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Giveaway: Enter to Win a “Now You See Me 2” Movie Prize Pack!

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Calling all Muggles and No-Majes! In honor of Daniel Radcliffe's upcoming film (in which he displays zero magical prowess), we have partnered with "Now You See Me 2" to provide you with an magical giveaway! Read More »

Video: Matthew Lewis Talks Geekery and Difficult Choices at “Me Before You” London Premiere

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Matthew Lewis was on the red carpet this week for the London premiere of "Me Before You", the much-anticipated film adaptation of the bestselling novel by Jojo Moyes. Among other things, he talks about the coincidence that a number of the cast, including himself, made their names in large fan franchises. Read More »

Pottermore Explores Inspiration for “Fantastic” Interiors

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The Pottermore Correspondent showcases the Tenement Museum, where the crew of "Fantastic Beasts" gained inspiration for some of the film's interiors! Find out more about what the PMC had to say here! Read More »

Giveaway: Tickets to 60 Minutes with David Heyman!

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There will be plenty of jealous No-Majes after this awesome giveaway is over! Thanks to our friends over at China Exchange in London, we are able to offer two lucky Muggles in the UK a pair of tickets to attend the Prudential Series event, 60 Minutes with David Heyman! Read More »

Matthew Lewis Talks Stage Acting and Alan Rickman’s Death

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In a recent interview with "Fault Magazine," Matthew Lewis discusses life after "Potter," the day he heard news of Alan Rickman’s death, and much more. Read More »

Watch Matt Lewis Discuss His Role In “Me Before You”!

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It's been a little over a year since we learned that Matthew Lewis was set to appear in the film adaptation of Jojo Moyes' bestselling novel "Me Before You". In a recently released video, he talks a little about his role as Patrick, the boyfriend of main character Louisa. Read More »

The “Beauty and the Beast” Teaser Trailer is Here!

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It feels like we've been waiting forever to catch our first glimpse of the upcoming live action "Beauty and the Beast", starring Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) as Belle and "Downton Abbey's" Dan Stevens as the Beast. But finally, the first official trailer for the film is here! Read More »

“SpeakBeasty” Episode 12: “Sinister Pukwudgies”

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Join hosts Ariel, Eleanor, Lizzie, and guest host Stephanie, as they discuss the leaked Pottermore information and the wide world of possibilities it opens up for Ilvermorny, while also getting pretty freaked out by the Pukwudgie. Read More »

How to Enter the “Cursed Child” Weekly Ticket Ballot!

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"Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" tickets flew out the door when they went on sale last fall. With the show only a few weeks away from previewing, more information has been revealed about the weekly ticket ballot. Read More »

Uganda to Represent Africa in IQA World Cup

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After the US Quidditch Cup last month, Quidditch fans are desperate for the next big tournament. The wait is nearly over, as the International Quidditch Association is hosting the IQA World Cup over the weekend of July 23 and 24. Read More »

Christian Coulson on Why He Identifies with Lord Voldemort

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Actor Christian Coulson, who portrayed a young Tom Riddle in "Chamber of Secrets", says that he identifies with Lord Voldemort! Find out why! Read More »

Rupert Grint to Star in Comedy Series “Sick Note”

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While these days it seems like you can barely turn a corner without seeing updates about Emma Watson or Daniel Radcliffe, news about the third member of the "Harry Potter" trinity, Rupert Grint, is a little more scarce - which is why we're excited to learn about one of Grint's upcoming projects! Read More »

Steven Spielberg to Present John Williams with AFI Award

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Director Steven Spielberg is due to present composer John Williams with the prestigious AFI Lifetime Achievement Award next month. Read More »

J.K. Rowling: Tolerance, Respect, and Literature

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J.K. Rowling discussed how free speech and tolerance for marginalized viewpoints is an important part of a liberal society - proving to us again that words are magic. Read More »

Waterstone’s Piccadilly Announce “Cursed Child” Midnight Party

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We were excited when Waterstone's Piccadilly revealed details about their midnight party for the "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II" script release this July. Waterstone's Piccadilly has hosted some fantastic "Harry Potter" events previously, including Harry Potter Book Night earlier this year, and so we know that the midnight party will not disappoint. Read More »

J.K. Rowling Supports Donald Trump – Yes, Really

During her acceptance speech, Jo said something that we never thought we would hear her utter: "He has my full support" Read More »

House of MinaLima Exhibition Opening to Coincide with “Cursed Child” West End Run

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Fans who are set to visit London this summer for the opening of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child will have one more activity to add to their list - visiting House of MinaLima, an exhibition of props and limited-edition prints opening in June! Read More »

Bonnie Wright’s Eight Top Tips for Creatives

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At the end of last month, actress and director Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley) took part in a Q and A session with OKREAL in New York. During the session, Bonnie talked about working as a director and how she coped after "Potter". While talking about her own experiences, Bonnie shared plenty of helpful advice for aspiring creatives, and so we've gathered together some of those tips here for you. Read More »

Hermione Granger Collectible Figure Launched by Sideshow!

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Sideshow Collectibles has announced that they will be releasing a brand new Hermione Granger figure. The figure will be based on Emma Watson Hermione, as see in the penultimate scenes of "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone", when the trio head to the Third Floor to save the Sorcerer's Stone from You-Know-Who. Read More »

UK Bookshop Pledges “Cursed Child” Profits to Local Schools

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In a move worthy of J.K. Rowling herself, London's Big Green Bookshop has pledged that all profits from pre-orders of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" will go to local school libraries. Read More »