“MuggleCast” Episode 297: “Tastes Like Lime” Now Available!

With less than a week until Harry Potter and the Cursed Child is released around the world, Andrew, Eric, Micah, and guest John talk about the eighth story and Fantastic Beasts at San Diego Comic-Con! Plus, we have a spoiler-free early review of Fantastic Beasts from someone who attended a test screening!

On Episode 297, you will find discussion on:

  • The Cursed Child release is just days away! AHHH!
  • Is WB already working on a movie adaptation?
  • Emma Watson meets the new Hermione and gives her thoughts on Cursed Child – it was so great seeing this photo!
  • Fantastic Beasts hits Comic-Con, and everyone in the audience (including Andrew) gets a free wand from Eddie Redmayne.
  • What’s up with Newt’s wand? It’s hollow at its base.
  • Chicago continues its Potter screening tradition, and we’ve got someone on the inside! (Thanks, Jeanna!)
  • Trailer hype: house-elves, goblins, No-Majs, helmets, Jon Voight, new beasts, and more!
  • Favorites: midnight release party edition
  • We’ll be live in Brooklyn, New York, and Orlando, Florida, next weekend for Cursed Child midnight release parties! Come join us!
  • Thanks to John for joining us! Be sure to check him out on Currently podcast!

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Eric S.

Eric Scull joined MuggleNet in November of 2002. Since that time he’s presided over a number of sections including name origins and Dear Hogwarts, but none so long as the Crazy Caption Contest, which is recently revived. Eric is a hufflepuff who lives in Chicago and loves the outdoors.