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Dame Maggie Smith Discusses Career, Life After “Downton Abbey”


After winning the Evening Standard British Film Award for Best Actress for her role in "The Lady in the Van", Dame Maggie Smith spoke to the "Evening Standard" about her career. Read more about what she had to say here! Read More »

Program Seeks to “Transfigure” the Lives of Foster and Adoptive Families

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Through the use of the "Harry Potter" series, Transfiguring Adoption helps to facilitate communication in foster and adoptive families. We interviewed the program's co-founder, Darren Fink, to find out more! Read More »

Universal Studios Hollywood Introduces Ticket Reservation System, Demand Pricing


Universal Studios Hollywood has made some important changes to its pricing! Find out what's new here! Read More »

Warner Bros. Studio Tour London Holding Valentine’s Contest

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The Warner Bros. Studio Tour London will be giving two lucky couples a pair of tickets to the sold-out Valentine's Dinner in the Great Hall event! Find out more here! Read More »

Official Schedule Released for A Celebration of Harry Potter 2016!

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Universal Orlando has released the official schedule for this year's A Celebration of Harry Potter! Take a look! Read More »

The Pottermore Correspondent Talks “Fantastic Beasts” Stunts

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The Pottermore Correspondent is back again with news from the set of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them", and it sounds like there will be some fantastic stunts involved in the film! Find out more! Read More »

Rupert Grint on “Moonwalkers” and the Continuing Potterverse

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Promoting his upcoming film "Moonwalkers", Rupert discusses his role in the film (and the expanding Potterverse) in new interviews! Read more here! Read More »

Jessie Cave Discusses Using Anxiety as an Outlet


Jessie Cave talks about her one-woman show, "I Loved Her", and how her work has allowed her to use her anxiety as an outlet. Read more here! Read More »

The Pottermore Correspondent Reveals “Fantastic Beasts” Diner Scene

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The Pottermore Correspondent reveals what it's like to be an extra in "Fantastic Beasts" and hints about a diner scene in the film! Find out more here! Read More »

Noma Dumezweni’s Community Applauds Her Casting

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The family and friends of actress Noma Dumezweni, cast as Hermione Granger in "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child", have expressed their support. Read more about what they had to say here! Read More »

UPDATED: “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” Casts Its Trio!

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"Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" has cast its Harry, Ron, and Hermione! Read More »

Alivan’s Purchases Benefit Toys for Tots

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Looking for a way to give back with your gift-giving this holiday season? Alivan's is helping to support Toys for Tots! Find out more here! Read More »

“MuggleNet Academia” Professors Discuss – “Is Dumbledore Death?”

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Two of the professors featured on "MuggleNet Academia" are exploring J.K. Rowling's favorite fan theory by asking, "Is Dumbledore Death?" Listen to their discussion here! Read More »

J.K. Rowling to Honor Peter Kay in BBC One Special

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J.K. Rowling will be paying tribute to comedian Peter Kay in a BBC One special about his career, scheduled to air on Christmas Eve! Find out more about it here! Read More »

Join Julie Walters in Burberry’s “Billy Elliot” Advertisement!

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Hop on a trampoline and join Julie Walters (Mrs. Weasley) in Burberry's festive film to celebrate 15 years of "Billy Elliot"! Find out more here! Read More »

David Heyman, NBC Universal Forming TV Production Firm


"Harry Potter" and "Fantastic Beasts" producer David Heyman is creating a television production company with NBC Universal! Find out more about it here! Read More »

First Trailer Released For “Now You See Me 2”, Starring Daniel Radcliffe!

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The first trailer for "Now You See Me 2", starring Daniel Radcliffe, is here! Check it out! Read More »

Second Wave of “Harry Potter” POP! Vinyl Figures Revealed!

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The "Harry Potter" Wave 2 figures from Funko POP! are coming! Read more about which characters are set to be featured here! Read More »

Will Dumbledore Appear in “Fantastic Beasts”?


Will a younger Albus Dumbledore make an appearance in "Fantastic Beasts"? Read on to find out! Read More »

Eddie Redmayne on the Pressure of “Fantastic Beasts”


In a recent interview, Eddie Redmayne discussed the pressure that comes with "Fantastic Beasts"! Read about what he had to say here! Read More »