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New clip from Jim Broadbent and Warwick Davis’s “Get Santa” released!

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Get into the holiday spirit with a new clip from the upcoming film "Get Santa", which stars "Harry Potter" actors Jim Broadbent and Warwick Davis! Read More »

Insect named after fantastic “Harry Potter” beast

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A new species of insect was recently named after one of J.K. Rowling's most popular magical creatures. Keep reading to find out which one! Read More »

Madam Rosmerta’s Featured Recipe: ‘Fizzing Whizbee’

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Our latest featured Madam Rosmerta’s Recipe was cleverly cooked up by MuggleNet fan, Sierra, and features her version of the Honeydukes specialty, Fizzing Whizbees. Read More »

“The Cuckoo’s Calling” wins book award

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"The Cuckoo's Calling" was included in the list of award winners during last weekend's Bouchercon 2014: Murder at the Beach. Find out which award the book received! Read More »

New behind-the-scenes clips released for “What If”

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It seems as though we are getting even more chances to fall in love with Daniel Radcliffe’s new romantic comedy, "What If"! Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has released two new behind-the-scenes clips that let us learn more about true love and connections in bustling modern-day Toronto. The clips, "Dalia" and "Toronto," are among many special features available on the Blu-ray version of the film. Read More »

Warwick Davis merchandise to be featured in nerd subscription box

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If you subscribe to Nerd Block, a subscription service that ships you a box of geeky merchandise each month, then you have a special surprise coming in the mail! Click here to find out what it could be! Read More »

“Paddington” character posters released, plus premiere details

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In the lead-up to the release of "Paddington", a set of character posters has been released. The posters include Jim Broadbent (Professor Horace Slughorn) as Mr. Gruber and Julie Walters (Mrs. Weasley) as Mrs. Bird. Read More »

Emma Thompson to receive Richard Harris Award

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Emma Thompson has been chosen to receive the Richard Harris Award, following in the footsteps of many "Potter" alumni. Read More »

Trailer for Sir Kenneth Branagh’s “Cinderella” premieres!

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We've all been waiting a long time for the trailer of Sir Kenneth Branagh's (Gilderoy Lockhart) live action "Cinderella" - and it's finally here! Read More »

Universal Orlando presented with awards for Diagon Alley

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All those long lines this summer in Orlando, Florida, were worth it. The attention to detail and the complete immersion into Harry Potter's world led to the theme park being awarded with one of the industry's highest honors. Read more here! Read More »

J.K. Rowling awarded Scottish Monopoly spot

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English-born J.K. Rowling has been awarded a place in the Scottish edition of Monopoly. To find out more about the new game and her participation in the Scottish community, keep reading! Read More »

Teaser trailer released for Kenneth Branagh’s “Cinderella”

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A teaser trailer has been released for Kenneth Branagh's (Gilderoy Lockhart) upcoming live action take on "Cinderella". A full-length trailer for the film, which stars Helena Bonham Carter (Bellatrix Lestrange), Cate Blanchett, and Lily James, will debut later this week. Read More »

Afshan Azad hands out awards, gives acting master class

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Afshan Azad, best known for playing Padma Patil in the "Harry Potter" films, appeared this week at a British school. Afshan led an acting master class for the students at the school and then handed out awards at a ceremony. Read More »

Mark Williams to switch on Bromsgrove’s Christmas lights

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Mark Williams (Arthur Weasley) is set to switch on the Christmas lights this Saturday in Bromsgrove, England. Find out more about his visit and what other festive events will be held in the town. Read More »

Julie Walters on aging and being considered a national treasure

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Julie Walters, who portrayed Molly Weasley in the "Harry Potter" films, discusses aging in the public eye and being considered a national treasure. Find out what she had to say! Read More »

Domhnall and Brian Gleeson featured in Squarehead music video!

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Domhnall Gleeson and his brother, actor Brian Gleeson, are featured in a new music video, which also gives fans a glimpse at old home movies of the brothers as children. Take a look here! Read More »

Video: Helen McCrory talks “Peaky Blinders” with Cillian Murphy

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During the end of September/beginning of October, videos surfaced on Youtube from the press junket of Peaky Blinders Season Two, which stars Harry Potter actress, Helen McCrory (Narcissa Malfoy). Read More »

Book Review: “Sacrifice” (“Elemental” #5) by Brigid Kemmerer

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If you like supernatural contemporaries with a lot of action, and emotion, definitely give this series a shot. Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 110: “Enter the Dream Team” – now available!

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MuggleNet's global book club, "Alohomora!", continues its reread of the "Harry Potter" series, Sirius is captured in London, and Harry realizes for the first time that he may need help from the adults. Join Eric, Kristen, Rosie, and special guest author Shelby Bach as they jump “Out of the Fire” in Chapter 32 of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix". Read More »

Miriam Margolyes admits she’ll always be Professor Sprout

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Miriam Margolyes says she will always be Professor Sprout and talks about her approach to acting in a new interview. Read More »