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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 »

Imelda Staunton voices opinion on representation of women in British media

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Actress Imelda Staunton (Professor Umbridge) spoke on the subject of women's rights at a recent Telegraph Wonder Women event. Find out what she had to say here! Read More »

Quidditch Northeast Regional Championship to be held in Rochester, New York

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This weekend, the top Northeastern Quidditch teams will compete in their regional championship in Rochester, New York. Read More »

Pricing dispute between Amazon, Hachette at an end

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The ongoing battle between Hachette Book Group and Amazon is finally at an end. The two companies recently reached a multi-year agreement for book sales. This is great news for readers since throughout the dispute, Amazon has been postponing the availability of books by the Hachette Group, including J.K. Rowling’s "The Silkworm", penned under pseudonym Robert Galbraith. Read More »

John Cleese to appear at sold out Q&A session in Seattle

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John Cleese will be giving a Q&A session this weekend to an already sold-out audience. Find out what they'll be discussing here! Read More »

CSU San Marcos offering “Harry Potter” study abroad program

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"Harry Potter" fans at California State University, San Marcos have the opportunity to apply for a special "Harry Potter"-themed study abroad program. The three-week program, which will take place in the UK next June, gives students a chance to explore many of the places that inspired the series. Read More »

Full-length trailer released for Tom Felton’s “Against the Sun”

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We posted about the teaser trailer for Tom Felton's "Against the Sun" back in July, but now the official full-length version is finally here! The movie, which also stars Garret Dillahunt and Jake Abel, tells the story of a group of WWII soldiers stranded on a raft and is set to be released January 23, 2015. Read More »

Soon to be released: Hogwarts house wall graphics from Wallsauce

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Wallsauce has something new for all "Harry Potter" fans! Click to see how this will revolutionize your room! Read More »

“Harry Potter” actors make list of most influential British comedians

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Who knew "Harry Potter" had such funny actors?! Three "Potter" actors have been named some of the most influential British comedians of all time. Click here to see where they rank! Read More »

Alfonso Cuarón’s “Gravity” to be released in two new versions

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The Diamond Luxe Edition of "Gravity" is on its way. Are you ready to know what it would be like in space? Read More »

Quiz: Who is your Hogwarts best friend?

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This fun new quiz, created in celebration of the lovely new covers by artist Jonny Duddle, will help you figure out whom you would've been chummy with during your years at Hogwarts. Since everyone at MuggleNet laments their name not being on that magical list, some of us decided to take the quiz ourselves and share the results, plus what antics we would surely get up to with our Hogwarts best friend. Read More »