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“Cursed Child” Creative Team Discusses the Play’s Origins

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"Harry Potter and the Cursed Child" producers Sonia Friedman and Colin Callender, playwright Jack Thorne, director John Tiffany, and actors Jamie Parker and Noma Dumezweni, who will be playing Harry and Hermione, respectively, have given a little more insight into the eagerly awaited play's origins. Read More »

Friendship, Love, & Bravery – Rediscovering What Really Matters in “Harry Potter”

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After reading the comments on our latest "Cursed Child" article, I decided that I've had enough. It's time to get my feelings out, to try to help remind the "Harry Potter" fandom of what matters. Read More »

J.K. Rowling: Tolerance, Respect, and Literature

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J.K. Rowling discussed how free speech and tolerance for marginalized viewpoints is an important part of a liberal society - proving to us again that words are magic. Read More »

J.K. Rowling Supports Donald Trump – Yes, Really

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During her acceptance speech, Jo said something that we never thought we would hear her utter: "He has my full support" Read More »

5 Times “Harry Potter” Alumni Surprised Us

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Just when we thought we knew them, the alumni of "Harry Potter" do something completely unexpected! Read More »

J.K. Rowling’s Writing Chair Sells for Magical Amount

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How many Galleons does it take to own a piece of Potter history? Find out what J.K. Rowling's chair sold for! Read More »

J.K. Rowling Talks Rejection After “Potter”

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J.K. Rowling bonds with fans and fellow writers over rejection letters. Read More »

MuggleNet Rereads “Half-Blood Prince”

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We've been rereading all of the "Potter" series, and now I look back at my second favorite book in the series, "Half-Blood Prince". Read More »

Four Wandmakers of America Revealed!

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A week of new information from J.K. Rowling and Pottermore has come to a close with one final post regarding North American magical history. Check out the latest revelations regarding Ilvermorny and 1920s wizarding America! What could this mean for Newt in the "Fantastic Beasts" film trilogy? Read More »

“Sometimes We Sort Too Soon”: My Pottermore House Changed

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My first Pottermore Sorting happened when I was 17, and now at the age of 22, I've gotten different results, leading me to wonder where I truly belong. Read More »

The Race of Lavender Brown and Why It Matters

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Imagine a black Lavender Brown. Can you? You should. There were two before Jessie Cave was cast for "Half-Blood Prince" so why the change in ethnicity? I explore this concept further in honor of Black History Month. Read More »

Potter Alumni React to the Untimely Passing of Alan Rickman

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It's a sad day in the Potter fandom, but the fans of the series aren't the only ones truly affected by the incredible loss of Alan Rickman. Read More »

Hogwarts vs. the School for Good and Evil

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Too many similarities between Hogwarts and the School for Good and Evil... well, we all know which one we prefer! Read More »

Draco Malfoy, the Almost Hero

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A new deleted scene reveals that Draco's storyline almost had a different fate, and it's slightly disappointing that it wasn't used. Read More »

J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne Address “Cursed Child” Casting Choices

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J.K. Rowling and Jack Thorne, the writer of the upcoming stage play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child", have both taken to social media to address the controversy surrounding the recent casting announcements. Read More »

The Case Has Been Opened: MuggleNet’s New “Fantastic Beasts” Podcast

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MuggleNet proudly introduces SpeakBeasty, our new Fantastic Beasts podcast! Read More »

26 Thoughts While Rereading “Tales of Beedle the Bard”

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On December 13, 2007, J.K. Rowling unleashed "The Tales of Beedle the Bard" onto the real world, publishing the very stories that she had tantalizingly mentioned in "Deathly Hallows". To celebrate the "Tales"'s eighth anniversary, I, a lover of fairy and folk tales, have reread the thin anthology of stories and accordingly, documented my reaction for your reading pleasure. Read More »

Why We’re Thankful for “Harry Potter”

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At MuggleNet, we aren't able to go around the table to say what we're thankful for. Instead, here are some reasons why we're grateful to have the story of Harry in our lives. Read More »

“MuggleCast” Episode 285: “Newtcase” Now Available!

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Journey into the Newtcase with the hosts of your favorite "Potter" news podcast. The first photos and information on "Fantastic Beasts" have been released! Beginning with an "Entertainment Weekly" feature and continuing across the web, details on next year's film trilogy starter are coming in. Join hosts Andrew, Eric, and Micah as they review all the latest material and as always, speculate on what it may mean! Read More »

Meet J.K. Rowling’s Favorite Fan Artist

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We chat about her art, love of "Harry Potter", and how it felt to wake up to a tweet from J.K. Rowling. Read More »