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Countdown to Expo Patronum: More special guests announced!

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It's almost here! There are 30 days until MuggleNet Live! 2015: Expo Patronum, and even more special guests have been announced! Read More »

Oscar winners announced, including “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

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It's been a busy award season, with plenty of "Potter" alumni picking up awards at the BAFTAs, the SAG Awards, the Golden Globes, and more. Last night, the Oscars took place, and plenty of projects featuring familiar "Potter" names picked up awards. Read More »

UPDATED: Schedule revealed for A Celebration of Harry Potter!

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Universal has now unveiled the full, official schedule for A Celebration of Harry Potter. Included are discussions with "Harry Potter" cast members, graphic designers MinaLima, wand masterclass sessions with wand combat choreographer Paul Harris, and more! Read More »

Oscar Nominations, plus Oscar “Harry Potter” collection

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A new "Harry Potter" collection has been released on the website, Oscars.org, highlighting some of the key moments from the history of the film series. Plus, the 2015 Oscar nominations have been announced. Read More »

2015 BAFTA nominations announced!

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It's award season, and the latest batch of announcements come from BAFTA. The nominations were announced this morning (January 9) bright and early, on Facebook, by Stephen Fry (UK audio books) and Sam Claffin ("The Hunger Games"). Read More »

MinaLima releases limited edition print to commemorate Harry Potter: The Exhibition run in Germany

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MinaLima, the graphic design artists behind the "Harry Potter" films, have released a limited edition fine art print to coincide with the launch of Harry Potter: The Exhibition at the Adventure Museum ODYSSEUM in Cologne, Germany. The collectors’ print is available now for purchase at the Harry Potter: The Exhibition retail shop and is the first print produced by MinaLima exclusively for the touring exhibition. Find out more here. Read More »

Social Roundup: Owl Post Again

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Everyone is feeling festive and Rowling's back on top tweeting form, in this week's Potter Social Roundup. Read More »

UPDATED: “Harry Potter” cast members to appear at A Celebration of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort!

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Universal Orlando Resort's A Celebration of Harry Potter is getting closer, and there are going to be some magical special guests in attendance! Find out who will be there! Read More »

2014 New Now Next award nominations announced!

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The nominations for the New Now Next Awards have been announced, and the list contains several former "Potter" stars and projects that "Potter" stars are associated with. The awards take place annually. Read More »

Potter Twitter RoundUp: We are Book 8

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Did you miss me? The Twitter Roundup is back, with a jam-packed LeakyCon special! Read More »

MinaLima on bringing “Harry Potter” magic to Diagon Alley

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"Harry Potter" fans know the design team MinaLima as the force behind all the wonderful designs and props in the "Harry Potter" films. For the newly opened Diagon Alley extension of the Orlando theme park, Universal used MinaLima to help bring the park to life. In a new interview, the MinaLima team, Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima, speak about their work on Diagon Alley. Read More »

“Harry Potter” items to feature in “The Fault in Our Stars” movie

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The production designer behind both "The Fault in Our Stars" and the "Potter" films has revealed that certain "Potter" items will be found in the "Fault in Our Stars" movie! Find out why here. Read More »

Potter Twitter Roundup: The Graduate

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From the meeting of Lily and Lucius to a cracking Warwick selfie, in the latest Twitter roundup. Check it out now! Read More »

MinaLima presents “The Graphic Art of Harry Potter”

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This past Thursday Miraphora Mina and Eduardo Lima of MinaLima hosted a special event on the graphic art of the "Harry Potter" films. Their talk began with a quick showreel of their graphic design work on Potter, before going to into greater detail on creation of their favorite pieces and the processes behind making them. The time and detail put into behind every piece of work is clear, but what was perhaps most surprising was the thought process behind every design, usually informed by lengthy research and particularly inspired by the characters. Read More »

Twitter Roundup: Good riddance January!

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It’s February! 1st Feb already! All the best people were born this month! — Afshan Azad (@afshan_azad) February 1, 2014 So what to do at the start of this mini month? Wonderland. Out February 7th. Afro Prada Bruiser or Elf Alien Queen. Your pick. #NOAH @wonderlandmag pic.twitter.com/lVkjCwCAyH — Emma Watson (@EmWatson) January 27, 2014 Perhaps hit up a live show in San Francisco TONIGHT! If anyone is in San Francisco, go see my good friends #TheGIRLS on Saturday 2/1 at 8pm and 10pm get your tickets!! http://t.co/POK1EPIXt5 — Tom Felton (@TomFelton) January 29, 2014 Or soak in the creative genius of MinaLima, down in Old London Town. There are a few tickets left for @minalima's talk on designing for the Harry Potter films next Thurs http://t.co/SReYF5QIYO we can't wait! — St Bride Library (@stbridelibrary) January 31, 2014 If you fancy staying in, why not watch Jessie Cave’s latest creation? It's Friday,here is a video, 1st of my new waiting room series. UNHAND ME ROGUE feat. the fabUlous @missemerkenny XxX http://t.co/VXxtWl28fh — Jessie Cave (@pindippycave) January 31, 2014 Or you could team up with Rankin and join Sherlock’s Network Got the Sherlock Network game on my iPhone bit too taxing for ... Read More »

Twitter Roundup: ‘#HPCelebration Special’

