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You could be a contestant on Mark Williams’s quiz show!

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Would you like to be on TV? Would you like to be on TV on a game show? Would you like to be on TV on Mark Williams's (Arthur Weasley) game show!? Now is your chance! Read More »

A Celebration of Harry Potter coming to Universal Orlando Resort in 2015!

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Universal Orlando Resort announces that they will be hosting the second annual "A Celebration of Harry Potter" expo in 2015! Read More »

Update: J.K. Rowling fights to improve conditions for world’s orphaned children

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J.K. Rowling comments on the need to improve the conditions of the world's orphaned children in a new review of her charity, Lumos. Read More »

Daniel Radcliffe discusses future as director

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Daniel Radcliffe recently sat down with "Variety" magazine to discuss his life post "Potter", his upcoming film "What If", and his future goals in the entertainment business, one of which is to make his directorial debut. Read More »

“Silkworm” makes “Top 10 Independent Books” list

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You heard right! Robert Galbraith's (a.k.a J.K. Rowling) novel "The Silkworm" has placed in the "Sidney Morning Herald"'s "Top 10 Independent Books" list. Read More »

Spider-man! Spider-man! Wait… who is that behind the mask?

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Guess who dressed up as Spider-Man at SDCC! Read More »

“Harry Potter” in running for book bench in London’s Books About Town project

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"The Guardian" is hosting a poll on which London-based novel you'd like to see immortalized in a book bench, and "Harry Potter" is in the running! Read More »

Evanna Lynch discusses life after “Potter” in new interview

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Evanna Lynch recently sat down with Tanya Sweeney at Independent.ie to discuss her life after starring as Luna Lovegood in the "Harry Potter" film franchise, including her work with UNICEF and her budding career as a yoga instructor. Read More »

Enter to win a home screening of “The Price of Kings”, narrated by Helena Bonham Carter

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Residents of the UK have an exciting opportunity to win a home screening of the new documentary "The Price of Kings" thanks to the "Independent Study". The documentary is narrated by Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange). Read More »

Katie Leung’s “One Child” miniseries gets air date

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Katie Leung (Cho Chang) is starring in a new two-part miniseries entitled "One Child", and the miniseries has just received a release date! Read More »

First trailer for Dame Maggie Smith’s “My Old Lady” released

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The first trailer for Dame Maggie Smith's (Professor McGonagall) upcoming film "My Old Lady" has just been released. She stars alongside Academy Award-winner Kevin Kline in this new dramedy directed by Israel Horovitz. Read More »

Bulgaria and Brazil go head-to-head in Quidditch World Cup final

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Pottermore Insider presented live coverage of the Quidditch World Cup final today as Quidditch Correspondent Ginny Potter and Gossip Correspondent Rita Skeeter reported from the Patagonian Desert in what proved to be an exciting match. Read More »

Japan and USA battle for third place in World Cup

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It was Japan vs. USA in the battle for third place in the Quidditch World Cup. Ginny Potter reported from the Patagonian Desert on the short but brutal match. Read More »

Harry Potter Wish List hosting Quidditch tryouts contest

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Quidditch fans should head over to the Harry Potter Wish List for your chance to win some great Quidditch-themed prizes! Read More »

David Heyman signs on to produce “Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth”

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"Harry Potter" producer David Heyman has signed on to produce the upcoming film adaptation of "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth". Read More »

Mansion used in “The Woman in Black” up for sale

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Cotterstock Hall, also known as Eel House Manor in "The Woman in Black", is now up for sale in Northhamptonshire! Read More »

Enter to win passes to a preview screening of “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”

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You can enter for your chance to win a set of two tickets to a preview screening of "Dawn of the Planet of the Apes," starring Gary Oldman (Sirius Black)! Read More »

Jaws ride removed but not forgotten in Diagon Alley expansion

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As many of you may or may not know, the Jaws ride at Universal Studios Orlando was closed in 2012 to make room for the Wizarding World Diagon Alley/London expansion. Now comes word that the creative team at Universal Studios has paid homage to the classic ride, which opened in 1990, by placing Jaws Easter eggs throughout Diagon Alley and London. Read More »

Universal Creative discusses technology used in creating the Wizarding World

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The creative team at Universal Studios recently revealed some interesting new details on the technology used at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Some exciting new technology has been put to use to make the Diagon Alley expansion even more amazing and magical than its Hogsmeade Village counterpart! Read More »

West End’s “Skylight”, starring Bill Nighy, to be broadcast live to cinemas

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According to BroadwayWorld, the West End production of "Skylight", starring Bill Nighy (Rufus Scrimgeour), will be broadcast live to theaters via National Theatre Live. Read More »