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New Block of “Cursed Child” Tickets on Sale Tomorrow!

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If you didn't manage to score tickets to "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" in the first frenzied round of sales, you're in luck - a limited number of additional tickets will be released tomorrow! Read More »

New “Fantastic Beasts” Poster Shows Newt in New York City

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With all of the excitement about the opening of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child", the upcoming release of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" may have slipped our minds, if only for a nano-second. But here to renew our fervor for the wizarding world of the 1920s is a brand new poster promoting the film! Read More »

Filming on “The Cormoran Strike Mysteries” Will Soon Be Underway

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It's been a while since we've had any news about the BBC adaptation of Robert Galbraith's Cormoran Strike series (to be fair, we've been distracted by a deluge of other Rowling-related happenings!), but it seems that production on the series will soon be underway! Read More »

Quidditch Plaque Brings Magic to Bristol Children’s Hospital

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Over a year ago, a mysterious plaque appeared outside the Bristol Royal Hospital for Children, seemingly commemorating the installation of the goal posts used in the 1998 Quidditch World Cup - but in the 18 months that the plaque has been bringing smiles to passersby, the hospital staff never even knew it was there. Now, a recent BBC article has traced the origins of the magical nameplate. Read More »

Watch Rupert Grint and Bonnie Wright Face the Pottermore Sorting Hat!

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Fans may currently be obsessing about the newly released portraits of Ron and Ginny Weasley from "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child", but that doesn't mean that we don't still have a big ol' soft spot for Rupert Grint and Bonnie Wright, who portrayed them in the "Harry Potter" films. What better way to reminisce on their "Potter" days than to watch them face the gauntlet of the Pottermore Sorting Hat? Read More »

Tickets for Daniel Radcliffe’s Latest Broadway Production Nearly Sold Out

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We're all pretty preoccupied with another "Potter"-related play this morning, but there's yet more good news for US fans this summer - tickets for Daniel Radcliffe's latest Broadway production, "Privacy", are now on sale! With most performances sold out, you may want to act quickly to secure a seat! Read More »

Watch Matt Lewis Discuss His Role in “Me Before You”!

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It's been a little over a year since we learned that Matthew Lewis was set to appear in the film adaptation of Jojo Moyes's bestselling novel "Me Before You". In a recently released video, he talks a little about his role as Patrick, the boyfriend of main character Louisa. Read More »

Rupert Grint to Star in Comedy Series “Sick Note”

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While these days it seems like you can barely turn a corner without seeing updates about Emma Watson or Daniel Radcliffe, news about the third member of the "Harry Potter" trio, Rupert Grint, is a little more scarce - which is why we're excited to learn about one of Grint's upcoming projects! Read More »

House of MinaLima Exhibition Opening to Coincide with “Cursed Child” West End Run

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Fans who are set to visit London this summer for the opening of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" will have one more activity to add to their list - visiting House of MinaLima, an exhibition of props and limited-edition prints opening in June! Read More »

UK Bookshop Pledges “Cursed Child” Profits to Local Schools

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In a move worthy of J.K. Rowling herself, London's Big Green Bookshop has pledged that all profits from pre-orders of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" will go to local school libraries. Read More »

RUMOR: Did Hackers Leak Information About Ilvermorny?

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Ever since January, fans have been hoping for more information regarding Ilvermorny, the North American wizarding school. Initially, we hoped J.K. Rowling would reveal more about the school's location and structure in her new writings about magic in North America, but the school was barely mentioned at all. Now, apparently impatient, hackers have allegedly investigated Pottermore's source code to get new details. Read More »

After Designing for “Fantastic Beasts”, MinaLima Claim 1920s as Their Favorite Era

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A new graphic design offering from MinaLima was one of the first pieces of news released after we learned that "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" would become a film trilogy. In the years since, we've anxiously waited to find out just exactly what happens to Newt in New York City - but we've also been excited to get a glimpse of how "Potter" alumni Eduardo Lima and Miraphora Mina dream up the graphic design of the 1920s wizarding world. Read More »

MuggleNet’s YALC Potter Party is Back for 2016!

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We're so happy to be returning to YALC for another Potter Party this year! After the success of last year's fun-filled hour, we just couldn't stop ourselves from planning an entire day of "Potter" games, activities, and general wizarding goodness for you all to enjoy. After all, it is Harry's birthday. Read More »

Emma Watson Interviews Geena Davis to Discuss Feminism, Sexism in Hollywood

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Emma Watson, who in recent years has made raising awareness about feminism a priority in her public life, recently interviewed Geena Davis for "Interview" magazine. Besides being an actress herself, Geena Davis is the founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, an organization that collects statistics about gender representation in children's media. Read More »

“Fantastic Beasts” Screenplay to Be Published as a Book!

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Much of the community has been excited by the prospect of a "Harry Potter" universe film that isn't adapted from a previously published book - if the story was originally intended for the screen, we don't have to worry about them not getting our favorite parts right. Now, in an unexpected move, Pottermore has announced that Little, Brown UK and Scholastic will be publishing the screenplay for "Fantastic Beasts" as a book. Read More »

Reflecting on “The Magicians” Season 1: Change Isn’t Always Bad

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It's hard to believe that the first season of Syfy's adaptation of "The Magicians" aired last week - we spent so much time anticipating the show that it seems too soon for it all to be over. But now that it is, and we've seen a little bit more of the direction the show's creators are taking, we can talk about how the show is faring as an adaptation of the books we love so well! Read More »

Pottermore Dishes on Fantastic Beasts Spotted in Teaser Trailer

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The Internet kind of broke last night when the teaser trailer for "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" was released, and Pottermore is capitalizing on the buzz to share some details about what we glimpsed during those precious two minutes and twelve seconds. Read More »

The Teaser Trailer for “Fantastic Beasts” Is Here!

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We learned last week that new footage from "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" would be revealed at the MTV Movie Awards - and our patience has been rewarded! Just minutes ago, a teaser trailer aired. Luckily for those of us without television, the trailer was simultaneously released online. Read More »

“Hunger Games” Composer Will Score “Fantastic Beasts”

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Following in the illustrious footsteps of the likes of John Williams, Patrick Doyle, Nicholas Hooper, and Alexandre Desplat, it has been revealed that an eight-time Oscar nominee will compose the score for "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them". Read More »

A New “Fantastic Beasts” Clip Is Coming!

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It's been a little while since we've had any news about "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them", and while we've been happy to keep busy wondering where Ilvermorny is and anticipating the release of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child", it's about time we got an update on the film! After all, November isn't so far away now... luckily for us, this morning we got word that we'll see new footage from the film in less than a week! Read More »