Interesting tales from the “Harry Potter” set


Alan Rickman (Professor Snape in the "Harry Potter" films) has revealed that child labor laws in the United Kingdom led to some scenes in the first movie being filmed with "very small adult actors... in wigs" standing in for Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, and Rupert Grint. Read More »

Matt Lewis talks “Harry Potter” and “Bluestone 42” on “Sunday Brunch”


Matt Lewis today appeared on Channel 4's "Sunday Brunch" to discuss the upcoming third season of "Bluestone 42" and have a chat about his time starring in "Harry Potter". Matt also discussed his upcoming participation in the Spectrum Kilimanjaro Challenge 2015 for the Steve Prescott Foundation. You can read more about Matt's appearance here! Read More »

Hop on the Hogwarts Express to visit Hogsmeade film location


Want to take a ride on the Hogwarts Express to the real Hogsmeade station where "Sorcerer's Stone" was filmed? Find out more here! Read More »

The colliding worlds of “Harry Potter” and “Downton Abbey”!


Sometimes the "Potter" world and projects that "Harry Potter" alumni are involved with collide in the strangest of ways. Alnwick Castle in Nothumberland, England, has become well known for doubling for Hogwarts and the background of the Quidditch lessons in "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone", but it is also set to appear in a somewhat related production... Read More »

A special presentation of “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” you don’t want to miss!

Harry Potter Sorcerers Stone

If you live in the UK or are planning to visit the UK this July, then you will NOT want to miss this amazing one-time only presentation of the film Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. On July 13, and have combined forces to show the film on a 40 square meter screen in front of Alnwick Castle, one of the most historical locations where the filming actually took place. Read More »

Director Baz Luhrmann (“The Great Gatsby”) originally offered “Sorcerer’s Stone”


In a startling revelation by director extraordinaire Baz Luhrmann, whose new film The Great Gatsby was just recently released in theaters worldwide, we learned that he was offered to direct Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone. Baz Luhrmann, who also directed the hugely popular Moulin Rouge, starring Harry Potter actor Jim Broadbent, recently revealed this information in a new interview with Read More »

Featured Video of the Day: “Movie mistakes of Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone”

Harry Potter Sorcerers Stone

We all know the Harry Potter movies aren't perfect - occasionally camera-workers appear in the background, or Harry's scar mysteriously disappears - but have you ever tried to compile a list of all the mistakes you've found in a single list? Read More »

MuggleNet Throwback: Sorcerer’s Stone was released 10 years ago today

10 years ago today on November 16, 2001, the world flocked to movie theaters in masses as Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone made its film debut. Read More »

‘Harry Potter’ Ultimate Edition DVDs: Years 1-6 to be released in UK next month

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Previously, these editions of the series were only available in the US, but now fans across the pond can enjoy them as well. Read More »

“Make-up Artist Magazine” showcases new “Sorcerer’s Stone” behind-the-scenes video

"Make-up Magazine" visited the set of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" back in 2001, and shot some video footage involving the make-up process for the film, which has only become available now. Read More »

Finally unseating “Philosopher’s Stone”, “Deathly Hallows – Part 1” becomes top grossing “Potter” film internationally

The Hollywood Reporter has revealed that Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 today became the top grossing Potter film internationally.  The previous record holder was Philosopher's Stone. Read More »

Weekend Throwback: Harry prepares for his first Quidditch match

This week's Weekend Throwback is from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, when Harry walked out to the Quidditch pitch with his Gryffindor team for the first time.

