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Details about Harry Potter and the Escape From Gringotts will be revealed

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.

Universal Orlando will be releasing all new details about the highly anticipated ride Harry Potter and the Escape From Gringotts. Find out how you can hear all the news right here on MuggleNet. Read More »

Madam Rosmerta’s New Recipe: “Leek-y Cauldron Soup”


Have you visited The Three Broomsticks and our fantastic Madam Rosmerta's Recipes Section lately? In Madam Rosmertas, you can find all kinds of 'Potter'-inspired recipes, like this one that was sent in to us from Alison's Wonderland Recipes. Yummy! Read More »

“Weekend Escapes with Warwick Davis” on ITV tonight in Hunstanton, Great Bircham, and the Norfolk Broads


As we continue the coverage of "Weekend Escapes with Warwick Davis", we find the family of the "Harry Potter" actor traveling to new destinations. On tonight's episode at 8:00 p.m. BST, the actor takes his family to Norfolk, where they travel by boat in the broads, which comprise more than 125 miles of waterways. Read More »

Check out the new film clip of Tom Felton in “Belle”


Check out a brand new clip from "Belle", featuring Tom Felton as James Ashford, a young man courting Belle's cousin Elizabeth (played by Sarah Gadon). Draco Malfoy has come a long way in wooing the ladies! Read More »

“Reading, Writing, and Storytelling with Harry Potter” – a three-week online course


Join University of New Hampshire Professor James Krasner for a three-week online adventure that uses the "Harry Potter" series to help students learn about language, writing, history, art, and culture. Find out all of the details right here. Read More »

Good Old Fashion Explosion Charm in the Garden


Dear Professor Alastor 'Mad-Eye' Moody, I would really like to know what your patronus is. I know it is a secret, as well as the Hogwarts House that you belonged to, but I'm really curious about it. So please, if it is manageable, share this information with me, I'm not giving it away for Death Eaters. Read More »

Gallery Nucleus releases limited edition fine art prints of “Harry Potter” cover artwork by Kazu Kibuishi

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Gallery Nucleus is proud to announce its handcrafted "Harry Potter" fine art print series, featuring the official artwork of renowned creator Kazu Kibuishi, straight from the covers of Scholastic’s latest paperback editions. Read More »

‘Today’ broadcast from Universal canceled – Opening date still in question

Wizarding World - Diagon Alley

Speculation about the opening date announcement for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley expansion area was running high this week as NBC's "Today" was scheduled for a LIVE broadcast from the Universal grounds. However, we may need to wait just a little longer for the announcement. Read More »

Reminiscing with Professor McGonagall before Graduation


Dear Professor McGonagall, Well I really wanted to know how you like being the head mistress,of Hogwarts. Do you miss teaching transfiguration at all? I really wish this wasn't my last year at Hogwarts but all great things must come to an end, right? Its really hard to believe that I'm already 17 it's mad really... Read More »

You’re a mean one – Severus Snape


Dear Severus Snape, I would really like to ask you a question. You were really rude with Harry Potter in the school, and I just can't imagine why. I know his father used to make your life terrible, but it doesn't mean you should have done the same with Harry. I mean, he isn't the one you chose his parents, right? He was just the sufferer. Read More »

Avada KedavRock! 2014 wizard rock show returning to NYC


Avada KedavRock! 2014 is a follow-up wizard rock concert to the immensely successful 2012 concert that took place in New York City. To see a list of the performers and information on tickets and times, be sure to read the full article. Read More »

18 Signs You’re Suffering from Post-Potter Depression


You're still wearing your set of Hogwarts robes for Halloween even though it's the same costume you wore last year... and the year before that... and the year before that... Read More »

Universal Studios Japan announces date of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter grand opening


Universal Studios Japan hosted an event today to celebrate the announcement of the grand opening of the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, which meticulously recreates some of the iconic locations from the world of "Harry Potter". Read More »

To Trust or Not to Trust, That is the Question


Dear Professor Dumbledore, I am writing to you because you are wise and seem to always know what to say. I am experiencing difficulties with who to trust. I know I have two friends that I can trust but I don't know about one of them. Read More »

Professors who have their favorites dilemma


Dear Professor Dumbledore, What do you do when you have a professor who has favorites in a class? What do you do if it is effecting your grades? Should I stand up for myself and risk detention or stay quiet and hope things change? Also what if a professor is lazy and won't answer my questions? What should I do? Read More »

Nitwit, Oddment, Blubber, and Tweak


Dear Professor Dumbledore, What did the words 'nitwit', 'oddment', 'blubber' and 'tweak' really mean? Read More »

The MISTI-Con fan convention kicks off its fundraiser campaign


Are you looking forward to another BRILLIANT fan convention filled with the most dedicated "Harry Potter" fans? Want to spend a long weekend with the most devoted cosplayers, trivia gurus, and bookworms on the East Coast? Want to get to know the MuggleNet staff on a more personal level? Or do you just want to have the BEST TIME OF YOUR LIFE? Then MISTI-Con is the fan convention for you! Read More »

J.K. Rowling Posts “LIVE Quidditch Match Reports” on Pottermore


Author J.K. Rowling is continuing to post new writing for Pottermore, the digital platform for "Harry Potter", with a series of "live" reports from the 2014 Quidditch World Cup, to be released on starting today. Read More »

Metaphorical Potions


Professor Snape, I (obviously) have a question that I believe you have the answer to. If, metaphorically speaking, you wished to get rid of a rather annoying teacher (Professor Gilderoy Lockhart for example), what would be the best potion or poison to either disable or kill (I'd be perfectly happy with the latter!) them so that one does not have to endure his incessant ability to incite blood-lust in even the most... Read More »

Music Never Lies


Dear Professor Snape, With all my respect, I think that Professor Dumbledore used and abused you (and maybe Harry) and was very selfish when he asked you to kill him. I know you promised him loyalty, but how do you feel about it? Or do you think I'm wrong with that point of view? Read More »