Pop! Vinyl to release “Harry Potter” figures!


It's an exciting day for "Harry Potter" collectors and fans! Funko has struck a deal with Warner Bros. Consumer Products to produce a line of "Harry Potter" Pop! Vinyl figures. Read More »

Pottermore Patronus Quiz! It’s happening!


Ever wondered what your Patronus is? Well, it's almost time to take the OFFICIAL one from J.K. Rowling on Pottermore! Read More »

Gruellingly Nauseating and Onerous MuggleNet Exercise #6


GNOMEs - "Half-Blood Prince" Read More »

Bryony Evens talks pushing for “Philosopher’s Stone” to get published!


Our friends over at Always J.K. Rowling recently spoke with Bryony Evens, one of the first people to read the beginning chapters of "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" before it had been published. They've shared their interview with Bryony so that the fans of Harry, Jo, and the "Potter" series can understand what it was like picking up that book, not knowing how much her life was about to change! Read More »

Rumor of open casting call for “Fantastic Beasts” – FALSE

Fantastic Beasts Black and Gold

Our sources at Warner Bros. confirmed to us that the rumors of a casting call taking place in London for the part of Newt Scamander were false. While we are definitely excited for casting news of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" to begin, it appears we will have to wait just a little while longer. Read More »

Sir Michael Gambon talks “The Casual Vacancy” and “Harry Potter”!


In an in-depth interview for the "Sunday Times", Sir Michael Gambon talks about how he got started in acting, why he can't perform on stage any longer, "Harry Potter", and the upcoming HBO series by J.K. Rowling, "The Casual Vacancy". Read More »

Congratulations to all of last night’s BAFTA Award winners!


The BAFTA Awards took place last night, showcasing the best of British and worldwide film over the past year. The night itself was hosted by Stephen Fry (UK audio books) for the tenth year in a row, and there were plenty of "Potter" alumni present who were both nominated for awards and involved in presenting awards. Read More »

TEA Summit to discuss success of Universal Orlando Diagon Alley expansion

Wizarding World Diagon Alley

In November of last year, it was announced that the new Wizarding World of Harry Potter - Diagon Alley expansion at Univeral Orlando had been awarded three prizes by the Themed Entertainment Association (TEA). Read More »

Sir Kenneth Branagh explains his take on “Cinderella”


"It's not about a man rescuing a woman." Sir Kenneth Branagh talks about taking on a Disney classic and updating "Cinderella" for modern viewers. Read More »

MuggleNet celebrates Harry Potter Book Night!

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We were very excited when Bloomsbury UK announced the first ever Harry Potter Book Night toward the end of last year. Since we learned about the event, we've all been planning how to celebrate our favorite boy wizard and where the magic all started, with bookstores and libraries across the UK - and the world - putting on events on February 5. Read More »

RUMOR: Ryan Gosling to play the Beast to Emma Watson’s Belle?

ryan gosling

It's been rumored that actor Ryan Gosling has been offered the role of the Beast to Emma Watson's Belle in the upcoming live-action version of Disney's "Beauty and the Beast"! Read More »

Calling all UK owners of first and rare editions of “Harry Potter” books!


Do you own a rare or first edition of the Harry Potter books, or know someone who does? You could have the chance to be on a new game show! Read More »

HP Fan Trips announces new tour dates!


HP Fan Trips is currently celebrating its twelfth year and is back to announce another fantastic tour opportunity for 2015. Read More »

J.K. Rowling reveals new “Potter” tidbits on Twitter!


It was a happy day indeed for "Potter" fans when J.K. Rowling joined Twitter - especially since for the past few months she's been more active than ever in responding to fan questions. And today, perhaps in honor of yesterday's Harry Potter Book Night, Jo has answered three "Potter" questions from fans! Read More »

Sir Michael Gambon and the polar bear of London

polar bear fortitude

Yesterday, a polar bear appeared in the middle of central London, taking a ride on the tube, as well as roaming through the city. The bear was also filmed crossing the river Thames, using the bridge that the Death Eaters infamously destroy in the film version of "Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince". Read More »

First clip from “The Casual Vacancy”: Word of Barry Fairbrother’s death spreads


Are you excited for the television adaptation of "The Casual Vacancy"? BBC has released the first clip from the series, and it features Howard Mollison (Sir Michael Gambon) as he learns of Barry Fairbrother’s death and quickly springs into action. Read More »

US Quidditch World Cup 8 to stream live in April!

Quidditch World Cup 8

Calling all Quidditch fans! Have you ever wanted to attend a Quidditch match but just can't find a local team or event? This article is for you! Read More »

Gruellingly Nauseating and Onerous MuggleNet Exercise #5


GNOMEs - "Order of the Phoenix" Read More »

Czech translator for “Harry Potter” books dies at 63

Pavel Medek

We are saddened to report that Pavel Medek, Czech translator of the "Harry Potter" books, has recently passed away at the age of 63. He was known as one of the leading translators from English to Czech, the "Harry Potter" books being what he was most famous for translating. Read More »

Madam Rosmerta’s featured recipe: House Sorting Cupcakes


With Bloomsbury's Worldwide Harry Potter Book Night and the many festivities upon us it's important to remember to have a great spread accompanying your fabulously planned event. These cream filled cupcakes offer a fun and edible way of being sorted quickly and deliciously into the Hogwarts Houses. Read More »