See the photo right here. Read More »

Weekend Throwback: Harry gets his letter

Starting today and continuing every Saturday between now and July we'll be featuring one classic image from the Harry Potter films.  It may be a still from the film, a behind-the-scenes moment, a fan event, etc. Our first image is a fitting one as it kicked off Harry's new life as a Wizard: Harry receives his first letter from Hogwarts. Read More »

Download the first five Potter films on iTunes, win great prizes

Get ready for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 with the first five films now on iTunes. Relive the magic on the go or from the comfort of home via download from iTunes. Plus, we’ll be giving away one (1) free download of any of the first five films and a cool Harry Potter bust at 1 pm ET on Twitter. Read More »

WB launches Potter ON DEMAND, new Deathly Hallows themes for XBOX

Warner Bros is giving Potter fans the chance to see the first five films ON DEMAND! Comcast announced this week that you can relive all the action from Sorcerer’s Stone through Order of the Phoenix now via ON DEMAND for only $9.75. Check out this cool promotional video. Additionally, those fans who have XBOX, can check out all-new Deathly Hallows themes (1, 2). Read More »

A comparison between the Sorcerer’s Stone and Deathly Hallows posters

One thing we noticed about the just-released Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows poster is its similarity to one of the first Sorcerer’s Stone posters. By viewing our comparison you can see that Warner Brothers may have purposely designed the Deathly Hallows poster to be somewhat reminiscent of the Sorcerer’s Stone poster released 10 years.  The lake in the foreground with Hogwarts sitting high on a cliff in the distance – only this time, it’s a mess. Is this the thought process you think they had? Read More »

Creating the World of Harry Potter – titles revealed for the remaining parts

The Sorcerer's Stone and Chamber of Secrets Ultimate Edition DVDs were released yesterday (Tuesday). As most fans know, each Ultimate Edition DVD will include one part of the “Creating the World of Harry Potter” documentary. Part 1, titled “The Magic Begins” was on Sorcerer and Part 2, “Characters” was on Chamber. So how about the other six parts? Within the Sorcerer and Chamber Ultimate Editions was a list of “tentatively scheduled programs”: – Part 3: Magical Creatures – Part 4: The Music of Harry Potter – Part 5: The Evolution of Harry Potter – Part 6: Special Effects – Part 7: Growing Up Potter – Part 8: The Harry Potter Phenomenon Do all 8 parts make up a great documentary in your opinion? Do these parts entice you to buy the Ultimate Editions? For more, visit our Ultimate Edition DVD section and read my review. Read More »

WB posts Ultimate Edition “Creating the World of Harry Potter” clips on YouTube

Warner Brothers has posted four clips from parts one and two of the Ultimate Editon's “Creating the World of Harry Potter” documentary. Two of the clips are new… enjoy! – Chris Columbus on getting the young kids intro character (new) – Dan Radcliffe and Chris Columbus on working with Alan Rickman for the first time (new) – Emma Watson on the Hermione character – Chris Columbus on casting the trio The Sorcerer's Stone and Chamber of Secrets Ultimate Editions hit store shelves today alongside the Half-Blood Prince DVD. For my review of the Ultimate Editions, click here! Read More »

MuggleNet launches Ultimate Edition Sweepstakes

With the Ultimate Editions of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, set to be released next Tuesday, December 8, MuggleNet is launching an exclusive sweepstakes. All you have to do is go here and enter your e-mail address and date of birth for your chance to win. The grand prize package includes: – A brand-new Blu-ray player – Sorcerer's Stone Ultimate Edition (Blu-ray) – Chamber of Secrets Ultimate Edition (Blu-ray) Three (3) first prize packages include: – Sorcerer's Stone (Blu-ray) – Chamber of Secrets (Blu-ray) – Harry Potter Collector's Coin Set – Harry Potter 5-Piece Bookmark Set Please note this sweepstakes is open to U.S. residents only and you must be 18 years old to enter. Only ONE entry per person is permitted. The contest ends at 11:59 p.m. PST on January 3, 2010. Good luck to everyone who enters! Read More »

Dan Radcliffe gives peek of Ultimate Edition DVD content

Daniel Radcliffe gives an overview of the content in the Ultimate Edition DVDs and teases us with a quick look at the trio's screen test and more, in a new clip from WB. Check out the clip here, courtesy of Leaky. The Ultimate Editions will be available Dec. 8. Remember to visit MuggleNet's Ultimate Edition DVDs section for the latest information. Read More »