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New calendar features never-before-seen “Harry Potter” art by Mary GrandPré!

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Earlier this month, a new 2015 calendar featuring the "Harry Potter" artwork of Mary GrandPré was released - and it's gorgeous! Read More »

Lord Voldemort’s make-up artist to open prosthetics school


If you've ever wanted to learn how to create with prosthetic make-up like that used for Lord Voldemort, here's your chance! Make-up artist Shaune Harrison is opening his own academy! Read More »

“Harry Potter” voted Best Fandom Forever at mtvU Fandom Awards

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In the first ever mtvU Fandom Awards, the "Harry Potter" fandom emerged victorious for the Tumblr-voted Best Fandom Forever Award! The ceremony will soon be airing on TV. Read More »

“Harry Potter” shown to promote empathy among readers


Although werewolves and goblins might not exist in the real world, can Harry promote empathy in students? Find out more about what researchers have discovered! Read More »

Groupon UK offering WB Studio Tour special for a limited time!


If you haven't managed to make it to the Studio Tour, yet, or if you're itching to go again, Groupon UK has got a great deal for you! Read More »

Fan Art of the Week: Snape’s Patronus


From a master decipher to a person who has lost his love. Severus Snape dabbled in the Dark Arts and remained the only Death Eater able to conjure a Patronus. This week we have a pencil drawing that captures Snape’s everlasting loyalty. Read More »

The most magical “Deathly Hallows” anniversary: MuggleNet looks back


MuggleNet looks back on the seventh anniversary of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows". We wanted to share our thoughts, memories, and tears with you. Please share yours with us! Read More »

CC #390: Week of June 29, 2014


In this week's caption contest, Ron and Hermione find themselves at the entrance to the Chamber of Secrets. It has been five years since the Chamber was last opened. What will they find within? Read the winning captions now! Read More »

Becoming Harry Potter: Facing Your Draco


“You see, I, unlike you, have been made a prefect, which means that I, unlike you, have the power to hand out punishments.” [Draco] “Yeah,” said Harry, “but you, unlike me, are a git.” –OotP Harry and Draco’s dislike of one another from the beginning is anything but subtle. Draco is everything Harry despises—selfish, judgmental, snobbish, cruel, disloyal, and cowardly. Harry is everything Draco wants but can’t admit—famous, talented, adored. The two spend years rivaling one another. Draco is vicious to Harry and his friends. And Harry snaps back on occasion. Yet, in the end, Harry saves Draco’s life. Why? Because of what makes him Harry and not Draco. Harry is love where Draco is hate. That love gives him the ability to be kind even to his enemies. To risk his life to save the very ones who tried to kill him. When we face our Dracos the most important thing is that we don’t become Dracos ourselves. The means are more important than the end, because the means define who we are. If Harry had let Draco die, or killed him, he wouldn’t be the boy of such strong character we adore. He would have, like Barty Crouch, ... Read More »

Miriam Margolyes becomes patron of Trinity Community Arts


Miriam Margolyes, who portrayed Pomona Sprout in the "Harry Potter" films, has become a patron of the Trinity Community Arts following a recent visit to the Trinity Centre. Read More »

“Harry Potter” nominated for Best Fandom Forever Award

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This year MTV is hosting their first ever mtvU Fandom Awards to highlight some of the standout fandoms of 2014, and the "Harry Potter" fandom has been nominated for the Best Fandom Forever Award. Read More »

Shooting survivor Cassidy Stay quotes Dumbledore at memorial

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On July 9, fifteen-year-old Texas native Cassidy Stay witnessed the unthinkable - her uncle murdering both of her parents and four siblings. Her remarkable resilience at a memorial earlier this week has inspired people around the world. As she spoke tearfully about her family, Stay quoted none other than Dumbledore. Read More »

“Harry Potter” in running for book bench in London’s Books About Town project

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"The Guardian" is hosting a poll on which London-based novel you'd like to see immortalized in a book bench, and "Harry Potter" is in the running! Read More »

Potter Twitter Roundup: When Katniss Met Hermione


What could possibly make the latest Pottermore revelations any better? Seeing Evanna Lynch's reactions to them, of course! Read them, and more, in this week's Potter Twitter Roundup. Read More »

Bulgaria and Brazil go head-to-head in Quidditch World Cup final


Pottermore Insider presented live coverage of the Quidditch World Cup final today as Quidditch Correspondent Ginny Potter and Gossip Correspondent Rita Skeeter reported from the Patagonian Desert in what proved to be an exciting match. Read More »

MuggleNet Throwback: A Tearful Farewell


It's 2011 and Rowling, Radcliffe, Grint, and Watson are about to break our hearts with one stunningly beautiful night of goodbyes. But as Dumbledore would ask, is it really goodbye after all? Find out! Read More »

Video Update: Daniel Radcliffe reacts to new “Potter” story!


Yesterday saw a flurry of activity in the "Potter" fandom with the release of a new short story from J.K. Rowling. The story, written from the perspective of Rita Skeeter, revisited Harry and the gang as adults. Daniel Radcliffe, speaking at the Television Critics Association press tour this week, commented on the publication of the new story and squashed any thoughts about potential future "Potter" projects. Read More »

Complete “Harry Potter” movie marathon to air on ABC Family


If you can’t get enough of the "Harry Potter" movies, you’re going to love this coming weekend’s aptly named “Potterhead Weekend” on ABC Family! For the first time ever, all eight films will be aired. Read More »

Fan Art of the Week: Hagrid doll


A young fan had the creative juices flowing when she created a very adorable arts and crafts doll for her art class. Read More »

UPDATED: J.K. Rowling writes about older Harry in Pottermore update

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Over the past few months, J.K. Rowling has been regularly updating Pottermore with World Cup updates. With the "Daily Prophet" match reports being written by Ginny Potter, we have had a glimpse into the future world of Harry and the wizarding world after the books ended. It has been revealed that J.K. Rowling is to upload a piece by Rita Skeeter, which includes a real glimpse into the world of Harry and his friends! Read More »