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Emma Thompson Dedicates Evening Standard Film Award to Alan Rickman

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While here in the US we're anticipating the upcoming Oscars, awards season is already underway here and around the globe. Just yesterday evening, the winners of the Evening Standard Film Awards were announced in London, and more than one "Potter" veteran was honored. Read More »

Daniel Radcliffe Joins Campaign Against BBC Cuts

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Daniel Radcliffe has recently joined a whole host of well-known British names in a video that expresses their support for the Great BBC Campaign, a campaign running against cuts being made to the broadcasting company. Read More »

Harry Melling Returns to the West End in “Hand to God”

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Harry Melling (Dudley Dursley) is due to return to the West End this weekend (February 5) in a new comedy play, "Hand to God". In a new interview, Harry has spoken about the challenges of the role - including learning how to use puppets - as well as leaving "Potter" behind. Read More »

Emma Watson Appointed Visiting Fellow at Oxford

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The latest in a long line of impressive achievements for Emma Watson is prestigious indeed - being named as a visiting fellow Lady Margaret Hall College at Oxford University. Read More »

“MuggleNet Academia” Lesson 42: “Pottermore’s Sorting Hat: The Dark Triad Dirty Dozen”

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You can now download and enjoy "MuggleNet Academia" Lesson 42: "Pottermore’s Sorting Hat: The Dark Triad Dirty Dozen," which discusses the Pottermore Sorting Quiz by J.K. Rowling and what the resultant House assignment really tells about you and your personality. Enjoy the show! Read More »

Patronus Charm Voted Favorite Spell from “Harry Potter”

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As part of the celebrations for Harry Potter Book Night: A Night of Spells, Bloomsbury Children’s Books launched the first official global search to find the world’s favorite spell from the "Harry Potter" books. With over 2,700 votes, the Patronus Charm emerged in first place, followed closely by the Summoning Charm in second place with the Levitation Charm finishing in third. Read More »

Program Seeks to “Transfigure” the Lives of Foster and Adoptive Families

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Through the use of the "Harry Potter" series, Transfiguring Adoption helps to facilitate communication in foster and adoptive families. We interviewed the program's co-founder, Darren Fink, to find out more! Read More »

Jamie Parker, Katie Leung Talk “Cursed Child” Casting Debate

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Actor Jamie Parker, who will be taking on the role of an older Harry in the upcoming stage production "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child", and former "Potter" alumna Katie Leung (Cho Chang) have spoken out about the casting of actress Noma Dumezweni in the role of Hermione. Read More »

Universal Studios Hollywood Introduces Ticket Reservation System, Demand Pricing

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Universal Studios Hollywood has made some important changes to its pricing! Find out what's new here! Read More »

First Look at Matt Lewis in “Happy Valley”

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The second series of BBC drama "Happy Valley" is due to start next week. With the air date just round the corner, we're finally getting some more information about the series, as well as our first glimpse of Matt Lewis in character. Read More »

Here Are the “Harry Potter” Wave 2 Exclusive Figures!

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It seems like just yesterday that we were puzzling over the conspicuous absence of a Neville Longbottom Pop! Vinyl in Wave 2 after we'd seen concept art of a Neville figure in late 2015. Today, the mystery has been solved - Neville, along with three other figures, will be offered exclusively at either Hot Topic or Barnes & Noble! Read More »

Fifth Annual Harry Potter Skate Night to be Held in April!

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Learn more about the "Potter"-themed skating night in Glendale, California! Read More »

“Fantastic Beasts” Roundup: Teasers, Ilvermorny, and Vegan Wands

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Thanks to the Celebration of Harry Potter taking place this weekend in Orlando, there's been a sudden slew of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" news. Read More »

A Celebration of Harry Potter Day 2 Highlights!

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Another busy day at Universal Orlando's A Celebration of Harry Potter has finished, and there are plenty of highlights to bring you - including new "Fantastic Beasts" and "Cursed Child" sneak peeks! Read More »

Eddie Redmayne Says “Fantastic Beasts” Filming Has Wrapped!

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According to Eddie Redmayne, filming on "Fantastic Beasts" has wrapped! Check out the latest news from the film! Read More »

New Extended Clip Takes Us Behind the Scenes of “Fantastic Beasts”!

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Pottermore just keeps the surprises coming this weekend! Just weeks after we saw our first trailer for "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,\", they've released an exclusive clip with some never-before-seen footage! Read More »

Sneak Preview of “Cursed Child” Revealed at Orlando’s Celebration of Harry Potter!

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There's already been one big piece of news from this weekend's Celebration of Harry Potter in Orlando, but surprises for fans aren't over yet! Today, a special sneak preview of "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" was released at the Celebration and online! Read More »

A Celebration of Harry Potter Day 1 Highlights!

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Wow, it's already been a busy weekend at the "Harry Potter" celebration in Orlando, and we're only a day into the event! See our highlights from the first day of festivities, including displays by MinaLima, Pottermore, Scholastic - and more! Read More »

Daniel Radcliffe Discusses “Swiss Army Man” and His Penchant for Strange Roles

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In a recent interview with the "Independent", Daniel Radcliffe talks about the hardships that come with pretending to be a corpse, his liking for odd roles, and the common misconceptions about big-budget films. Read More »

The Name of the North American Wizarding School Has Been Revealed!

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Those of you who have been following updates from A Celebration of Harry Potter in Orlando may have seen a tease of the global map of wizarding schools that Pottermore has on display - and now we've learned the name of the North American wizarding school! Read More »