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Seven Real-Life “Potter” Experiences

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With "Harry Potter" long over, and "Fantastic Beasts" and "The Cursed Child" still out of reach, how does a serious Potterhead fulfill the gaping void in their lives? Here are some real-life experiences to distract us from a Potterless existence. Read More »

A Celebration of Harry Potter Day 1 Highlights!

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Wow, it's already been a busy weekend at the "Harry Potter" celebration in Orlando, and we're only a day into the event! See our highlights from the first day of festivities, including displays by MinaLima, Pottermore, Scholastic - and more! Read More »

Pottermore Sorting and Wand Quizzes Are Back!

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At last, Pottermore brings back what could be considered its most popular feature! Read More »

What’s the Most Frequently Used Spell in “Harry Potter”? Pottermore Presents the Great Wand-O-Graphic!

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Have you ever wondered which characters use their wands the most in "Harry Potter"? Or which spells are the most popular? Pottermore has put together a cool new infographic tracking all kinds of statistics about wand usage in the series! Read More »

“Fantastic Beasts” Costume Designer Divulges Details on Colin Farrell’s Coat

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When we first saw Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander, many of us couldn’t take our eyes off his beautiful, stylish blue coat. But what about some of the other costumes in the film? Oscar-winning costume designer Colleen Atwood talks about how she designed the coat worn by Colin Farrell’s character, Graves. Read More »

The Pottermore Correspondent Talks “Fantastic Beasts” Stunts

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The Pottermore Correspondent is back again with news from the set of "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them", and it sounds like there will be some fantastic stunts involved in the film! Find out more! Read More »

A No-Maj Ollivander: “Fantastic Beasts” Wand Designer Describes Process

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In its tantalizing and yet not-too-informative way, Pottermore has shared with us another tidbit of information about "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" - this time concerning the main characters’ wands! In the most recent post, Molly Sole, a junior concept designer for the film who was responsible for taking what information was available about Newt, Queenie, Tina, Graves, and all other wand-bearing folk from J.K. Rowling’s screenplay talks about trying to imagine what their wands might look like. Read More »

The Pottermore Correspondent Reveals “Fantastic Beasts” Diner Scene

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The Pottermore Correspondent reveals what it's like to be an extra in "Fantastic Beasts" and hints about a diner scene in the film! Find out more here! Read More »

David Yates Reveals How the Cast of “Fantastic Beasts” Was Built

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In a new Pottermore interview, "Harry Potter" and "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" director David Yates has revealed how the cast of upcoming "Fantastic Beasts" was built around one actor in particular. Read More »

Graphic Gryffindors: Olly Moss Talks About His E-Book Artwork

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Talented graphic designer Olly Moss has spoken to Pottermore about his excitement at being chosen to design the front covers for the new e-book versions of the "Harry Potter" series. Read More »

Pottermore CEO Susan Jurevics Explains Site Redesign and Hints at Future Changes

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At the FutureBook 2015 conference, Pottermore CEO Susan Jurevics gave a keynote speech. She explained the reasons for the Pottermore.com redesign and hinted at future developments for the company. Read More »

A Celebration of Harry Potter Announces Celebrity Line-up and Panels!

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For the past few years, Universal's A Celebration of Harry Potter, held at its theme park in Orlando each January, has been an amazing experience for fans. This year is sure to be no different, especially since the celebrity guests have just been announced, and for the first time ever, they've secured one of the big three for this event! Read More »

Important Set for Two “Fantastic Beasts” Main Characters Revealed!

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The Pottermore Correspondent released another report from the set of "Fantastic Beasts", revealing how they created New York City in jolly old England. What will this report reveal about two of the main characters? Read More »

Official Artwork Released For “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child”!

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There's plenty of exciting "Potter"-related things going on at the moment, what with "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" filming in Liverpool and Leavesden. And now, Pottermore has released the official artwork for the upcoming play "Harry Potter and the Cursed Child"! Read More »

Are We Going to Get Set Reports from “Fantastic Beasts”?

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We all have a lot of feelings about the updated Pottermore, but whether those feelings are good or bad, there's one thing for certain - whoever the Pottermore Correspondent is, they have a lot more access to the top secret goings-on of the "Potter"-verse than any of the rest of us, and most recently that means a visit to the set of "Fantastic Beasts"! Read More »

Seven Magical Facts We Learned From Pottermore’s Update

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Ever since Pottermore came out in 2009, J.K. Rowling has been adding exclusive information bit by bit, but up until now, fans have had to work for their information. With the new design, the game changed for the everyday information seeker. I took a stroll through the Pottermore pages to find the juiciest information you may have missed before.... Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: The End

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In the final installment of "Pottermore Moments Revisited," we conclude "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban", saying goodbye to this age of the site. Read More »

What Is the Significance of Sleekeazy’s?

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If you haven't heard already, Pottermore released new information regarding Harry Potter's family. One of the most interesting facts was that Fleamont Potter, Harry's grandfather, invented Sleekeazy's Hair Potion. Read More »

Pottermore Moments Revisited: Tales in the Moonlight

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In this week's installment of Pottermore Moments Revisited, Harry learns more of the truth, and we get a few exciting moments on the site. Read More »

“MuggleCast” Episode 282: “Back to Hogwarts” now available!

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Your original "Harry Potter" podcast celebrates the month of September in the usual way: by welcoming new Hogwarts students (such as James Sirius Potter), by speculating on fan-submitted theories, and by commiserating on the many failures of Pottermore. Do not fret! - sharing in the experience with friends makes all of the difference. Read More »