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UPDATED: J.K. Rowling gives exclusive interview on the “Today Show”

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Yesterday it was announced that J.K. Rowling was in America to launch Lumos USA. Today, Jo spoke in an exclusive interview with the "Today Show" about why she set up Lumos and much more. Read More »

Matt Lewis voices “Captain Extraordinary”

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It has been revealed that Matt Lewis (Neville Longbottom) has been involved with the development of an animated TV series called "Captain Extraordinary". Matt has lent his voice to the title character, Captain Extraordinary, as Rushfirth Creative, a Yorkshire-based company, develops the series. Read More »

J.K. Rowling launches Lumos USA with touching plea to end institutionalization

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J.K. Rowling and Lumos today announced the launch of Lumos USA, which will be based out of New York City. Read More »

Natalia Tena’s “Residue” on Netflix – plus, review!

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We can't wait to welcome the wonderful Natalia Tena (Tonks) to MuggleNet Live! next week. But if you can't wait that long to see Nat - or can't make it to MuggleNet Live! - then good news since Nat's new series, "Residue", is on Netflix. Read More »

Daniel Radcliffe in talks for “Grand Theft Auto”

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Rumor has it that Daniel Radcliffe is currently in negotiations to star in "Grand Theft Auto", a true-life account of a fight between the creator of the hugely successful video game franchise and a Miami lawyer who wanted to ban video game violence. Read More »

Toby Jones and Gemma Jones land BAFTA nominations

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Toby Jones (voice of Dobby) and Gemma Jones (Madam Pomfrey) are among the actors who have been nominated for 2015 BAFTA TV awards. Both actors secured nominations for their performances in the BBC Two TV movie "Marvellous", which aired in the UK last year. Read More »

Fan Art of the Week: Golden trio dolls

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Arts and crafts, not just for kids, is an art genre that does not get much praise in the modern world. From re-purposed objects to paper construction, arts and crafts is a very creative art style. This week’s featured fan art plays with this hands-on art genre. Read More »

Giveaway: WIN a SIGNED copy of “The Queen of the Tearling”!

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It's been almost a year since "The Queen of the Tearling" hit bookstore shelves, and we're dying to know what happens next. Luckily for us, the sequel, "The Invasion of the Tearling", will be released in just a few short months, on June 9, 2015. In the meantime, we've got an AMAZING giveaway for all you "Tearling" fans out there - a chance to win a signed copy of the beautiful brand-new paperback edition of "The Queen of the Tearling" and a signed galley of "The Invasion of the Tearling"! Read More »

Helen McCrory discusses “A Little Chaos”, playing strong women, and acting

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In an interview with the "Telegraph"'s "Stella Magazine", Helen McCrory (Narcissa Malfoy) spoke about her role in Alan Rickman's (Severus Snape) new film, "A Little Chaos", as well as her family life and becoming an actress. Read More »

Madam Rosmerta’s featured recipe: Peanut Butter Chocolate Frogs

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Tina, from Sugar Bean Bakers, offers us this splendid Peanut Butter Chocolate Frogs recipe in lieu of the traditional Easter eggs and sugary peeps we have come to expect. Sure to delight both children and adults you definitely want to check out this edition of Madam Rosmerta's Recipes. Read More »

Alan Rickman and Helen McCrory talk meeting, acting, and… wine?

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During a recent interview with the "Independent", "Potter" and "A Little Chaos" co-stars Alan Rickman (Severus Snape) and Helen McCrory (Narcissa Malfoy) talk about one another in great detail since the time that they met, which was actually on the set of "Half-Blood Prince" back in 2008. Read More »

“Alohomora!” Episode 131: “Slow Your Roll” – now available!

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MuggleNet’s global book club, "Alohomora!", continues its re-read of the "Harry Potter" series. It's time to return to Dumbledore's office for the second lesson involving the story of Yyoung Tom Riddle! Join Kat, Rosie, Eric, and special guest author Melinda Salisbury as they discuss Dumbledore's actions and meet the future Lord Voldemort for the first time, in a discussion covering Chapter 13 of "Half-Blood Prince", "The Secret Riddle." Read More »

Fiona Shaw to give public lecture at University of Roehampton

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Actress Fiona Shaw (Petunia Dursley) will speak about her life on stage, screen and in the director's chair as part of a public lecture at the University of Roehampton in London next month. Read More »

MuggleNet says “Thank you for your service” to our friend Caleb Graves

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Today MuggleNet says goodbye and good luck to long-time staff member and friend Caleb Graves. Read More »

Gruellingly Nauseating and Onerous MuggleNet Exercise

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GNOMEs - "Harry Potter Cast Fun" Read More »

“Godric’s Hollow” TV series in development for BBC Two

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Exclusive information has come to light that a new TV series to be set in the wizarding village of Godric’s Hollow will begin production soon for BBC Two. Read More »

JKR/Galbraith tour: First 15 cities revealed!

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The first 15 cities in J.K. Rowling and Robert Galbraith's 2016 world tour have been revealed! Now fans all across the world can attend this once-in-a-lifetime event! Read More »

Oliver Phelps to star in live-action “Dumbo” remake

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The "Potter" cast are no strangers to Disney films, so it doesn't surprise us that another "Potter" star is rumored to be involved with another upcoming Disney remake. It was announced at the beginning of the month that the next Disney film to get a makeover will be "Dumbo", the story about the elephant with the large ears. Read More »

JKR tour update: Now with Robert Galbraith!

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Earlier this morning, MuggleNet exclusively broke the news of a 2016 world signing tour for J.K. Rowling. Now it has been revealed that she will have company - none other than reclusive British author Robert Galbraith! The event will now be a double-billing, unforgettable opportunity to meet both authors, back-to-back. Read More »

Luna Lovegood to open “Fantastic Beasts” film!

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In an exciting "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" film development, here at MuggleNet we’ve learned that a fan favorite "Harry Potter" character will be opening the first "Fantastic Beasts" film. Read More »