Featured News

Author Archives: Sophie

John Hurt to be honored by Shakespeare Theatre Company

John Hurt

John Hurt (Mr. Ollivander) has been selected by the Shakespeare Theatre Company to receive an award at the 2014 gala. John Hurt is one of three actors to be honored by the theatre company this year. Read More »

Daniel Radcliffe short film released!

dan radcliffe new york moves

Another day and another short film from a "Potter" cast member has been released. Yesterday, a new short starring Oliver Phelps was released on Comedy Central. Today, Daniel Radcliffe is the star. Read More »

Oliver Phelps new short film premieres today on Comedy Central!

Oliver Phelps, Ears

Oliver Phelps is the star of a brand new, three-minute short that has premiered on the "Comedy Central" website! The short film, called "Ears," sees Oliver take on a slightly different role and appearance than normal. Read More »

Movie tie-in edition of “Horns” to be released – and soundtrack!

Exclusive... Daniel Radcliffe Films "Horns"

It's not long until Daniel Radcliffe's latest project, "Horns", is out (October 29 in the UK and October 31 in the US). As the release date gets closer, it's time to start looking out for various merchandise that is related to the film. Recently, a new movie tie-in edition of the book was announced, plus some news about the soundtrack. Read More »

Illustrator Jonny Duddle on taking on the “Harry Potter” challenge

HP1_BackCOVER_Crop crop for cover image

Jonny Duddle’s new "Harry Potter" covers were released a week ago by Bloomsbury UK. The new covers aim to give the "Potter" books another life and appeal to a new, younger readership who may be discovering them for the first time. The "Telegraph" posted an interview with Jonny over the weekend, which included some interesting thoughts about Jonny's working process, including how he tried to make the characters look their age. Read More »

New “Fountain of Fair Fortune” show premieres at Universal Orlando!

The-Fountain-of-Fair-Fortune-

Only this week, we posted an interview with designer Michael Curry in which a brand new "Beedle the Bard" show was hinted at. Now, "Attractions Magazine" has revealed that a brand new show, another of Beedle the Bard's tales, is now being performed at the park! Read More »

Pottermore House Cup to be awarded this September – plus House Pride Week!

pottermore-banner

Calling all Pottermore potion brewers, point collectors, and duelers - the Pottermore Insider has announced that the next Pottermore House Cup will be awarded this month! Read More »

Rupert Grint starts Broadway run!

rupert grint it's only a play

As I'm sure many of you know, Rupert Grint has recently started his first Broadway run. He is currently appearing in "It's Only a Play", which you can find out more about in our previous articles, including promotional videos and pictures! The first preview and opening night was last week, August 28. While the play is now well underway, Rupert is busy talking about the play and his own stage influences. Read More »

J.K. Rowling introduces Malala at Edinburgh Book Festival

JK Rowling and Malala

J.K. Rowling made a surprise appearance today at the Edinburgh Book Festival to introduce teenager and education activist Malala. Read More »

Chestertown Harry Potter Festival announced!

chestertown harry potter festival

It was announced this weekend that Chestertown, Maryland, will be putting on a "Harry Potter" festival at the end of September. The festival, which will run September 26-27, will see guests able to take part in a literary exploration of the books, attend a pancake breakfast, and try out Quidditch. Read More »

Daniel Radcliffe picks film playlist and plays game with “Sugarscape”

Chris-Evans-Peter-Capaldi-and-Daniel-Radcliffe1

It was only a couple of days ago that we posted a roundup of some of Daniel Radcliffe's recent press appearances. Yet, since then, plenty more have been released since Daniel continues to promote his new film "What If". As part of his promotional tour, Daniel has continued to appear on an eclectic selection of media, answering all sorts of questions from whom he would "snog, marry, avoid," to why he acts. Read More »

Videos: Daniel Radcliffe on UK TV and radio – plus, more interview clips!

Daniel Radcliffe What If promo tour

Another week and another collection of recent Daniel Radcliffe interviews! "What If" is out this week in the UK, so Daniel has continued to promote the film over in the UK, appearing on TV and radio to discuss this and his "Harry Potter" past. Read More »

Pottermore releases Celestina Warbeck information!

celestina warbeck orlando

Ever wondered about the background of Molly Weasley's favorite singer, Celestina Warbeck? Well, now, Pottermore has released brand new information written by J.K. Rowling about the magical singer, including the fact that today is the singer's birthday! Read More »

Daniel Radcliffe radio highlights, plus watch Daniel surprise some fans

Harry Potter Cast Portraits

As Daniel Radcliffe continues to promote his latest film "What If", he was in Los Angeles this week, appearing on radio, as well as taking part in a rather special screening of the film. On Ryan Seacrest's radio show in LA, Daniel spoke about London, future projects, "Harry Potter", and his age, as well as his love of "Sharknado", and was surprised by the arrival of a special guest. Daniel also stopped by KCRW radio, where he spoke about five songs that inspire him and appeared on their Guest DJ project. Read More »

“Harry Potter” continues to influence baby name choices

harry-potter-baby2

Harry remains in the top children's names, while another, rather surprising name, makes an entry. Read More »

Domhnall Gleeson talks “Frank” and “Star Wars” – plus music video!

domhnall_gleeson

Domhnall Gleeson has been busy recently promoting his new film, "Frank", and filming his role in the new J.J. Abrams's "Star Wars". In this new interview with "Vulture", he talks about his roles in these films, performing live, and more. Read More »

“Vogue” interview with Daniel Radcliffe

daniel-radcliffe-broadway-emag-1024x683

"Vogue" has just released a brand new interview with Daniel Radcliffe. The interview consists of 73 quick-fire questions with Dan, except it isn't your usual straightforward interview. Read More »

Behind-the-scenes photos from Diagon Alley!

40

There's been lots of buzz recently around the opening of Diagon Alley in Orlando at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. The sculptor, Bryn Court, who worked on all the "Harry Potter" films, as well as countless other movies, worked as head sculptor on Diagon Alley,creating many of the sculptures that you see in the park today. Check out a selection of behind-the-scenes photos below! Read More »

Lumos’s annual report: “Lumos by Numbers”

Lumos_twitter

We recently posted some extracts from Lumos's annual review for 2013. Now, the charity has released an infographic, recording in numbers what the charity has achieved in 2013. Read More »

“What If”: Daniel Radcliffe on the promotion trail – plus interview on “Seth Meyers”!

Dan Rad Nylon

Daniel Radcliffe has been busy recently promoting new movie "What If" on TV, in print interviews, and more. Here's a roundup of some of the recent highlights! Read More »