Potterheads in China are in for a treat! Organizers of the upcoming Shanghai International Film Festival have announced that they will be screening all eight films as part of this year’s event. In addition, the organizers have also let slip that a “surprise” is in store from none other than J.K. Rowling herself.
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We’re all pretty preoccupied with another “Potter”-related play this morning, but there’s yet more good news for US fans this summer – tickets for Daniel Radcliffe’s latest Broadway production, “Privacy”, are now on sale! With most performances sold out, you may want to act quickly to secure a seat!
It’s good news for Robert Galbraith (a.k.a. J.K. Rowling), whose third book, “Career of Evil”, has been shortlisted for a prestigious crime fiction award. The novel, which was released last autumn, returns to the world of detective Cormoran Strike.
We’ve got plenty of new roles, interviews, and appearances to discuss this week, including a chat with the dreaded Red Queen, the death of a character on a popular cable series, and a “Doctor Who” spinoff with “Harry Potter” connections! All that and more in MuggleNet’s weekly Role Call!
With preview shows beginning in a week, we have our first look at some of the Potter family for “Cursed Child”!
On this Memorial Day, we remember those who have given their lives fighting for a better world.
“MuggleNet Academia” Lesson 45: “District 9 3/4 – Harry Potter and the Hunger Games: Critical Insights”
In this academic lesson, a critical insight to the widely popular “Hunger Games” series by Suzanne Collins. On the surface, the stories could not be more different: One is contemporary school boy Gothic with a rich undercurrent of humor and satire, while the other is dystopian fiction and almost unfailingly grim. Find out why they are more similar than at first glance.