Author Archives: MuggleNet

MuggleNet Reviews Studio Tour Special – It Was a Real Treat!

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Want to know how the filmmakers made all that delicious looking food in the "Harry Potter" films? Find out here as we review the Studio Tour's latest special - "Sweets and Treats." Read More »

Origin of Mrs Norris

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Dear Mr. Filch, How long have you had Mrs. Norris? Read More »

In support of a Newt of color: Diversity in the wizarding world

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Who will play Newton Scamander? The most recent rumors suggest that "Doctor Who" star Matt Smith is Warner Bros’ top pick for the role. Plenty of "Harry Potter" fan sites—MuggleNet included—have speculated on the young actor who would end up taking the role of the wizard zoologist living in New York in the 1920s. One common thread? Nearly all of the proposed potential actors have been white. Read More »

UPDATED: J.K. Rowling visits the British School in Nepal, talks “Potter” play titles

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J.K. Rowling brings magic to the students of the British School in Nepal, talks about the "Potter" play, and gives advice to creative writers! Listen to the interview and see photos of her visit here! Read More »

New HeforShe event announced by Emma Watson

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Emma Watson has just announced a new HeforShe event that you could attend in person! Read More »

Fan-directed ballet “The Marauder’s Son” available to watch on YouTube

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Watch the fan-directed ballet "The Marauder's Son" here! Read More »

New images show progress at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, Universal Studios Hollywood

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Check out the latest construction photos for the Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Studios Hollywood! Read More »

Tom Felton talks “Murder in the First” and “Meet the Fanatics”

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Tom Felton sat down to discuss his role in "Murder in the First" and his new documentary entitled "Tom Felton: Meet the Fanatics". Read More »

David Heyman talks “Paddington” and “Fantastic Beasts”

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Producer David Heyman discusses his work on "Paddington" and "Fantastic Beasts". Read More »

J.K. Rowling biopic “Magic Beyond Words” coming to Chile

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J.K. Rowling fans in Chile will soon get the chance to watch the biopic that aired in 2011 on Lifetime, telling the story of how Jo created the "Harry Potter" universe and brought to life one of the most popular stories of our time! Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 119: “The Coughing Canvas” – now available!

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MuggleNet's global book club, "Alohomora!", continues its reread of the "Harry Potter" series, opening the first pages of "Half-Blood Prince". Join Alison, Caleb, Eric, and special guest host Estee as they travel to the Muggle world in Chapter 1 of "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince", "The Other Minister." Read More »

Bill Nighy talks new projects and being a fan

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Nighy discusses his upcoming projects and dishes on what television show he happens to be a fan of. Find out which show it is, as well as some personal details from his past, here! Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 116: “McGonagall’s Beyoncé Moment” – now available!

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MuggleNet's global book club, "Alohomora!", continues its reread of the "Harry Potter" series as we reach the end of Harry's fifth year at Hogwarts. Join Michael, Alison, and Caleb as they discuss Chapter 38 of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix", "The Second War Begins." Read More »

Vote for the winner of the Alivan’s Wand Design Contest!

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Vote for the finalists of the Alivan's Master Wandmakers Wand Design Contest! Read More »

Trailer released for Frank Dillane and Brendan Gleeson’s “In the Heart of the Sea”

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A trailer has been released for Frank Dillane and Brendan Gleeson's "In the Heart of the Sea"! Read More »

New clips released for Domhnall Gleeson’s “Ex Machina”

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New clips have been released for Domhnall Gleeson's "Ex Machina"! Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 115: “In a Nutshell” – now available!

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MuggleNet's global book club, "Alohomora!", continues its reread of the "Harry Potter" series as we finally get some solid information from Dumbledore. Join Kat, Michael, and Kristen with special guest host author Cora Carmack as they discuss Chapter 37 of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix", "The Lost Prophecy." Read More »

Updated: Paul DeGeorge steps down as Executive Director of HPA

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Paul DeGeorge has announced that he will be stepping down as Executive Director of the Harry Potter Alliance. Find out what he had to say about it and who will be replacing him here! Read More »

Imelda Staunton to reprise role on West End

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Imelda Staunton is delighted to be reprising one of her acclaimed roles on the West End. See what she had to say about getting ready for a "daunting" role at the Savoy Theatre! Read More »

Rupert Grint’s “It’s Only a Play” continues to break records!

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"It's Only a Play", the Broadway hit starring Rupert Grint, continues to break box office records. Read More »