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Evanna Lynch’s Launches Christmas Gift Basket With PETA

Teaming up with PETA’s youth division (peta2) once again, Evanna Lynch has created a limited-edition Vegan Gift Basket which is launching just in time for Christmas – we’re sure she’d be great friends with Newt Scamander. The basket features magical items such as vegan chocolate frogs, a ‘Vegans are Magical’ T-Shirt (which Evanna wore in her Hogwarts more!

‘Christmas in the Wizarding World’ Comes to Utah

Crowds of Potter fans welcomed the first ‘Christmas in the Wizarding World’ unique retail experience in Utah this month, where The Shops at South Town recreated a wintry Hogsmeade for visitors to enjoy, complete with wizarding pop-up shops! The experience is fully interactive, with animated shop windows and an interactive ‘Quaffle Toss’ game, surrounded more!

New Chocolate Frog Card Added To Wizarding World Collection!

The latest addition to Universal’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter Chocolate Frog card collection has been announced! The new card features Hengist of Woodcroft, the medieval founder of Hogsmeade, village, a wizard driven from his home by Muggle prosecutors, only to find his home in the Three Broomsticks: If you’re trying to collect this new card, more!

New Trailer for Harry Potter Wandlore Book

Wands, being one of the most essential assets for a wizard, are also one of the most intriguing and mystical elements of the wizarding world. It seems as if the greatest wandmakers, even including Ollivander, don’t have all the secrets behind them. The mystery and beauty behind these incredible magical items is the sole more!

Theater Round-Up: New Tickets to be Released for ‘Cursed Child’ London, Actors Support Local Theater, and More!

This week in theater news we get to see a few of the many ways the Harry Potter story continues to impact performing arts around the world. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child shows no sign of diminishing success in London as a new round of tickets will be released in December! The production, more!

Bonnie Wright Joins A Celebration of Harry Potter 2018

Breaking news from Universal Orlando on the upcoming 2018 Celebration of Harry Potter; it looks like a Weasley reunion is in store for Harry Potter fans this year! Bonnie Wright, the actress and filmmaker who played Ginny Weasley Potter, will be joining the previously announced lineup of special guests including two of her “older brothers”, more!

Weekly Round-Up: Daniel Radcliffe in ‘Miracle Workers’, An Interview With Dame Julie Walters & More!

This week has seen the most exciting Fantastic Beasts 2 announcement yet: a title! The year-long wait for Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald will take over all of our lives a little as we try to theorise our way through theShow More Summary

It’s already Christmas at Hogwarts

The holiday decorations at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter Orlando are up, perhaps a little early for the purists amongst us who think their debut should be post-Thanksgiving in the U.S., but, hey, if you are lucky enough to visit Universal Studios Florida and Islands of Adventure in the run-up to the holiday season, why more!

‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’–Still an Epic Film Twelve Years Later

It’s hard to believe 12 years have passed since Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire opened in theaters. The book had come out a little over three years earlier. Eager fans were already well-acquainted with the plot and, by that time, anxious to meet their beloved favorites again on the big screen. Following more!

9 New ‘Fantastic Beasts’ MinaLima Prints Revealed!

Nine previously unseen Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them prints by MinaLima will be released today (17th November), in celebration of the one-year anniversary of the film. True to MinaLima’s style, the prints aren’t just beautiful to look at – the genius is in the finer details of each piece. Show More Summary

Fantastic Beasts 2 Title Announced!

We finally have a title for the second Fantastic Beasts film! Yesterday, Warner Bros teased us with a shot of two wands – one of these is, of course, the Elder Wand, which we know Grindelwald stole when he was young and eventually loses to Dumbledore. The wand on the right, however, is pretty sleek, sophisticated and more!

Anniversaries of first two Harry Potter film release dates

Any excuse for a party, right?  Especially when the party has a Harry Potter theme.  With so many book and movie release date anniversaries to celebrate (and more releases on the horizon), you can have one practically every week. The first film adaptation, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s/Sorcerer’s Stone was released in the UK more!

Theater Round-Up: A ‘Cursed Child’ Award, Christmas Benefit Concert, ‘King Kong’ Musical, and More!

In this week’s theater news, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child picked up yet another award, Anthony Boyle announced plans to appear in Belfast for a Christmas benefit concert, Jack Thorne’s King Kong musical set a premiere date, Jim Broadbent is named as the star of a new play from Martin McDonagh, and Sonia Friedman, more!

BBC’s ‘Harry Potter: A History of Magic’ Documentary Releasing As DVD

BBC Two’s Harry Potter: A History of Magic will release on DVD this month, so if you couldn’t watch live on BBC or want to own a physical copy of the documentary, you’re in luck! The documentary aired last month and introduced us to some of the fantastic items on display at The British Library’s History of Magic exhibition, more!

All Eight Harry Potter Films Coming to HBO for New Years

Get ready for a magical movie marathon to celebrate the arrival of 2018 Harry Potter fans! For the first time in history, all eight Harry Potter films, as well as Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, will be aired together on one network. The nine movies will be shown consecutively throughout New Years more!

Weekly Round-up: ‘Fantastic Beasts’ Flamel Teaser, Bonnie Wright’s Greenpeace Campaign & More

This week has seen a huge announcement for Potter fans: a confirmation that there will, in fact, be a Pokémon GO style app for fans of the wizarding world! On top of this, Evanna Lynch’s podcast The ChickPeeps launched, we released our exclusive interview with Hero Fiennes Tiffin at LeakyCon, PotterCast released their first LeakyCon episode with more!

Julie Walters and Helen McCrory Receive Royal Honors!

Julie Walters and Helen McCrory appeared at London’s Buckingham Palace on Tuesday, Nov. 7 as special guests of the Queen, where she awarded both women distinguished honors! Walters, known to Potter fans as the beloved matriarch Molly Weasley, was officially named Dame Commander of the British Empire, an endowment which was first announced in more!

Your Portkey to the Wizarding World is Coming Soon: Harry Potter AR Game is a Go

It looks like the world of gaming is about to become a whole lot more magical. Pottermore made two giant-sized announcements today sure to excite fans who have been waiting for a Harry Potter AR game comparable to last year’s mammoth craze, Pokemon Go. After rumors of a “Harry Potter Go” equivalent surfaced last year, more!

Evanna Lynch Announces ‘Disco Pigs’ NYC Run & Launches Vegan Podcast!

Two exciting announcements from Evanna Lynch will delight vegan-curious, theater-loving Harry Potter fans – which we’re sure there are plenty of. Evanna will be reprising her role in Disco Pigs for the New York run of the show in early...Show More Summary

LeakyCon Exclusive: An Interview With Young Tom Riddle, Hero Fiennes-Tiffin !

Today is Hero Fiennes Tiffin’s birthday, and to mark the occasion, we’re bringing you our exclusive interview with the actor who once portrayed young Tom Riddle in Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince. Hero had a chat with us about his time on Harry Potter at LeakyCon 2017, sharing stories from Michael Gambon’s mischief on set more!

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