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So after LeakyCons, MISTI-Cons and many more fan-led conventions, WB finally got the message and hosted a spectacular expo all of its own. A Celebration of Harry Potter was a bustling affair, taking place at the Universal Orlando Resort and hosting activities to please both book and film fans alike. Who joined @Mattdavelewis @James_Phelps @OliverPhelps @Evy_Lynch & @DevonMMurray tonight to kickoff #HPCelebration? pic.twitter.com/qHS3XZSirs — Universal Orlando (@UniversalORL) January 25, 2014 The cast continues to answer questions @UniversalORL #HPCelebration pic.twitter.com/Xu4F1jpJAX — MuggleNet.com (@MuggleNet) January 25, 2014 Surprise! @DevonMMurray made a stop at the @wbstudiotour #HPCelebration expo booth for some wand combat practice. pic.twitter.com/t10wdZLvJG — Harry Potter Film (@HarryPotterFilm) January 25, 2014 .@OliverPhelps favorite scene to film was when George ruins Harry and Ginny's kiss at The Burrow. #HPCelebration — Harry Potter Film (@HarryPotterFilm) January 25, 2014 A lucky fan got a special visit from @Mattdavelewis right after she was Sorted into Gryffindor! #HPCelebration pic.twitter.com/PogglZd2j0 — Harry Potter Film (@HarryPotterFilm) January 25, 2014 But catching the stars wasn’t the only fun to be had. You could take masterclasses in wand combat… Harry Potter film wand choreographer Paul Harris has some volunteer spell casters on stage! @UniversalORL pic.twitter.com/BDCqJK6Kry — MuggleNet.com (@MuggleNet) January 25, ... Read More »

MinaLima to appear at St. Bride Library event “The graphic art of the Harry Potter films”

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Friend of MuggleNet MinaLima is set to appear at a new event showcasing its art from the Potter movies. The event is titled "The Graphic Art of the Harry Potter Films" and will be held on Thursday, February 6 at the St. Bride Library in London. Read More »

Twitter Roundup: A play is born

Harry Potter is coming to the West End! But how did the Twittersphere react? It's true????? Harry Potter, the play. Feeling a little light-headed right now. And wondering does our JKR EVER sleep??? — Evanna Lynch (@Evy_Lynch) December 20, 2013 Am I the only person who doesn't like the fact that JK Rowling is planning a new Harry Potter stage show #Scrooge — Rohan Gotobed (@Rohan_Gotobed) December 20, 2013 In quite the muted fashion it would seem! Clearly they were all too busy prepping for Christmas. There is of course a lot to do. 1. There’s decorating the tree, Time to decorate our office #christmastree… a #harrypotter tree. pic.twitter.com/GuLuxqVF3F — Bloomsbury UK (@BloomsburyBooks) December 18, 2013 2. Enjoying the office party, It's Christmas party time at MinaLima Towers, which makes Priscilla Prosecco the new employee of the week! #Christmas pic.twitter.com/b7LayKlVG7 — MinaLima (@minalima) December 19, 2013 3. Finishing work, Wrapped shooting on #DynamiteFilm with director @illwilledfx Cannot say enough great things about this… http://t.co/CnzVKDmlLy — Evanna Lynch (@Evy_Lynch) December 22, 2013 We're wrapped! Thank you to all the team that made #Residue possible! pic.twitter.com/pECWVAS2nV — Natalia Tena (@NatTenaLady) December 18, 2013 4. Buying presents, anybody actually get all their christmas ... Read More »

Cast Q&As, MinaLima panel, and Pottermore exclusives to be among Universal Orlando’s “A Celebration of Harry Potter” activities

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Even though the tickets to Universal Orlando's "A Celebration of Harry Potter" sold out within minutes, until now fans have had only a vague idea of what to expect when they arrive at the park in January. Although a full schedule has yet to be released, the website for the event has been updated to include some of the activities guests can look forward to. Read More »

Twitter round up: when Harry met Scorpius

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Hufflepuff has won the Pottermore House Cup! http://t.co/JZOjpHUoPE pic.twitter.com/g9nWv2Vbaf — MuggleNet.com (@MuggleNet) September 16, 2013 In other news this week, the Potter bunch was up charitable acts again. Actors @James_Phelps & @OliverPhelps supported us playing at Astbury Hall golf course and you can too – find out more http://t.co/NEeM9KvsAX — Teenage Cancer Trust (@TeenageCancer) September 20, 2013 I did the cover of 'The Edit' for http://t.co/LoPnuIrR7f to promote environment and human-being friendly fashion. pic.twitter.com/3ns03e1Tqw — Emma Watson (@EmWatson) September 19, 2013 Well, sort of… Finished Great North Run on Sunday and already new guy at local pizza place knows my address just by hearing my voice. #badnews #goodnews — Matthew Lewis (@Mattdavelewis) September 17, 2013 Natalia and Scarlett spent some quality time with their pets… Final de rodaje… pic.twitter.com/jlcqqOXauP — Natalia Tena (@NatTenaLady) September 16, 2013 Oh my how beautiful is Boy!! pic.twitter.com/UAiw7ASwHE — Scarlett Byrne (@ScarleyByrne) September 16, 2013 … and Chris is still attempting to keep his current job a secret. I am working on something very exciting, as many of you already know. But you won't be seeing my face in it x — Chris Rankin (@chrisrankin) September 17, 2013 Again, sort of… I am working on ... Read More »