complete Filmmaking Journey", and of course, the collector's edition of "Page to Screen" (which includes eight tomes and comes in a collectible case), will publish "Harry Potter: The Creature Vault" on October 28, 2014. Read More »

“Bluestone 42″ and “Blackpool” now available on Hulu Plus!

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Great news for "Potter" fans - two shows starring Hogwarts alumni are now available for streaming on Hulu Plus! Starting now, "Bluestone 42" and "Blackpool" are both available for subscribers to watch! Read More »

New Clip from Daniel Radcliffe’s “What If?” *NSFW*

Daniel Radcliffe's latest film, romcom "What If?" is now playing in theaters around the country! If you haven't yet gotten a chance to see the film, you may want to check out the above clip! It gives a good idea of the kind of kooky comedy that can be found in the film, but BE WARNED - it does include some adult content! Read More »

Rupert Grint speaks out about Broadway debut

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Rupert Grint opens up on working with theater greats, his love of New York City, and more in a new interview about his upcoming Broadway debut in "It's Only a Play"! Read More »

Early-bird pricing for MISTI-Con available until September 1!

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If you've been considering attending MISTI-Con in 2015, now is the time to register! Read More »

“Casual Vacancy” filming updates: New photos and set locations!

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We posted the first pictures from the set of "The Casual Vacancy" last week, and as filming continues, we've got more updates to fill you in on! Read More »

Tom Felton adds voice to Dungeons & Dragons audiobook

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Great news for fantasy fans - Tom Felton - along with other celebrities like Sean Astin, Felicia Day, Dan Harmon, and more - has contributed his voice to an audiobook version of collected Dungeons & Dragons stories, penned by R.A. Salvatore! Read More »

Universal celebrated one millionth ride on the Hogwarts Express!

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It's been almost exactly one month since the official opening of Diagon Alley at Universal Studios in Florida, but the park is already celebrating a major milestone! Read More »

J.K. Rowling writes personal letter to Cassidy Stay

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We posted last month about the remarkable resilience of Cassidy Stay, the 15-year-old who witnessed the murder of her entire family and went on to quote Dumbledore at their memorial service. Now, J.K. Rowling has sent a special letter to this very brave girl. Read More »

First pictures emerge from the set of “The Casual Vacancy”!

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It was just about two months ago that we posted the cast list for the long-awaited adaptation of "The Casual Vacancy", and now the first pictures from the set have arrived! The images feature Sir Michael Gambon, Julia McKenzie, Hetty Banes, Keely Forsyth, Abigail Lawrie, and Rory Kinnear! Read More »

New calendar features never-before-seen “Harry Potter” art by Mary GrandPré!

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Earlier this month, a new 2015 calendar featuring the "Harry Potter" artwork of Mary GrandPré was released - and it's gorgeous! Read More »

Daniel Radcliffe attends “Horns” press conference at SDCC

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Daniel Radcliffe appeared at SDCC today to discuss his upcoming film "Horns", set to be released on October 31 and based on the novel by Joe Hill. MuggleNet was there, and we've got the full report for you! Read More »

Groupon UK offering WB Studio Tour special for a limited time!

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If you haven't managed to make it to the Studio Tour, yet, or if you're itching to go again, Groupon UK has got a great deal for you! Read More »